Jemele Hill

Jemele Hill: ‘I Deserved a Suspension’

by Zahara Hill   Oct 23, 2017

ESPN anchor Jemele Hill gained a cohort of protective fans in the past month or so after being attacked for tweets in which she... Read More


Exes Reportedly Seek Revenge on Judge in the Worse Way

by #teamEBONY   Jul 12, 2017

There’s nothing like a lover scorned, and one Texas judge is learning that lesson the hard way. Judge Hilary H. Green has been suspended... Read More

Schools in the South Suspend and Expel Black Students Way More Than White Ones

Southern Schools Suspend Black Students Much More Often than White Students

by Slate   Aug 26, 2015

A new study has found that Black students in Southern states get suspended and expelled at exponentially higher rates than White ones, an imbalance... Read More

Black girls are suspended from school 6 times more often than white girls

Black Girls Suspended at Much Higher Rates than White Girls

by The Grio   Feb 11, 2015

A new study released by the African American Policy Forum and the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies at Columbia University shows that... Read More

Union: Adrian Peterson to appeal ban

Adrian Peterson Suspended for Entire Season

by ESPN   Nov 18, 2014

Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. The NFL announced its highly anticipated ruling Tuesday... Read More

Video of Ray Rice punch released

Video Emerges of Ray Rice Punching Fiancee

by ESPN   Sep 08, 2014

TMZ Sports has posted a video that it says shows Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in the face in the... Read More

Thousands of preschool kids face suspension

Black Preschool Kids Suspended at Higher Rates than Whites

by #teamEBONY   Mar 21, 2014

Black children face an uphill climb from the minute they enter school. Even preschoolers are getting suspended from U.S. public schools — and they're... Read More

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart Suspended Three Games for Shoving Fan

by #teamEBONY   Feb 10, 2014

Marcus Smart will sit three games as punishment for his shoving a Texas Tech fan last night in Lubbock. The Red Raiders athletic department... Read More