Organizations Tied to Black Lives Matter Target Politicians, Demand Justice

Organizations Tied to Black Lives Matter Target Politicians, Demand Justice

by Team Ebony

Ahead of the second anniversary of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, that touched off a wave of... Read More

The Slow, Long-Awaited Turnaround in Voter Suppression

The Slow, Long-Awaited Turnaround in Voter Suppression

by Kristen Clarke

Across the country, states have implemented discriminatory laws aimed at suppressing the Black vote.  Often they are packaged as measures needed to prevent voter... Read More

Wife of Popular Pastor Allegedly Profiled, Assaulted on American Airlines Flight

Wife of Popular Pastor Allegedly Profiled, Assaulted on American Airlines Flight

by Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts


Recently, TMZ posted an article and video alleging that Aventer Gray, the wife of  Associate Pastor John Grayat of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, and... Read More

Black Women’s Emotional Labor Saved the Democratic National Convention<br />

Black Women’s Emotional Labor Saved the Democratic National Convention

by Esther Armah

“When they go low, we go high,” said Michelle Obama during that epic, make-you-want-to-cry speech on the first night of this year’s Democratic National... Read More

Soul Food Litigation: ‘Sweetie Pie’s’ Mom Takes Partner Son to Court

Soul Food Litigation: ‘Sweetie Pie’s’ Mom Takes Partner Son to Court

by Team Ebony

In the opening credits of the hit OWN Network show "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" restaurateur Miss Robbie calls her son and business partner Tim... Read More

Sandra Bland: Officer Claims He Was ‘Threatened’ by Prosecutors

Sandra Bland: Officer Claims He Was ‘Threatened’ by Prosecutors

by Team Ebony

A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland, a Black woman who died in a jail cell after a traffic stop,... Read More

Flint Water Crisis: 6 Michigan Officials Charged

Flint Water Crisis: 6 Michigan Officials Charged

by Team Ebony

More developments are expected to be formally announced regarding the Flint water crisis. The latest involves six state employees who were criminally charged for... Read More

Hillary Clinton Owes These Black Women a Huge Thank You<br />

Hillary Clinton Owes These Black Women a Huge Thank You

by Britni Danielle

Love her or hate her, Hillary Clinton has shattered one of the biggest glass ceilings in American history. While several women have run for... Read More

Carol Moseley Braun on the Price of Being the First<br />

Carol Moseley Braun on the Price of Being the First

by Britni Danielle

As Democrats pat themselves on the back for smashing the glass ceiling and nominating a woman for president, our political representatives are still far... Read More

Low-wage Workers Hold 1st Annual ‘Fight for 15’ Convention

Low-wage Workers Hold 1st Annual ‘Fight for 15’ Convention

by Team Ebony

Fast food and other low-wage workers from across the nation and their allies will converge in Richmond, VA for the first-ever Fight for 15... Read More