Video: Chris Brown Says He’s Still ‘Haunted’ by Rihanna Abuse Incident

Video: Chris Brown Says He’s Still ‘Haunted’ by Rihanna Abuse Incident

by Shantell E. Jamison

Chris Brown says he’s still haunted by the night he got into a physical altercation with Rihanna. The confession comes as part of his... Read More

Study Finds Black Women In The U.S. Killed At Higher Rate Than That Of Other Races

Study Finds Black Women In The U.S. Killed At Higher Rate Than That Of Other Races

by Zahara Hill

Although Black women constitute only 13% of the U.S. population, they comprise half of the homicides against women in America Read More

Dr. Dre on Dee Barnes Assault: ‘I Was Out of My F-ing Mind’

Dr. Dre on Dee Barnes Assault: ‘I Was Out of My F-ing Mind’

by #teamEBONY

It’s been more than 25 years since famed music producer, Dr. Dre’s, altercation with journalist Dee Barnes took place. In 1991, the “Still D.R.E.”... Read More

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Kevin and Torrei Hart May Have A Great Relationship Now, But Not Always

by Shantell E. Jamison

America’s favorite funnyman, Kevin Hart, may have an admirable co-parenting relationship with former wife, Torrei Hart, but apparently their relationship wasn’t always peachy keen.... Read More

Snapped or Trapped? What the Facebook Killing Teaches Us About Mental Illness

Snapped or Trapped? What the Facebook Killing Teaches Us About Mental Illness

by Nina Hemphill Reeder

Recent headlines surrounding the suicide of suspected Cleveland killer Steven Stephens have once again brought the topic of mental illness back into the national... Read More

Here’s What Happened When I Tried to Highlight Murdered Black Women

Here’s What Happened When I Tried to Highlight Murdered Black Women

by Britni Danielle

I have been writing about murdered Black women and girls for as long as I’ve been writing on the web. After 22-year-old Rekia Boyd... Read More

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San Bernardino Shooting Was Domestic Tragedy Nobody Saw Coming

by Madison J. Gray

The shooting at a San Bernardino elementary school that took the lives of three people, including the shooter, and critically wounded another, was the... Read More

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Artist Dianne Smith’s Powerful Tribute To Ntozake Shange’s Poem

by Erickka Sy Savané

If one were applying for a ‘Black woman’s card,’ familiarity with Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem, “for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow... Read More

Woman Told to Stop Calling 911 Shot Dead Hours Later

Woman Told to Stop Calling 911 Shot Dead Hours Later

by Shantell E. Jamison

A Sanford, Florida, woman who was told to stop calling 911 was murdered, KTRK reports. Three hours before Latina Herring was allegedly killed by her boyfriend,... Read More

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Strong & Silent: Breaking the Stigma of Abuse Because Black Men Are Victims Too

by Neffer Kerr

He was 6’3”, handsome and strong. He exuded confidence. Women wanted him and men wanted to be him, but I will never forget the... Read More