Dear White People: Watch What You Say Because We’re Listening

Dear White People: Watch What You Say Because We’re Listening

by Shantell E. Jamison

Mama always told me to watch what I say. Words are powerful, and the last thing you want to do is unintentionally offend someone.... Read More

Adam Jones

Orioles’ Adam Jones Takes Racist Taunts from Fan Who Thinks It’s Still 1947

by #teamEBONY

When Jackie Robinson first stepped onto the baseball field, bringing Blackness back to baseball, he knew he would be subject to racist taunts from... Read More

American University

Racist Messages Target AKA Chapter at American University

by #teamEBONY

American University finds itself investigating a racial incident against a Black Greek-letter organization on its campus, ironically around the same time a Black woman... Read More

Oh Really? Reporter Valerie Hoff Resigns After N-Word ‘Joke’

Oh Really? Reporter Valerie Hoff Resigns After N-Word ‘Joke’

by #TeamEBONY

Despite the apparent seriousness of the the word and the tragic history behind it, for some reason there are still a few White people... Read More

Heineken

Take Note, Pepsi: Heineken’s New Ad Deftly Embraces Cultural Conversation

by #TeamEBONY

We’re living in extremely divisive times. Here in the U.S., we’re split over the topic of race relations in America, our politics are increasingly... Read More

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

Charles Barkley

Here’s Your First Look at Charles Barkley’s ‘American Race’ Docuseries

by Britni Danielle

When TNT announced it had commissioned a documentary series about race relations in America hosted by Charles Barkley, I balked. Though Barkley has been a sports... Read More

Serena Williams

You’ve Been Served: Serena Williams Responds to Racially Charged Comments About Her Unborn Child

by #TeamEBONY

If there’s one thing we can count on Serena Williams to do–besides crush the competition on the court, –it’s speak her mind. Throughout her career... Read More

CNN

Why CNN’s Political Theater Is A Distinctly Black Problem

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Vox recently released a video that brilliantly breaks down how CNN’s use of “political theater” is making us all dumber and negatively affecting our... 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