Trailer: ‘The Loving Generation’ to Air in Honor of Black History Month

Trailer: ‘The Loving Generation’ to Air in Honor of Black History Month

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 06, 2018

Topic Studios has released a new series just in time for Black History Month. Starting Tuesday, the media entity will debut The Loving Generation on Topic.com,... Read More

Man In Sexual Assault Video Being Shared on Facebook Turns Himself In

Man In Sexual Assault Video Being Shared on Facebook Turns Himself In

by Zahara Hill   Feb 06, 2018

The man believed to be sexually assaulting a young girl in a video that’s been widely shared on social media has turned himself into police. Forty-four-year-old... Read More

In Alabama, It Could Soon Be Illegal to Smoke in the Car With A Child

In Alabama, It Could Soon Be Illegal to Smoke in the Car With A Child

by Team Ebony   Feb 06, 2018

This week, Alabama’s Senate is expected to vote on a bill that would make it illegal for smokers to light up in the car... Read More

Temptations Singer Allegedly Abused by Wife Weeks Before Death

Temptations Singer Allegedly Abused by Wife Weeks Before Death

by Zahara Hill   Feb 06, 2018

Temptations singer Dennis Edwards may have suffered abuse at the hands of his wife just weeks before his death on Thursday. The singer, 74,... Read More

Autistic Illinois High School Student Killed, Remembered for Always Smiling

Autistic Illinois High School Student Killed, Remembered for Always Smiling

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 06, 2018

Members of Chicago’s Whitney Young community are remembering an 18-year-old autistic student who was found stabbed to death on Friday. Brandon Porter-Young was discovered... Read More

Woman Throws Boiling Water in Boss’ Face After Firing

Woman Throws Boiling Water in Boss’ Face After Firing

by #teamEBONY   Feb 05, 2018

A Florida woman is facing a felony charge of aggravated battery after throwing scalding hot water into her former supervisor’s face. The New York Daily... Read More

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

by Madison J. Gray   Feb 05, 2018

Trayvon Martin and I have one thing in common, other than being Black males, of course: neither of us celebrated our 21st birthdays. But... Read More

MLK Estate Defends Disrespectful Ram Trucks Commercial

MLK Estate Defends Disrespectful Ram Trucks Commercial

by Zahara Hill   Feb 05, 2018

Ram Trucks borrowed parts of a speech from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in their latest ad which premiered during Sunday’s Super Bowl LI.... Read More

Why Jimmy Kimmel’s Oscar Ad Is a Slap In Black America’s Face

Why Jimmy Kimmel’s Oscar Ad Is a Slap In Black America’s Face

by Zahara Hill   Feb 05, 2018

Director Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight suffered an immense disservice during last year’s Oscars ceremony. The film, in all its cinematic Black genius, was more than deserving... Read More

Indianapolis Colts Player Edwin Jackson Killed by Drunk Driver

Indianapolis Colts Player Edwin Jackson Killed by Drunk Driver

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 05, 2018

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was killed Sunday morning after being struck by a drunk driver. The driver who killed Jackson and ride-sharing operator... Read More