Howard University Chosen to Launch Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In

Howard University Chosen to Launch Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In

by The Root

In a notable choice by an executive and author whose message about leadership has largely skirted challenges specific to women of… Read More

#31forMARISSA<br />
Day 17

#31forMARISSA
Day 17

by Esther Armah

Today is day 17 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

The Winners and Losers of the Government Shutdown

The Winners and Losers of the Government Shutdown

by Riley Wilson

The bell has sounded and the government is officially back up and running...for the time being. Wednesday night, after the GOP-led… Read More

Cory Booker Wins

Cory Booker Wins

by #teamEBONY

Democrat Cory Booker, the charismatic mayor of Newark, was the unofficial winner of a New Jersey special election on Wednesday, handily… Read More

THE SHUTDOWN IS OVER<br />
(For Now)

THE SHUTDOWN IS OVER
(For Now)

by France François

  The more than two-week long government shutdown is over...for now. Most Americans have been left feeling battle-worn… Read More

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]<br />
Scandal and the War at Home

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Scandal and the War at Home

by Jamilah Lemieux

The relationship between Black men and Black women—and it’s many facets, flaws and forms—is fodder for endless… Read More

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

#31forMARISSA
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

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