Teen Used Last Breath to Identify Alleged Killer After Turning Down His Advances

Teen Used Last Breath to Identify Alleged Killer After Turning Down His Advances

by Jessica Bennett

Trial is underway for the 25-year-old accused of killing a teenager because she refused to date him.  Police testified that the victim was able... Read More

#BlackMamasMatter Draws Attention To Racial Disparity In Maternal Mortality Rates

#BlackMamasMatter Draws Attention To Racial Disparity In Maternal Mortality Rates

by Zahara Hill

The Black Mamas Matter webinar bought attention to the racial gaps in maternal mortality rates in the United States. Read More

R. Kelly ‘Cult’ Scandal Heats Up As Woman Comes Forward

R. Kelly ‘Cult’ Scandal Heats Up As Woman Comes Forward

by Shantell E. Jamison

A woman who says she met with and starting sleeping with famed music legend, R. Kelly, at just 16 has come forward to tell... Read More

FaceApp

FaceApp Allowed Users To Try Out Different Races

by Zahara Hill

It’s not even Halloween yet, but a recent update to photo filtering app FaceApp, had more people in blackface than October 31st itself. Read More

Study Finds Black Women In The U.S. Killed At Higher Rate Than That Of Other Races

Study Finds Black Women In The U.S. Killed At Higher Rate Than That Of Other Races

by Zahara Hill

Although Black women constitute only 13% of the U.S. population, they comprise half of the homicides against women in America Read More

Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting Death to Receive $35,000

Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting Death to Receive $35,000

by #teamEBONY

The Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer acquitted in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher will receive $35,000 in back pay, KFOR reports. Officer Betty Shelby... Read More

Bowie State Student Stabbed by White Man Honored at Commencement

Bowie State Student Stabbed by White Man Honored at Commencement

by #teamEBONY

A 23-year-old Bowie State University student who was killed just days before he was set to walk across the stage was honored with a... Read More

[Exclusive] ‘Take 5:’ Van Jones Explores the Meaning of Patriotism

[Exclusive] ‘Take 5:’ Van Jones Explores the Meaning of Patriotism

by #teamEBONY

A new docuseries is taking a closer look at what patriotism means to Americans today. Take 5: A More Perfect Patriot, produced by Sundance Now,... Read More

MTA NYC Subway

MTA Introduces ‘Baby On Board’ Buttons For Pregnant Women

by Brittany Fennell

NYC MTA "Baby on Board" or "Please offer me a seat" buttons will let people know there are subway riders who need seats. We are here for this upgrade. Read More

White Tulsa Police Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting

White Tulsa Police Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting

by Shantell E. Jamison

A White Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist last year has been found not guilty in his death, CNN reports. Officer... Read More