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South Dakota Lawmaker: Businesses Should Have Right to Not Serve People of Color

by Teddy Grant   Jun 06, 2018

A South Dakota lawmaker says businesses should be allowed to turn away people based on race, according to The Hill. Republican State Rep. Michael... Read More

Black Panther, Wonder Woman and the Power of Representation

Black Panther, Wonder Woman and the Power of Representation

by Alan Jenkins, President, The Opportunity Agenda   Jul 18, 2017

First, I watched the trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther, just one of the 89 million people who saw it in its first 24 hours.  The... Read More

Phoenix Serial Killer Believed to Be Targeting People of Color

Phoenix Serial Killer Believed to Be Targeting People of Color

by #teamEBONY   Aug 12, 2016

Nearly a month after a Phoenix man was gunned down in his driveway as he returned home from his job at a group home,... Read More

prison jail bars bail

Bail Unfairly Targets and Hurts the Poor

by Slate   Jun 12, 2015

Several years ago the Bronx Defenders helped establish the first licensed charitable bail organization in New York state—the Bronx Freedom Fund. (I’m still the... Read More

Lucy: Why I'm Tired of Seeing White People on the Big Screen

Where are the People of Color in Hollywood?

by Huffington Post   Jul 29, 2014

One example that comes to mind is Avatar, a "groundbreaking" film about aliens and humanity, which, underneath it all, is the same old White... Read More

Study: Hard Times Can Make People More Racist

Recession Leads to More Racism

by #teamEBONY   Jun 10, 2014

A new study shows that tough economic periods make people more prejudiced against those with darker skin. People perceive race differently during an economic... Read More

Report: People of Color More Likely to Serve Time in Private Prisons

People of Color More Likely to be Sent to Private Prisons

by Colorlines   Feb 20, 2014

According to a new study by University of California at Berkeley researcher Christopher Petrella, people of color who are sentenced to prison are more... Read More

8 Reasons People Of Color MUST Rally For A Long Overdue “White History Month”

Why We Need a White History Month

by #teamEBONY   Sep 17, 2013

White people have suffered for too long. By my count, at least the last ten years. That can feel like a hell of a... Read More

Children of Color Outnumber White Babies

Children of Color Outnumber White Babies

by #teamEBONY   May 18, 2012

Being seen as a "historic demographic milestone," the Census Bureau found that children of color make up more than half of the U.S. population... Read More