Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin, and the Saddest Story I’ve Ever Read

Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin, and the Saddest Story I’ve Ever Read

by #teamEBONY

I was sitting in my living room when I first read Read More

Screenshot from Coming to America

Coming to America, Offensive to Africans?

by The Root

When Coming to America premiered 25 years ago, on June 29, 1988, it was an instant classic -- and the third-highest-grossing… Read More

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]<br />
Paula Deen: Keep Your Deep Fried Apology

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Paula Deen: Keep Your Deep Fried Apology

by Jamilah Lemieux

Well, well, well. The fried chickens have come home to roost, have they not?  By now, everyone knows that the… Read More

Rethinking Crack

Rethinking Crack

by asha bandele

In 1971, three years before he would be forced from presidential office, Richard Milhous Nixon said to hell with former president… Read More

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]<br />
Post-Racial Howard?

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Post-Racial Howard?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Jillian Parker is a recent graduate of my alma mater, Howard University. She is also a singer who just released the video for… Read More

How the Obamas Talk to Black People

How the Obamas Talk to Black People

by The Atlantic

The first lady went to Bowie State and addressed the graduating class. Her speech was a mix of Black history and a salute to the… Read More

How to Fix Journalism's Class and Color Crisis

Fixing Journalism's Race and Class Problem

by #teamEBONY

When I was a kid, my family loved watching science fiction films and television shows. Some of them, from Star… Read More

Why isn't New Orleans Mother's Day parade shooting a 'national tragedy'?

Why Isn't Mother's Day Mass Shooting a National Tragedy?

by #teamEBONY

On 3 September 2005 – less than a week after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast – I began to understand that… Read More

Stop Sentencing Children to Life in Prison

Stop Sentencing Children to Life in Prison

by The Root

Nearly a year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court reminded… Read More

Forgiving the Man Who Killed My 3-Year-Old Son

Forgiving the Man Who Killed My Child

by Huffington Post

This Mother's Day, I will go to church and spend time with my mother and my son, Calvin. Calvin and I will reflect on… 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