MANIFEST 2014: Calling All Black Men and Boys!

MANIFEST 2014: Calling All Black Men and Boys!

by #teamEBONY

F the statistics. Black men are more than numbers. More than negative headlines. More than the picture this country often… Read More

Black. Male. Feminist.

Black. Male. Feminist.

by George C. Gardner III, Esq.

Until now, I don’t think that I’ve been clear about my unequivocal support for Black women and their struggles to eliminate… Read More

Gay Is Good:<br />
Embracing the Black Man I Am

Gay Is Good:
Embracing the Black Man I Am

by Michael Arceneaux

I don’t wake up everyday obsessing over my race or my sexual orientation. As much pride as I have in being both Black and gay… Read More

I Am a Black Man, and I Can Do Anything

I Am a Black Man, and I Can Do Anything

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

As a child, I was largely shielded from many of the harsh realities of race in America until I was old enough to better understand… Read More

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The Protest Vote:
Will Black Voters Lash Out at the Polls?

by Ted Johnson

With midterm elections well underway, the spotlight has once again turned to Black voters. One former Bush administration official… Read More

Yes, Voter ID Laws Are Racially-Motivated

Yes, Voter ID Laws Are Racially-Motivated

by Jason Johnson

The presidential election of 2008 was a pretty emotional experience for a lot of African Americans. Folks who never been compelled to… Read More

ELECTION 2014<br />
The 5 Most Critical Elections for African-Americans

ELECTION 2014
The 5 Most Critical Elections for African-Americans

by Ray Baker

Mid-term elections excite giddy cable news producers but don’t generate much interest among those who aren’t interested… Read More

'I Vote for the Black Women Who Never Could'

'I Vote for the Black Women Who Never Could'

by Glynda Carr

My great-grandmother and grandmother lived through the Women’s… Read More

Will Young Blacks Rock the Vote Once Again?

Will Young Blacks Rock the Vote Once Again?

by Lauren Wilson

I grew up in a family that took voting very seriously. My father, a preacher, often used his sermons to stress the importance of… Read More

Detroit Michigan

Why Detroit Must Vote

by Doris Rhea

I was right out of high school when I moved from Greenwood, Miss., to Detroit. It was 1956, and voting in Mississippi was a dangerous… Read More

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