A Black Woman’s Response to 'American Promise' Because We Were There Too

American Promise was Great, but What About the Black Girls?

by #teamEBONY

Posts about the POV documentary American Promise began to appear in my Facebook newsfeed about a week before it aired on PBS. Two… Read More

Tyrone Hayes

The Tyrone Hayes Story

by #teamEBONY

In 2001, seven years after joining the biology faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, Tyrone Hayes stopped talking about… Read More

Making Black History Month Better

Making Black History Month Better

by Slate

Each Black History Month brings with it new ponderings of a seemingly eternal question: Do we really need a Black History Month?… Read More

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Gay Men Are Not "a Waste"

by Alexander Hardy

I didn’t see the mass wedding of 33 straight and same-sex couples at the 56th GRAMMY Awards ceremony as it played… Read More

George Zimmerman Is Not A Celebrity

George Zimmerman Is Not a Celebrity
[And, Thus, We Will Not Treat Him as Such]

by Jamilah Lemieux

Today, word hit the internet that there are plans for a possible "celebrity" boxing match between George Zimmerman, who… Read More

Marissa Alexander

July 28 New Date for Marissa Alexander's Trial

by #teamEBONY

On Thursday, January 30, Marissa Alexander was granted a request to have her trial rescheduled for July 28th. Alexander's attorney… Read More

George Zimmerman/DMX

DMX to Box George Zimmerman

by #teamEBONY

Seems like the former neighborhood watchman has found yet another way to remain in the public limelight. This time, he'll be… Read More

Alfred Wright

Alfred Wright's Death Investigated by Department of Justice

by #teamEBONY

The United States Department of Justice will now open an investigation into the death of Jasper native Alfred Wright. Sheila… Read More

Soon-Yi Previn; Woody Allen

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To the Woody Allen Defenders

by Michael Arceneaux

In an essay entitled “Don't… Read More

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