The politics of being friends with white people

The Strange Politics of Being Friends With White People

by #teamEBONY

A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, which found that 40 percent of White people and 25 percent of nonWhite people have no friends of the… Read More

‘Yes, I Write About Race.<br />
No, I Don’t Want to Talk to You About It’<br />

‘Yes, I Write About Race.
No, I Don’t Want to Talk to You About It’

by Damon Young

Last week, I made plans to meet a few friends for drinks after they went to a Pirates game. As I hopped in the car awaiting word… Read More

Teen Denied Transplant Over 'Noncompliance'

Black Teen Apparently Denied Heart Transplant

by #teamEBONY

A Georgia teenager needs a lifesaving heart transplant, but his family says low grades and trouble with the law have kept him off… Read More

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NYPD Should Have Ended Stop and Frisk Years Ago

by Slate

There is much that is extraordinary about Judge Shira A. Scheindlin’s decision in Floyd, et al. v. City of New York, et al… Read More

Paula Deen

Racial Discrimination Claims in Paula Deen Case Thrown Out

by Huffington Post

A federal judge Monday threw out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen… Read More

Swiss Shop Clerk Says Oprah "Cannibalized Her" With Racism Charge

Clerk Accused of Racism by Oprah Winfrey Responds

by #teamEBONY

One week after Oprah Winfrey told Entertainment Tonight about a run-in with an allegedly racist sales clerk in Zurich, the… Read More

Holder Seeks Limits on Mandatory Sentencing

Holder Seeks Limits on Mandatory Sentencing

by Zerlina Maxwell

Attorney General Eric Holder continued his push to eliminate the racial disparities in… Read More

Meet Cory Booker's Right-Hand Woman

Meet Cory Booker's Right-Hand Woman

by Brooke Obie

Cory Booker has been in the national spotlight for some time for his real-life Superman efforts, his work in Newark, New Jersey and… Read More

STOP AND FRISK:<br />
The Fight Has Just Begun

STOP AND FRISK:
The Fight Has Just Begun

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

On Monday, U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin Read More

Miami artist Huong unveiled the ‘We are All Trayvon Martin’ mural at the state capitol in Florida.

Mural Shows George Zimmerman Shooting a Faceless Trayvon Martin

by #teamEBONY

George Zimmerman blasts Trayvon Martin while Martin Luther King Jr. bleeds in the background of a new mural unveiled at the state… Read More

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