What The?! This Week

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?!" 12/3 Woman… Read More

Obama reveals $100 million HIV research initiative

President Obama to Launch $100 Million HIV Research Project

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama announced a new initiative at the National Institutes of Health in pursuit of a cure for HIV, saying his administration… Read More

Three Teens Arrested for Waiting While Black

Teens Arrested for Standing While Black

by #teamEBONY

A police officer arrested three teens last week as they were standing outside a store in downtown Rochester, New York. Their crime:… Read More

GOP Credits Rosa Parks For ‘Ending Racism’

GOP: Racism is Over Because Rosa Parks Ended It

by #teamEBONY

The Republican National Committee celebrated the 58th anniversary of Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus… Read More

Marissa Alexander

Marissa Alexander Spends Thanksgiving With Family

by #teamEBONY

A Florida woman who became a cause celebre for civil-rights activists after she received a 20-year prison sentence for firing a warning… Read More

[THE WEEKLY READ]<br />
Dear Doobie Snatchers

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Doobie Snatchers

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear White Girls of the World: I see that y’all have been formally introduced to the Read More

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

Conservative Pundit Calls President Obama a "Grown-Up Trayvon"

by The Washington Post

Long ago, I wrote about how Trayvon Martin brings out the worst in people. The rabid hate aimed at the unarmed African American 17-year-old… Read More

What’s Driving This Year’s Black Friday Mania?

Thanksgiving Now Black Thursday?

by Colorlines

There are more than 16 million retail workers in the U.S. according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and this year many big-name stores have asked… Read More

Boat Capsizes Killing Dozens of Haitian Migrants

Dozens of Haitians Die as Boat Capsizes

by Slate

A 40-foot sailboat thought to be carrying more than 100 Haitian migrants capsized Monday night off the coast of the Bahamas killing… Read More

Warrant: Zimmerman had 5 guns, ammo when arrested

George Zimmerman's Small Arsenal

by The Washington Post

George Zimmerman had five guns and more than 100 rounds of ammunition with him when deputies arrested him earlier this month on domestic… Read More

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