Despite Making Six Figures, Black Earners Sill Feel Financially Insecure

Despite Making Six Figures, Black Earners Sill Feel Financially Insecure

by Shantell E. Jamison

Close to half of African-Americans with a yearly income of between 35,000 and 150,00 are financially stressed. Forty-five percent of Blacks are making more... Read More

African-Americans More Likely to Die from Cardiovascular Diseases

African-Americans More Likely to Die from Cardiovascular Diseases

by Shantell E. Jamison

African-Americans have worse cardiovascular health and more deaths as a result of heart disease than other ethnic groups, Reuters reports. “While African Americans are... Read More

Growing up with Depression in the African-American Community

Growing up with Depression in the African-American Community

by Rev. Jacqui Lewis, Ph.D.

John Harris is one of my favorite young adults in the world. A fitness instructor, actor, model, singer and activist, he exudes joy and positive energy.... Read More

Black Panther, Wonder Woman and the Power of Representation

Black Panther, Wonder Woman and the Power of Representation

by Alan Jenkins, President, The Opportunity Agenda

First, I watched the trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther, just one of the 89 million people who saw it in its first 24 hours.  The... Read More

Church

Survey: African-Americans Most Engaged with Bible

by #teamEBONY

African-Americans are more engaged with the Bible than any other group, according to a survey conducted by the American Bible Society. According to a... Read More

How African-Americans Can Break the Cycle of Inherited Poverty

How African-Americans Can Break the Cycle of Inherited Poverty

by Jazz Keyes

I became heir to my parent’s financial mismanagement and generational debt. By the time I was conceived, my father and mother had not only... Read More

Facebook Live

Jesse Jackson: Latinos Building Border Wall Like Blacks Building Slave Ships

by #teamEBONY

Rev. Jesse Jackson encouraged collaboration between the Black and Hispanic communities compared President Trump having Latinos building a his proposed border wall to having... Read More

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

by Jazz Keyes

African-Americans are a disadvantaged population. This is not up for debate. We have less access to quality education. We are underutilized and undervalued in... Read More

Environment

Why Blacks Need Environmental Protection — And Why We’re at Risk of Losing It

by Keith Rushing

As African-Americans, we know there are a plethora of reasons our lifespans are almost four years lower than Whites, but there’s a menacing health... 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