The NAACP has joined forces with opponents of the New York City soda ban.

NAACP, Hispanic Federation Join Forces With Opponents of NYC Soda Ban

by The Grio

The city’s limit on the size of sugary drinks is an “extraordinary infringement” on consumer choice, a lawyer for the American Beverage Association and... Read More

Brandon Lincoln Woodard

Police Suspect LA Man Was Lured Into NYC Ambush

by #teamEBONY

Someone wanted Brandon Lincoln Woodard dead — bad enough to apparently lure him to a midtown Manhattan block for what looked like a professional hit. But... Read More

New Storm Approaching NYC, New Jersey

New Storm Approaching NYC, New Jersey

by #teamEBONY

A nor’easter blustered into New York and Jersey on Wednesday, threatening to swamp homes all over again, plunge neighborhoods back into darkness, and inflict... Read More

Rihanna and Chris Brown

Chris Brown and Rihanna Back Together?

by #teamEBONY

In the latest development of this year's most annoying celeb news story, Chris Brown was photographed in sweatpants and a hoodie, sneaking out of... Read More

Super-size me (not).

NYC Board of Health Passes Soda Ban

by #teamEBONY

New York City's Board of Health voted yesterday to ban the sale of sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and... Read More

Empire State Shooting:
More Evidence Against Bloomberg’s Stop and Frisk

Empire State Shooting:
More Evidence Against Bloomberg's Stop and Frisk

by Edward Wyckoff Williams

When it comes to the nation's misguided approach to gun control–or lack thereof –New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a hypocrite.  Following a... Read More

[COLUMN] COMMON SENSUAL:
Can You Really be ‘Friends with Benefits?’

[COLUMN] COMMON SENSUAL:
Can You Really be 'Friends with Benefits?'

by Miles Marshall Lewis

The big city just isn’t the best place to find your soulmate, evidently. The scuttlebutt I hear from single ladies in my circle is... Read More

Who’s Your Daddy” recreational vehicle

DNA Truck Cruises NYC

by #teamEBONY

"Who's Your Daddy" is the name of a quick DNA test that allows those with concerns to walk up to a truck to find... Read More

[INTERVIEW] Spike Lee Talks ‘Red Hook Summer’

[INTERVIEW] Spike Lee Talks ‘Red Hook Summer’

by Miles Marshall Lewis

The converted Fort Greene, Brooklyn, firehouse headquarters for 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks resembles a closed-to-the-public museum, full of memorabilia from nearly all... Read More

[COLUMN] The Lover’s Rocque:
A House is Not a Home

[COLUMN] The Lover's Rocque:
A House is Not a Home

by The Lovers Rocque

So far, living in Chicago has been an unexpected surprise because my husband and I actually like the city. We’re willing to take the... Read More