Jermaine “Reeko” Butler

GA Community Mourns Victim of Hit And Run

by Ravelle Worthington

The family of Jermaine “Reeko” Butler celebrated his life with a candlelight vigil Saturday, May 31 in the Hudson Hill Community Park… Read More

How the CBC Leverages Blackness to Work as a Tool for Wall Street

The Congressional Black Caucus is in Wall Street's Pocket?

by Aaron Foley

Breaking Brown's Yvette Carnell reports that the CBC's relationship with Wall Street actively works against Black interests and… Read More

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Scholars Weigh In on Ending Mass Incarceration

by Tomika L. Anderson

Highly controversial and widely discriminatory policing tactics known as “Stop and Frisk” don't have to be eliminated—it… Read More

The City Where Blacks Suffer Under 'Stop and Frisk on Steroids'

Miami Gardens: The Stop and Frisk Capital of the Country

by #teamEBONY

While the Donald Sterling story makes national headlines, the ongoing police harassment and brutality in Miami Gardens barely touches… Read More

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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?!" 6/2 Man… Read More

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Black Men Pen Open Letter Calling for Inclusion of Girls and Women in 'My Brothers Keeper'

by #teamEBONY

Over 200 African-American men signed an open letter to President Barack Obama calling for the inclusion of girls and young women… Read More

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The Sexual Trauma of Black Female Veterans

by Monique W. Morris

Black women have served in the U.S. military since the Civil War. However, their unique experiences are often left out of policy… Read More

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Chicago Teacher Killed by Stray Bullet

by #teamEBONY

58-year-old Chicago teacher, Betty Howard, killed by stray bullet.  Betty Howard was a special education teacher… Read More

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Obama, Task Force Announce 'My Brother’s Keeper' Blueprint for Action

by Ugi Ugwuomo

Today, the Presidential Task Force for the White House initiative My Brother's Keeper, released a 90-day-snapshot of the program… Read More

4 Tips for Getting Clear on Consensual Sex

4 Tips for Getting Clear on Consensual Sex

by Josie Pickens

Dr. Boyce Watkins penned a November 2013 essay that’s recently resurfaced, with many critiquing his ideas concerning rape—particularly… Read More

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