Michael Eric Dyson Writes of Emerging Black Intelligentsia

Michael Eric Dyson Writes of Emerging Black Intelligentsia

by #teamEBONY

Twenty years ago, less than two years after I’d received my doctorate in religion from Princeton, I appeared with Cornel West, Derrick Bell… Read More

First Protester Arrested Outside of Freddie Gray Hearing

First Protester Arrested Outside of Freddie Gray Hearing

by #teamEBONY

A spokeswoman for the Baltimore City Sheriff’s Office says a protester was arrested outside the courthouse where a judge is hearing arguments… Read More

Ill. Church Criticized for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign

Ill. Church Criticized for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign

by #teamEBONY

A Chicago-area church is receiving backlash for posting “Black Lives Matter” on its church sign. Beverly Unitarian Church (BUC)… Read More

hip hop caucus

GASPING FOR AIR:
Climate Change and the Black Community

by Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.

The struggle of people of color for equality in the 20th century has become a struggle for existence in the 21st century… Read More

Black Lives Matter Network Responds to Fox

Black Lives Matter Network Responds to Fox

by #teamEBONY

Representatives of the Black Lives Matter movement are not too pleased with how Fox News pundits and other right-winged TV personalities have presented… Read More

Officer Involved-September 2 Freddie Gray Baltimore Police Department

[OFFICER INVOLVED]
Separate Trials for Cops in Freddie Gray Death

by D. Smith

Yesterday, prosecutors and the defense attorneys representing the six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of… Read More

Black Lives Matter: From Hashtag to Full-blown Movement

Black Lives Matter: From Hashtag to Full-blown Movement

by #teamEBONY

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the… Read More

troy sawyer New Orleans Musician Makes the Best of a Horrible Situation

[KATRINA 10]
After the Storm, Troy Sawyer Finds the Right Notes

by Katrina L. Rogers

The day before Hurricane Katrina changed New Orleans forever, Troy Sawyer of Troy Sawyer and the Elementz never could have imagined… Read More

Officer Involved Jonathan Ferrell

[OFFICER INVOLVED]
Mistrial in Trial of Jonathan Ferrell's Killer

by D. Smith

Last Friday afternoon, Superior Court Judge Robert Ervin declared a mistrial after a North Carolina jury attempted to determine the… Read More

hurricane katrina damage

[KATRINA 10]
What's Holding Black New Orleans Back? Money

by Katrina L. Rogers

There are many factors that help determine the state of Black New Orleans, but none may be more jarring than the economy. According… Read More

Most viewed

Entertainment & Culture / By Sun Singleton
Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Entertainment & Culture
Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Style / By Tyrus Townsend
Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

News & Views / By Damon Young
Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

News & Views / By Kristian Davis Bailey
Detroit's New Activist Generation

Detroit's New Activist Generation

Stay in the Know
Sign up for the Ebony Newsletter