Officer Charged in Shooting Death of Philando Castile

Officer Charged in Shooting Death of Philando Castile

by #teamEBONY

A Minnesota police officer is facing criminal charges in the July 6 shooting death of an African-American motorist, whose death was streamed on social media.... Read More

These NBA Teams Are Refusing to Stay at Trump Hotels

These NBA Teams Are Refusing to Stay at Trump Hotels

by #teamEBONY

Three NBA teams have taken a political stand by opting not to stay at Donald Trump-branded hotels. ESPN reports the Milwaukee Bucks, the Dallas... Read More

Ifill

Remembering Gwen Ifill, a Trailblazing Journalist and a Dear Friend

by Rochelle Riley

Only sickness could keep Gwen Ifill from a presidential election, particularly the denouement of a raucous and unbelievable campaign that we needed her expertise... Read More

Ellison

Keith Ellison’s Run to Lead Democrats Met With Praise and Criticism

by Christopher Harris

Right as Democrats are looking for answers to losing the presidential election last week, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison’s announcement that he will run for... Read More

Golf, Diversity

Golf’s Lack of Color: Finding More Brown for the Green

by Michael Cottman / Urban News Service

Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation, says that when he surveys golf courses around the country, he says he mainly sees two colors:... Read More

Veteran Journalist, Political Commentator Gwen Ifill Dies

Veteran Journalist, Political Commentator Gwen Ifill Dies

by Shantell E. Jamison

Iconic journalist and political moderator Gwen Ifill has died. The 61-year-old co-anchor of PBS’ “NewsHour” with Judy Woodruff, reportedly passed away on Monday of endometrial cancer.... Read More

Why What Trump Doesn’t Say is More Alarming Than What He Says

Why What Trump Doesn’t Say is More Alarming Than What He Says

by Madison J. Gray

The shock throughout much of the nation still hasn’t worn off, but people are now getting used to the reality: Unless the Electoral College... Read More

Tensing

Family of Sam DuBose Demands Retrial in Fatal Shooting Incident

by #teamEBONY

A mistrial was declared on Sunday for the killing of Sam DuBose, a Black motorist who was fatally shot by a Cincinnati police officer last... Read More

Cycling

Entrepreneur Combines His Cycling Startup with Social Justice Quest

by Ryan K. Smith

Brandale Randolph believes there is a budding Black cycling market, rife with Black cycling clubs, triathlon athletes and folks who just ride for leisure.... Read More

Unity

Yes We Need Unity, But Not With Someone Who Would Do Us Harm

by AJ Springer

November 8, 2016 may be remembered as the moment we passed the point of no return. After almost two years of campaigning, America survived... Read More