Mural of Freddie Gray

None Of The Six Officers Involved In Death Of Freddie Gray Will Face Federal Charges

by Zahara Hill

The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that there would be no federal charges filed against the officers involved in the death of the Freddie Gray. Read More

Life Expectancy

In Brief: Black Life Expectancy Rises, Confederate Emblem Causes Boycott Action in Miss.

by #teamEBONY

Black Life Expectancy Increases, But Still Not Equal to Whites, Report Says African-Americans are living longer, but their life expectancy has not caught up... Read More

Black Males

How Young Black Men are Running a Violent Gauntlet of Peril

by Shawn Dove and Anthony Smith

In Baltimore and around the country, we are losing too many young people—especially young Black boys and men—to violence. One of those young people... Read More

‘Step’ To This!  Sundance Doc Gets Theatrical Date

‘Step’ To This! Sundance Doc Gets Theatrical Date

by LaToya Cross

Stepping is an art form with a meaning that stems deeper than rhythmic foot pounds to the floor, hand claps, and saucy finger snaps.... Read More

Mural of Freddie Gray

2 Years After Freddie Gray, Justice Dept. Seems to be Backing Away

by #teamEBONY

The Department of Justice said it has “grave concerns” about a consent decree reached with the City of Baltimore during the Obama administration to... Read More

Photographer Devin Allen Captures  ‘A Beautiful Ghetto’ in New Book

Photographer Devin Allen Captures ‘A Beautiful Ghetto’ in New Book

by LaToya Cross

Photographer Devin Allen caught attention when he documented the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray. Shot in black and white, the... Read More

James Harris Jackson

Police: White Supremacist Killed Homeless Black Man to ‘Make a Statement’

by #teamEBONY

New York City police say a man who traveled there from Baltimore had a longstanding hatred of Black men and it drove him to... Read More

Police Officers Under Review Following Video of Teen’s Arrest

Police Officers Under Review Following Video of Teen’s Arrest

by Shantell E. Jamison

Two Baltimore police officers are under review after video of them forcefully arresting an African-American teen surfaced online. In the footage, two police officers—one male and... Read More

No Charges for Officer Who Fatally Shot Korryn Gaines

No Charges for Officer Who Fatally Shot Korryn Gaines

by #teamEBONY

It appears the investigation into the police-involved shooting death of a woman has resulted in no charges for the officers involved Read More

Family of Korryn Gaines Announces Lawsuit

Family of Korryn Gaines Announces Lawsuit

by Shantell E. Jamison

The family of Korryn Gaines, the 23-year-old woman who died after being shot by police following an hours-long standoff has filed a lawsuit against... Read More