Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Era of Black Lives Matter

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Era of Black Lives Matter

by Sheeri Mitchell   Feb 15, 2018

The African-Americans of the 2010s The start of the 2010s found America in the throes of an economic recession as a result of the Housing Market Collapse of... Read More

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The African-Americans of the 1990s

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The African-Americans of the 1990s

by Sheeri Mitchell    Feb 15, 2018

The African-Americans of the 1990s Despite the technological advances that gave us widespread personal cell phone usage, the internet, email and the dotcom boom,... Read More

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Black Americans of the 1980’s

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Black Americans of the 1980’s

by Sheeri Mitchell    Feb 15, 2018

The Black Americans of the 1980’s If the wage gap between middle class black families and middle class white families began to close during... Read More

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Afro-Americans of the 1970s

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Afro-Americans of the 1970s

by Sheeri Mitchell    Feb 15, 2018

The Afro-Americans of the 1970s In a decade rife with turmoil, America witnessed the widening of the war in Vietnam; at least one infamous protest to that... Read More

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Blacks of the 1960s

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Blacks of the 1960s

by Sheeri Mitchell    Feb 15, 2018

The Blacks of the 1960s Despite the victory of Brown v. Board of Education in the previous decade, most African-Americans in the ‘60s found themselves... Read More

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Colored People of the 1950s

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Colored People of the 1950s

by Sheeri Mitchell   Feb 15, 2018

BLACK HISTORY FROM THE PAGES OF EBONY: The Colored People of the 1950s With WWII ending the previous decade, the ’50s found the United... Read More

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Negroes of The 1940’s

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Negroes of The 1940’s

by Sheeri Mitchell   Feb 15, 2018

The Negroes of The 1940’s In the 1940’s, African-Americans had become accustomed to all expressions of racism but had steadfastly refused to embrace anti-black... Read More

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   Aug 12, 2016

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   Jan 09, 2014

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   Apr 02, 2013

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