Easter: A Social Justice Holiday -- Think About It

Easter: A Social Justice Holiday -- Think About It

by Joann Fisher

“Oh how I love the name Jesus. It is the sweetest name I know.” Easter Sunday will soon be upon us and celebrated in churches… Read More

Ehrlichman's Admission: Hip Hop Was Right All Along

Ehrlichman's Admission: Hip Hop Was Right All Along

by #teamEBONY

America’s racial dialogue is cursed by blatant naiveté, a deliberate lack of empathy and interest for the 1.5… Read More

The Weight of the N-Word<br />

The Weight of the N-Word

by Blavity.com

I grew up privileged. I was raised in a suburb of Indianapolis called Fishers, which… Read More

The Audacity of Hoping for a Black Female SCOTUS Nominee

The Audacity of Hoping for a Black Female SCOTUS Nominee

by Jamilah Lemieux

The passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was immediately marked by debate over who would replace him on the bench, a true testament to… Read More

It's Time for Blacks to Get Serious About Bone Marrow Donation

It's Time for Blacks to Get Serious About Bone Marrow Donation

by Judge Carl Fox

Every day, African Americans are dying for a reason you will never read about on the front page of The New York Times or see a segment about on CNN… Read More

The Risk of Having an Even Number of Supreme Court Justices

The Risk of Having an Even Number of Supreme Court Justices

by Kristen Clarke

At the beginning of the 1950s, as White supremacists across the South doubled down on their brutal regime of racial segregation, Thurgood… Read More

Up With Hope, Down With Dope: Delighting in Sharapova’s Scandal<br />

Up With Hope, Down With Dope: Delighting in Sharapova’s Scandal

by Jamilah Lemieux

For those of us who Stan unapologetically for Serena Jameka Williams (pronounced “Wee-yums”) without closely following the sport of tennis… Read More

How Racial Divisions at Colleges Start in a Segregated Society<br />

How Racial Divisions at Colleges Start in a Segregated Society

by Kevin K. Gaines

Recent protests by African American students on college campuses may have observers taking sides. But the young people’s actions challenge us… Read More

To Be Black, Southern and Unchurched

To Be Black, Southern and Unchurched

by Blavity.com

I call my mama and grandmama every Sunday. Sometimes my aunt (grandmama’s sister) and Big Mama (mama’s grandmama on her daddy’s… Read More

The Difficult Bridge Facing Black Immigrants

The Difficult Bridge Facing Black Immigrants

by Opal Tometi

On Feb. 24, Mohamedtaha Omar, 23, Adam K. Mekki, 20, and Muhannad A. Tairab, 17, three Black Muslim refugees from Sudan… Read More

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