Roof

Murder Trial Begins for Charleston Shooting Suspect

by Shantell E. Jamison

The federal death penalty trial for Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old White man who fatally wounded nine Black worshipers in a Charleston, SC, church last... Read More

When a Daddy Fights the System for His Little Girl

When a Daddy Fights the System for His Little Girl

by Grant Clark / Urban News Service

Christopher Emanuel puts his heart into the role of do-it-all dad with his active, two-year-old daughter, Skylar. As a 26-year-old single father, raising a... Read More

Trump

Michelle Obama on Trump Win: ‘I Just Went to Bed’

by Shantell E. Jamison

During an interview with People, First Lady Michelle Obama broke her silence about how she felt when Donald Trump was elected president. The remarks came during... Read More

Trump

Fearless of Criticism, TIME Names Donald Trump ‘Person of the Year’

by #teamEBONY

Whether we like it or not, the name Donald Trump will likely be ubiquitous for the next four years, because he wouldn’t have it... Read More

Trevor Noah’s Call For Polite Disagreement Does Little More Than Excuse Racism

Trevor Noah’s Call For Polite Disagreement Does Little More Than Excuse Racism

by LaSha

“Let’s not be divided. Divided people are easy to rule.” That was Trevor Noah’s appeasing request in an essay for The New York Times. In... Read More

Pence

VP-Elect Pence Gives Vague Answer on Federal Charges in Walter Scott Case

by #teamEBONY

Pursuit of federal prosecution of the former North Charleston, N.C., policeman who shot and killed motorist Walter Scott could be in limbo when a... Read More

McKnight

Man Who Fatally Shot Joe McKnight Charged

by #teamEBONY

The man accused of shooting and killing former NFL player Joe McKnight in an apparent road rage incident has been arrested and charged with... Read More

Scott

Walter Scott Case Mistrial Foreshadows a Thorny Tomorrow

by A.J. Springer

Walter Scott should still be alive. But he’s not. Since Walter Scott isn’t alive, Michael Slager, the officer who shot Scott in the back,... Read More

Judge Declares Mistrial in Trial of Ex-Cop Charged in Walter Scott Murder

Judge Declares Mistrial in Trial of Ex-Cop Charged in Walter Scott Murder

by #TeamEBONY

A judge has declared a mistrial in the police shooting case of Walter Scott by a former South Carolina police officer after the jury... Read More

Pipeline

Cautious Optimism in Face of #NoDAPL Victory at Standing Rock

by #TeamEBONY

Protesters celebrated a major victory on Sunday in their efforts to reroute the Dakota Access oil pipeline away from a tribal water source but pledged... Read More