Three years after Trayvon Martin killing, two women's lives intersect

Myrlie Evers-Williams and Sybrina Fulton Forge Connection

by #teamEBONY

Despite the half century separating the deaths of Medgar Evers and Trayvon Martin, the grieving women-turned-activists have lived… Read More

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Hopes Trayvon Martin 'Whooped The Sh-t Out Of George Zimmerman'

Melissa Harris-Perry: "I Hope (Trayvon) Whooped the Sh*t Out of George Zimmerman"

by Huffington Post

On Tuesday, news broke that the U.S. Department of Justice would not bring charges against George Zimmerman for the slaying of unarmed… Read More

On Being A Little Black Girl

The School-Based Racism Little Black Girls Face

by #teamEBONY

Racism is a national disaster in this country. It robs us of brilliance, ingenuity, and progress. And in a country where policymakers… Read More

Dori Maynard, journalist and diversity champion, dies at 56

Dori Maynard Dies

by #teamEBONY

Dori J. Maynard, a journalist and champion of diversity in news coverage, died Tuesday at her Oakland home, the journalism education… Read More

The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden 'black site'

Chicago Police Had Secret Facility to Detain Suspects

by #teamEBONY

The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogation compound, rendering Americans unable to be found by family… Read More

No federal charges for Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin death

George Zimmerman to Face No Federal Charges

by #teamEBONY

The Justice Department said Tuesday its independent investigation found "insufficient evidence" to charge George Zimmerman… Read More

Zendaya outraged by 'ignorant' dreadlocks remark

Zendaya Coleman Responds to Racist Remark About Her Hair

by #teamEBONY

Disney star Zendaya hit the Oscars red carpet on Sunday night with long dreadlocks flowing down her back. Vogue heralded… Read More

Obama Administration Moves To Overturn Judge's Immigration Ruling

Department of Justice to Attempts to Overturn Judge's Immigration Ruling

by Huffington Post

The Department of Justice officially filed on Monday an appeal and a request for a stay of a judge's recent decision to block… Read More

#OscarsSoWhite That Even Their Feminism Is Translucent

Patricia Arquette Reminds Us Why #OscarsSoWhite

by #teamEBONY

Patricia Arquette won Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood – a movie which, as far as I can tell, is about that oft-untold… Read More

Girl bomber kills five, wounds dozens in northeast Nigeria

Five Killed as Little Girl Used as Suicide Bomber in Nigeria

by #teamEBONY

A young girl with explosives strapped to her killed five people and wounded dozens at a security checkpoint outside a market in the… Read More

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