Does an Anti-Abortion Bill Co-Opt Black Lives Matter's Slogan?

Does an Anti-Abortion Bill Co-Opt Black Lives Matter's Slogan?

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Although abortion has been legal in the U.S. for 43 years, there are still those who would attempt to impede abortion rights, and at least in one… Read More

Black Female Judges Make History in Philadelphia

Black Female Judges Make History in Philadelphia

by #teamEBONY

For the first time in the history of the Philadelphia court system, two Black females will serve as top judges. The high court appointed… Read More

Atlantic City Officials Wary of State Takeover

Atlantic City Officials Wary of State Takeover

by #teamEBONY

Atlantic City officials are at odds with the New Jersey state government over what they call a takeover by Gov. Chris Christie, but he says the move… Read More

How Chicago State University Students are Fighting to #SAVECSU

How Chicago State University Students are Fighting to #SAVECSU

by Blavity.com

Chicago State University, a predominantly Black public college located on Chicago’s South Side, is facing a shutdown amid the state’s… Read More

Report Reveals Racial Disparities in Stun Gun Use by Police

Report Reveals Racial Disparities in Stun Gun Use by Police

by #teamEBONY

Officers last year fired stun guns at Blacks at a higher rate than at white suspects, and warned but didn’t fire at white suspects at a… Read More

In Flint, Big Names Helping With Town's Big Water Problems

In Flint, Big Names Helping With Town's Big Water Problems

by Kimberly Hayes Taylor

Relief from big names and big business is rolling into Flint amid the city’s man-made water disaster. The Rev. Jamal H. Bryant announced… Read More

America's Extreme Need for More Black Male Educators

America's Extreme Need for More Black Male Educators

by Dr. Larry Walker

Recently, a friend sent me a YouTube video of a group of students stepping during homecoming. The video didn't appear any different than the dozens… Read More

Dem Candidates Make it Plain at Pre-Iowa Caucus Town Hall

Dem Candidates Make it Plain at Pre-Iowa Caucus Town Hall

by Richard Fowler

With Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders campaign heating up, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton campaign perhaps reaching a plateau, and Maryland… Read More

Cleveland Officers Fired After Deadly Shooting

Cleveland Officers Fired After Deadly Shooting

by #teamEBONY

Cleveland officials said Wednesday they’re terminating six police officers who fired during a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed people… Read More

End of Youth Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons Long Overdue

End of Youth Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons Long Overdue

by Marcy Mistrett

In an historic moment yesterday, President Obama used his executive authority to Read More

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