Stop Silencing Black Parents’ Voices in Education Policy

by Florentina Staigers /

Education plays a key role in achieving racial equity in America. Yet, sometimes it is difficult to find hope in the education policy arena.... Read More

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5 Bad Habits “Woke” People Need to Break

by Shae Collins

Woke people give me life. I love seeing so many people challenging the problematic norms in our society. I love it when public figures... Read More

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Did this Congressman Just Blame Kaepernick for the NYC Attack?

by Shantell E. Jamison

Shortly after 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami was arrested in connection to Saturday night’s explosion in New York City, Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin (N.Y.) took... Read More

Video Shows Black Man Surrendering to Police, Still Shot

Video Shows Black Man Surrendering to Police, Still Shot

by #teamEBONY

A Black man fatally shot by a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer responding to a stalled vehicle had no weapon on him or in... Read More


Entire Seattle HS Football Team Follows Kaepernick Protest

by #teamEBONY

Seattle’s Garfield High School Bulldogs won’t stand for injustice any longer. Instead, they’ll take a knee. The football team, in one of the more... Read More

Black Police Sergeant Sues Black Lives Matter

Black Police Sergeant Sues Black Lives Matter

by #teamEBONY

A Dallas-based police sergeant has filed a federal lawsuit against Black Lives Matter leaders and others, blaming the movement for race riots and violence... Read More


Immigration and Being ‘Other’ Within the Black Family

by M. Michelle Derosier

This month natives and visitors alike danced their way through the streets of Brooklyn in celebration of the annual West Indian Carnival. Scores of Caribbean... Read More

Reality Check: Do We Really Care About HIV?

Reality Check: Do We Really Care About HIV?

by Shantell E. Jamison

Full disclosure. I am HIV-negative. Thankfully, I can say that I do not have to take several pills a day to survive. I am... Read More

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Despite NYT Scribe’s Scolding, ‘Kaepernicking’ Is Very Patriotic

by Madison J. Gray

High school football players have always had their role models. Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Doug Williams, John Elway, Emmitt Smith, Eli Manning, Brett Favre. The... Read More

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Huge Development in Bobbi Kristina Court Drama

by #teamEBONY

A little over a year since the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown and some of the many questions surrounding the tragic passing of Whitney Houston’s... Read More