Jovan Belcher, Kasandra Perkins, and their daughter Zoey

Parents of Belcher, Perkins Stuck in Custody Battle

by #teamEBONY

At four months old, the familial life of baby Zoey seems to be in turmoil. Her father, Jovan Belcher, shot and killed… Read More

Bank of America settled with Fannie Mae for $10.3 billion over bad home loans from Countrywide financial.

Bank of America Settles With Fannie Mae for $11.6 billion

by #teamEBONY

Bank of America has settled with mortgage finance company Fannie Mae to the tune of $11.6 billion over home loans… Read More

Derek Shrout

Alabama White Supremacist Charged With Plot to Blow Up Black Classmates

by #teamEBONY

A 17-year-old Alabama high school student, Derek Shrout, who was arrested last week for allegedly plotting… Read More

AFRICA BY THE AFRICANS:<br />
Young Tastemakers Aim to Challenge Stereotypes

AFRICA BY THE AFRICANS:
Young Tastemakers Aim to Challenge Stereotypes

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

The stereotypes about Africa/Africans are too many to list here. They’re mostly negative, myopic depictions that focus on war… Read More

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela Recovered From Lung Infection, Surgery

by #teamEBONY

South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has recovered from his recent lung infection and a surgical procedure to remove… Read More

Mamie Rearden

Mamie Rearden, Oldest Living US Citizen, Dies at 114

by The Grio

A 114-year-old South Carolina woman who was the oldest living U.S. citizen has died, two of her daughters said Saturday. Mamie… Read More

How to Prevent Another Newtown Massacre: Look to HBCUs

How to Prevent Another Newtown Massacre: Look to HBCUs

by #teamEBONY

In the early stages of recovery from the Newtown massacre, millions are reconsidering the way the nation thinks… Read More

US economy adds 155,000 jobs, unemployment rate stays at 7.8 percent

US Economy Adds 155,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Stays at 7.8 Percent

by The Grio

U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during tense fiscal negotiations in… Read More

FIND ME FRIDAY: HAVE YOU SEEN ALMA LAWSON?

FIND ME FRIDAY: HAVE YOU SEEN ALMA LAWSON?

by #teamEBONY

Help us find Alma Lawson! She was last seen at about 4:30 PM on November 4, 2012 in Wilmington, North Carolina. She had told a friend… Read More

Toby Tolbert

California Lawyer Gives Up Home to Homeless Family for a Year

by The Grio

A California lawyer is giving up his fully-furnished home in Los Angeles for a homeless family to live in for a year, according to… 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

Stay in the Know
Sign up for the Ebony Newsletter