black rage

Black Rage Isn’t Divisive, Policing It Is

by George Johnson

The past two weeks have seen our great nation flipped upside down and on top of its head as reality TV star Donald Trump... Read More

African Union Criticizes Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

African Union Criticizes Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

by #teamEBONY

Last week, President Donald J. Trump suspended all U.S. refugee programs and banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. Three of those countries are members... Read More

Voting

Yes, Trump’s Voter Fraud Claims Have a Racial Tone

by Kristen Clarke

Once again, the public airwaves are being filled with noise regarding purported voter fraud.  This past week, President Trump resurrected his claims that “millions... Read More

obama

President Obama Issues Statement on Trump’s Divisive Executive Order

by #TeamEBONY

In his first statement since leaving the White House, former president Barack Obama issued a statement supporting protesters who have filed into streets and... Read More

Clarke

#Resist: NY Lawmaker Outlines Plans to Counter Travel Ban

by Madison J. Gray

Reaction to President Trump’s executive order targeting nationals of several predominantly Muslim nations who attempt to enter the United States exploded over the weekend... Read More

Parents of Trayvon Martin Consider Running for Office

Parents of Trayvon Martin Consider Running for Office

by #teamEBONY

It’s been five years since Trayvon Martin was fatally wounded while walking home in Florida, and his parents aren’t convinced much progress has been... Read More

Longtime U.S. Residents Caught Up in Trump Ban

Longtime U.S. Residents Caught Up in Trump Ban

by #teamEBONY

Longtime residents of the United States were not allowed to return to their U.S.-based homes following a ban on travelers from entering the country... Read More

Kids

Reaching Out and Helping Kids Cope in a Violent World

by Tomika Anderson

If you asked 17-year-old Newark, N.J. resident Naseer Wilkerson to describe what his neighborhood looks like at night, he couldn’t do it. That’s because... Read More

Ga. Police Chief Apologizes for 1940 Killing of Black Man

Ga. Police Chief Apologizes for 1940 Killing of Black Man

by #teamEBONY

In September of 1940, a mob of masked White men dragged Austin Callaway out of his jail cell in LaGrange, Georgia. They shot him... Read More

Trump

A Surreal Look at Trump’s America: 5 Takeaways From His First Week

by Madison J. Gray

For the media, President Trump’s first week in office has made its job a lot harder, but at the same time gave it a... Read More