Twenty Days of Harassment and Racism as an American Apparel Employee

Racism and Harassment at American Apparel

by #teamEBONY

July 22: On my first day, my manager instructs me on how to seek out potential shoplifters: "Look out for Black girls, because… Read More

Officer Charged With Raping 8 Black Women Finds Support Online

Money Raised for Cop Charged with Raping Eight Black Women

by The Root

Daniel Holtzclaw, the Oklahoma City police officer arrested in August and charged with sexually abusing eight Black women, has supporters… Read More

'I Hope My Son Stays White'

'I Hope My Son Stays White'

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I am a white man, and part of the privilege that comes along with that fact is this: I know, with something bordering on 100 percent certainty, how… Read More

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Ferguson Forward: 'Black Lives Matter' Brings Heartbroken Helping Hands to St. Louis [PHOTOS]

I am standing at Michael Brown’s memorial on Canfield Drive. I have seen this location repeatedly on my TV screen -- the location where 18-year-old… Read More

Ferguson Cops Start Wearing Body Cameras

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Police in the St. Louis suburb where a White officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras. The… Read More

Leading Anti-Marijuana Academics Are Paid by Painkiller Drug Companies

Many Anti-Marijuana Academics Paid by Pharmaceutical Firms

by #teamEBONY

As Americans continue to embrace pot—as medicine and for recreational use—opponents are turning to a set of academic… Read More

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Kwasi Enin Going to Yale

by #teamEBONY

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Thank you… For your bravery. For calming courage in crisis. For your revolt. For your… Read More

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Michael Sam Showers, Blue Ivy Grows and You Are Still a Loser

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Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week. Rejoice… Read More

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Jamilah Lemieux Talks Police Brutality, Apathy on 'The Reid Report'

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