I Was There: The LA Riots, 25 Years Later

I Was There: The LA Riots, 25 Years Later

by Chante Griffin

I lived through the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. Whole parts of my city vanished. The beauty shop that my mom and I frequented every... Read More

Meet the Teen Who Rocked ‘Black Lives Matter’ Dress to Prom

Meet the Teen Who Rocked ‘Black Lives Matter’ Dress to Prom

by Teryn Payne

It’s been nearly a week since Milan Bolden-Morris had the interwebs buzzing after debuting her “Black Lives Matter” prom dress, which was designed by... Read More

Police Brutality

United: The Police Brutality Incident Blacks Have Been Warning You About

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

At the heart of our protests, our activism, Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling and the ongoing conversations regarding #BlackLivesMatter, is our community’s irrepressible insistence against policy... Read More

Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling Protesters Sue City Once Again

by #TEAMEBONY with AP

Protesters who demonstrated against the police-involved shooting death of Alton Sterling have filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Baton Rouge. Attorneys from... Read More

After Community Criticism, Houston Gets New Police Chief

After Community Criticism, Houston Gets New Police Chief

by #teamEBONY

Austin’s police chief is moving to Houston to head the police force in the nation’s fourth-largest city, which has long faced criticism for excessive... Read More

Police Brutality on Black Women Documentary

A New Documentary Shines Light On Black Women And Police Brutality

by Melissa Kimble

Eric Garner, Mike Brown, Philando Castile and Alfred Sterling are household names but what about women like Renee Davis or Tanisha Anderson? What about other... Read More

Serena Williams Expresses Fears of Police Violence on Facebook

Serena Williams Expresses Fears of Police Violence on Facebook

by #teamEBONY

In the latest of pro-athlete epiphanies on police violence and a willingness to be vocal about it, tennis superstar Serena Williams made her feelings... Read More

Five Decades After the Watts Riots, the Same Injustices Still Persist

Five Decades After the Watts Riots, the Same Injustices Still Persist

by Lynn Brown

In the summer of 1965, a routine traffic stop unleashed a torrent of pent-up anger in the Black community of Watts in Los Angeles.... Read More

Social Media Goes in on Kaepernick Controversy

Social Media Goes in on Kaepernick Controversy

by LaToya Cross

NFL star Colin Kaepernick has been receiving a mix of support and criticism following his choice to sit while his teammates stand during the... Read More

Family of Philando Castile Calls for Federal Investigation

Family of Philando Castile Calls for Federal Investigation

by #teamEBONY

The family of a Black man fatally shot by suburban Minneapolis police is calling for a federal investigation into his death, New York Daily... Read More