Kidnapping

Ala. Woman Recounts Tale of Abduction and Narrow Escape

by #teamEBONY

A woman who was robbed, kidnapped and locked in the trunk of her car for hours by an assailant before making a daring escape... Read More

Trump Associates Probed by FBI for Possible Ties to Russia

Trump Associates Probed by FBI for Possible Ties to Russia

by #TEAMEBONY with AP

FBI Director James Comey confirmed the bureau is investigating possible links between Russia and President Trump’s associates. The probe is reportedly part of a... Read More

Visa

Wait, What? Visa Denial Bars Actual Africans from African Economic Summit

by #teamEBONY

A yearly University of Southern California summit that focuses on economic development on the African continent is missing a significant component this year: Africans.... Read More

No Charges for Guards Who Allegedly Locked Inmate in Scalding Shower

No Charges for Guards Who Allegedly Locked Inmate in Scalding Shower

by Shantell E. Jamison

Dade Correctional Institution prison guards who allegedly locked a mentally ill Black man in a scalding shower will not face any charges in the... Read More

Confederate Flag

Confederate Battle Flag Seen Flying Near Site of NCAA Tournament Game

by #teamEBONY

The focus of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has been thrilling wins and shocking upsets, but in Greenville, S.C., where the opening rounds of... Read More

Fourth Grade Robotics Champs Told to ‘Go Back to Mexico’

Fourth Grade Robotics Champs Told to ‘Go Back to Mexico’

by #teamEBONY

A group of Indianapolis fourth graders who won a robotics challenge were told to “go back to Mexico” after clinching the exciting win. USA... Read More

Photos

[Black Lens] SXSW Heats Up, March Goes Mad, Winter Strikes Back, The Week in Photos

by #teamEBONY

This week’s events in photos were a sign that Spring is around the corner, although it might not necessarily feel like it. Starting last... Read More

Ferguson

Man Sentenced for Shooting at Ferguson Protest

by #teamEBONY

A man found guilty of shooting and wounding two police officers who were at a protest in Ferguson, Mo., over the death of Michael... Read More

NABJ Co-Founder Claude Lewis Dies

NABJ Co-Founder Claude Lewis Dies

by Sylvia Snowden

Veteran Journalist and Co-founder of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Claude Lewis, has died. Lewis reportedly passed away on Thursday at the... Read More

Black Family Moves After New Home Vandalized with Racist Graffiti

Black Family Moves After New Home Vandalized with Racist Graffiti

by #teamEBONY

A Black Delano, Minn. family has opted to sell the home they purchased just a couple of months after receiving a series of threats... Read More