1 Dead, 1 Injured in Winston-Salem University Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Injured in Winston-Salem University Shooting

by #teamEBONY

One student was shot dead and another wounded after gunfire erupted Sunday near dormitories on the Winston-Salem State University campus. Authorities… Read More

Hillary Clinton Makes Concerted Effort to Court Black Voters

Hillary Clinton Makes Concerted Effort to Court Black Voters

by Richard Fowler

In a packed Clark Atlanta University basketball arena, thousands of Atlanta residents, educators, community activists, and celebrities gathered as… Read More

White Drug Use Inspiring Cease-fire in Drug War

White Drug Use Inspiring Cease-fire in Drug War

by #teamEBONY

With all the current rhetoric around softening the formerly zero-tolerance policy for drug users and sellers, something might be getting lost in the… Read More

'Dangerous Thug' Ad Sparks Controversy, Protest from NAACP

'Dangerous Thug' Ad Sparks Controversy, Protest from NAACP

by Shantell E. Jamison

By now we're used to politicians hitting below the belt when running for elected positions, especially in their political ads. But how… Read More

Hillary Clinton Can’t End Mass Incarceration Without Reducing Arrests

Hillary Clinton to Unveil Details of Criminal Justice Plan

by #teamEBONY

On Friday in Atlanta, Hillary Clinton will outline specific measures to reform the U.S. criminal justice system and address racial disparities that… Read More

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

“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

Alex Poinsett, Former EBONY Editor, Dies at 89

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

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

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

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