IT IS BETTER TO SPEAK:<br />
Black Women Blueprint N.Y. Tackles Sexual Violence

IT IS BETTER TO SPEAK:
Black Women Blueprint N.Y. Tackles Sexual Violence

by Angel Evans

“When we construct universal notions of women or masculine notions of Blackness [or race]…when we claim only some… Read More

Trayvon Martin's parents speak out

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin Speak Out

by #teamEBONY

CHARLIE ROSE: For the first time since George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering their son, Trayvon Martin's parents… Read More

John Henry Spooner, Wis. man, 76, guilty in fatal shooting of 13-year-old teen neighbor

John Henry Spooner Guilty in Murder of Darius Simmons

by #teamEBONY

John Henry Spooner, a 76-year-old Milwaukee man, was found guilty Wednesday of fatally shooting his 13-year-old neighbor whom he… Read More

Killing in Self-Defense: You Better Be White

Only White People Can Use "Self-Defense"

by The Root

It doesn't hurt to have a little White privilege on your side. If you can get it. And George Zimmerman got the most… Read More

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela Turns 95

by #teamEBONY

South Africa and the world showered tributes on Nelson Mandela on Thursday as the anti-apartheid leader turned 95 in hospital and… Read More

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] What Is a Black Life Worth?

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] What Is a Black Life Worth?

by Mukoma Wa Ngugi

In 2005 Thomas Cholmondeley, a White Kenyan farmer, shot and killed Black game warden Samson ole Sisina. Claiming self-defense on… Read More

[ENOUGH]<br />
From Chicago to Sanford, With Love

[ENOUGH]
From Chicago to Sanford, With Love

by Dr. Obari Cartman

How much does death cost? Not the caskets, flowers or trial coverage, but the death itself? I’m afraid that Trayvon Martin’s… Read More

THE SOCIAL/LIST:<br />
Do You Know Juror B37?

THE SOCIAL/LIST:
Do You Know Juror B37?

by Toya Menzie

Do you know Juror B37? I do.  She is the women that clutches her purse tighter while I walk past her on an empty street… Read More

Richard Cohen

Why Richard Cohen is Wrong

by The Atlantic

Yesterday Richard Cohen wrote this: In New York City, Blacks make up a quarter of the population, yet they represent… Read More

The Fire This Time:<br />
James Baldwin on George Zimmerman

The Fire This Time:
James Baldwin on George Zimmerman

by Joshua Adams

On the outrage that many of us feel about the verdict and those responsible:"…this is a crime of which neither I, nor… Read More

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