Non-White Americans Feel Police Less Likely to Protect Them, Poll Finds

Good News: Police Dept. Hands Out Turkeys Instead of Traffic Tickets

by Shantell E. Jamison

Getting pulled over for a traffic violation is stressful, but one Billings, Montana, police officer is brightening a few lucky motorists day. The Billings... Read More

A Helping of Truth for Thanksgiving

A Helping of Truth for Thanksgiving

by Jovan Brown

The Thanksgiving tale is just that: a dollop of folklore told to children as a historical truth that catapulted the holiday we graciously adorn... Read More

Should Black People Celebrate Thanksgiving? [#EBONYDebate]

Should Black People Celebrate Thanksgiving? [#EBONYDebate]

by Vann R. Newkirk II and Kymone Freeman

Be Thankful! I remember the year I tried to boycott Thanksgiving. I was 19, entering that necessary but annoying phase of young self-righteous and... Read More

[GET LIFE]
Your Post-Thanksgiving Survival Guide

[GET LIFE]
Your Post-Thanksgiving Survival Guide

by Erika Nicole Kendall

Raise your hand if you ate a teeny weeny bit more than usual this past week, and now you’re looking in the mirror…slightly agitated.... Read More

Marissa Alexander

Marissa Alexander Spends Thanksgiving With Family

by #teamEBONY

A Florida woman who became a cause celebre for civil-rights activists after she received a 20-year prison sentence for firing a warning shot has... Read More

[SIP+SAVOR]
Holiday Cocktails, Pt. 1

[SIP+SAVOR]
Holiday Cocktails, Pt. 1

by #teamEBONY

Whether you actually get life from some sanitized story about Native Americans and Pilgrims breaking bread or are just grateful to have some time... Read More

What’s Driving This Year’s Black Friday Mania?

Thanksgiving Now Black Thursday?

by Colorlines

There are more than 16 million retail workers in the U.S. according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and this year many big-name stores... Read More

[FRESH MAN]
How to Look Dapper for Thanksgiving

[FRESH MAN]
How to Look Dapper for Thanksgiving

by #teamEBONY

Whether you’re heading home to see the parents or meet the parent, looking good for the holidays is a must. We make a last... Read More

[MODERN MOM]
Race Themed Holiday Time!

[MODERN MOM]
Race Themed Holiday Time!

by Asha French

I’m sure that by now the writer of the headline calling The Best Man Holiday a "race-themed" movie is either embarrassed or incensed– one... Read More

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry to Obama: Pardon People, Not Just Turkeys

by The Grio

On Saturday’s "Melissa Harris-Perry Show," the MSNBC host read an open letter to the turkey pardoned by President Barack Obama just before Thanksgiving, urging... Read More