2016 Democratic National Convention Day 1

The Democrats Light Up Philadelphia

It's a hot week in Philadelphia and the Democrats are putting together their strategy to win in November. So they converged on the City of Brotherly… Read More

'Blaxit' May Be on the Minds of Some...But Michelle Brings Us Home

'Blaxit' May Be on the Minds of Some...But Michelle Brings Us Home

by Chelcee Johns

Sitting here in a small studio in Bali, Indonesia, where I have lived for the past six months, I am currently staining the gray sleeves of my sweater… Read More

Micah Johnson Gavin Long

Falling Through the Cracks: Did Police Shooters Have PTSD?

by Beth Schwartzapfel / The Marshall Project

The two men who targeted and murdered law enforcement officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge had at least one other thing in common: both had been members… Read More

Law & Order: A Look At America's Prison System

Law & Order: A Look At America's Prison System

by Terrence Chappell

The famous singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone once said, “Slavery has never been abolished from America’s way of thinking.” Arguably… Read More

Sirius XM Host Mentioned in Controversial DNC E-mails

Sirius XM Host Mentioned in Controversial DNC E-mails

by Richard Fowler

The host of a Sirius XM radio show is among those mentioned in a series of controversial leaked e-mails that have been the focus of the beginning… Read More

Woman Wakes Up to N-Word on Home, Sugar in Gas Tank

Woman Wakes Up to N-Word on Home, Sugar in Gas Tank

by #teamEBONY

A Black woman was peacefully resting when she woke up to a series of hateful, racist messages at her family’s southern Indiana home. Campbellsburg… Read More

We Need to Talk About Leslie Jones and Colorism in Our Community<br />

We Need to Talk About Leslie Jones and Colorism in Our Community

by LaSha

A few of weeks ago, a friend tagged me in an article about how Saturday Night Live cast member and comedienne Read More

Cop Justifies Police Abuse Saying Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'

Cop Justifies Police Abuse Saying Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'

by #teamEBONY

As tension continues to brew nationwide over police violence and African Americans -- including the shooting of a therapist who was assisting an autistic… Read More

Sandra Bland

Bland Family Lawyer: 'Guard Admitted to Falsifying Jail Log'

by #teamEBONY

The lawyer for Sandra Bland’s mother said a former Waller County Jail guard told him under oath that he falsified entries in a jail log connected… Read More

Speaking in Code: Donald Trump and the GOP 'Law and Order' Convention

Speaking in Code: Donald Trump and the GOP 'Law and Order' Convention

by Sophia A. Nelson

The Republicans wrapped up their 2016 convention last night and Donald Trump had a “message” for Black America: He is the Law & Order… Read More

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