5 Reasons Laws Used for LGBTQ Discrimination Hurt People of Color

5 Reasons Laws Used for LGBTQ Discrimination Hurt People of Color

by Kira Shepherd

As the LGBTQ community mourns the victims of the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, it’s important to look at how some religious beliefs have… Read More

[Influencers] Meria Carstarphen Rebuilding Atlanta Schools from the Ground Up

[Influencers] Meria Carstarphen Rebuilding Atlanta Schools from the Ground Up

by Alisha Tillery

“Am I putting students first?” That’s the mantra of Meria Carstarphen, Ed.D, whose role, as the superintendent of Atlanta… Read More

Grief, Sadness as Victims in Orlando Shooting are Identified

Grief, Sadness as Victims in Orlando Shooting are Identified

by #teamEBONY

As Orlando continues to recover from the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, more names of  people who were killed at the Pulse nightclub… Read More

The Anger Uncovered by the Orlando Shooting

The Anger Uncovered by the Orlando Shooting

by Cortez Wright

Do you remember the last time you had a good, body moving cry? I’m not talking about the Olivia Pope lip quivering half cry but the ugly kind… Read More

[Watch Live] Thousands Come to See Muhammad Ali Laid to Rest

[Watch Live] Thousands Come to See Muhammad Ali Laid to Rest

by #teamEBONY

Today hosts of celebrities, athletes and the public who Muhammad Ali loved will gather in Louisville, Ky., to say goodbye to the greatest, who died… Read More

Black Farmers and Their Uphill Battle Against Estate Taxes

Black Farmers and Their Uphill Battle Against Estate Taxes

by Avis Thomas-Lester / Urban News Service

John Wesley Boyd, Jr., lives off the land raising cows and growing soybeans and corn on 400 acres he owns in rural Baskerville, Va. He works… Read More

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Exclusive: Man Explains Why Video of An Asian Woman Touching His Hair Went Viral

by Wilkine Brutus

She was an old Korean lady from a small village in Jeju Island, South Korea, with innocent, childlike tendencies—void of interracial friendships… Read More

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What Do Black Women Really Think About Hillary Clinton’s Nomination?

by Britni Danielle

Make no mistake about it; Hillary Clinton once again etched her name in the history books Tuesday night. After a hard-fought primary race with Vermont… Read More

Black Woman Harassed During Walk Home, Called N*gger

Black Woman Harassed During Walk Home, Called N*gger

by #teamEBONY

A Black woman living in Chicago was harassed by a white man as she walked down the street around 2:30 a.m. Monday morning. The woman, identified as… Read More

Why Repealing Obamacare Could Be Hazardous to Your Health<br />

Why Repealing Obamacare Could Be Hazardous to Your Health

by #teamEBONY

Six years ago, President Barack Obama achieved one of the greatest feats in political history with the passing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). And… Read More

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