President Obama to Award 2012 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal

Joan Myers Brown, Ernest J. Gaines, Anna Deavere Smith Honored by Obama

by #teamEBONY

Three African Americans will be among the awardees at the 2012 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal ceremony at the… Read More

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George Zimmerman's Defense Team Continues

by #teamEBONY

Trayvon Martin's father testified Monday that he never denied it was his son's voice screaming for help on a 911 call, contradicting… Read More

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  Tracy Martin took the stand on Monday at the trial of George Zimmerman and denied that he told police officers the… Read More

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Analouisa Valencia came to the door in a bright blue facial mask and sweatpants, surprised anyone was coming to see her. "I'm… Read More

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On a sunny Saturday this past May, far down on the city’s Black South Side where corner stores house their cashiers behind… Read More

[ENOUGH]<br />
Remembering Ashton Wise

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Director Brings Oscar Grant Back to Life

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When the life of 22-year-old Oscar Grant was taken before all of our eyes in 2009, many of us remained stunned, outraged and then… Read More

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Egypt’s Democratic ‘Coup’

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On July 3rd, Egypt singlehandedly led the world to reevaluate the meanings of “democracy” and “coup.”  After… Read More

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State Rests in George Zimmerman Murder Trial

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The mothers of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman listened Friday to the same 911 recording of someone screaming for help, and each… Read More

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