In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
[read more]

"This Is Bigger Than Me and Bigger Than Hip-Hop": Dee Barnes Responds to Dr. Dre’s Public Apology

Dee Barnes Responds to Dr. Dre's Apology

by #teamEBONY

Dr. Dre has matured, and the women he’s hurt, including myself, have endured. I’m proud to be able to say goodbye to… Read More

Judge overhauls troubled Ferguson, Missouri, court

All Arrest Warrants Issued Before 2015 in Ferguson Voided

by #teamEBONY

A new municipal judge in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday ordered sweeping changes to court practices in response to a scathing Justice… Read More

Klansman Convicted Over Plot to Use "Death X-Ray" on Mosques

Klansman Conspired to Use Death X-Ray on Muslims

by #teamEBONY

A professed Ku Klux Klansman became the first American to be convicted of federal radiation weapon charges on Friday when a jury… Read More

Where Black Lives Matter Began

The Black Lives Matter Movement Started with Hurricane Katrina

by Slate

When we look at the first 15 years of the 21st century, the most defining moment in Black America’s relationship to its country… Read More

'What did Jonathan Ferrell do?': juror says defense put victim on trial

Jonathan Ferrell Trial Juror Says Defense Put Ferrell on Trial

by #teamEBONY

A juror who heard evidence in the trial of a White North Carolina police officer said he challenged his colleagues to determine what… Read More

Back From the Brink… in Style<br />

Back From the Brink… in Style

by Aliya S. King

Jenna Lee, 22, was always a determined, hardworking student. And she always knew what school she wanted to attend after graduation—Temple… Read More

No Vote Left Behind

How Can the GOP Win Black Voters?

by Slate

The failure to appreciate that as many as a third of Black voters take an essentially optimistic view of racial progress in the United… Read More

This Shaun King Takedown Attempt Is Fuckin’ Ridiculous

Shaun King Should Not Have to Prove His Blackness to White People

by #teamEBONY

He ain’t no Rachel Dolezal. She was a woman who was outed and her entire story crumbled. That isn’t happening in this… Read More

Radazz Hearns

Teen Shot by NJ Cops Released from Hospital

by D. Smith

The 14-year-old who was shot by police as he ran from them has been released from the hospital, reports Read More

Protests Erupt After St. Louis Officers Fatally Shoot Mansur Ball-Bey

St. Louis Protests Sparked by 18-Year-Old Killed by Police

by #teamEBONY

St. Louis police arrested nine people and deployed tear gas to break up protests that followed the police killing of an 18-year-old… Read More

Most viewed

Entertainment & Culture / By Sun Singleton
Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Entertainment & Culture
Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Style / By Tyrus Townsend
Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

News & Views / By Damon Young
Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

News & Views / By Kristian Davis Bailey
Detroit's New Activist Generation

Detroit's New Activist Generation


(Top Stories on Our Sister Site)

Stay in the Know
Sign up for the Ebony Newsletter