Coretta Scott King Warned Us About Jeff Sessions In 1986

Coretta Scott King Warned Us About Jeff Sessions In 1986

by #TeamEBONY

A few months ago, we highlighted that President-elect Trump’s pick for Attorney General, Alabama GOP Sen. Jeff Sessions, has been cause for alarm, particularly... Read More

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[YOU SHOULD KNOW] The Senate Affordable Care Act Repeal Vote

by #teamEBONY

While America was sleeping, the GOP was hard at work trying to dismantle the signature policy accomplishment of the Obama Administration: the Affordable Care... Read More

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Controversial Activist Roy Innis, Leader of CORE, Dies at 82

by #teamEBONY

Roy Innis, who was leader of the Congress of Racial Equality for decades, but became known for his conservative ideologies and, more infamously, for... Read More

Lawyer for Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Wants Murder Charge Dropped

Lawyer for Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Wants Murder Charge Dropped

by #teamEBONY

A lawyer representing the Chicago police officer charged in Laquan McDonald’s shooting death is asking that the first-degree murder charge be dismissed. Attorney Daniel... Read More

Judge Allows Key Evidence in Lawsuit Against Freddie Gray Prosecutor

Judge Allows Key Evidence in Lawsuit Against Freddie Gray Prosecutor

by #teamEBONY

A federal judge is allowing key parts of a lawsuit filed against Baltimore State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, brought forth by five of the six... Read More

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Why I’m Not Cheering Dylan Roof’s Death Sentence

by George Johnson

I was sitting at my desk when I saw the headline flash across the computer screen: “Verdict in Charleston Church Case.” A rush of... Read More

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Saying Farewell: Watching a President, and a Friend, Take a Bow

by Shantell E. Jamison

On a brisk winter’s night in Chicago, President Barack Hussein Obama delivered his final speech as commander-in-chief. Nearly six hours before the commander-in-chief was... Read More

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Editor’s Letter: A Powerful Presidency

by Kyra Kyles

On Jan. 20, 2009, President Barack Hussein Obama strolled into history. He was flanked by one of the most beautiful, intelligent and beloved first... Read More

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Charleston Shooter Sentenced to Death in Federal Trial

by #teamEBONY

A Charleston, S.C., federal jury has sentenced Dylann Roof, who was convicted last month in the shooting death of nine members of the Emanuel... Read More

Black Waitress Gave ‘Great Service’ to Racist Couple Who Left No Tip

Black Waitress Gave ‘Great Service’ to Racist Couple Who Left No Tip

by Shantell E. Jamison

An Ashburn, Virginia, server was refused a tip despite providing “great service” due to the color of her skin. According to WTOP, a couple that was... Read More