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

Survey: African-Americans Most Engaged with Bible

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

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