Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. & His Love for Coretta

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. & His Love for Coretta

by Shantell E. Jamison

Today marks what would have been the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 88th birthday. On April 4, 1968, the world lost one of... Read More

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Twitter Gathers Celebrities to Reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.

by Shantell E. Jamison

As the world prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s passing, Twitter is gathering some of the world’s most influential... Read More

Congresswoman Kneels in Protest of Trump’s NFL Remarks

Congresswoman Kneels in Protest of Trump’s NFL Remarks

by Shantell E. Jamison

President Donald Trump’s ridiculous attack on NFL players who chose to protest the national anthem during football games has now made its way to... Read More

Generation KKK

PayPal Cuts Off Services for Hate Groups

by #teamEBONY

PayPal, the popular online payment platform, has now banned users from accepting donations that lead to the promotion of hate, violence and intolerance following... Read More

Google Commemorates ‘Silent Parade’s’ 100th Anniversary with Doodle

Google Commemorates ‘Silent Parade’s’ 100th Anniversary with Doodle

by Shantell E. Jamison

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Silent Parade, a demonstration where close to 10,000 people silently marched in protest of racism in New... Read More

Emmett Till

Emmett Till Historical Marker Vandalized Once Again

by Shantell E. Jamison

A historical marker in Money, Miss., commemorating Emmett Till has been vandalized once again. NBC reports that information about Till, the Chicago teenager who... Read More

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson, 70 Years Later: Why He Was So Much More Than a Ballplayer

by Curtis Granderson

For many Americans, April 15th is just Tax Day. But in Major League Baseball, April 15th is a day for remembering an American hero... Read More

Jackie Robinson

Remembering Jackie Robinson: Images of One of Baseball’s Finest

by #teamEBONY

On April 15, 1947, a Black man stepped onto Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field to reverse a wrong in pro sports that had lasted 63 years... Read More

Why is Rosa Parks’ Detroit Home in Berlin?

Why is Rosa Parks’ Detroit Home in Berlin?

by #teamEBONY

The Detroit home of civil rights icon Rosa Parks is now housed in Berlin, Germany. The home ended up in the backyard of American... Read More

Roger Wilkins

Roger Wilkins, Civil Rights Activist, Historian and Journalist, Dies at 85

by #teamEBONY

Roger Wilkins, a historian, journalist, civil rights activist and Justice Department official who wrote Pulitzer Prize-winning editorials for The Washington Post on the Watergate scandal,... Read More