Thank You, Donald Trump

Thank You, Donald Trump

by Michael Harriot

Dear Mr. Trump, I’m sure you receive tomes of correspondences every day, including hate mail, people begging for jobs, and hairdressers offering to fix... Read More

Dwyane Wade Speaks Out Against Chicago’s Gun Laws

Dwyane Wade Speaks Out Against Chicago’s Gun Laws

by #teamEBONY

Dwyane Wade has lashed out against Chicago’s gun laws, calling them weak and saying he’s urged officials in his hometown to enact changes to... Read More

Kaepernick Continues Anthem Protest, Ignoring Critics

Kaepernick Continues Anthem Protest, Ignoring Critics

by #teamEBONY

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remained steadfast in his protest against what he has called injustices against minorities in America by again refusing... Read More

Officer Who Killed Korryn Gaines Had Previous Shooting Incident

Officer Who Killed Korryn Gaines Had Previous Shooting Incident

by #teamEBONY

The Baltimore officer who fatally shot a woman after an hours-long standoff was also involved in a shooting in 2007. In a statement Thursday, the... Read More

Georgetown University Attempts to Attone for Role in Slave Trade

Georgetown University Attempts to Attone for Role in Slave Trade

by #teamEBONY

Georgetown University has announced that it will give admissions preference to the descendants of 272 slaves that it sold in an attempt at reconciliation for profiting... Read More

NY State Law Keeps Cop Disciplinary Records Under Wraps

NY State Law Keeps Cop Disciplinary Records Under Wraps

by Madison J. Gray

Whether or not discipline was meted out on the police officer who placed Eric Garner in a lethal chokehold may never be known, due... Read More

Terrance Proctor and his mother Doris Proctor

Was a Sentencing Too Harsh? A Prisoner’s Mother Says Yes

by Avis Thomas-Lester / Urban News Service

Doris Proctor remembers her fear 33 years ago as she sat behind her 17-year-old son, Terrance, as he was sentenced for participating in several... Read More

Video: OK Police Pepper-Spray 84-Year-Old Woman in Home

Video: OK Police Pepper-Spray 84-Year-Old Woman in Home

by #teamEBONY

Newly released body cam footage shows Oklahoma police pepper-spraying an innocent, 84-year-old woman in her home after they chased her son into the house.... Read More

Report Highlights Political Differences in How Blacks, Whites View Country

Report Highlights Political Differences in How Blacks, Whites View Country

by Shantell E. Jamison

A survey released by The Black Youth Project is providing a closer look at the political sentiments of African-American millennials. The GenForward survey, released... Read More

Voters Kick Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin Case Out of Office

Voters Kick Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin Case Out of Office

by #teamEBONY

Angela Corey, the controversial Florida prosecutor who was known for her office’s case against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin and... Read More