When the Black Church Matters, the Black Vote Matters

by Bishop Charles E. Blake

Since the enforcement of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, Black churches have always played a pivotal role in the electoral process.  During the Civil... Read More

Domestic Violence

To ‘Man Up’ Also Means to Stand Against Domestic Violence

by Ron LeGrand and Omari and Jae Hardwick

It is usually gradual, beginning with kindness, flattery, gentleness — actions calculated to endear and establish trust. It will be subtle at first, demanding... Read More

How a Haitian-American Handles Survivor’s Guilt & Disaster Capitalism

How a Haitian-American Handles Survivor’s Guilt & Disaster Capitalism

by Wilkine Brutus

It had been almost two days since my mother heard from her entire family in Jérémie, Haiti. The Atlantic Ocean is literally her mother’s backyard— the coastal... Read More

Michael Sabbie

Why Don’t We Care More About Michael Sabbie?

by Lincoln Blades

This year in America, midway through October, more than 900 citizens have been killed by the police. In some of those cases we can remember their names, recall their tragic stories, and... Read More

black women

Stop Blaming Black Women for ‘Birth of a Nation’s’ Low Opening

by LaSha

Since August, I’ve written about Nate Parker’s Birth of a Nation twice. The first time was to reconcile my own feelings over wanting to see the story of... Read More

Why the World Doesn’t Seem to Give A Damn About Haiti

Why the World Doesn’t Seem to Give A Damn About Haiti

by Terrence Chappell

The diminished emotional response to the destruction of Black and brown bodies is nothing new to global affairs. This desensitization is often carried out... Read More


How Did You Learn About Consent?

by Esther A. Armah

This is the second part in an ongoing series. #theCONSENTconvo is a public conversation campaign on consent. has teamed up with international award... Read More

Boko Haram

Boko Haram Releases Small Group of Kidnapped Girls

by #teamEBONY

Boko Haram, the Islamist extremist group operating in rural areas of Nigeria have released 21 girls in exchange for four of their soldiers being... Read More

Thomas Mikal Ford

‘Martin’ Actor Thomas Mikal Ford Passes Away at 52

by #teamEBONY

Updated 5:58 p.m. Actor Thomas Mikal Ford, widely known for his role on “Martin” during the 90s died Wednesday, according to a social media... Read More

Baltimore City Police Undergo ‘Cultural Competency Training’

Baltimore City Police Undergo ‘Cultural Competency Training’

by #teamEBONY

On Wednesday, Morgan State University’s School of Social Work (SSW) launched its Cultural Competency Training for Baltimore City police officers, a bold new program... Read More