Lou Stokes - the congressman, leading lawyer and towering political presence has died

Louis Stokes Dies

by #teamEBONY

Louis Stokes, whose iconic career in public life assures him a place as one of the most revered, respected and powerful figures in… Read More

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As The World Looks Away, We Fight On

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Where should I begin? Should I list the accomplishments? Listing how quickly we were invited to the White House? Or how the Ferguson… Read More

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1,000 Black Activists, Artists, and Scholars Demand Justice for Palestine

by Kristian Davis Bailey and Khury Petersen-Smith

Over 1,000 Black activists, artists, scholars, students, and organizations have launched… Read More

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How the Recession Damaged Blacks With College Degrees

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Why the disparities? Black and Hispanic graduates have far more debt and less family income than whites and Asians. And when the… Read More

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Police have arrested a man they say fatally stabbed the granddaughter of actor Morgan Freeman in Manhattan early on Sunday. Lamar… Read More

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Anti-Abortion Advocates Don't Care About Black People

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Anti-abortion advocates don’t care about Black people. They never have. And frankly, I don’t believe they ever will. I’m… Read More

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Janelle Monae's Words on Police Brutality Cut Off by TODAY Show

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During a Friday performance on the Today show, Janelle Monae was cut off as she was speaking about the Black Lives Matter… Read More

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We salute the legacy of an icon who has graced the covers of both JET and EBONY magazines. JET reports on the passing of Julian Bond… Read More

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Lebron James to Fund College Education for Over 1,000 Kids

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On Thursday LeBron James announced his foundation will pair up with the University of Akron and will fully sponsor more than 1,000… Read More

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Ferguson State of Emergency Extended

by #teamEBONY

The government of St. Louis County extended for at least 24 hours a state of emergency in Ferguson, Missouri, which has been the… Read More

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