I Am a Black Man, and I Can Do Anything

I Am a Black Man, and I Can Do Anything

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

As a child, I was largely shielded from many of the harsh realities of race in America until I was old enough to better understand… Read More

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Will Black Voters Lash Out at the Polls?

by Ted Johnson

With midterm elections well underway, the spotlight has once again turned to Black voters. One former Bush administration official… Read More

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Utah prosecutors announced Monday that officers were justified in fatally shooting a young man who was wielding a sword as part of… Read More

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Yes, Voter ID Laws Are Racially-Motivated

by Jason Johnson

The presidential election of 2008 was a pretty emotional experience for a lot of African Americans. Folks who never been compelled to… Read More

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There's at least a seven in ten chance that Republicans will net the six seats the party needs to reclaim the Senate majority… Read More

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Color of Change's Powerful #Iftheyspeakforme Campaign

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What would happen if a politician decided to tell women how to wear their hair? Check out a powerful clip from Color of Change, as the organization… Read More

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The 5 Most Critical Elections for African-Americans

ELECTION 2014
The 5 Most Critical Elections for African-Americans

by Ray Baker

Mid-term elections excite giddy cable news producers but don’t generate much interest among those who aren’t interested… Read More

'I Vote for the Black Women Who Never Could'

'I Vote for the Black Women Who Never Could'

by Glynda Carr

My great-grandmother and grandmother lived through the Women’s… Read More

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Ferguson Police Enacted No Fly Zone to Keep Media Out

by #teamEBONY

The U.S. government agreed to a police request to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace surrounding Ferguson, Missouri… Read More

Will Young Blacks Rock the Vote Once Again?

Will Young Blacks Rock the Vote Once Again?

by Lauren Wilson

I grew up in a family that took voting very seriously. My father, a preacher, often used his sermons to stress the importance of… Read More

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