Study: Black Men Perceived As Physically More Dangerous

Study: Black Men Perceived As Physically More Dangerous

by #teamEBONY

Despite Black and White men being the same weight and height, people perceive African-Americans as physically more dangerous, a new study finds. According to... Read More

Ruby Dee

[In My Lifetime] On Life With Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis

by Marissa Charles

Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, two of our most beloved performers, have long been known as brilliant actors and staunch activists for African-American human rights... Read More

Instead of Having Birthday Party, 6-Year-Old Feeds the Homeless

Instead of Having Birthday Party, 6-Year-Old Feeds the Homeless

by Shantell E. Jamison

Everyone likes a good birthday party, especially when it’s their own. But a 6-year-old Chicago kindergartner decided to do away with her birthday celebration... Read More

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg Criticized by Sen. Marco Rubio Over Video

by #teamEBONY

Snoop Dogg may have made his feelings clear about President Trump in the music video for the song “Lavender,” but a Republican legislator says... Read More

Flint Water Crisis: Former State Official Ordered to Issue Apology

Flint Water Crisis: Former State Official Ordered to Issue Apology

by #teamEBONY

A state official has been ordered to apologize to Flint residents for her role in the Flint water crisis, MLive reports. Retired Director of the state... Read More

Harriet Tubman

Legacy of Harriet Tubman Preserved at New Center in Maryland

by Donna Owens

Nearly two centuries after the famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman was born on a Maryland plantation, a new historical site bearing her name has opened to... Read More

Study: Republicans, Democrats Differ in Views on Discrimination

Study: Republicans, Democrats Differ in Views on Discrimination

by #teamEBONY

Republicans are significantly more likely to say that Whites—not Blacks in America—experience the majority of discrimination. The findings are the result of a report... Read More

Carolyn Rush

Carolyn Rush, Wife of Ill. Congressman Bobby Rush, Passes Away

by #teamEBONY

Carolyn Rush, the wife of Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush has died, according to a tweet the congressman sent out on Monday. Today I have lost... Read More

Ali

Muhammad Ali Jr. Experiences More Issues with Airport Security

by #teamEBONY

Just one day after Muhammad Ali Jr. spoke with members of Congress about being detained at a Florida airport in February, the son of... Read More

Charlotte

Video Shows Charlotte Store Owner Choking Black Woman

by #teamEBONY

A cellphone video that shows an African-American woman being wrestled to the ground by a hair supply store owner, who is Asian, has prompted... Read More