Christopher Carlton . Photo: Urban News Service

A Father Fighting a War Tougher Than He Faced Overseas

by Grant Clark / Urban News Service

Christopher Carlton, a U.S. Army Specialist,  is passionate about two areas of service in his life: his country and his family. But… Read More

Blacks, Whites View Race, Inequality From Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

Blacks, Whites View Race, Inequality From Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

by #teamEBONY

For many, Barack Obama’s election to the position of president is a sign that we are officially in a post-racial society. But most of us realize… Read More

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Are Traffic Stops Prone to Racial Bias?

by Vignesh Ramachandran and Katie Kramon / The Marshall Project

How often does race come into play when cops stop motorists? The answer is: Nobody really knows. In the last few years, videos of traffic stops have… Read More

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Yes, Jesse Williams Is Black Enough to Call Out America’s Racism

by Britni Danielle

Almost as soon as Jesse Williams stepped off the stage at the BET Awards after giving Read More

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Why the Supreme Court Abortion Clinic Ruling Was a Win for Black Women

by Kierra Johnson

It’s no coincidence that, as we stood on the steps of the Supreme Court celebrating the biggest win for abortion access since 1973’s Roe… Read More

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Repping and Reforming Through Hip-Hop at Rikers Island

by Ryan K. Smith

In Empire's second season, during the his short prison bid, Lucious Lyon smuggled recording equipment inside, and dropped the fictitious… Read More

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Law Restricting Abortion Clinics

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Law Restricting Abortion Clinics

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The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in… Read More

Report Challenges Criminal Justice System to Question Black Imprisonment

Report Challenges Criminal Justice System to Question Black Imprisonment

by #teamEBONY

Blacks in the U.S. are disproportionately imprisoned more than their white counterparts, a study released by The Sentencing Project finds. In the… Read More

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How the Problems of Black Schoolgirls Go Unnoticed

by Marilyn Anderson Rhames / EducationPost.org

I recently sat with four colleagues during a school-based professional development session on diversity. There was a Jewish woman, a Mexican woman… Read More

Family of Chicago Stabbing Victim Learned of it Through Facebook Video

Family of Chicago Stabbing Victim Learned of it Through Facebook Video

by #teamEBONY

The family of a woman who was stabbed to death on a Chicago elevated train found out through a video of her death posted on Facebook, according to… Read More

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