TJ Holmes

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

I'm Not African American...<br />
I'm Black

I'm Not African American...
I'm Black

by Shahida Muhammad

What does it mean to be African American? This is a question that is quietly resurfacing in Black discourse, due to the fact that… Read More

CHANGING LANES:<br />
What if NASCAR was Black?

CHANGING LANES:
What if NASCAR was Black?

by David Leonard

In 2010, scholar Tim Wise and rapper-activist  Read More

Mark Traina

New Orleans School Psychologist Delivers Racist Twitter Rant

by #teamEBONY

A New Orleans school psychologist is under fire for posting racially inflammatory comments on Twitter amid a debate… Read More

Children of Color Outnumber White Babies

Children of Color Outnumber White Babies

by #teamEBONY

Being seen as a "historic demographic milestone," the Census Bureau found that children of color make up more than half… Read More

Can Babies Learn Racism?

Can Babies Learn Racism?

by #teamEBONY

There may be something behind the idea of exposing a child to different races at a young age. According to a study conducted at the University… Read More

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