EBONY Magazine February 2016

Unbreakable: Love Pushing Through the Challenges

by Gee Session-Smalls

In the game of love, being Black and gay means being dealt two automatic strikes before you even step up to the plate. Learning to love is… Read More

Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case to Appeal

Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case to Appeal

by #teamEBONY

Attorneys for a New York City policeman convicted of shooting an unarmed man to death in a public housing stairwell said he will appeal the verdict. A… Read More

Ohio Cop on Leave After Marshawn McCarrel Suicide Comment

Ohio Cop on Leave After Marshawn McCarrel Suicide Comment

by #teamEBONY

An Ohio police officer has been placed on paid leave over a Facebook comment about a Black Lives Matter activist who killed himself on the Statehouse… Read More

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

Ferguson Police Department

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

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