Rachel Dolezal

The Infallibility of Miss Ann
(Or, the Last Rachel Dolezal Thinkpiece Ever)

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

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Kalief Browder's Death Was a Homicide...and We Are All Guilty

by Marlon Peterson

This is prom season for high school students. Just last week, my neighbor’s son stood outside my Bed-Stuy apartment building… Read More

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by Renee Bracey Sherman

On Saturday, 23-year-old Kenlissa Jones of Albany, Georgia was arrested and held without bond at the Dougherty County jail on charges… Read More

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CNN's Ashleigh Banfield Misses the Point in McKinney Incident

by Arisha Hatch

Dear Ashleigh Banfield, This past week was an all-too-familiar scene across our news media; police violence against Black… Read More

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A New 'Pathway' to Electing Black Women

by Michael Arceneaux

Black women have the highest voter turnout of all demographics, and yet, in a country comprised of 37% of people of color, White… Read More

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by Jennifer Farmer

A year ago, I wrote a piece… Read More

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'When You Get Out of Prison, You're Basically a Nobody'

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Yusef Salaam is a member of “The Central Park Five,” a group of young Black and Hispanic teens convicted of raping “The… Read More

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You Ain't the ONLY Woman:
The White Cis Grasp on Womanhood Is Failing

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Before Laverne Cox draped her gorgeous brown legs over a lucky sheet in a nude shoot for Allure, before “feminist”… Read More

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