In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Man Who Walked 21 Miles To Work And Back Now Fears For His Safety

James Robertson Fears for His Life

by Huffington Post

A Michigan man, whose story of perseverance inspired a massive outpouring of financial support, said he now fears that money has… Read More

Why Family Really Matters

Coming Out to My Sister, Being Wrapped in Love

by Danielle Moodie-Mills

“I think I’m gay." Those were the words I muttered, at age 12, to my sister Nicole on our family vacation. … Read More

Young Guns

Fake Gun or Not, Police Should Receive Blame When Shooting Kids

by Slate

So, yes, it can be hard to tell a fake gun from a real one. And, yes, it’s good to have laws that make it easier for police… Read More

Amber Rose vs. the Kardashians: How Race and Class Reshape This Slut-Shaming Beef

Race, Class, and Slut-Shaming

by The Root

This is the crux of the problem: Kardashian opened the tragicomic door by suggesting that Kylie Jenner’s actions (real or imagined)… Read More

The Rise of Homeschooling Among Black Families

More Black Parents Homeschooling Their Children

by The Atlantic

Marvell is one of an estimated 220,000 African American children currently being homeschooled, according to the National Home Education… Read More

Rev. Dr. William Barber

Annual NC March Honors Hate Crime Victims, #BlackLivesMatterMovement

by Katina Parker

On Saturday, February 14th, tens of thousands assembled at the state capitol in Raleigh, North Carolina for the annual Historic Thousands… Read More

Love Wins:  Or How My Dad Became a Queer Black Feminist

How My Dad Became a Queer Black Feminist

by Alexis Pauline Gumbs

I am sitting in the passenger seat of a large SUV.  My father is driving, and I am on the edge of sleep. I have spent countless… Read More

Police turn off dash cam during arrest

St, Louis Police Caught Turning Off Dash Cam During Arrest

by #teamEBONY

Dash cam video showing an arrest is suddenly turned off by a St. Louis police officer. Now the man arrested is filing a lawsuit against… Read More

Judge blocks President Obama’s executive actions on immigration

President Obama Immigration Order Blocked by Judge

by The Grio

A federal judge in South Texas has temporarily blocked President Barack Obama‘s executive action on immigration, giving a coalition… Read More

This Is Luv

Black Families+LGBT People= Love

by Wade A. Davis, II

“Mr. Davis, I have to leave my mom’s home," the old self-identified “stud” lesbian told me. … Read More

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