Meet Bernie Sanders: Where the Black Voter Fits Into His Ambitious Plan

Meet Bernie Sanders: Where the Black Voter Fits Into His Ambitious Plan

by Wendy L. Wilson

It’s safe to say that most Black people aren’t all that familiar with Sen. Bernie Sanders. On the surface, he looks like a concerned… Read More

Alabama Closes 31 DMVs in State Despite Voter ID Law

Alabama Closes 31 DMVs in State Despite Voter ID Law

by #teamEBONY

Discriminatory laws against marginalized communities are nothing new in America. It doesn't matter if such laws mean to put people who… Read More

Black Lives Matter Protesters to Hold Peaceful Rally During Marathon

Black Lives Matter Protesters to Hold Peaceful Rally During Marathon

by #teamEBONY

Black Lives Matter St. Paul has agreed not to disrupt the Twin Cities Marathon during the rally the group is planning for Sunday, Mayor Chis Coleman… Read More

How a Magazine's Mistake Reminds Us of Racial Insensitivity

How a Magazine's Mistake Reminds Us of Racial Insensitivity

by Jovan Brown

Philadelphia can boast being one of the most culturally diverse cities in America. The ethereal artwork, historical discipline, political prowess… Read More

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A standing ovation greeted Pastor Mark V. C. Taylor’s words on Wednesday night at a packed and lively meeting in Brooklyn concerning a New York… Read More

Los Angeles police hands evidence over to District Attorney in Cosby Case

Los Angeles police hands evidence over to District Attorney in Cosby Case

by #teamEBONY

The Los Angeles Police Department has turned over the results of its investigation into allegations of sexual assault regarding famed comedian Bill… Read More

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Obama Decries Country's 'Routine' Response to Mass Shootings

by #teamEBONY

A grim President Barack Obama says the U.S. has "become numb' to mass shootings like Thursday's incident in Oregon, where a 20-year-old… Read More

Vatican: Pope's Encounter with Kentucky Clerk Not A Sign of Support

Vatican: Pope's Encounter with Kentucky Clerk Not A Sign of Support

by #teamEBONY

The Vatican on Friday distanced Pope Francis from Kim Davis, the focal point in the gay marriage debate in the U.S., saying she was one of dozens… Read More

Ben Carson

Who is Ben Carson and Why Did He Mock Police Brutality?

by Damon Young

Who is Ben Carson? He  is the guy Cuba Gooding Jr played in Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story. And, if you’re… Read More

13 Dead After Oregon Community College Shooting

13 Dead After Oregon Community College Shooting

by #teamEBONY

A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 20, authorities said. The shooting… Read More

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