President Barack Obama

Black Leaders Score Obama's Speech

by The Root

In his State of the Union address tonight, President… Read More

Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson

African Papal Contender Wants Change

by #teamEBONY

One of Africa's brightest hopes to be the next pope, Ghanaian… Read More

Charred Human Remains Found in Burned Cabin

Charred Human Remains Found in Burned Cabin

by #teamEBONY

Investigators have located charred human remains in the burned-out cabin where they believe suspected cop killer and  Read More

Blacks and the Immigration Crisis,<br />
Part 1

Blacks and the Immigration Crisis,
Part 1

by France François

After record-breaking levels of detentions… Read More

State of the Union 2013:<br />
An Analysis

State of the Union 2013:
An Analysis

by Zerlina Maxwell

The 2013 State of the Union address was clearly focused on jobs and the economy. … Read More

[FULL TEXT]<br />
State of the Union Address 2013

[FULL TEXT]
State of the Union Address 2013

by #teamEBONY

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to… Read More

Why we still need the Voting Rights Act, and how the Supreme Court could make it work better instead of striking it down.

Voting Rights 2.0

by #teamEBONY

Congressional District 23 cuts across a rural swath of southwestern… Read More

Kenneth Williams, 20, (left)/Michael Ward, 18, (right)

Two Charged in Shooting Death of Hadiya Pendleton

by The Grio

Two Chicago gang members charged Monday in the death of a 15-year-old honor student mistook her and her friends for members of a… Read More

President Barack Obama

Obama's State of the Union Must-Do List

by The Root

After President Barack Obama delivered a second inaugural… Read More

Most viewed

Entertainment & Culture / By Sun Singleton
Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Entertainment & Culture
Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Style / By Tyrus Townsend
Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

News & Views / By Damon Young
Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

News & Views / By Kristian Davis Bailey
Detroit's New Activist Generation

Detroit's New Activist Generation

Stay in the Know
Sign up for the Ebony Newsletter