Sandra Appiah

Young Africans in America on a Mission to Rebrand Homeland

by The Grio

Sandra Appiah is on a mission. The 23-year-old wants to rebrand Africa and alter skewed perceptions of the continent. The… Read More

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New Mexico Legislation Would Criminalize Abortions in Cases of Rape

by #teamEBONY

The most popular, lazy theory for Republican renewal is some version of this: "We've got to stop nominating Republicans… Read More

The NAACP has joined forces with opponents of the New York City soda ban.

NAACP, Hispanic Federation Join Forces With Opponents of NYC Soda Ban

by The Grio

The city’s limit on the size of sugary drinks is an “extraordinary infringement” on consumer choice, a lawyer for… Read More

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Post Office Debuts Rosa Parks Stamp on 100th Birthday

by #teamEBONY

The first national unveiling ceremonies for a commemorative… Read More

Cornel West

Cornel West Criticizes Obama’s Use of MLK Bible at Inauguration

by The Grio

Professor and activist Cornel West has made no secret about his disdain for President Barack Obama. He… Read More

Huey P. Newton

Fear of a Black Gun Owner

by The Root

It may seem hard to believe, but the modern-day gun-rights debate was born from the civil rights era and inspired… Read More

Artist Kara Walker

Newark Library Displays Slave Having Sex With White Man

by The Grio

A library that covered up a drawing of a Black female slave having sex with a White man after workers found it inappropriate is displaying… Read More

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Turns Guns Into Jewelry

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Turns Guns Into Jewelry

by #teamEBONY

Last week on Rachel Maddow’s show, Newark Mayor Cory Booker  Read More

Groupon Halts Gun-Related Deals It Had Previously Vowed to Avoid

Groupon Halts Gun-Related Deals It Had Previously Vowed to Avoid

by #teamEBONY

Bargain hunters looking for a deal on a trip to the shooting range, a conceal-and-carry training class or anything else involving… Read More

Hans Massaquoi

Hans Massaquoi Passes Away

by #teamEBONY

Hans Massaquoi, a former managing editor of EBONY magazine who wrote a memoir about his unusual childhood growing… Read More

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