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FBI Probes Hanging Death of Black Man in Mississippi

by #teamEBONY

JACKSON, Miss. — Authorities are  Read More

New Times Op-Ed Writer Has a Colorful Past with Racist Publications

The Racist Work of a New York Times Writer

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Today the New York Times announced its selection of 20 new op-ed writers who will contribute to the paper on a monthly basis… Read More

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Cries for #JusticeforMartese After UVA Student Is Beaten Bloody

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Cries for #JusticeforMartese After UVA Student Is Beaten Bloody

by D. Smith

Officer Involved is our new twice-weekly round-up of the latest headlines involving stories of police involved shootings and police… Read More

Race Forward's Open Letter to Starbucks and USA Today

Race Forward Pens Open Letter to Starbucks

by #teamEBONY

The conversation on race in our country is changing. Once a subject left to be discussed by civil rights leaders, organizers and… Read More

Dallas Family Releases Body-Cam Video of Mentally Ill Man Being Shot by Police

Body Cam Video of Mentally Ill Black Man Killed by Police Released

by The Root

Controversial and graphic body-camera footage from a June 2014 officer-involved shooting of a mentally ill man in Dallas was released… Read More

Starbucks Has an Awkward Plan to Heal Race Relations in America

Starbucks and the Bizarre #RaceTogether

by Slate

It looks like Starbucks is embarking on a well-meaning but slightly cringe-inducing attempt to bring some peace, love, and understanding… Read More

Cops on an 11-Year-Old Who Says She Was Raped: “Child’s Promiscuous Behavior Caused This”

11-Year-Old Reports Rape, Cops Blame It On Her "Promiscuous Behavior"

by Slate

As Walters reports, Hicks-Best was abused as a small child before she was adopted by her parents, Veronica and Mayo Best. She certainly… Read More

A new home, a different life for walking man

James Robertson's New Life

by #teamEBONY

A new home. New money. A new car. New friends. And some old friends who aren't friends anymore. In the days after his… Read More

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Rap Music Didn't Teach Racists How to Racist

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master… Read More

Breaking Up with Black Girl Fights

Breaking Up with Black Girl Fights

by Monique W. Morris

A 15-year-old girl was recently pummeled by six young women at a McDonald’s in Brooklyn. The six girls pulled at her hair and… Read More

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