DeRay McKesson Begins an Unconventional Run for Baltimore Mayor

DeRay McKesson Begins an Unconventional Run for Baltimore Mayor

by Charles Robinson

DeRay McKesson’s connection to Black Lives Matter movement in Baltimore is well documented, but in a somewhat unusual step, he waited until… Read More

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

by Madison J. Gray

Trayvon Martin and I have one thing in common, other than being Black males, of course: neither of us celebrated our 21st birthdays. But… Read More

United Nations 'Concerned' About Treatment of Blacks in America

United Nations 'Concerned' About Treatment of Blacks in America

by #teamEBONY

In an effort to address racism in America, the United Nations has released a statement detailing several concerns about the country's treatment… Read More

Blacks With HIV Less Likely to Receive Consistent Medical Care

Blacks With HIV Less Likely to Receive Consistent Medical Care

by Shantell E. Jamison

African Americans living with HIV are less likely than white or Hispanic Americans to receive ongoing treatment and medical care, according to a report… Read More

Alicia Keys Sends a Valentine to...Rep. Paul Ryan?

Alicia Keys Sends a Valentine to...Rep. Paul Ryan?

by #teamEBONY

Singer Alicia Keys may have what it takes to win the hearts and minds of Republicans in a way that Democrats have been failing to do for years. In… Read More

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DeRay Mckesson to Run for Baltimore Mayor

by #teamEBONY

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson will run for mayor of Baltimore.  He made the announcement on Wednesday. Mckesson's… Read More

Ben Carson Keeps Grip on Campaign, Despite Poor Iowa Show

Ben Carson Keeps Grip on Campaign, Despite Poor Iowa Show

by Wendy L. Wilson

In case you didn’t realize it, Republican candidate Dr. Ben Carson is still very much in the presidential race. Even after a disappointing… Read More

Woman Beaten by Officer Found Dead in Jail Cell

Woman Beaten by Officer Found Dead in Jail Cell

by #teamEBONY

A 32-year-old London-based Black woman has died while in police custody.  Sarah Reed was found dead in her cell at London's Holloway… Read More

Obama Suggests Bridging Cultural Gap in Mosque Visit<br />

Obama Suggests Bridging Cultural Gap in Mosque Visit

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to correct what he called a "hugely distorted impression" of Muslim-Americans as he made his first… Read More

Father of Tamir Rice Dismissed from Lawsuit

Father of Tamir Rice Dismissed from Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY

The father of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was shot to death by police officers has been dismissed as a party to a lawsuit filed against the city. Leonard… Read More

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