What The?! This Week

What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simple defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 2/13 Florida… Read More

Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson

African Papal Contender Wants Change

by #teamEBONY

One of Africa's brightest hopes to be the next pope, Ghanaian… Read More

Charred Human Remains Found in Burned Cabin

Charred Human Remains Found in Burned Cabin

by #teamEBONY

Investigators have located charred human remains in the burned-out cabin where they believe suspected cop killer and  Read More

Kenneth Williams, 20, (left)/Michael Ward, 18, (right)

Two Charged in Shooting Death of Hadiya Pendleton

by The Grio

Two Chicago gang members charged Monday in the death of a 15-year-old honor student mistook her and her friends for members of a… Read More

Obama Going to Chicago to 'Talk About the Gun Violence'<br />

Obama Going to Chicago to 'Talk About the Gun Violence'

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama will visit Chicago on Friday, when he will discuss gun violence as he focuses on his economic… Read More

Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr. Signs Plea Deal

by The Grio

It’s been nearly three months since Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress, but now NBC News confirms that… Read More

Hadiya Pendleton

Two Suspects in Custody in Hadiya Pendleton Killing

by The Grio

Two men were taken into custody Sunday as “persons of interest” in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Chicago girl… Read More

Are African-Americans More Vulnerable to Climate Change?<br />

Are African-Americans More Vulnerable to Climate Change?

by Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd

This weekend, major urban areas of the northeast United States experienced an epic blizzard. This follows months of challenging… Read More

Leonard Pitts

On Guns, Conservatives Rewrite, Disrespect African-American History

by #teamEBONY

Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed. “If a lot of African-Americans back in the ’60s had… Read More

First Lady to Attend Hadiya Pendleton Funeral

First Lady to Attend Hadiya Pendleton Funeral

by #teamEBONY

First Lady Michelle Obama is expected to attend the funeral of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton who was  Read More

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