8 Reasons People Of Color MUST Rally For A Long Overdue “White History Month”

Why We Need a White History Month

by #teamEBONY

White people have suffered for too long. By my count, at least the last ten years. That can feel like a hell of a long time when… Read More

Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old former Army reservist

Who Was Aaron Alexis?

by Slate

The FBI has identified the alleged gunman who opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday as Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old former… Read More

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An Open Letter to Black LGBT Celebs

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An Open Letter to Black LGBT Celebs

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To my famous LGBT brothers and sisters: When I first fell for a woman, it was one of the most exhilarating and frightening… Read More

Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson Makes Concession

by Slate

In a press conference Monday morning, New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson ended his bid to succeed Michael Bloomberg… Read More

Four Dead, 12 Shot at D.C. Navy Yard

Four Dead, 12 Shot at D.C. Navy Yard

by #teamEBONY

Four people were killed and 12 were shot - two of the victims police officers - at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard Monday morning… Read More

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Jonathan Ferrell: Supposed to Die?

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Jonathan Ferrell: Supposed to Die?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Last week, a male friend of mine ran down a list of his enviable accomplishments (awesome career, nice house, two beautiful sons)… Read More

Of Baguettes and Black Families

The 60s Didn't Cause the "Breakdown" of the Black Family

by The Atlantic

So here's some math for you. Before we get to it, let's look at some historiography courtesy of University of Minnesota professor… Read More

The Death of Gun Control

The Day Gun Control Died

by The Atlantic

Ever since the Senate voted down gun-control legislation in April, some advocates have remained convinced there was still hope. As… Read More

Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee.

Mister Cee Gets Support from Peers

by The Root

Things are beginning to look up for embattled Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee. On Wednesday he resigned from the radio station after a man dressed… Read More

Bobby Wingate

Arrested for Walking While Black?

by #teamEBONY

A Black Jacksonville, Florida man is suing the local police department after he was reportedly punched in the face, Tasered, and… Read More

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