Year in Review

Year in Review

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

1 Those of us who suffer from racial amnesia were given a wake up call after the George Zimmerman trial verdict came down in July. Zimmerman… Read More

Dunmore’s Proclamation

Fear of Armed Slaves Helped Mobilize America for Revolutionary War

by Slate

Throughout 1775, tensions had been rising between Virginian patriots and their royalist governor, Lord Dunmore. The War of Independence… Read More

Jury Deliberations in Black and White

Jury Deliberations in Black and White

by Chris Wilder

Most people of color in this country will tell you that race plays a part in everything we do, see… Read More

Morehouse Paper Releases Body Issue

Morehouse Releases "Body" Issue

by #teamEBONY

The Maroon Tiger, the student newspaper of Morehouse College, today released “The Body Issue,” which features… Read More

Judge orders new trial for Marissa Alexander in Florida self-defence case

New Trial Date Set for Marissa Alexander

by #teamEBONY

A Florida woman whose controversial conviction and 20-year sentence for firing a warning shot at an abusive ex-husband were recently… Read More

Stop and Frisk Ruling Blocked by Federal Appeals Court

Stop and Frisk Ruling Blocked by Federal Appeals Court

by The Grio

A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a judge’s order requiring changes to the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk… Read More

President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Obama Considered Replacing Biden With Hillary Clinton

by #teamEBONY

"President Obama's top aides secretly considered replacing Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. with Hillary Rodham Clinton… Read More

$5 Billion Cut in Food Stamps Starts Today

$5 Billion Cut in Food Stamps Starts Today

by #teamEBONY

Benefit cuts to food stamp recipients kick in Friday, a move by Congress that will siphon $5 billion off a program that helps one… Read More

Black Journalists, Respectability and Responsibility

Black Journalists, Respectability and Responsibility

by Ray Baker

A Washington, D.C. based news station recently ran a story about an awful home invasion and hostage situation. As police try to connect… Read More

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