Wesley Lowery

Wesley Lowery on Reporting from 'a Megaphone'

by Jamilah Lemieux

Wesley Lowery found himself inserted into the story of Ferguson during the height of last year’s protests when he and Ryan… Read More

When Oppression Is the Status Quo, Disruption Is a Moral Duty

The Necessity of Disruption

by The Root

Some seem to think we’ve reached a point in time where the right to vote has replaced the need to disrupt the system—although… Read More

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A Compilation of Donald Trump's Insults at the GOP Debate

by Slate

Rosie O'Donnell "Only Rosie O'Donnell." [In response to a question about tweeting insults at women.] Our… Read More

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Ferguson Students Thrive, Survive

by Huffington Post

Michael Brown was shot and killed one year ago by Police Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. His death ignited riots, set… Read More

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What You MUST Know About Planned Parenthood and Black Women

by Cynthia R. Greenlee

The most recent anti-Planned Parenthood video took aim at Black women, communities and history. Just days after what would have… Read More

Bill Cosby to Be Deposed on Sexual Assault Allegations in October

Bill Cosby to Give Deposition in October

by #teamEBONY

Less than a month after a transcript of the comedian's 2005 deposition was made public by the New York Times, Bill Cosby… Read More

Five Other Black Lives That Mattered

Families Who Lost Loved Ones to Police Violence Before Michael Brown

by Slate

The 32 months that elapsed between Martin’s death and Brown’s were an incubation period—a time when millions of… Read More


John Crawford III, One Year Later

by JET

On August 5, 2014, the 22-year-old father of two picked up an un-packaged BB/pellet gun inside of the Walmart near Dayton, Ohio near… Read More

Sandra Bland's family files federal lawsuit

Bland Family Files Federal Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY

The family of Sandra Bland, the Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail cell last month, filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Houston seeking… Read More

Jonathan Ferrell

Update on Trial of Officer Charged With Killing Jonathan Ferrell

by JET

The latest on the trial of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of an… Read More

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