colorism african american light skin dark skin

Black Men and the Stain of Colorism

by Joshua Adams

When I was a sophomore in college, watching The Boondocks with friends was a weekly ritual. After enjoying the satirical… Read More

Poll Shows Big Racial Gap in View of Police

Large Chasm With How Whites, Blacks View Police

by #teamEBONY

Race plays a major role in how Americans view the police, a new poll shows. Four out of every five White voters express… Read More

'I Hope My Son Stays White'

'I Hope My Son Stays White'

by Calvin Hennick

I am a white man, and part of the privilege that comes along with that fact is this: I know, with something bordering on 100 percent certainty, how… Read More

Hey Barneys: Fix Your Racism Problem by Talking to Customers of Color

Barneys Pays Settlement, Still Doesn't Get It

by Jezebel

So Barneys, here's my suggestion: If you're really about the change you're no doubt shooting off press releases around… Read More

White People Are Fine With Laws That Harm Blacks

Proof of Racism Makes Whites...More Racist?

by Slate

It’s disheartening. But, if I can indulge my cynicism for a moment, it’s also not too surprising. From previous research… Read More

James Brown, Whitewashed?

James Brown, Whitewashed?

by Huffington Post

There were several meetings. Eight White men and two White women. Was this a meeting of the Mormon Glee Club? The New White Citizens… Read More

Where I’m From

Black American, Not African American

by Slate

The distinction between Black and African-American has been expounded upon in recent years, on both a semantic level (Slate just… Read More

Beverly Johnson on the Fashion Industry's Lack of Diversity

Beverly Johnson on the Fashion Industry's Lack of Diversity

by #teamEBONY

Fast-forward to 2014 and Johnson said there aren’t as many African-American models, hair stylists and makeup artists working… Read More

ASU professor slammed to ground by officer during arrest for jaywalking

Police Slam Professor to the Ground for Jaywalking

by The Grio

An Arizona State University professor was arrested last month for jaywalking—and once campus police arrived, things quickly escalated. According… Read More

Facebook Is Mostly White Dudes

Facebook Dominated by Whites, Asians

by #teamEBONY

It's been this way since Facebook was started by a group of young White men. Now those young White men are 30-year-old White… 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