Jordan Edwards

Why Was a Texas 15-Year-Old Killed by Police as He Left a Party?

by #teamEBONY

A family and community in suburban Dallas is asking why a 15-year-old who was leaving a party is dead at the hands of a... Read More

Anthony Joshua

[Black Lens] A Rumble at Wembley, Bobby Brown Not Done with BET; The Week in Photos

by #teamEBONY

Drums and horns, please! To start out this week’s look at images from the diaspora, let’s get ready to rumbllllllllllle, but this time in London... Read More

Director/filmmaker Justin Simien dear white people netflix

EBONY Sits Down with ‘Dear White People’ Director Justin Simien

by Diahann Williams

April 28th is a big day for Justin Simien, as his original film 'Dear White People' will be releasing an extending series on Netflix. Talks of boycott couldn't shut this man down. Read More

Sheila Abdus-Salaam

In Brief: NY Judge Seen on Video Before Mysterious Death, Ex-CPS Chief Sentenced in Scandal

by #teamEBONY

NY Judge Seen Several Times on Surveillance Video Before Death A New York judge who was mysteriously found dead was captured on surveillance cameras nine... Read More

Fyre Festival

Trouble in the Bahamas: Fyre Festival Turns Out to Be a Complete Bust

by #teamEBONY

The highly anticipated Fyre Festival in the Bahamas this weekend was supposed to be exactly that: fiyah! It was a destination collaboration between rap... Read More

Takkarist McKinley

Takkarist McKinley’s 0-to-100 Moment at the 2017 NFL Draft

by #teamEBONY

So far this year, the Atlanta Falcons have had two moments that brought extremely heightened emotions. The first was the unbelievable loss in Super... Read More

Jackie Robinson

A Groundbreaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum

by #teamEBONY

Recently, the nation celebrated the 70th anniversary of the legendary Jackie Robinson entering Major League Baseball as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers, the... Read More

Michelle Obama

Will Michelle Obama Run for Office? Let Her Be Clear…

by #teamEBONY

Lots of people have called for Former First Lady Michelle Obama to follow her husband’s footsteps into public office, but at her first post-White... Read More


Why Black Women Should Watch the Environmental Impact of Beauty Products

by Janette Robinson-Flint

Last weekend, Black women celebrated Earth Day, in full recognition that our legacy is charged with preserving a livable planet for our children. That... Read More

Aaron Hernandez

In Brief: Ala. Town Can Exit Black School District, Says Judge; Hernandez Estate Worth $0

by #teamEBONY

Largely White Town May Secede from Black School System, Judge Rules A predominately White Alabama town will be allowed to seceded from a mostly... Read More