Black Panthers 50 Years Later: What They Wanted Is What We (Still) Need

Black Panthers 50 Years Later: What They Wanted Is What We (Still) Need

by #teamEBONY

Drafted by founders Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in 1966, the Ten-Point Program and Platform (commonly referred to as “The Ten-Point Program”) was the... Read More

Amiri Baraka, Our ‘Griot’
1934-2014

Amiri Baraka, Our ‘Griot’
1934-2014

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

Amiri Baraka—author, cultural critic, revolutionary, professor and intellectual—passed away today in New York City after a long illness. There is no doubt that he... Read More

[ESSAY] What ‘The Black Power Movement’ Started in Texas

[ESSAY] What ‘The Black Power Movement’ Started in Texas

by Elijah Watson

Introductory Spanish. Digital Storytelling Basics. The Black Power Movement. How I became acquainted with, arguably, one of the most popular courses offered at the University... Read More

Whitney Young Documentary to Debut on PBS

Whitney Young Documentary to Debut on PBS

by Eugene Holley, Jr.

The name Whitney Young (1921-1971) may ring a bell because it’s the name of the Chicago magnet high school Michelle Obama attended. And if... Read More

[UNSUNG HEROES]
Stokely Carmichael

[UNSUNG HEROES]
Stokely Carmichael

by Stephon Wynn

Stokely Carmichael’s defiance and opposition during "The Movement" made him one of the most influential leaders of his time. The man who coined the... Read More

On Raising Daughters

On Raising Daughters

by David Lemieux

I have helped to raise five daughters and I have been blessed to see all five of them grow into womanhood.  All children are influenced... Read More

I’m Not African American…
I’m Black

I'm Not African American...
I'm Black

by Shahida Muhammad

What does it mean to be African American? This is a question that is quietly resurfacing in Black discourse, due to the fact that... Read More