2016 Democratic National Convention Day 3

At the Democratic Convention, Encouragement, Hope and Passing the Baton

The DNC was not short on celebration of hope, which President Obama brought in droves while putting the crowd's faith in Hillary Clinton. EBONY… Read More

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The Complex, and Incomplete, Freddie Gray Police Case

by Charles Robinson

With a backdrop of a Freddie Gray Mural in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood, a defiant Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby defended… Read More

At DNC, Obama Reminds America of How Far Country Has Come

At DNC, Obama Reminds America of How Far Country Has Come

by Richard Fowler

Wednesday evening, President Barack Obama gave his final convention speech as commander-in-chief at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia… Read More

Why Michael Jordan's Letter on Violence Has a Deeper Meaning

Why Michael Jordan's Letter on Violence Has a Deeper Meaning

by Marcus Lamar

You'd be hard pressed to find a person who hasn't heard of Michael Jordan. Renowned mostly for his on-the-court basketball dominance and off-the-court… Read More

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Says it is 'Deeply Disappointed' by Gray Decision

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Says it is 'Deeply Disappointed' by Gray Decision

by #teamEBONY

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund said it was "deeply disappointed" by prosecutors' decision to clear all remaining charges against the Baltimore… Read More

Stars Set for Night 3 of DNC

Stars Set for Night 3 of DNC

by Richard Fowler

The Democratic National Convention has swung from turmoil to unity, from cheers to boos, from laughter to tears, and there will be a lot more Wednesday… Read More

Protesters Shout Loud at DNC

Protesters Shout Loud at DNC

by Charles Robinson

The streets of Philadelphia were quieter early Wednesday than they were on Tuesday as only a few small demonstrations took place downtown and no marches… Read More

2016 Democratic National Convention Day 2

Democrats Send Out Social Justice Message in Philly

The second day of the Democratic National Convention featured people who wanted to get concerns over guns, police violence and brutality, equality… Read More

'Mothers of the Movement' Captivate Convention Audience

'Mothers of the Movement' Captivate Convention Audience

by Richard Fowler

The mothers of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, Oscar Grant, Hadiya Pendelton, Jordan Davis and Dontre Hamilton took to the… Read More

Freddie Gray: Remaining Three Officers Escape Charges

Freddie Gray: Remaining Three Officers Escape Charges

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing… Read More

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