Activists, Artists and Leaders Talk Purpose in the Amazing Race (of People)

Activists, Artists and Leaders Talk Purpose in the Amazing Race (of People)

In EBONY's special Power 100 issue, the legendary Harry Belafonte, actor Jesse Williams and singer Zendaya talk about what it is to be socially responsible in life and on stage and screen [read more]

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President Obama's Moving #Selma50 Speech

by #teamEBONY

It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes.  And John Lewis is one of my heroes. Now, I have to imagine… Read More

SLU Protest Protesters Disrupt Prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s First Public Appearance

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McCulloch Defends Himself, St. Louis Police

by Katina Parker

The criminal justice system is not “screwed up,” St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch brazenly stated to a packed… Read More

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by Tory Russell

I am sitting in my car just feet from where Mike Brown was brutality killed and where his memorial still stands. As I watch kids… Read More

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by Katina Parker

On Saturday, February 14th, tens of thousands assembled at the state capitol in Raleigh, North Carolina for the annual Historic Thousands… Read More

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by Kristian Davis Bailey

The US movement to fight anti-Black racism continues to grow on a global scale. On Tuesday night, co-founder of the Read More



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Marissa Alexander, the woman whose case threw a national spotlight on Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, was met… Read More

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by Jezebel

But it's not political correctness that's the problem, it's stupidity, the type that caves into that identity-eating… Read More

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by The Washington Post

 On what traditionally has been considered a day of service – or, for many, just a day off work – Martin Luther… Read More

Video shows that Tamir Rice’s sister needed compassion, not cuffs

New Tamir Rice Video Provides More Proof

by The Washington Post

Last Friday, I wrote about the extended surveillance video that captured the killing of Tamir Rice in a Cleveland park by police… Read More

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UNCF Hosts MLK Day Breakfast with Vernon Jordan, Yolanda Adams

by Princess Gabbara

How will you spend MLK Day this year? For some people, the third Monday of January just means a day off from school or work, but… Read More

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