Teens Present ‘Where You From,’ an In-Depth Illustration of Black Chicago

Teens Present ‘Where You From,’ an In-Depth Illustration of Black Chicago

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Sunday, two young women, Amaris Buford and Anta Njie, presented their debut documentary at a sold-out show in Chicago. The film, Where You From, is... Read More

Disturbing Video Shows Off-Duty Officer Restraining, Threatening Teen

Disturbing Video Shows Off-Duty Officer Restraining, Threatening Teen

by Shantell E. Jamison

A video of a White suburban Illinois police officer pinning down an African-American teen and threatening to kill him for trespassing has gone viral,... Read More

Protest Erupt Following Video of LAPD Cop Allegedly Firing At Teen

Protest Erupt Following Video of LAPD Cop Allegedly Firing At Teen

by Shantell E. Jamison

Hundreds of activists gathered Wednesday in protest of video allegedly showing an off-duty LAPD police officer firing a gun in front of a group of... Read More

tech

Black Teens Kick Butt in Tech, Need More Access to STEM

by Glenn Jeffers

Here’s the good news. A new study released this past October found that Black tweens and teens are both proficient and confident in basic... Read More

Rape Charges Dropped Against Brooklyn Teens

Rape Charges Dropped Against Brooklyn Teens

by #teamEBONY

Five Brooklyn teens accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman at gunpoint last month will not be charged. The woman recanted her rape assault allegations and... Read More

[ENOUGH]
Chicago Youth Talk Trayvon

[ENOUGH]
Chicago Youth Talk Trayvon

by Dr. Peter K. B. St. Jean

  For young people in Chicago—a city that readily brings to mind thoughts of Black pain and Black death—the killing of Trayvon Martin and... Read More

A GOOD PERSON, A GREAT DAD [VIDEO]

A GOOD PERSON, A GREAT DAD [VIDEO]

by #teamEBONY

Stories of absent fathers have become commonplace in the narrative of the Black community.  While there’s a tendency to avoid consistent conversations about the... Read More

[ENOUGH]
‘I’ve Witnessed a Lot’

[ENOUGH]
‘I’ve Witnessed a Lot’

by Tania Williams

It was a normal night, or at least I thought it was.  It was around ten o’clock when I heard the gunshots. They were... Read More

[PARENTING]
‘My Teen Son is Girl Crazy…How Do I Slow His Roll?’

[PARENTING]
'My Teen Son is Girl Crazy...How Do I Slow His Roll?'

by Yan Searcy

‘My 14-year-old son is girl crazy and I am concerned about being a grandmother!  I’ve had the safe sex talk with him and know... Read More

Blacks Overindulge in Sugary Drinks,
Marketers Celebrate

Blacks Overindulge in Sugary Drinks,
Marketers Celebrate

by Michael Arceneaux

Not unlike my former self who used to sit before a priest ready to spill (some) of my guts out of guilt, a former... Read More