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

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

Scientific American’s Troubling Response to Its Blogger Being Called an “Urban Whore”

"The Urban Scientist" Dr. Danielle Lee Called "Urban Whore" by Editor

by Slate

Dr. Danielle N. Lee is a Black, female scientist who blogs at Scientific American’s website as The Urban Scientist, writing… Read More

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