OFFICIALS: NO SHOTS FIRED AT NAVY YARD

Officials: No Shots Fired at D.C. Navy Yard

by #teamEBONY

Despite reports of gunfire, a Federal law enforcement official said there were no shots fired at the Washington Navy Yard on Thursday morning. The… Read More

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Trending Topic - #BeingFemaleInNigeria

by #teamEBONY

An emerging hashtag is trending on Twitter and it is indeed powerful. #BeingFemaleInNigeria is sparking a conversation about the daily sexism… Read More

Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey, Gay Africans and the Journey to Freedom

by Pastor Joseph Tolton

In August 1914, Marcus Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association because he believed strongly that people of African… Read More

Fire at black church in S.C. was not arson, feds say

Who Is Burning Our Churches? Here's What We Know

by #teamEBONY

Since the June 17 killing of nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., six predominantly black churches in the… Read More

1 Arrested in SC Fight Over Confederate Flag

1 Arrested in SC Fight Over Confederate Flag

by #teamEBONY

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One man has been arrested after a fight over the Confederate flag in front of the South Carolina Statehouse. The… Read More

The Dominican Republic, Haitians and the Global War on Blackness

The Dominican Republic, Haitians and the Global War on Blackness

by Claudia De la Cruz

My grandmother was born Black and poor in Trujillo's Dominican Republic. She was only five years old when the state-sanctioned… Read More

All Black Lives Must Matter to the Church

All Black Lives Must Matter to the Church

by Brooke Obie

At the funeral for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was gunned down by White terrorist Dylan Roof during a Bible study… Read More

[SCOTUS RULING]<br />
The Struggle Continues, But So Does the Celebration

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The Struggle Continues, But So Does the Celebration

by Michael Arceneaux

If there is one thing I have learned as a working writer - notably one who writes for the Internet – it is that this climate… Read More

Same Sex Marriage Is Now Legal,<br />
But Your (Alleged) Heterosexuality Is In No Danger

Same Sex Marriage Is Now Legal,
But Your (Alleged) Heterosexuality Is In No Danger

by Damon Young

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that same sex marriage would be legal in every state. Understandably, this ruling disappointed… Read More

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