Understanding Muhammad Ali's Identity, and Our Own

Understanding Muhammad Ali's Identity, and Our Own

by David Wall Rice

It is difficult to articulate the impact of Muhammad Ali.  For decades, a plethora of essays, think pieces and media personalities have tried… Read More

Falsely Pinning the "Terrorist" Label on Black Lives Matter

Falsely Pinning the "Terrorist" Label on Black Lives Matter

by La'Tasha Mayes

As the Black Lives Matter movement continues to grow, some law enforcement officials have responded in kind with attacks of their own. Last week the… Read More

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Trial for Freddie Gray Van Driver to Start Soon

by #teamEBONY

Circuit Judge Barry Williams will hold a motions hearing Monday in the trial for Officer Caesar Goodson, who faces second-degree murder, manslaughter… Read More

For Financially Challenged Black Men, HBCUs Can Be Key

For Financially Challenged Black Men, HBCUs Can Be Key

by Dr. Larry Walker

Over the last few weeks I have watched proud family members, friends, classmates and alumni post pictures and videos of college graduations throughout… Read More

Black Lives Matter Activist Convicted on Controversial Charge

Black Lives Matter Activist Convicted on Controversial Charge

by #teamEBONY

A California Black Lives Matter activist was convicted Thursday of interfering with police officers as they attempted to take a suspect into custody… Read More

Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

by #teamEBONY

Chicago officials have announced plans to release a significant amount of evidence from roughly 100 open investigations into police shootings and… Read More

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Are Schools Purposely Trying to Steal Black Students’ Joy, or Nah?

by LaSha

A few months ago, I was at work and received a call from my son's school. Most moms will tell you they dread seeing the number of their child’s… Read More

Atmosphere of Unreported Assaults, Violence Grips NYC Schools

Atmosphere of Unreported Assaults, Violence Grips NYC Schools

by K. Barrett Bilali / Urban News Service

Osman Couey is a New York City teacher who allegedly threw Ka’Veon Wilson, a 7-year-old special-needs student, across a hallway at Harlem’s… Read More

Even Under Trauma Black People Get the Brunt of Criticism

Even Under Trauma Black People Get the Brunt of Criticism

by Shantell E. Jamison

In the aftermath of the Cincinnati Zoo’s decision to shoot a 17-year-old male gorilla to death in what it says was an act to save the life of… Read More

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