Yo-Landi Vi$$er of Die Antwoord, in the video for "Fatty Boom Boom"

South African Rap Group Dons Blackface in New Video

by #teamEBONY

Writer Aisha Harris examines a disturbing video from a (White) South African rap group, reminding us that blackface is too delicate of a topic to… Read More

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by Kevin Chappell

Some of the Internet’s most popular—and comical—content pokes fun at the subtleties of racism. The Shit White People Say series… Read More

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Louis Farrakhan Addresses Racism

by #teamEBONY

Speaking at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building on 125th street, Minister Louis Farrakhan… Read More

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African-Americans and Latinos:
Conflict or Collaboration?

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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month – which runs through October 15th – EBONY interviewed African-Americans… Read More

[GAME CHANGERS!] Got Questions? Ask a Black Man

[GAME CHANGERS!] Got Questions? Ask a Black Man

What does it really mean to be a Black man in America today? Question Bridge: Black Males is a transmedia exhibit that recently toured museums from… Read More

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DRIVING WHILE BLACK:
New Victim, Same Story

by Damon Young

A few months ago, I was followed and pulled over by the police after leaving a neighborhood Starbucks. Within a minute of being stopped… Read More

How Blacks Traveled During Jim Crow

How Blacks Traveled During Jim Crow

by #teamEBONY

In 1936 a Harlem postal worker and activist named Victor H. Green decided to develop a guide that would help African… Read More

MediaBOMB: Hot Off the Presses! 10 Racially Depressing Headlines This Week

MediaBOMB: Hot Off the Presses! 10 Racially Depressing Headlines This Week

by Rebecca Carroll

Last year, when I was hired to launch HuffPost BlackVoices, one of my driving forces was to create a place where certain headlines… Read More

The Black Immigrant and the 21st Century Black Struggle

The Black Immigrant and the 21st Century Black Struggle

by Dedrick Muhammad

The term “African American” has become a catchall to describe black Americans in the United States. But it obscures the… Read More

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