Chicago Police Review Board Declares 2012 Cop Shooting Of 15-Year-Old “Unwarranted”

Chicago Police Review Board Declares 2012 Cop Shooting Of 15-Year-Old “Unwarranted”

by Zahara Hill

15-year-old Dakota Bright was running from police officers in 2012 when they fatally shot him in the back of the head. Read More

Kaepernick

Finally, Someone Calls Out Submissive NFL Players For Not Standing Behind Colin Kaepernick

by Zahara Hill

"It's been almost a year since the free agent faced a barrage of criticism for taking a knee during the national anthem to protest brutality." Read More

Jamarion Robinson

Family Of College Student Shot 76 Times By Police Still Doesn’t Know Why A Year Later

by Zahara Hill

Over a year later, the family continues to seek answers. Read More

Spike Lee Announces Rally At NFL Headquarters In Support of Colin Kaepernick

Spike Lee Announces Rally At NFL Headquarters In Support of Colin Kaepernick

by Bené Viera

At this point it’s pretty clear why Colin Kaepernick has not been signed for the upcoming football season. The NFL ― specifically some of the... Read More

Everyone Saying Kaepernick Should Quiet His Activism Are The Ones That Need To Be Silent

Everyone Saying Kaepernick Should Quiet His Activism Are The Ones That Need To Be Silent

by Zahara Hill

As of late, fellow black NFL players like Michael Vick and Kordell Stewart have been publicly wagging their finger at Kaepernick for not being a good ol' boy. Read More

Florida city to rename streets honoring Confederate generals

Florida city to rename streets honoring Confederate generals

by Lynn Cooper

After more than a decade of Hollywood, Florida residents calling to rename the streets honoring Confederate generals in the city’s black neighborhoods, the commission... Read More

The Equal Justice Initiative and Google Have Chronicled Over 4,000 Lynchings In the United States

The Equal Justice Initiative and Google Have Chronicled Over 4,000 Lynchings In the United States

by Aramide Tinubu

Between 1877 and 1950, over 4,000 African-Americas were lynched in the United States. In 1912, Thomas Miles Sr., a Black business owner, as lynched... Read More

Hillary Clinton Onward Together

Onward Together, Hillary Clinton’s New Political Action Org

by #teamEBONY

Hillary Clinton is returning to public life, and she has plans to help those get their voices heard with new political action organization, Onward Together. Read More

Marijuana

420 Day: 5 Blacks in the Marijuana Biz You Should Know

by #teamEBONY

For those of you who don’t know why 420 is trending today, take a hit of this: people all over the world are celebrating... Read More

Here’s What Happened When I Tried to Highlight Murdered Black Women

Here’s What Happened When I Tried to Highlight Murdered Black Women

by Britni Danielle

I have been writing about murdered Black women and girls for as long as I’ve been writing on the web. After 22-year-old Rekia Boyd... Read More