Leaders of the New School

Leaders of the New School

by #teamEBONY

On Aug. 9, 2014, 18-year-old Michael Brown had his life unexpectantly cut short. He had been shot by a police officer and lay dead in a Ferguson… Read More

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Cries for #JusticeforMartese After UVA Student Is Beaten Bloody

[OFFICER INVOLVED]
Cries for #JusticeforMartese After UVA Student Is Beaten Bloody

by D. Smith

Officer Involved is our new twice-weekly round-up of the latest headlines involving stories of police involved shootings and police… Read More

Why It's Time to Fire America's Police

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by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

This month' Department of Justice report on the Ferguson, MO police department confirmed that in addition to the Jim Crow-like… Read More

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Rap Music Didn't Teach Racists How to Racist

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master… Read More

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by Monique W. Morris

A 15-year-old girl was recently pummeled by six young women at a McDonald’s in Brooklyn. The six girls pulled at her hair and… Read More

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As Bad as We Thought, So Now What?

by Katina Parker

"Well, hopefully, the Department of Justice will look into it.” Words from a Black radio personality whose name I don't… Read More

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From Ferguson to Selma

by Larry Fellows, III

I'm riding with folks from St. Louis on a nine hour trip to Selma. A fellow activist, Tiffany, asks the group… Read More

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Dr. Willie Parker:
A Soldier for Choice [INTERVIEW]

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Being an abortion provider is a dangerous and often thankless job. Those who dedicate their lives to ensuring that patients can safely… Read More

Stop Saying Jussie Smollett 'Came Out'

Stop Saying Jussie Smollett 'Came Out'

by Michael Arceneaux

There’s a difference between making a declarative statement and dancing around one. So while I totally respect Jussie… Read More

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President Obama's Moving #Selma50 Speech

by #teamEBONY

It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes.  And John Lewis is one of my heroes. Now, I have to imagine… Read More

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