Mayor Who Published Racist Posts May Get the Boot

Mayor Who Published Racist Posts May Get the Boot

by #teamEBONY

A Pennsylvania town council is expected to vote on a resignation proposal by the mayor after an uproar over racist posts on his Facebook... Read More


3 Charged in Killing of Daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay

by #teamEBONY

As the family of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay is left in shock and mourning over the shooting death of his 15-year-old daughter, three men... Read More


Cincinnati Campus Cop Accused of Black Motorist Slay Appears in Court

by #teamEBONY

A former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murdering an unarmed Black motorist did not speak during his court appearance on Friday, which comes... Read More

Ben Carson

Ben Carson: ‘It Doesn’t Matter’ Whether or Not Donald Trump Committed Sexual Assault

by #teamEBONY

Ben Carson used to be an advocate for so many people. What happened? When the retired neurosurgeon dropped out of the 2016 presidential race, he... Read More


#WhatADoctorLooksLike Exposes Alleged Discrimination on Airline

by Shantell E. Jamison

A Black doctor says she was not allowed to assist a passenger on a Delta airline during a mid-flight medical emergency due to discrimination.... Read More


When the Black Church Matters, the Black Vote Matters

by Bishop Charles E. Blake

Since the enforcement of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, Black churches have always played a pivotal role in the electoral process.  During the Civil... Read More

Domestic Violence

To ‘Man Up’ Also Means to Stand Against Domestic Violence

by Ron LeGrand and Omari and Jae Hardwick

It is usually gradual, beginning with kindness, flattery, gentleness — actions calculated to endear and establish trust. It will be subtle at first, demanding... Read More

How a Haitian-American Handles Survivor’s Guilt & Disaster Capitalism

How a Haitian-American Handles Survivor’s Guilt & Disaster Capitalism

by Wilkine Brutus

It had been almost two days since my mother heard from her entire family in Jérémie, Haiti. The Atlantic Ocean is literally her mother’s backyard— the coastal... Read More

Michael Sabbie

Why Don’t We Care More About Michael Sabbie?

by Lincoln Blades

This year in America, midway through October, more than 900 citizens have been killed by the police. In some of those cases we can remember their names, recall their tragic stories, and... Read More

black women

Stop Blaming Black Women for ‘Birth of a Nation’s’ Low Opening

by LaSha

Since August, I’ve written about Nate Parker’s Birth of a Nation twice. The first time was to reconcile my own feelings over wanting to see the story of... Read More