More Diversity in New York City’s Police Dept., but Blacks Lag

The Right to Resist:
How Will YOU Fight Police Brutality?

by Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele

"We declare our right on this earth...to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being… Read More

Food Deserts and Gentrification

Food Deserts and Gentrification

by #teamEBONY

Already on the edge of a burgeoning gentrification movement in 2010, Petworth has since taken off in economic growth and rising property… Read More

theodore wafer renisha mcbride

Renisha Was On Trial All Along

by Thandisizwe Chimurenga

Like everyone else, I too was shocked and horrified that a man who shot a 19-year old Black girl in the face with a shotgun because… Read More

michael brown

Waiting in Rage:
As Another Black Teen Is Killed, Justice Feels Impossible

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Today would have been Michael Brown’s first day at Vatterott College.  As you read this, he should be sitting in a classroom… Read More

drug test

Drug Testing Welfare Recipients Misses the Mark

by Susana Morris

Welfare is one of those issues that can provoke rage even in the most seemingly liberal person. The notion that one person’s… Read More

LA woman punched by patrolman speaks

Marlene Pinnock, Woman Beaten by Highway Patrol Officer, Speaks

by #teamEBONY

Marlene Pinnock said she thought she was going to die as a California Highway Patrol officer straddled her, repeatedly punching her… Read More

Meghan O'Donnell, 29, from St. Louis, prays at the spot where Michael Brown was killed Sunday evening

Mike Brown,
Killed In Cold Blood

by Lisa Bonner

Mike Brown was supposed to start college today. Instead his body lies in a morgue somewhere, and his community is in an uproar. It… Read More

 Black Men Need More Education Than White Men to Get the Same Jobs

Same Employment Rate for Black Man With Degree and White Man Without One

by The Atlantic

Meet Steve and Kwame, two fictional guys who just graduated from the University of Maryland. Almost everything about them is weirdly… Read More

Eric Holder

Eric Holder Tells Justice Department to Monitor Ferguson

by #teamEBONY

Attorney General Eric Holder has instructed the department's civil rights division to monitor the developments in Ferguson, the… Read More

7 Facts You Need to Know About Africa

7 Facts You Need to Know About Africa

by Julia A. Wilson

Last week, Washington, D.C. was a buzz with African dignitaries attending high-level meetings and receptions with President… 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

Stay in the Know
Sign up for the Ebony Newsletter