Emmett Till

Emmett Till Historical Marker Vandalized Once Again

by Shantell E. Jamison

A historical marker in Money, Miss., commemorating Emmett Till has been vandalized once again. NBC reports that information about Till, the Chicago teenager who... Read More

Disturbing Video Shows Off-Duty Officer Restraining, Threatening Teen

Disturbing Video Shows Off-Duty Officer Restraining, Threatening Teen

by Shantell E. Jamison

A video of a White suburban Illinois police officer pinning down an African-American teen and threatening to kill him for trespassing has gone viral,... Read More

Bill Cosby’s Team Backpeddles on Town Halls to Teach Youth About Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby’s Team Backpeddles on Town Halls to Teach Youth About Sexual Assault

by Bené Viera

We’re not exactly sure what famed comedian Bill Cosby could have taught youth about sexual assault considering he’s not been acquitted of the sexual... Read More

Family of Philando Castile Reaches $3 Million Settlement

Family of Philando Castile Reaches $3 Million Settlement

by Shantell E. Jamison

The family of a Minnesota Black man who was fatally shot by a police officer has been awarded $3 million, CNN reports. Philando Castile,... Read More

Samuel DuBose Shooting Trial Results in Second Hung Jury

Samuel DuBose Shooting Trial Results in Second Hung Jury

by Shantell E. Jamison

An Ohio judge declared a mistrial in the retrial of a former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally wounded an unarmed Black motorist,... Read More

bill cosby

Bill Cosby to Teach Youth About Sexual Assault

by #teamEBONY

In today’s what the hell headline news, Bill Cosby, the embattled actor and comedian who has been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting more... Read More

Meet Charleena Lyles, Another African-American Killed by Police

Meet Charleena Lyles, Another African-American Killed by Police

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Sunday, Charleena Lyles, an African-American woman, was shot and killed by Seattle police. The 30-year-old became the 451st person to die at the... Read More

Affordable Care Act

Senate’s ‘Secret’ Health Care Bill Cuts Medicaid, Eliminates Taxes for Wealthy

by Shantell E. Jamison

The Senate has finally released its “secret” health care bill, and it isn’t pretty. The Republican-dominated congressional branch made its plan—meant to repeal the... Read More

Officials Release Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

Officials Release Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

by Shantell E. Jamison

Days after a Minnesota jury acquitted the police officer who fatally wounded 32-year-old Philando Castile during a traffic stop in 2016, officials have released dashcam... Read More

The Equal Justice Initiative and Google Have Chronicled Over 4,000 Lynchings In the United States

The Equal Justice Initiative and Google Have Chronicled Over 4,000 Lynchings In the United States

by Aramide Tinubu

Between 1877 and 1950, over 4,000 African-Americas were lynched in the United States. In 1912, Thomas Miles Sr., a Black business owner, as lynched... Read More