Oprah Winfrey Likens Trayvon Martin to Emmett Till During 'Today' Show Appearance

Oprah Compares Trayvon Martin to Emmett Till

by #teamEBONY

Oprah Winfrey appeared on the Today Show on Monday to promote her upcoming film Lee Daniels' The Butler.  She… Read More

What The?! This Week

What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 8/5 A… Read More

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President Obama Turns 52

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President Obama celebrated his 52nd birthday Sunday, surrounded by family and friends at Camp David, Md. It wasn't a… Read More

Tuskegee Airman John Allen

Tuskegee Airman John Edward Allen Passes Away

by Huffington Post

John Edward Allen, a New Mexico veteran who served as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II and later earned honors for his Air Force… Read More

Blacks More Optimistic Than Whites About Economy

Blacks More Optimistic Than Whites About Economy

by #teamEBONY

Growing up as a Black teen, John Harris III says he wasn't always sure about what he wanted to do with his life. But the 23-year-old… Read More

George Zimmerman Stopped for Speeding, Has Gun

George Zimmerman, Armed and Speeding

by #teamEBONY

Police in Texas have pulled over George Zimmerman for speeding and then the man acquitted in one of America's most controversial… Read More

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Black Twitter Calls Out Gawker

by The Root

Lots of Black folks on Twitter have a problem with sites like Gawker, Jezebel and BuzzFeed. Many feel that the wildly popular news… Read More

Oscar Grant's Dad Can Sue Cop Who Killed Him

Oscar Grant's Dad Can Sue Cop Who Killed Him

by #teamEBONY

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday cleared the way for a trial on two civil rights lawsuits filed against former BART… Read More

Why Don Lemon is Wrong About Single Moms

Why Don Lemon is Wrong About Single Moms

by #teamEBONY

On Saturday, CNN weekend anchor Don Lemon issued five warmed-over admonishments to the Black community in his No Talking Points segment… Read More

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder

How President Obama Can Fix The Racial Gap in Sentencing

by Slate

President Barack Obama, commenting last week on George Zimmerman’s acquittal in Trayvon Martin’s death, remarked on “a… Read More

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