The Difficult Bridge Facing Black Immigrants

The Difficult Bridge Facing Black Immigrants

by Opal Tometi   Mar 07, 2016

On Feb. 24, Mohamedtaha Omar, 23, Adam K. Mekki, 20, and Muhannad A. Tairab, 17, three Black Muslim refugees from Sudan, were found dead in Fort Wayne, Ind. Though police describe... Read More

Ebola Brings Another Fear: Xenophobia

Ebola-Based Xenophobia

by #teamEBONY   Oct 30, 2014

The father says the bullying began soon after his two sons arrived at their New York City school from Senegal almost one month ago.... Read More

Screenshot from Coming to America

Coming to America, Offensive to Africans?

by The Root   Jun 28, 2013

When Coming to America premiered 25 years ago, on June 29, 1988, it was an instant classic — and the third-highest-grossing film of the year. The... Read More

5 Things to Know About Blacks and Native Americans

5 Things to Know About Blacks and Native Americans

by #teamEBONY   Nov 20, 2012

While Thanksgiving has largely transitioned from a day marking a fictionalized relationship between European settlers (they’d be considered “terrorists” by today’s standards) and the... Read More

Some Blacks Insist: “I’m Not African-American”

Some Blacks Insist: “I’m Not African-American”

by #teamEBONY   Feb 06, 2012

Despite it's well-intentioned roots, "African-American" remains a term that seems to create more confusion and questions (i.e.: Would a White African living in America... Read More

My Ghanaian Tiger Mom

My Ghanaian Tiger Mom

by Danielle Kwateng   Jan 20, 2012

As I walked up a busy sidewalk around my way to meet a friend for lunch, I saw something I’ve often seen in this family-friendly... Read More