Racial Controversy at Historic High School Results in Resignations

Racial Controversy at Historic High School Results in Resignations

by Paula Rogo

Top administrators from the nation’s oldest public school resigned last week, just over five months after two Black high school seniors launched… Read More

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SC Prosecutor Wants First Trial for Charleston Shooter

by #teamEBONY

On Tuesday, a public protest over who goes first in Charleston shooter Dylann Roof's upcoming death penalty trials broke out in a South Carolina… Read More

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‘Black Privilege’ Is Nothing More Than a Figment of the White Imagination

by Michael Harriot

Lately the term Black privilege has become increasingly popular in… Read More

Brexit and the Racial Fault Line Awakened in Britain

Brexit and the Racial Fault Line Awakened in Britain

by Kehinde Andrews

Brexit has re-awakened extreme racism in Britain The United Kingdom is coming to terms with the majority of the British people voting to… Read More

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A Father Fighting a War Tougher Than He Faced Overseas

by Grant Clark / Urban News Service

Christopher Carlton, a U.S. Army Specialist,  is passionate about two areas of service in his life: his country and his family. But… Read More

Blacks, Whites View Race, Inequality From Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

Blacks, Whites View Race, Inequality From Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

by #teamEBONY

For many, Barack Obama’s election to the position of president is a sign that we are officially in a post-racial society. But most of us realize… Read More

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Are Traffic Stops Prone to Racial Bias?

by Vignesh Ramachandran and Katie Kramon / The Marshall Project

How often does race come into play when cops stop motorists? The answer is: Nobody really knows. In the last few years, videos of traffic stops have… Read More

Yes, Jesse Williams Is Black Enough to Call Out America’s Racism<br />

Yes, Jesse Williams Is Black Enough to Call Out America’s Racism

by Britni Danielle

Almost as soon as Jesse Williams stepped off the stage at the BET Awards after giving Read More

Why the Supreme Court Abortion Clinic Ruling Was a Win for Black Women

Why the Supreme Court Abortion Clinic Ruling Was a Win for Black Women

by Kierra Johnson

It’s no coincidence that, as we stood on the steps of the Supreme Court celebrating the biggest win for abortion access since 1973’s Roe… Read More

Repping and Reforming Through Hip-Hop at Rikers Island

Repping and Reforming Through Hip-Hop at Rikers Island

by Ryan K. Smith

In Empire's second season, during the his short prison bid, Lucious Lyon smuggled recording equipment inside, and dropped the fictitious… Read More

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