5 Things We Learned By Watching the Presidential Debate

by Madison J. Gray

It was hard to tell the difference between the first presidential debate and a UFC match. The Monday night event, held at Hofstra University... Read More

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Black Georgia Man Shot with Taser, But For What?

by Shantell E. Jamison

A Black Georgia man was shot with a Taser by deputies while in the Richmond County Jail despite appearing to pose no threat. According... Read More

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LeBron James Speaks On Colin Kaepernick and Raising Black Kids Amid Police Violence

by #teamEBONY

Today LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers held their annual media day, an opportunity for press to get a preview of what to expect... Read More


Killer Mike Goes OFF About Lack of Black Self-Sufficiency

by #teamEBONY

You’ve gotta hand it to him, if anybody’s kept hip hop relevant in the conversation about Black economic and political empowerment this year, it’s... Read More

Why the New Smithsonian is More than a Museum

Why the New Smithsonian is More than a Museum

by Shantell E. Jamison

“We are not a burden on America, or a stain on America, or an object of pity or charity for America. We’re American. Our... Read More


Derrick Rose Under Criminal Investigation for Alleged Rape

by #teamEBONY

As the beginning of the 2016-17 NBA season draws near, one of its star players is facing legal trouble, and possible criminal charges over... Read More

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What to Do When You’re Woke and Your Parents Are Not

by Bee Quammie

Mom was in town, and had me serving as her chauffeur to run errands across the city. As we drove, we engaged in a... Read More


Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Debuts, Placing a Lens on Our Heritage

by #TeamEBONY

President Obama shined a beacon on the opening of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African-American History and Culture with an impassioned speech that... Read More


Politician Apologizes for Saying Charlotte Protesters “Hate White People”

by #teamEBONY

A congressman who said that Charlotte protesters were demonstrating because they “hate White people” has apologized for the remark, saying he “regrets” making the statement.... Read More


Cellphone Video Captures Moments Around Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

by #teamEBONY

A lawyer representing the family of Keith Lamont Scott has released a video taken by his wife, Rakeiya capturing the moment he was fatally... Read More