Los Angeles Schools Ordered Closed Due to Threat

Los Angeles Schools Ordered Closed Due to Threat

by Associated Press

All schools in the vast Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation's second largest, have been ordered closed due to an electronic threat… Read More

Freddie Gray Trial: Jurors Deliberate Over William Porter's Fate

Freddie Gray Trial: Jurors Deliberate Over William Porter's Fate

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors say it would have taken just two clicks for Officer William Porter to save Freddie Gray's life: one click to buckle him into the back… Read More

Teacher Asks Muslim Student If She Has Bomb in Backpack

Teacher Asks Muslim Student If She Has Bomb in Backpack

by #teamEBONY

In today's "what the f***" news, a Georgia-based teacher asked a Muslim student if she had a bomb in her backpack. Yes, you… Read More

[Social Skills] Oh, Damn: Did the L.A. Times Just Compare Serena Williams to a Horse?

[Social Skills] Oh, Damn: Did the L.A. Times Just Compare Serena Williams to a Horse?

by Kyra Kyles

Wait a mickey fickey minute.   Did the LA Times seriously post a poll comparing our beautiful, powerful and amazingly… Read More

3 Ways to Better Prepare for Retirement

3 Ways to Better Prepare for Retirement

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Financial advisors say one of the most frequently asked questions from their clients is: "Am I financially prepared for retirement?" Yet… Read More

Serena Williams Named Sports Illustrated's 'Sportsperson of the Year'

Serena Williams Named Sports Illustrated's 'Sportsperson of the Year'

by #teamEBONY

Serena Williams will grace the cover of Sports Illustrated as the mag's 2015 Person of the Year this month. The superstar's… Read More

Closing Arguments to Begin in First Freddie Gray Trial

Closing Arguments to Begin in First Freddie Gray Trial

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors and defense attorneys are expected to deliver closing arguments in the trial of William Porter Monday. Porter, who is one of… Read More

In Second Week of Freddie Gray Cop Trial, Defense Tries to Counter Damage

In Second Week of Freddie Gray Cop Trial, Defense Tries to Counter Damage

by Charles Robinson

In anticipation of the jury deciding the case of State of Maryland v. William Porter, crowds outside the Clarence Mitchell Courthouse have grown steadily… Read More

With Daniel Holtzclaw Conviction, Justice is Finally Not Denied

With Daniel Holtzclaw Conviction, Justice is Finally Not Denied

by Deborah Douglas

Black lives — 13 of them — finally mattered Thursday night as an Oklahoma City jury found former policeman Daniel Holtzclaw guilty of… Read More

Daniel Holtzclaw Found Guilty of Multiple Rapes

Daniel Holtzclaw Found Guilty of Multiple Rapes

by Associated Press

A former Oklahoma City police officer was convicted Thursday of 18 of the 36 counts he faced, including four counts of first-degree rape, related… 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