Despite Billions Spent, Many Housing Projects Still Dilapidated Deathtraps

Despite Billions Spent, Many Housing Projects Still Dilapidated Deathtraps

by Drew Johnson / Urban News Service

Billions of taxpayer dollars have gone to improve government housing lately, but Jay Owens still lies awake at night holding his daughter while the… Read More

#SayHerName Campaign Sheds Light on Abuse of Black Women

#SayHerName Campaign Sheds Light on Abuse of Black Women

by #teamEBONY

BYP100, Black Lives Matter national,Ferguson Action and Project South are planning a series of actions across the nation meant to shed light on the… Read More

Confronting West Point and Racial Micro-Aggressions

Confronting West Point and Racial Micro-Aggressions

by Aaron Morrison / Mic.com

Not long after she entered the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2010, Jozlyn McCaw criticized a White male cadet for showing disrespect… Read More

Donald Trump Reveals List of All-White Supreme Court Nominees

Donald Trump Reveals List of All-White Supreme Court Nominees

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GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump released the names of 11 people he would nominate to the Supreme Court to succeed Antonin Scalia, the Read More

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Mississippi Town of Cleveland Finally Desegregates Schools

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A Mississippi town has finally decided to integrate its public school system. Despite a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court more than six decades… Read More

Cop Who Killed Rekia Boyd Quits

Cop Who Killed Rekia Boyd Quits

by #teamEBONY

The Chicago police detective who fatally shot 22-year-old Rekia Boyd after firing into a crowd while off-duty in 2012 has resigned. Dante… Read More

In Chicago's Kenwood, Action in the Aftermath of Violence

In Chicago's Kenwood, Action in the Aftermath of Violence

by Deborah L. Shelton / The Chicago Reporter

This article is the second of an EBONY.com two-part series published in collaboration with The Chicago Reporter, a nonprofit investigative… Read More

Controversial Bill Threatens Fate of 3 North Carolina HBCUs

Controversial Bill Threatens Fate of 3 North Carolina HBCUs

by #teamEBONY

Three North Carolina HBCUs are in jeopardy thanks to a controversial bill designed to bankrupt five of the state's universities. Senate… Read More

Chicago's Black Picket Fences Have Never Stopped Gunfire

Chicago's Black Picket Fences Have Never Stopped Gunfire

by Deborah L. Shelton / The Chicago Reporter

This article is the first of a two-part series published in collaboration with The Chicago Reporter, a nonprofit investigative news… Read More

Lawsuit: Cop Dragged Teen by Hair During Violent Arrest

Lawsuit: Cop Dragged Teen by Hair During Violent Arrest

by #teamEBONY

A 17-year-old Black teen is seeking unspecified damages from a Washington officer, the private security firm he worked for and the Tacoma… Read More

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