Voter

Despite Voter Intimidation Threats, Other Barriers Could Surface at Polls

by Sheryl Huggins Salomon

You’ve likely heard news reports about White supremacists planning to watch the polls in urban areas on Election Day. Their candidate of choice, Donald... Read More

Testimony in Sam DuBose Case Resumes

Testimony in Sam DuBose Case Resumes

by #teamEBONY

Testimony is scheduled to resume on Friday in the trial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black... Read More

Man Dies After NYPD Officer Shoots Him with Taser

Man Dies After NYPD Officer Shoots Him with Taser

by #teamEBONY

An emotionally disturbed Bronx man who threatened a neighbor with a knife died after an NYPD police sergeant used a Taser on him, The... Read More

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Trial of Officer in Walter Scott Shooting Opens With Nearly All-White Jury

by #teamEBONY

As the murder trial of a White former police officer who shot an unarmed Black motorist eight times as he ran from a traffic... Read More

Cubs

6 Black Reasons the Cubs Just Might Pull Off a Miracle

by #teamEBONY

Update: The Chicago Cubs are World Champions, winning 8-7 in the 10th inning of Game 7, and ending the longest championship drought in Major... Read More

#BlackWomenVote

#BlackWomenVote Campaign Seeking to Turn the Tide in the Election

by Deborah Douglas

When it comes to getting things done, Black women are bosses. At least that’s what the creators of #BlackWomenVote and voter education campaign are... Read More

Tracee Ellis Ross Endorses Hillary Feature

Tracee Ellis Ross Speaks Out About Voting For Hillary Clinton

by Melissa Kimble

Dealing with politics can be tricky. And although some of us may be tempted to opt out of this presidential election, it’s important to... Read More

Mississippi

Mississippi Church Burned and Signed ‘Vote Trump’

by #teamEBONY

An African-American church in Greenville, Mississippi, was burned and vandalized late Tuesday evening. Hopewell Baptist Church reportedly went up in flames around 9:15 pm, according... Read More

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WTF Lil’ Wayne! When Criticizing Black Lives Matter Goes Wrong

by Shantell E. Jamison

Hip Hop star Lil Wayne rarely gives interviews, let alone expresses views on politics. So to discover his most recent remarks on the Black... Read More

Officials: Iowa Police Officers Murdered in Ambush-Style Attacks

Officials: Iowa Police Officers Murdered in Ambush-Style Attacks

by #teamEBONY

Two Des Moines area police officers were shot to death while sitting in their patrol cars early Wednesday in what authorities described as separate... Read More