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Justice Department to End Use of Private Prisons

by Madison J. Gray

The U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday that it would be phasing out its use of private prisons in favor of using facilities provided by... Read More

The Importance of Teaching Our Sons Not to Rape

The Importance of Teaching Our Sons Not to Rape

by Josie Pickens

We have all been rooting for actor, director and producer Nate Parker – whose newest film The Birth of a Nation seems to be... Read More

Bill Cosby’s Defense Team Loses Another Attorney

Bill Cosby’s Defense Team Loses Another Attorney

by ALEX TITUS

Just over two months ago, actor-comedian Bill Cosby gave his former main attorney the boot. Now, it appears as if he’s lost another power... Read More

Florida Prison Officers Charged With KKK Plot to Kill Black Inmate

KKK Plans to Disrupt Black Lives Matter Rally

by Team Ebony

America’s oldest hate group has plans to disrupt a Black Lives Matter rally scheduled to take place in the Hamptons. Patch reports that the KKK will... Read More

Fire Leaves Baltimore ‘Hero Mom’ and Family Homeless

Fire Leaves Baltimore ‘Hero Mom’ and Family Homeless

by Alex Titus

The Baltimore mother who gained notoriety after a 2015 viral video showed her disciplining her son during the riots following the death of Freddie... Read More

Kyra Kyles

Editor’s Letter: Get in (Trans) Formation

by Kyra Kyles

Style is all about transformation and reinvention. So it’s fitting that this, our fashion-forward issue, also marks significant change for the magazine you know... Read More

Police Reports Connected to Paul O’Neal Shooting Released

Police Reports Connected to Paul O’Neal Shooting Released

by #TEAMEBONY

Chicago officials have released police reports connected to the officer-involved shooting death of 18-year-old Paul O’Neal. The reports detail what happened the day the... Read More

Trump Stumps for Black Vote in Nearly All-White Suburb

Trump Stumps for Black Vote in Nearly All-White Suburb

by Team Ebony

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made getting the Black vote a partial focus of his campaign speech Tuesday night, accusing Democrats of damaging African-Americans and going... Read More

Baltimore Police spin news of gangs uniting to protest into ‘credible threat’

The Tough Job of Finding a Sanctuary for Black Boys

by Larry J. Walker

A recent investigtion by the U.S. Justice Department focusing on law enforcement in Baltimore substantiates stories from the Black community regarding police misconduct there. While the DOJ report forces... Read More

Sheriff David Clarke: Milwaukee Riots Are Result of ‘Tribal Behavior’

Sheriff David Clarke: Milwaukee Riots Are Result of ‘Tribal Behavior’

by Shantell E. Jamison

In an unapologetic opinion piece published on The Hill Monday morning, Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke said that riots happening in the city were due... Read More