Teens Involved in Fatal Delaware Classmate Beating Found Guilty

Teens Involved in Fatal Delaware Classmate Beating Found Guilty

by #teamEBONY

Three teenage girls were held responsible for executing a beating at a Delaware high school that led to the death of 16-year-old, Amy Joyner-Francis,... Read More

Teen Whose Dying Wish Was to Meet Beyoncé Dies

Teen Whose Dying Wish Was to Meet Beyoncé Dies

by Shantell E. Jamison

Beyoncé granted a Houston, Texas, teenager’s last wish on Wednesday shortly before her death. KHOU reports that Ebony Banks died after a lengthy battle with... Read More

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On Losing Biggie and Dealing With PTSD From Growing Up in the Hood

by S. Tia Brown

I was a student at Howard University when Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, the Notorious B.I.G, was killed. His music was the soundtrack of... Read More

New Birth Bishop Eddie Long Dead at 63

New Birth Bishop Eddie Long Dead at 63

by Shantell E. Jamison

Bishop Eddie L. Long has died from what is being described as a “private fight with an aggressive form of cancer,” an announcement from... Read More

Officer Who Killed Keith Lamont Scott Escapes Charges

Officer Who Killed Keith Lamont Scott Escapes Charges

by #teamEBONY

No charges will be brought against the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer in the September shooting death of a man in University City, the Charlotte Observer... Read More

Willie Rogers, Oldest Surviving Tuskegee Airman Dies

Willie Rogers, Oldest Surviving Tuskegee Airman Dies

by #teamEBONY

Willie Rogers, the oldest surviving member of the original Tuskegee Airmen, has died. He was 101. Rogers largely served in logistics during his time... Read More

Veteran Journalist, Political Commentator Gwen Ifill Dies

Veteran Journalist, Political Commentator Gwen Ifill Dies

by Shantell E. Jamison

Iconic journalist and political moderator Gwen Ifill has died. The 61-year-old co-anchor of PBS’ “NewsHour” with Judy Woodruff, reportedly passed away on Monday of endometrial cancer.... Read More

Radio Legend, Civil Rights Activist Herb Kent Dead at 88

Radio Legend, Civil Rights Activist Herb Kent Dead at 88

by #teamEBONY

One of Chicago’s most prominent African-American radio hosts has died. Herb Kent “The Cool Gent” passed away Saturday evening. He was 88. For nearly 70... Read More

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Kalief Browder’s Mother Paid a Cost Far Higher Than His Bail

by William Ketchum III

Three thousand dollars. The price of a cheap used car, a decent college scholarship, or maybe a round-trip international flight. Or, in one sad... Read More

Michael Sabbie

Why Don’t We Care More About Michael Sabbie?

by Lincoln Blades

This year in America, midway through October, more than 900 citizens have been killed by the police. In some of those cases we can remember their names, recall their tragic stories, and... Read More