The right’s Confederate flag conspiracy theories

Democrats Blamed for Man Holding Confederate Flag Outside of White House

by #teamEBONY

While Sunday’s protest rally against the closure of Washington, D.C.’s WWII memorial was seen as a stirring victory to… Read More

#31forMARISSA<br />
Day 15

#31forMARISSA
Day 15

by Esther Armah

Today is day 15 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

Scientific American’s Troubling Response to Its Blogger Being Called an “Urban Whore”

"The Urban Scientist" Dr. Danielle Lee Called "Urban Whore" by Editor

by Slate

Dr. Danielle N. Lee is a Black, female scientist who blogs at Scientific American’s website as The Urban Scientist, writing… Read More

Supreme Court Returns To Affirmative Action In Michigan Case

Supreme Court to Weigh in on Michigan Affirmative Action

by #teamEBONY

The U.S. Supreme Court takes up the issue of affirmative action again Tuesday, but this time the question is not whether race may… Read More

Race and the Perception of 'Equality'

Race and the Perception of 'Equality'

by Riley Wilson

“Well, if one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen… Read More

What The?! This Week

What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 10/14… Read More

Socializing While Black

Socializing and Partying While Black

by Slate

A few months ago, in support of a friend’s work project, I found myself performing karaoke for a crowd full of strangers, at… Read More

This Is What It's Like to Be in a Stop and Frisk

Stop and Frisk Caught on Film

by #teamEBONY

Two men were walking down a street in Northern Philadelphia when they made a very big mistake — according to two police officers… Read More

Ted Cruz & Co. Rally in DC, Tell Obama to “Put the Quran Down”

GOP Rally Tells President Obama to "Put Down the Quran"

by #teamEBONY

Billed as the “Million Vet March on the Memorials,” only thousands of people actually showed up to the rally. Multiple… Read More

Ben Carson: Obamacare worst thing ‘since slavery’

Ben Carson Compares Obamacare to Slavery

by The Washington Post

Dr. Ben Carson, a rising star in conservative circles, on Friday compared President Obama's health-care law to slavery. "You… Read More

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