Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Tyshawn Lee

Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Tyshawn Lee

The nine-year-old was shot in an alley, touching off a fury in Chicago [read more]

ezell ford

Ezell Ford:
ANOTHER Victim of State Sanctioned Anti-Black Violence

by Cherrell Brown

“The announced function of the police, ‘to protect and serve the people,’ becomes the grotesque caricature of protecting… Read More

Shaneen Allen

Philadelphia Mother Isn't Getting the Ray Rice Treatment Following Arrest

by Ryan K. Smith

New Jersey Superior Court Judge Michael Donio and New Jersey District Attorney Jim McClain Read More

Homeless LA Woman Marleen Marlene Pinnock, left, poses with her attorney, Caree Harper

'I Felt Like He Was Trying to Kill Me'
Woman Beat by California Officer Speaks

by Ravelle Worthington

The California homeless woman, whose brutal beating by a police officer was caught on tape, has not only filed a federal civil rights… Read More

joe fraziers gym

The Politics of Preserving Black Historical Sites

by Souleo

A discount furniture store now occupies the space where boxing legend, Joe Frazier trained in Philadelphia. The home of America’s… Read More

st louis ferguson police michael brown murder

Why Can't the Police Serve and Protect Black People?

by Bryan Graham

My fiancé and I are planning a wedding. Invariably between half-listening about reception hall capacities and caterer rates… Read More

John Crawford

John Crawford:
Killed Holding a 'Gun' in an Open Carry State

by Mikki Kendall

The death of John Crawford III, which has failed to compel the level of outrage and media attention of the shooting of Mike… Read More

theodore wafer renisha mcbride

Renisha Was On Trial All Along

by Thandisizwe Chimurenga

Like everyone else, I too was shocked and horrified that a man who shot a 19-year old Black girl in the face with a shotgun because… Read More

Meghan O'Donnell, 29, from St. Louis, prays at the spot where Michael Brown was killed Sunday evening

Mike Brown,
Killed In Cold Blood

by Lisa Bonner

Mike Brown was supposed to start college today. Instead his body lies in a morgue somewhere, and his community is in an uproar. It… Read More

Renisha McBride Verdict Theodore Wafer

From No Arrest to a Guilty Verdict

by dream hampton

When 19-year-old Renisha McBride was shot in the face after knocking on a White man's door in suburban Detroit, I tweeted that… Read More

Wafer Guilty, But Is That Enough?

Wafer Guilty, But Is That Enough?

by Monique W. Morris

Theodore Wafer has been found guilty of killing of 19-year old Renisha McBride. However, the 12 men and women who considered the evidence… Read More

Most viewed

Entertainment & Culture / By Sun Singleton
Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Entertainment & Culture
Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Style / By Tyrus Townsend
Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

News & Views / By Damon Young
Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

News & Views / By Kristian Davis Bailey
Detroit's New Activist Generation

Detroit's New Activist Generation


(Top Stories on Our Sister Site)

"Beyonce: Life is But a Dream" HBO New York City Premiere -Arrivals

Shop/LIFT: Beyoncé

by Aniesia Williams

Stay in the Know
Sign up for the Ebony Newsletter