Why the Worst Week in the Donald Trump Campaign Could Kill the GOP

Why the Worst Week in the Donald Trump Campaign Could Kill the GOP

by Jamilah Lemieux

This week proves it.  Donald Trump is, quite possibly, the worst type of human being on the face of the earth. He is a... Read More

Coolest Black Kid in America, No. 10: Marley Dias

Coolest Black Kid in America, No. 10: Marley Dias

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

When 11-year old Marley Dias announced that she was launching a book drive in hopes of collecting 1,000 books to donate to a school... Read More

Fried Chicken Sandwich

[Hungry for History] Chick-Fil-A Didn’t Create the Fried Chicken Sandwich

by Donna Battle Pierce

Comedian Chris Rock and feminist writer, bell hooks have something in common. Both have the ability to answer grave misrepresentations of the Black experience... Read More

Criminalized for Candy Swiping? How Society Silences, Scars Our Black Girls

Criminalized for Candy Swiping? How Society Silences, Scars Our Black Girls

by Josie Pickens

After tech executive turned feminist activist and author Sheryl Sandberg published her bestselling book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, she... Read More

Vanessa Beecroft, Kanye West Cannot Offer Racial Amnesty

Vanessa Beecroft, Kanye West Cannot Offer Racial Amnesty

by Michael Arceneaux

A true friend can lovingly tell another, “You sound like a damn fool.” If you truly care about someone, you don’t let them talk... Read More

Veterans Day Google Doodle Raises Racial Ire

Veterans Day Google Doodle Raises Racial Ire

by #teamEBONY

Wait, what?  Apparently lacking in things to do, some folk are taking the Veterans Day Google Doodle to task for being too diverse.  Mic.com... Read More

Halloween Things: When Is It Appropriate to Wear Blackface?

Halloween Things: When Is It Appropriate to Wear Blackface?

by Damon Young

Halloween is right around the corner, which means we’re also dead in the middle of another round of Blackface Bingo — the annual occurrence... Read More

 Michael Sam, Jackie Robinson, and Why the Bigots Always Lose

Bigotry Will Always Lose

by The Atlantic

Michael Sam had a very good year meting out violence to his opponents. The 6-3, 260-pound defensive end helped lead Missouri to a 12-2... Read More

DEAR WHITE FOLKS:
Yes, Black People Are “Sensitive” About Race

DEAR WHITE FOLKS:
Yes, Black People Are "Sensitive" About Race

by Joyce Clark Hicks

I recently had a Facebook conversation with a White friend in which she suggested that I, as a Black woman, was a little "sensitive" on... Read More

Islamophobia: Conservatives Say ‘Young Muslim Men’ Are ‘Our Enemy’

Islamophobia: Conservatives Say ‘Young Muslim Men’ Are ‘Our Enemy’

by Michael Arceneaux

As soon as it was made clear to conservatives that the alleged Boston Marathon bombers had an association with Allah, the Islam-bashing crows of... Read More