How ‘Debtor’s Prisons’ Are Ruining Holidays for Families Across the Nation

How ‘Debtor’s Prisons’ Are Ruining Holidays for Families Across the Nation

by Nusrat Choudury

The United States may have formally outlawed jailing people for unpaid debts two centuries ago, but in South Carolina—and at least 14 other states, including... Read More

Some Interesting Facts About Engagement in the U.S.

Some Interesting Facts About Engagement in the U.S.

by Shantell E. Jamison

Thirty-seven percent of couples get engaged around this time of year, and in America, the average person looking to get married spends more than... Read More

PBS Series Sheds Light on Black Fatherhood in America

PBS Series Sheds Light on Black Fatherhood in America

by Shantell E. Jamison

A new PBS docuseries is seeking to shed light on authentic Black fatherhood. POPS: Fatherhood, the Untold Story is set to premiere on PBS/Indie Lens... Read More

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Trump: ‘Devastating’ Military Option As North Korea Moves Fighter Jets

by Shantell E. Jamison

President Donald Trump warned North Korea on Tuesday, saying America is prepared to use “devastating” military action if necessary, CNN reports. The warning comes... Read More

Fight for 15: Target to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an hour by 2020

Fight for 15: Target to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an hour by 2020

by #teamEBONY

On Monday, big-box retailer Target announced it would raise its minimum wage from $10 an hour to $11 at all of its U.S. stores.... Read More

Little Rock Nine

Segregation Still Strong 60 Years After the ‘Little Rock Nine’

by Shantell E. Jamison

Monday marked the 60-year anniversary of the Little Rock Nine, which integrated an all-White secondary school in Little Rock, Ark. For the first time in... Read More

A report by the Washington Blade claims the entire HIV/AIDS council has been fired.

What Congress Did To Get Trump to Condemn White Supremacy

by Shantell E. Jamison

You know you are living in a country of shame when Congress has to pass legislation to get your nation’s president to condemn White... Read More

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Men Are Turning Away From Marriage, This Might Be Why

by #teamEBONY

Men in the U.S. are turning away from the altar because they have a greater access to sex, one author concludes. In his book,... Read More

Why the City’s 1st Female Deputy Police Chief Won’t See ‘Detroit’

Why the City’s 1st Female Deputy Police Chief Won’t See ‘Detroit’

by Shantell E. Jamison

It’s been 50 years since violence tore up the streets of Detroit during the summer of 1967. Some refer to the civil unrest that... Read More

Google Commemorates ‘Silent Parade’s’ 100th Anniversary with Doodle

Google Commemorates ‘Silent Parade’s’ 100th Anniversary with Doodle

by Shantell E. Jamison

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Silent Parade, a demonstration where close to 10,000 people silently marched in protest of racism in New... Read More