Jahi McMath

Jahi McMath Still on Life Support

by #teamEBONY

They thought the tonsil surgery would help her. She feared she'd never wake up. Now, a 13-year-old girl once known for smiling… Read More

The gruesomeness of the drug trade rivals any atrocities in history.

The Torture, Murder, and Horror of the Cocaine Industry

by Slate

I submit that the drug trade—and specifically cocaine—is among the worst things that the human mind ever invented (which… Read More

Ani DiFranco Cancelled Her 'Righteous Retreat' to a Former Slave Plantation

White Feminist Icon Schedules Retreat at...Plantation?

by #teamEBONY

Feminist icon Ani DiFranco's "Righteous Retreat" seemed like a good idea: for just over $1,000, fans could spend four… Read More

Millions of Americans Brace for Loss of Unemployment Benefits

Millions of Americans Lose Long-Term Unemployment

by Slate

1.3 million Americans are set to lose their unemployment benefits today, as a special federal program to support the long-term jobless… Read More

Minimum wage to rise in 13 states on Jan. 1

13 States to See Minimum Wage Increase

by #teamEBONY

Starting January 1, minimum wage workers in 13 states and four cities will see higher paychecks. While most of the increases… Read More

Hate Crime Charged in "Knockout Game" Assault of a 79 Year-Old Black Man

Man in Knockout Game Assault Charged With Hate Crime

by Slate

A Texas man has been arrested and charged with a federal hate crime for an alleged “knockout game” assault on an elderly… Read More

Why Are We So Selfie Obsessed?

Why Are We So Selfie Obsessed?

by Kristin Braswell

In the ever-evolving world of social media, one thing remains constant: individuals as the creators of their own life stories. With… Read More

What Inspired Ghana's Al Qaeda/Akayida Dance?

What Inspired Ghana's Al Qaeda/Akayida Dance?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Usually, Ghana makes world news being Read More

[THE WEEKLY READ]<br />
Dear Justine Sacco Saviors

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Justine Sacco Saviors

by Michael Arceneaux

For some White people, it seems like that even if one makes a terrible mistake, the universe gives them a pass to say, "I'm… Read More

President Obama paused as he spoke to reporters on July 19 about race and the death of Trayvon Martin.

Obamacare Deadline Extended

by The Washington Post

Obama administration officials acknowledged Monday that they made an 11th-hour change in rules for the federal health insurance exchange… Read More

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