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The Damning Realities of Mass Incarceration

by Glenn E. Martin

My journey to intellectual and spiritual freedom began in 1995 with the bone-crushing grip of a pair of NYPD handcuffs. What followed was a six-year… Read More

In Jamaica Visit, U.K. Prime Minister Fails to Hear Calls for Reparations

In Jamaica Visit, U.K. Prime Minister Fails to Hear Calls for Reparations

by Alexandra Olivier

During his recent trip to Jamaica, British Prime Minister David Cameron sparked anger with his attitude on the issue of reparations for the Caribbean… Read More

Ala. Commissioner Amos Newsome Arrested for Assaulting Reporter

Ala. Commissioner Amos Newsome Arrested for Assaulting Reporter

by #teamEBONY

A Dothan District commissioner was arrested and charged with third-degree assault after hitting a local television reporter. Amos Newsome… Read More

Breaking News: 10 Things to Know on October 7, 2015

Breaking News: 10 Things to Know on October 7, 2015

by #teamEBONY

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. NUCLEAR SMUGGLERS SOUGHT EXTREMIST… Read More

Why Those ‘Suffragette' T-Shirts are a Racial Slap

Why Those ‘Suffragette' T-Shirts are a Racial Slap

by Jamilah Lemieux

There are so many women (and a number of men, if we’re really being honest) I have come across who are very feminist in thought… Read More

10 Commandments Statue Removed from Oklahoma State Capitol

10 Commandments Statue Removed from Oklahoma State Capitol

by #teamEBONY

A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was being removed late… Read More

Ben Carson CPAC

How Exactly Did Ben Carson's Catapult to GOP Stardom Happen?

by Richard Fowler

Republican presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson has been rising in the polls and raising hopes that for the first time in the party’s history… Read More

Three years after Trayvon Martin killing, two women's lives intersect

Sabrina Fulton, Lesley McSpadden to Appear on Panel at Syracuse

by #teamEBONY

The mothers of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown will appear in a panel discussion at Syracuse University on Oct. 28. Lesley McSpadden, the… Read More

South Carolina Flood Leaves Thousands Without Running Water

South Carolina Flood Leaves Thousands Without Running Water

by #teamEBONY

After a week of steady rain, the showers tapered off Monday and an inundated South Carolina turned to surveying a road system shredded by historic… Read More

Meet Bernie Sanders: Where the Black Voter Fits Into His Ambitious Plan

Meet Bernie Sanders: Where the Black Voter Fits Into His Ambitious Plan

by Wendy L. Wilson

It’s safe to say that most Black people aren’t all that familiar with Sen. Bernie Sanders. On the surface, he looks like a concerned… Read More

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