Star-studded Concert Celebrates the Life of Helen Burns Jackson, Mother of Rev. Jesse Jackson

Star-studded Concert Celebrates the Life of Helen Burns Jackson, Mother of Rev. Jesse Jackson

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“If there had been no Jesse Jackson, there would be no Barack Obama,” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) told a packed crowd at… Read More

Ferguson Panel Recommends Police, Court Reform

Ferguson Panel Recommends Police, Court Reform

by #teamEBONY

A reform panel formed after the Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown is pushing for the consolidation of police departments and municipal courts… Read More

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Nuanced, full, expository Black stories matter, maybe more today than ever.  As a renewed fire breathes lives into the ongoing Black struggle… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A judge said Friday he will rule "as expeditiously as possible" on whether to grant bail for a white ex-police officer charged with murder… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Relatives of Sept. 11 victims marked the anniversary of the terror attacks Friday at ground zero with grief, gratitude and appeals to keep the toll… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A Chicago-based church supported the Black Lives Matter movement, and got hell for it. On Wednesday, we reported on the criticism in response… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

In his first nationally-televised interview since announcing the 20th Anniversary Million Man March “Justice of Else!” rally, Minister… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Twenty years ago, less than two years after I’d received my doctorate in religion from Princeton, I appeared with Cornel West, Derrick Bell… Read More

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