US Army's new grooming standards called racially biased

New Army Hair Requirements Discriminate Against Black Women?

by #teamEBONY

The US Army's new grooming policies seem to discriminate against Black women with natural hair.  Opponents… Read More

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4 Ways to Get Black Kids Excited About STEM

by Dr. Danielle N. Lee

Earlier this month, many Black families were among the 5.8 million Americans who tuned in for the premiere of Read More

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Black Women's Health Care In Crisis

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Earlier this month, McAllen and Beaumont, rural border towns in Texas, saw Read More

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Diversity of Thought

by #teamEBONY

EBONY founder John H. Johnson once said that he created EBONY magazine with the intention to affirm a certain sense of "somebodiness"… Read More

Paul Ryan says, “I don’t have a racist bone in my body.” Why does every famous person accused of racism say that?

The Denial of Racist Bones

by Slate

The denial of "racist bones" by those accused of doing or saying something racist has a long history.  The… Read More

Kobe Bryant Wasn’t Impressed by Miami’s Trayvon Martin Protest

Kobe Bryant's Comments about Race, Trayvon, Stir Controversy

by Colorlines

In a recent New Yorker profile, Kobe Bryant shared his thoughts about race and how it relates to Trayvon Martin.  Setting… Read More

What Stop-and-Frisk Means to the Descendants of Slaves

The Link Between Stop and Frisk and Slavery

by The Atlantic

Stop and frisk, and other policies encouraging racial profiling, is related to the idea that Black people don't deserve equal protection… Read More

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Charlotte Mayor Resigns After Corruption Charges

by #teamEBONY

Charlotte mayor faces possible jail time after corruption charges.  Mayor Patrick Cannon was getting ready… Read More

New York’s Schools Are the Country’s Most Racially Segregated

Schools in New York City Country's Most Segregated

by #teamEBONY

The majority of Black students in NYC attend racially and financially segregated schools. A new study from the… Read More

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Mary Virginia Jones Freed 32 Years After Wrongful Conviction

by Jezebel

Mary Virginia Jones exonerated after 32 years in prison.  A 74-year-old woman has been released from prison… Read More

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