Activists, Artists and Leaders Talk Purpose in the Amazing Race (of People)

Activists, Artists and Leaders Talk Purpose in the Amazing Race (of People)

In EBONY's special Power 100 issue, the legendary Harry Belafonte, actor Jesse Williams and singer Zendaya talk about what it is to be socially responsible in life and on stage and screen [read more]

Kalief Browder

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

Ashleigh Banfield

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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Yusef Salaam on Kalief Browder:
'When You Get Out of Prison, You're Basically a Nobody'

by Yusef Salaam

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

Why Defeating the TPP is Essential to the Black Lives Matter Movement Trade Ministers from Trans-Pacific (TPP) Meeting in Vladivostok

What Does the Trans Pacific Partnership Mean for Black People?

by Steven Gilliam and Rachel Gilmer

The modern-day social justice movement that has commonly come to be known under the "Black Lives Matter" umbrella continues… Read More

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Samaria Rice on Loving and Losing Her Son, Tamir

by Feminista Jones

“I sent two children to play that day and only one came back.” On November 22, 2014, Samaria Rice’s youngest… Read More

OFFICER INVOLVEd alesia thomas

LAPD Officer on Trial in Death of Alesia Thomas

by D. Smith

Newly released police body camera videos show a Read More

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The Assassination of Dr. Tiller and the Threat Against Black Abortion Providers

by Renee Bracey Sherman

“I was driving with a physician colleague and abortion provider to our book club, and we were both stunned and horrified,”… Read More

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