White Silence Kills 9 in Charleston

White Silence Kills 9 in Charleston

by Jamilah Lemieux

Black people cannot change the hearts and minds of White racists, and we have exhausted ourselves beyond measure trying. We have… Read More

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by Kali Nicole Gross

On June 17, 2015, the New York Times quote of the day outrageously suggested that Rachel Dolezal had found a way to “match… Read More

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by Ahmad Greene and Nyle Fort

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Ferguson Is Still Everywhere if You're Black

by Rika Tyler and T-Dubb-O

It's been 311 days since our fallen brethren Michael Brown Jr. was fatally shot in Canfield Apartments in Ferguson, Mo. by Ferguson… Read More

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When I first saw Rachel Dolezal in my hometown of Spokane, Washington, I wondered, “Who on Earth is this White chick?” I… Read More

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by Jamilah Lemieux

If you were asked to close your eyes and think of racist violence against Black folks—White on Black crime, if you will—I’d… Read More

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[SHADE BRIGADE] King Center to Montel Williams: Sit Down

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls… Read More

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