Record Number of Black Candidates Seeking Office

More than 100 Blacks in Congressional Races

by JET

More than 100 Black candidates will be on the ballot in statewide and congressional races next month, a post-Reconstruction record… Read More

Police association calls black teen shot at 17 times “no angel”

St. Louis Police Calls VonDerritt Myers Jr "No Angel"

by #teamEBONY

VonDerritt Myers Jr. – a Black high-school student shot at 17 times by an off-duty police officer – was “no angel,”… Read More

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by Dr. Caleph B. Wilson

As we discuss the current Ebola virus outbreaks, it is critical that we avoid both panic and the spread of misinformation. The… Read More

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Is Obamacare Hurting African Americans?

by Chelsi P. Henry, Esq.

Last week, Wal-Mart, the country’s largest private employer of Blacks, announced it will be Read More

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Supreme Court Stops Texas from Closing Abortion Clinics

by #teamEBONY

A five-sentence order issued by the Supreme Court today ensured that Texas's abortion clinics can stay open—for the time… Read More

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Positive Ebola Test for Second Texas Health Care Worker

by The Washington Post

A second health-care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States… Read More

Protesters at St. Louis Rams game: ‘Black lives matter on and off the field”

Ferguson Protesters Attend NFL Game

by The Washington Post

After making a surprise appearance at the St. Louis Symphony, where they interrupted the night with a performance of “Requiem… Read More

Why more diverse police departments won’t put an end to police misconduct.

More Black Police Won't Lead to Less Police Shootings of Blacks

by Slate

The best look at this comes from Brad W. Smith, a researcher from Wayne State University in Detroit. In a 2003 paper, he looks at… Read More

Cornel West Arrested In Ferguson

Dr. Cornel West Arrested During Ferguson Rally

by Huffington Post

Author and activist Cornel West was arrested while demonstrating in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday. West was in Ferguson as part of… Read More

Ferguson Protesters March on Campus Ahead of Day of Disobedience

"Ferguson October" Protests Continue

by #teamEBONY

Hundreds marched to the campus of St. Louis University early Monday and briefly staged a sit-in, part of a series of protests and… Read More

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