EBONY Magazine February 2016

Love Looks Like Me

by Linda Villarosa

For years and years, I never had a serious Black girlfriend. I dated White women and didn’t think it mattered. As a Black lesbian, I… Read More

Rep. John Lewis Sen. Bernie Sanders

Rep. John Lewis Questions Bernie Sanders Civil Rights Work

by #teamEBONY

Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' 1960s work on racial equality… Read More

Mizzou Professor 'Embarrassed' About Actions During Protests

Mizzou Professor 'Embarrassed' About Actions During Protests

by #teamEBONY

A Missouri professor who was caught on video blocking a student journalist from capturing footage of a protest has apologized for her actions. Last… Read More

What Do Presidential Candidates Have to Say about the Flint Water Crisis?

What Do Presidential Candidates Have to Say about the Flint Water Crisis?

by Bankole Thompson

The Democrats seem to be demanding more answers in the Flint water crisis than Republicans. The two Democratic presidential contenders, former Secretary… Read More

Justice Department Has 'Strong' Position Against Ferguson in Lawsuit

Justice Department Has 'Strong' Position Against Ferguson in Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY

The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand, given a months-long investigation that found… Read More

EBONY Magazine February 2016

We Fight, We Love -- A Revolutionary Act

by Dante Barry

I was at a bar with friends the night George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin, and I remember the anger… Read More

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Ferguson Sued by Federal Government

by #teamEBONY

The federal government sued the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving… Read More

Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders Dine in Harlem

Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders Dine in Harlem

by #teamEBONY

Bernie Sanders, fresh off a sweeping victory in New Hampshire, broke bread with Al Sharpton Wednesday in Harlem. The move is Sanders'… Read More

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

by #teamEBONY

A family in Austin, Tex., is questioning the circumstances behind the shooting death of an unarmed and naked teenager by a police officer. The… Read More

Ferguson City Council Asks for Changes to Reform Deal

Ferguson City Council Asks for Changes to Reform Deal

by #teamEBONY

The Ferguson City Council has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for seven changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems… Read More

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