Fed Up Floridians to Mark Opening of Legislative Session at the State's Capitol With Alternative State of the State Address

The Dream Defenders to Confront Florida Lawmakers about Systematic Injustice

by #teamEBONY

On March 4th, the first day of Florida's 2014 legislative session, youth and concerned Floridians will gather outside the Capitol… Read More

EBONY + White House Come Together<br />
on Education for Black Youth

EBONY + White House Come Together
on Education for Black Youth

by #teamEBONY

Starting next month, the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for African Americans and EBONY Magazine Read More

White House Announces Young Black Male Empowerment Initiative

White House Announces Young Black Male Empowerment Initiative

by #teamEBONY

Today, the White House will launch the "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, in order to empower Black boys and young men… Read More

Angela Corey

An Open Letter to Angela Corey and the Legal Community

by #teamEBONY

We write this letter out of our deep commitment to racial equity, as well as in the principles of fairness upon which this country… Read More

Report: People of Color More Likely to Serve Time in Private Prisons

People of Color More Likely to be Sent to Private Prisons

by Colorlines

According to a new study by University of California at Berkeley researcher Christopher Petrella, people of color who are sentenced… Read More

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

Simply United Together Global, Inc.

Organization Works Toward a "United" World

by Jervelle Frederick

A new community movement is quietly, but steadily on the rise---and has even gained interest from such starkly different entities… Read More

Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges and Desegregation

by The Atlantic

Fifty years ago, Look magazine published a Norman Rockwell painting of a small Black girl walking into a newly desegregated… Read More

View From the Inside

View From the Inside

by Sylvester Monroe

Sakumzi “ Saki” Macozoma was 20 when he was sent to Robben Island. It was November 1977, and he had been arrested in Port Elizabeth the… Read More

Cece McDonald

Cece McDonald Released from Prison

by Jezebel

Cece McDonald, the trans woman who was imprisoned for stabbing a man who attacked her, is now free, after 19 months in a Minnesota… Read More

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