Senators Reid, McConnell announce deal to end shutdown, raise debt limit

Debt Deal Finally Reached

by The Washington Post

Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced a bipartisan deal on Wednesday… Read More

White Women, Black Hairstyles

Endia Beal's Portraits of White Women with "Black" Hairstyles

by Slate

It almost sounds like the opening line to a joke: A young Black woman takes a bunch of middle-aged White women who she doesn’t… Read More

#31forMARISSA<br />
Day 16

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Day 16

by Esther Armah

Today is day 16 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

Hours Ahead Of Debt Ceiling, Congress Scrambles For A Deal

Senate Races for Debt Ceiling Deal

by #teamEBONY

Senate leaders expressed optimism about forging an eleventh-hour bipartisan agreement Wednesday that would avoid a government default… Read More

Kevin Powell Founds BK Nation [INTERVIEW]

Kevin Powell Founds BK Nation [INTERVIEW]

by Michael A. Gonzales

Having first met Kevin Powell in 1992 when he was first coming to national attention as a cast member of MTV’s first season… Read More

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Dear Kenan Thompson

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Dear Kenan Thompson

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Kenan Thompson: I don’t hate you, but know that if I could order a bolt of lightning, I’d probably have… Read More

Khyrie Hawkins, 13, and his mother Dawn Hawkins

How Mass School Closings Put Black Kids at Risk

by #teamEBONY

Each morning just before school, Dawn Hawkins and her 13-year-old son Khyrie hold hands, close their eyes and bow their heads. “Be… Read More

Thione Niang

Black Activist Empowers Emerging Global Leaders

by Kimberly Wilson

Thione Niang is on a mission to empower, inspire and uplift the next generation of global leaders. Raised in a family of 28 in Senegal, West Africa… Read More

The right’s Confederate flag conspiracy theories

Democrats Blamed for Man Holding Confederate Flag Outside of White House

by #teamEBONY

While Sunday’s protest rally against the closure of Washington, D.C.’s WWII memorial was seen as a stirring victory to… Read More

#31forMARISSA<br />
Day 15

#31forMARISSA
Day 15

by Esther Armah

Today is day 15 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

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