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

Wells Fargo Wants to See More Black Homeowners

Wells Fargo Wants to See More Black Homeowners

by #teamEBONY

Wells Fargo wants to see more Black homeowners and as a result, the financial institution plans to assist 250,000 African-Americans by 2027. According to a... Read More

Trump

How Trump Came for the Black Caucus and Failed

by Madison J. Gray

We now know why South Park won’t even do any more schtick about President Trump. The commander-in-chief is making it harder to lampoon him... Read More

50 Shades Darker with JetSettingJasmine

50 Shades Darker with JetSettingJasmine

by Glamazon Tyomi

When it comes to expressions of sexuality, there are more than 50 shades, but rarely is there mainstream representation of people of color when... Read More

How the Racial Wealth Gap is Spelled Out Through Retirement Savings

How the Racial Wealth Gap is Spelled Out Through Retirement Savings

by Marc Bayard and Christopher Pitt

Welcome to 2017! President Obama has exited the stage, and a Trump presidency is now reality. If you’re still not shocked, remember this: Right... Read More

Tip

Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris’ Open Letter to US: ‘There Are No More Excuses’

by A.J. Springer

Recently, hip hop superstar Tip “T.I.” Harris penned letters to President Obama, which appeared in The New York Times and to incoming President Donald... Read More

[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time For A Different Kind Of Politics

[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time For A Different Kind Of Politics

by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

I’m from Mississippi. The night Donald Trump was elected president, my first reaction was, Look at what these White folks have done. The second... Read More

World AIDS Day & The Graying of HIV

World AIDS Day & The Graying of HIV

by Glamazon Tyomi

Every year on December 1st the Earth’s nations assemble to observe World AIDS Day, a global health day established to bring people together in the... Read More

Why the New Smithsonian is More than a Museum

Why the New Smithsonian is More than a Museum

by Shantell E. Jamison

“We are not a burden on America, or a stain on America, or an object of pity or charity for America. We’re American. Our... Read More