George Zimmerman Is Not A Celebrity

George Zimmerman Is Not a Celebrity
[And, Thus, We Will Not Treat Him as Such]

by Jamilah Lemieux

Today, word hit the internet that there are plans for a possible "celebrity" boxing match between George Zimmerman, who… Read More

Marissa Alexander

July 28 New Date for Marissa Alexander's Trial

by #teamEBONY

On Thursday, January 30, Marissa Alexander was granted a request to have her trial rescheduled for July 28th. Alexander's attorney… Read More

George Zimmerman/DMX

DMX to Box George Zimmerman

by #teamEBONY

Seems like the former neighborhood watchman has found yet another way to remain in the public limelight. This time, he'll be… Read More

Alfred Wright

Alfred Wright's Death Investigated by Department of Justice

by #teamEBONY

The United States Department of Justice will now open an investigation into the death of Jasper native Alfred Wright. Sheila… Read More

President Barack Obama

Our Voice, Our Values, Our Vote Series Launched by DNC

by #teamEBONY

The DNC is launching the “Our Values, Our Voice, Our Vote” series online at to celebrate the diversity… Read More

Jordan Davis and Lucia McBath

Jordan Davis's Mother, Lucia McBath, on the Death of Her Son

by The Atlantic

In the wake of Jordan Davis's death, his mother Lucia McBath has become active in the fight against Stand Your Ground laws. She… Read More

What Does Racism Have to Do With Gridlock?

Racism Caused Atlanta Gridlock

by Slate

“Exaggerated individualism” is a pretty good description of the Southern approach to politics—especially in Georgia… Read More

florida woman steals reporters car on camera

What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 2/3 Florida… Read More

Michael David Dunn

Trial for White Florida Man Who Killed Unarmed Black Teen Starts Today

by #teamEBONY

Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday in the highly publicized murder trial of Michael David Dunn, who fatally shot a Jacksonville… Read More

‘Thank God’: Don’t Say It If You Don’t Mean It

Don't Thank God Unless You Mean It

by The Root

“First, I want to thank God ... ” For decades, those words have been uttered by Black performers from gospel artists… Read More

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