President Barack Obama

President Obama to Commute More Low-Level Drug Offenders

by #teamEBONY

The Obama administration is continuing its push to get low-level, non-violent drug offenders out of prison. At a New York… Read More

Omaha, Nebraska: Highest rate of black murders says new report

Nation's Most Dangerous City for Black Males? Omaha

by The Grio

Nebraska, known for its large agricultural industry, has surprisingly claimed the top spot as the state with the highest incidence… Read More

Remains of 55 found at notorious former Florida reform school

Dozens of Human Remains Found on Reform School Grounds

by #teamEBONY

For decades, relatives of some boys dispatched to the notorious Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys have struggled to find out what… Read More

I Read An Essay About A White Woman’s Yoga Class/Black Woman Crisis And I Cannot

Dear White Woman: Do Homework Before Writing about Race

by #teamEBONY

Hey there, Jen. My name is Pia. I’m a Black woman, but I don’t want you to be scared. I write for xoJane too, among other… Read More

Black Thighs, White Eyes

Black Thighs, White Eyes

by Jamilah Lemieux

If you thought pop music was a space where children can be allowed to roam without guidance, then I have a bridge… Read More

College Offers Course on Beyoncé

College Course on Beyonce?

by Jezebel

Rutgers University, a real American learning institution and not just some bullshit online correspondence college, is offering a… Read More

Black Person in Yoga Class Causes Profound Moral Crisis

White Woman Very, Very Disturbed by Black Woman in Yoga Class

by #teamEBONY

Jen Caron, a self-described "skinny White girl," enjoys yoga. Or she did, at least—until a harrowing experience which… Read More

Obama's 2014 State of the Union wish list

President Obama's Plans, According to the State of the Union

by #teamEBONY

A president’s annual address to Congress offers the opportunity to write a wish list for the year ahead. In the weeks leading… Read More

MSNBC’s Scholar-in-Residence

How Melissa Harris-Perry Became a Star

by Slate

Even serious journalists covered Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday earlier this month People–style, writing about… Read More

A commute turns into a nightmare -- and boredom -- as storm paralyzes Atlanta

Winter Storm Shuts Down Atlanta

by #teamEBONY

Andrea Duke had been in her car for eight hours, and she still wasn’t home. She’s wasn’t alone. Betsy Griffin… Read More

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