Can Pope Francis Bring Attention to America's Broken Prison System?

Can Pope Francis Bring Attention to America's Broken Prison System?

by Madison J. Gray

Pope Francis begins his visit to America on Tuesday, and after meeting with heads of state, laypeople and clergy, one of his final stops this weekend… Read More

Why American Education Has Much to Learn About Cultural Competence

Why American Education Has Much to Learn About Cultural Competence

by Jovan Brown

Our American society is loaded with a false sense of cultural competence. This mentality tends to govern our country's idea of educational for… Read More

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NAACP Request Special Prosecutor in Fatal Police Shooting of Man in Wheelchair

by #teamEBONY

The fatal shooting of a man in a wheelchair by Wilmington police is being investigated by a new unit within the Delaware attorney general’s… Read More

House Speaker Joe Boehner Announces Resignation

House Speaker Joe Boehner Announces Resignation

by #teamEBONY

In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed fellow Republicans on Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end of October, stepping… Read More

High School Football Coach Let Go After Players Tackled Referee

High School Football Coach Let Go After Players Tackled Referee

by #teamEBONY

A Texas high school football coach who is believed to be responsible for a game referee getting tackled by members of his squad no longer has his… Read More

Justice Department Appoints $19 Million in Grants for Police Body Cameras

Justice Department Appoints $19 Million in Grants for Police Body Cameras

by #teamEBONY

The Department of Justice awarded $19.3 million in grants Monday to dozens of police departments seeking to start using body cameras but turned down… Read More

Former NBA Star Builds Affordable Housing Complex for Community

Former NBA Star Builds Affordable Housing Complex for Community

by #teamEBONY

Former NBA star Devean George knows what it's like to grow up in a deprived community. That's why the ex-pro athlete is giving back to his… Read More

“No Religious Test” is Needed for the Presidency, That Includes Islam

“No Religious Test” is Needed for the Presidency, That Includes Islam

by Robert McCaw

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson does not believe that any American Muslim should be president of the United States. Read More

Judge: Maryland Prison Mistreated Transgender Inmate

Judge: Maryland Prison Mistreated Transgender Inmate

by #teamEBONY

A transgender inmate who says she was called "it" and "some kind of animal" by guards who watched her shower has won a legal victory… Read More

Pope Francis at Congress for Historic Speech

Pope Francis at Congress for Historic Speech

by #teamEBONY

Speaking to Congress, Pope Francis is calling for an end to the death penalty in the U.S. and across the world. Francis says that every life… Read More

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