Ben Carson Keeps Grip on Campaign, Despite Poor Iowa Show

Ben Carson Keeps Grip on Campaign, Despite Poor Iowa Show

by Wendy L. Wilson

In case you didn’t realize it, Republican candidate Dr. Ben Carson is still very much in the presidential race. Even after a disappointing… Read More

Woman Beaten by Officer Found Dead in Jail Cell

Woman Beaten by Officer Found Dead in Jail Cell

by #teamEBONY

A 32-year-old London-based Black woman has died while in police custody.  Sarah Reed was found dead in her cell at London's Holloway… Read More

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Obama Suggests Bridging Cultural Gap in Mosque Visit

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to correct what he called a "hugely distorted impression" of Muslim-Americans as he made his first… Read More

Father of Tamir Rice Dismissed from Lawsuit

Father of Tamir Rice Dismissed from Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY

The father of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was shot to death by police officers has been dismissed as a party to a lawsuit filed against the city. Leonard… Read More

Iowa, the Primary Season and the Political Learning Curve

Iowa, the Primary Season and the Political Learning Curve

by Richard Fowler

The opening contest of the 2016 Presidential election delivered a remarkable victory to far-right conservative Senator Ted Cruz, some humility to… Read More

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Judge in Cosby Case Could Drop Charges

by #teamEBONY

A suburban Philadelphia judge might decide whether to dismiss a sexual assault case against actor Bill Cosby over an unwritten promise of immunity… Read More

Flint-Linked Detroit Schools Chief to Step Down<br />

Flint-Linked Detroit Schools Chief to Step Down

by Bankole Thompson

With pressure building, it was just a matter of time before Darnell Earley, the embattled emergency manager of the Detroit Public Schools was either… Read More

Bill Cosby Accuser Chloe Goins Drops Sexual Assault Suit

Bill Cosby Accuser Chloe Goins Drops Sexual Assault Suit

by #teamEBONY

One of several women who have accused famed comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault has dropped her case. Chloe Goins voluntarily dropped… Read More

Zika Virus: 1st Case of Disease Spread Via Sexual Contact Confirmed

Zika Virus: 1st Case of Disease Spread Via Sexual Contact Confirmed

by #teamEBONY

Authorities in Dallas County, Tex. said they have confirmed the first case of the mosquito-borne Zika virus being acquired via sexual contact. In… Read More

#FlintWaterCrisis Is a Reproductive Justice Issue

#FlintWaterCrisis Is a Reproductive Justice Issue

by Josie Pickens

Russell Simmons has been chronicling his recent visit to Flint, Michigan, on Instragram… Read More

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