Girl Dragged Off Bike by Officer Files Lawsuit

Girl Dragged Off Bike by Officer Files Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY

A teenager rode her bicycle through a mall parking lot when an off-duty officer working for a private security company pulled her down, threw... Read More

Did Trump Really Fool Anyone When He Visited Detroit?

Did Trump Really Fool Anyone When He Visited Detroit?

by Bankole Thompson

When Donald Trump came to Detroit last weekend making his first appearance at a Black church, it had all the markings of a well choreographed trip.... Read More

Activist Darren Seals Murdered in St. Louis

Activist Darren Seals Murdered in St. Louis

by #teamEBONY

Ferguson, Missouri, activist Darren Seals was killed early Tuesday in North St. Louis County, STL American reports. Seals was known for protesting in the... Read More

Spoiler Alert: George Zimmerman Is Not Dead

Spoiler Alert: George Zimmerman Is Not Dead

by #teamEBONY

The good people on Twitter got a little excited today when they saw George Zimmerman’s name trending on the social media platform. Zimmerman, the... Read More

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Celebrate Black Magic with #Blackoutday

by #teamEBONY

It can start to feel like Blackness is constantly under attack with the patriotism of brown skinned folks constantly questioned and their lives consistently... Read More

Rashad Turner Exits Black Lives Matter Movement

Rashad Turner Exits Black Lives Matter Movement

by Shantell E. Jamison

The Black Lives Matter movement is losing one of its key leaders, Twin Cities Pioneer Press reports. According to the media outlet, Rashad Turner became uncomfortable... Read More

At Georgetown, Opening a Door to History, Truth and Engagement

At Georgetown, Opening a Door to History, Truth and Engagement

by Marcia Chatelain

During the peak days of the heat and humidity of August in Washington, D.C, my colleagues and I don our academic regalia to mark... Read More

Five Decades After the Watts Riots, the Same Injustices Still Persist

Five Decades After the Watts Riots, the Same Injustices Still Persist

by Lynn Brown

In the summer of 1965, a routine traffic stop unleashed a torrent of pent-up anger in the Black community of Watts in Los Angeles.... Read More

Is it Time to Drop “The Star-Spangled Banner”? 

Is it Time to Drop “The Star-Spangled Banner”? 

by Madison J. Gray

The only time “The Star Spangled Banner” ever made me feel patriotic is when I hear Jimi Hendrix’s wicked powerful  electric guitar rendition of... Read More

President Obama on Colin Kaepernick: ‘He’s Exercising His Constitutional Right’

President Obama on Colin Kaepernick: ‘He’s Exercising His Constitutional Right’

by Britni Danielle

During a trip to China for the G20 Summit of world leaders, President Obama weighed in on Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the... Read More