Linda Brown of Historic ‘Brown v. Board of Education’ Lawsuit, Dies at 76

Linda Brown of Historic ‘Brown v. Board of Education’ Lawsuit, Dies at 76

by Christina Santi   Mar 26, 2018

Linda Brown who was the little third-grade girl at the center of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case has died at the... Read More

Canada Reveals New $10 Bill Featuring Country’s Black Civil Rights Legend

Canada Reveals New $10 Bill Featuring Country’s Black Civil Rights Legend

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 12, 2018

A Black Canadian civil rights icon was honored for her trail-blazing acts of defiance in a ceremony that reveal her image on the country’s... Read More

Video: Woman Returns to Site Where KKK Took Her Sister’s Life

Video: Woman Returns to Site Where KKK Took Her Sister’s Life

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 05, 2018

More than five decades ago, Lisa McNair’s life changed forever when her sister, Denise McNair, died during a church bombing executed by members of... Read More

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#WhenBlackWomenLead: Invisible No More

by Marcela Howell   Feb 19, 2018

Black women have always been at the forefront of the most progressive movements in this country’s history, whether we are taking leadership in pushing... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Isaiah Washington Wants You to Know These Overlooked Civil Rights Icons

EXCLUSIVE: Isaiah Washington Wants You to Know These Overlooked Civil Rights Icons

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 09, 2018

In an exclusive interview with EBONY, Isaiah Washington dishes on new TV One original Behind the Movement, overshadowed icons and what this film means for... Read More

Samuel L. Jackson Urges Celebrities to Join in Protesting 'Racist Police'

Why Samuel L. Jackson Was Allegedly Expelled from Morehouse

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 08, 2018

Some of the best and brightest activists, entertainers and leaders in the world have went to and/or graduated from Morehouse College. As one of... Read More

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. & His Love for Coretta

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. & His Love for Coretta

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 15, 2018

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

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Twitter Gathers Celebrities to Reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 12, 2018

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   Sep 26, 2017

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

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PayPal Cuts Off Services for Hate Groups

by #teamEBONY   Aug 16, 2017

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