Kids

Reaching Out and Helping Kids Cope in a Violent World

by Tomika Anderson

If you asked 17-year-old Newark, N.J. resident Naseer Wilkerson to describe what his neighborhood looks like at night, he couldn’t do it. That’s because... Read More

Ga. Police Chief Apologizes for 1940 Killing of Black Man

Ga. Police Chief Apologizes for 1940 Killing of Black Man

by #teamEBONY

In September of 1940, a mob of masked White men dragged Austin Callaway out of his jail cell in LaGrange, Georgia. They shot him... Read More

Trump

A Surreal Look at Trump’s America: 5 Takeaways From His First Week

by Madison J. Gray

For the media, President Trump’s first week in office has made its job a lot harder, but at the same time gave it a... Read More

Emmett Till: Woman Reportedly Lied About Claims That Led to Teen’s Brutal Murder

Emmett Till: Woman Reportedly Lied About Claims That Led to Teen’s Brutal Murder

by Shantell E. Jamison

The woman at the center of the heinous murder of Emmett Till, a Black Chicago teen who was lynched and murdered in 1955, has... Read More

Chicago

Why Trump’s ‘Send in the Feds’ Call Ignores Chicago’s Humanity

by Rev. Otis Moss III

The call for “the feds” to eliminate crime in Chicago, as President Trump tweeted this week, highlights the failure of the his administration to see Chicago and her... Read More

Disturbing Bodycam Footage of Texas Cop Throwing Woman Released

Disturbing Bodycam Footage of Texas Cop Throwing Woman Released

by #TEAMEBONY with Associated Press

Bodycam footage of a White Fort Worth police officer throwing a Black woman and her daughter to the ground has been released to the... Read More

Prison

How the Racial Differences in Prison Deaths Illustrate Inmate Afflictions

by Yolanda Martinez / The Marshall Project

New data released last month from the Bureau of Justice Statistics shows a stark difference in how White and Black inmates are dying in the... Read More

Trump

Trump Issues Threat to Chicago Saying He’ll ‘Send in the Feds’

by #teamEBONY

President Trump issued a threat through Twitter that he would “send in the feds” if Chicago cannot reduce its violent crime rate Tuesday night.... Read More

african american man arrested

This Louisiana Police Chief Thinks the State’s ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Law is Dangerous

by #teamEBONY

Louisiana enacted its “Blue Lives Matter” law to make police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel protected classes under the state’s hate crime statute. But... Read More

Dakota

Trump Signs Executive Order Moving Dakota Access Pipeline Forward

by #teamEBONY

President Trump has signed an executive action that will move the construction of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines forward, despite the months... Read More