MANIFEST 2014: Calling All Black Men and Boys!

MANIFEST 2014: Calling All Black Men and Boys!

by #teamEBONY

F the statistics. Black men are more than numbers. More than negative headlines. More than the picture this country often… Read More

Five on the Black Hand Side: Origins and Evolutions of the Dap

The Origins of Dap

by #teamEBONY

Five on the Black Hand Side is a project exploring gestural languages that were born in African American communities during… Read More

The Whiteness Project underscores why there is so little empathy between whites and blacks.

Whiteness Project Shows Disconnect Between Whites, Blacks

by Slate

The interviews for the Whiteness Project—a new series from PBS and documentary filmmaker Whitney Dow—are varied… Read More

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Columbus Smiles Down on the Culture Vultures

by Michael Arceneaux

White people 'discovering' things that everyone else with a mightier melanin count had long already known about is as much… Read More

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What Conservatives Are Doing About Criminal Justice Reform
(No, Really!)

by Chelsi P. Henry, Esq.

Current trends show that 1 in 3 Black males can expect to go to prison… Read More

The Society of Fugitives

The Effect Aggressive Policing Has on Black Communities

by The Atlantic

The police, in Goffman’s portrayal in On the Run, are at full-fledged war with residents. They beat up people under… Read More

The LA Times Covers Cornrows, the Hot New Trend for White Ladies

Cornrows, the Hot New Trend for White Women?

by Jezebel

Friends, readers, ladyfolk, I believe we are being trolled. I believe we are being trolled by major newspapers and fashion magazines… Read More

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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

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