Chimamanda Adichie: Why can’t he just be like everyone else?

Chimamanda Adichie Speaks Out Against Nigerian Anti-Gay Laws

by #teamEBONY

I will call him Sochukwuma. A thin, smiling boy who liked to play with us girls at the university primary school in Nsukka. We were… Read More

Shun Mullins

Black Man Files Complaint, Investigator Replies with...Lynching Story?

by Jezebel

According to the local NewsChannel5 out of Nashville, Shun Mullins' mother, Dorothy, passed away recently, and according to Mullins… Read More

The Logic of the Michael Dunn Jury

The Michael Dunn Jury: Born in the U.S.A.

by The Atlantic

As it stands, the facts hold that three jurors believed that the killing of Jordan Davis was just, and nine did not. My contention… Read More

Men Everywhere Are Sorry They Aren't Idris Elba

Sorry I'm Not Idris Elba Goes Viral

by Jezebel

It’s no secret that Idris Elba is the man of many women’s dreams, but this week many of the men standing in the actor’s… Read More

Adrian Broadway

Adrian Broadway and Black Teens Under Fire

by Jamilah Lemieux

I did a lot of stupid stuff at 15 years old. Egging someone’s home or car was less likely to be on that list than, say using… Read More

Florida 'loud music' trial juror: 'I believed he was guilty'

Juror in Michael Dunn Murder Case Speaks

by Huffington Post

One of the jurors who convicted Michael Dunn of attempted murder after he fired into an SUV during a fatal argument over loud music… Read More

Willie Noble

Teen Girl Killed Over Prank

by Huffington Post

An Arkansas man is in custody after he allegedly fired rounds into a car full of teens early Saturday morning, killing a 15-year-old… Read More

Minimum-wage hike would help alleviate poverty, but could kill jobs, CBO reports

Minimum Wage Increase Could Hurt Jobs

by The Washington Post

President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would increase earnings for 16.5 million low-wage Americans… Read More

How we made our miracle

Melissa Harris-Perry Shares Her Surrogacy Story

by #teamEBONY

I had my first daughter, Parker, when I was 28. It was easy. I was pregnant within a month of deciding to try and avoided all of… Read More

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