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“Ban the Box” Is Reality in NYC; It’s Time to Do It Nationwide

by Madison J. Gray

This question was once a frustrating brick wall if you were an ex-convict living in New York City and applying for a job. There, within a box on almost… Read More

Lawsuit: Black Man Accuses Establishment of Discrimination

Lawsuit: Black Man Accuses Establishment of Discrimination

by #teamEBONY

An African American man who says he was asked to prepay for his meal at an Oregon restaurant despite white diners not having to has filed a $100,000… Read More

Attorney Defends Officer's Actions in Classroom Arrest

Attorney Defends Officer's Actions in Classroom Arrest

by #teamEBONY

An attorney for the South Carolina officer who was captured on film dragging a young female high school student out of a classroom says his client's… Read More

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Alex Poinsett, Former EBONY Editor, Dies at 89

by #teamEBONY

Alex Poinsett, a former editor for EBONY has died, according to a statement released Wednesday by the National Association of Black Journalists, which… Read More

GOP Debate Was Entertaining, Mostly Rhetoric, But Still Had a Few Gems

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by Richard Fowler

Last night, Americans watched the third Republican presidential debate, held in Bolder, Col. Like the other two, many in our community were left wondering… Read More

Black Men and Mental Illness Can Be a Barbershop Conversation, Too

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by Dr. Larry Walker

Historically, Black men have very few places where they feel free to discuss important issues. We face economic and social barriers including high… Read More

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Call My Momma: The Biggest Lesson from Spring Valley High

by Wade A. Davis, II

This past June in McKinney, Texas, we watched the… Read More

SC Officer Ben Fields Fired After Violent Arrest

SC Officer Ben Fields Fired After Violent Arrest

by #teamEBONY

A deputy was fired Wednesday after video showed him flipping a teen backward out of her desk and tossing her across a classroom, with the sheriff… Read More

Attorney: Black Teen Dragged by SC Cop in Classroom Suffered Severe Injuries

Attorney: Black Teen Dragged by SC Cop in Classroom Suffered Severe Injuries

by #teamEBONY

The attorney for a teen who was flipped backward out of her desk and tossed across a classroom says his client did suffer several injuries during… Read More

White House Summit on Educational Excellence

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by #teamEBONY

EBONY has partnered with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA) to bring to you a live stream of today's… Read More

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