Mystic Valley Regional Charter School

Braids Go Against This Charter School’s Dress Code

by Brittany Fennell

Black students at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, Mass. have been facing punishment for wearing braids, according to reports. Read More

Exclusive: Brown Girl Magic Conference Seeks to Inspire

Exclusive: Brown Girl Magic Conference Seeks to Inspire

by Sylvia Snowden

If little girls are made of “sugar, spice and everything nice,” then Brown girls are definitely made of foxy, moxie and magic—lots and lots... Read More

Missing

Why the Crisis of Missing Black Girls Needs More Attention Than It’s Getting

by La’Tasha D. Mayes

An academic study analyzed news coverage of missing children and found that only 20 percent of reported stories focused on missing Black children. This,... Read More

This 8-Year-Old Author Can Scratch ‘Amazon Best Seller’ Off Her To-Do List

This 8-Year-Old Author Can Scratch ‘Amazon Best Seller’ Off Her To-Do List

by #teamEBONY

A book written by an 8-year-old Alabama girl has made Amazon’s “Best Seller” list! AL.com reports that Nia Mya Reese’s book, “How to Deal With... Read More

cash me ousside

There’s Nothing Funny About the ‘Cash Me Ousside’ Girl

by LaSha

Back in 2015 when you couldn’t turn on your car radio without hearing Fetty Wap’s Trap Queen at least three times in an hour, ET Online ran a story... Read More

jada pinkett

A Conversation with Jada Pinkett Smith About Black Girls and Human Trafficking

by Shanita Hubbard

When you think of sex trafficking, what image comes to mind? Usually victims are depicted as young and White, but that doesn’t tell the... Read More

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Step Forward: How Peer-to-Peer Engagement Addresses Sexual Harassment

by Kennedy Moore

A few months ago, I made a trip to the store to grab a few items in the middle of the day. The store... Read More

Step Forward: Opening the Dialogue on Sexual Violence and Black Girls

Step Forward: Opening the Dialogue on Sexual Violence and Black Girls

by Nourbese Flint

In a classroom at Gardena High School, just outside of Los Angeles, a group of young Black women and women of color stand in... Read More

#SayHerName Campaign Sheds Light on Abuse of Black Women

#SayHerName Campaign Sheds Light on Abuse of Black Women

by #teamEBONY

BYP100, Black Lives Matter national,Ferguson Action and Project South are planning a series of actions across the nation meant to shed light on the... Read More

D.C. Policy Meeting Emphasizes Black Girls’ Educational Needs

D.C. Policy Meeting Emphasizes Black Girls’ Educational Needs

by Monique W. Morris

In Washington Monday, the focus was on the well-being of Black girls and the advancement of their education. More than 150 attendees from African... Read More