Four Years After Trayvon Martin: Work Left Undone

Four Years After Trayvon Martin: Work Left Undone

by Aprill O. Turner

Four years ago today, an unforeseen incident became the catalyst to start a national movement.  On the evening of February 26, in Sanford, Fla.… Read More

Black and Missing, But Not Forgotten

Black and Missing, But Not Forgotten

by Shantell E. Jamison

"If we go by the media, you would think no Black people go missing." And the truth is this would still be the case if it weren't… Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Responds to Racist Employees

Mark Zuckerberg Responds to Racist Employees

by #teamEBONY

Racial profiling, racism and police brutality experienced by African Americans has been amplified thanks to many social justice movements in recent… Read More

Rape Charges Dropped Against Brooklyn Teens

Rape Charges Dropped Against Brooklyn Teens

by #teamEBONY

Five Brooklyn teens accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman at gunpoint last month will not be charged. The woman recanted… Read More

CDC: New HIV Cases Can Be Reduced by 185,000 by 2020

CDC: New HIV Cases Can Be Reduced by 185,000 by 2020

by #teamEBONY

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new research showing that reaching specific targets of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy… Read More

Eric Garner Family to Receive $1M Settlement from Hospital

Eric Garner Family to Receive $1M Settlement from Hospital

by #teamEBONY

The New York hospital center that dispatched paramedics and treated Eric Garner as he died after being placed in a chokehold by a New York City police… Read More

Is the Fight Itself Killing Black Activists?

Is the Fight Itself Killing Black Activists?

by Blavity.com

On February 8th, Black Lives Matter activist MarShawn… Read More

Ben Carson

Carson's Racial Quip: Who Gets to Claim Blackness?

by Sophia Nelson, Esq

On the eve of President Obama’s historic 2008 election victory, I penned a letter to my two biracial nieces, then ages 10 and six, about what… Read More

Ben Carson Says Obama Was 'Raised White'

Ben Carson Says Obama Was 'Raised White'

by #teamEBONY

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says President Barack Obama cannot truly understand the Black experience. Why? Because he was… Read More

Poll: Social Security, Unemployment Top Economic Concerns for Americans

Poll: Social Security, Unemployment Top Economic Concerns for Americans

by #teamEBONY

Ask people what economic issues will be important for the next president, and Democrats, Republicans and independents alike all put a high priority… Read More

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