LeBron James and his daughter Zhuri

LeBron James Speaks On Colin Kaepernick and Raising Black Kids Amid Police Violence

by #teamEBONY

Today LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers held their annual media day, an opportunity for press to get a preview of what to expect... Read More


Killer Mike Goes OFF About Lack of Black Self-Sufficiency

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You’ve gotta hand it to him, if anybody’s kept hip hop relevant in the conversation about Black economic and political empowerment this year, it’s... Read More

Why the New Smithsonian is More than a Museum

Why the New Smithsonian is More than a Museum

by Shantell E. Jamison

“We are not a burden on America, or a stain on America, or an object of pity or charity for America. We’re American. Our... Read More


Derrick Rose Under Criminal Investigation for Alleged Rape

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As the beginning of the 2016-17 NBA season draws near, one of its star players is facing legal trouble, and possible criminal charges over... Read More

black parents

What to Do When You’re Woke and Your Parents Are Not

by Bee Quammie

Mom was in town, and had me serving as her chauffeur to run errands across the city. As we drove, we engaged in a... Read More


Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Debuts, Placing a Lens on Our Heritage

by #TeamEBONY

President Obama shined a beacon on the opening of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African-American History and Culture with an impassioned speech that... Read More


Politician Apologizes for Saying Charlotte Protesters “Hate White People”

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A congressman who said that Charlotte protesters were demonstrating because they “hate White people” has apologized for the remark, saying he “regrets” making the statement.... Read More


Cellphone Video Captures Moments Around Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

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A lawyer representing the family of Keith Lamont Scott has released a video taken by his wife, Rakeiya capturing the moment he was fatally... Read More


Exclusive: Brandon Marshall Explains Standing Up By Taking a Knee

by AJ Springer

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks for Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall. After seeing his former University of Nevada, Reno teammate and San Francisco 49ers... Read More

Video: Cops Pepper Spray Girl After She Was Hit By A Car

Video: Cops Pepper Spray Girl After She Was Hit By A Car

by Melissa Kimble

Last month, it was an 84-year-old woman, now it’s a child. If not for cell phones and cameras, would these injustices be out in... Read More