Donald Trump Isn’t Half the Patriot Colin Kaepernick Is

Donald Trump Isn’t Half the Patriot Colin Kaepernick Is

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Monday night at a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, President Donald Trump, decided to throw shade at NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. President Trump Takes A Shot... Read More

No Charges for Guards Who Allegedly Locked Inmate in Scalding Shower

No Charges for Guards Who Allegedly Locked Inmate in Scalding Shower

by Shantell E. Jamison

Dade Correctional Institution prison guards who allegedly locked a mentally ill Black man in a scalding shower will not face any charges in the... Read More

Budget

What African-Americans Have to Lose From Trump’s Budget Plan

by Sheryl Huggins Salomon

College grants. Heating and power bill assistance. Community development funding. The delivery of meals to homebound seniors who would otherwise starve. Free civil legal... Read More

Road to Sandra Bland's alma mater named for her

Sandra Bland Act Would Revamp Profiling Laws in Texas

by #TEAMEBONY with AP

The first sweeping police overhaul proposed in Texas following a Black woman’s 2015 death in jail after a confrontational traffic stop would revamp racial... Read More

Women

Editor’s Letter: Women’s Work

by Kyra Kyles

Her skin is burnished bronze. Her two-toned locks flow from under a helmet. Her legs are wrapped tightly around the flagpole on the grounds... Read More

Immigration

An Exonerated Man Still Wronged By the System

by Christie Thompson / The Marshall Project

Jules Letemps thought he would be celebrating. On October 14, 2016, he was exonerated of the 1989 rape of a woman in Orlando, Florida,... Read More

#Fightfor15: Fast Food Workers File Suit Against City of Memphis

#Fightfor15: Fast Food Workers File Suit Against City of Memphis

by #teamEBONY

A local Fight for $15 fast-food worker organization filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Memphis on Wednesday, accusing its police department of... Read More

John R.K. Howard

No Charges for White Classmate Who Sodomized Disabled Black Teen With Coat Hanger

by Shantell E. Jamison

A White man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a Black mentally disabled high school student with a coat hanger walked out of court Friday... Read More

gavel

Supreme Court Orders New Hearing for Inmate Sentenced to Death

by #teamEBONY

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered a new hearing for a Black Texas inmate who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his... Read More

[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time to Empower Kids to Become Leaders

[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time to Empower Kids to Become Leaders

by Tomika Anderson

I am old enough to have been through seasons that were not necessarily progressive seasons for African-Americans, and know there is going to be... Read More