Flint Water Crisis: State of Michigan to No Longer Pay Bills

Flint Water Crisis: State of Michigan to No Longer Pay Bills

by #teamEBONY

City officials say the state will stop paying for Flint’s drinking water and end water credits for customers beginning March 1. MLive reports that in... Read More

No Charges for Chicago Officer Who Fatally Shot Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones

No Charges for Chicago Officer Who Fatally Shot Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones

by Shantell E. Jamison

A Chicago police officer who fatally shot 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones, 55, while responding to a domestic violence 911 call will not... Read More

Child Allegedly Kicked Out of Class After Mom Questions ‘American’ History Display

Child Allegedly Kicked Out of Class After Mom Questions ‘American’ History Display

by #teamEBONY

A Georgia mother is upset after she says her son was kicked out of class for no real reason. WSB-TV reports that Kendra Molden of... Read More

My Brother's Keeper

Measuring the Effectiveness of My Brother’s Keeper

by Nick Chiles / The Hechinger Report

One by one, smartly dressed young African-American men emerged from dark curtains, each wearing a big smile and holding aloft a small sign displaying... Read More

Bernice King

Bernice King Shares Wise Advice For Navigating The Trump Era

by Melissa Kimble

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King were both champions of the Civil Rights movement in ways that had an impact on people... Read More

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Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions as Next Attorney General

by #TeamEBONY with AP

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration despite fierce Democratic opposition to the Alabama Republican... Read More

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Reading of Coretta Scott King Letter Results in Senate Fight, Silencing of Lawmaker

by #teamEBONY

Apparently the words of the wife of Martin Luther King were too much for Senate Republicans on Tuesday, and it drove them to try... Read More

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[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time to Get Organized

by Ras Baraka

We don’t have time to mourn; we have to prepare. Mourning is not something that’s part of the strategy moving forward. You have to... Read More

DeVos

Betsy DeVos Confirmation Gets Heated Reaction on Social Media

by #teamEBONY

Reaction to the Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary got swift reaction from several corners standing in stern disagreement with the appointment.... Read More

This Flight Attendant Just Saved A Passenger from Human Trafficking

This Flight Attendant Just Saved A Passenger from Human Trafficking

by #teamEBONY

Flight attendant Shelia Fedrick said she instinctively felt something was off the moment she spotted a girl with greasy blonde hair sitting in the... Read More