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Bill Cosby to Teach Youth About Sexual Assault

by #teamEBONY

In today’s what the hell headline news, Bill Cosby, the embattled actor and comedian who has been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting more... Read More

Gabrielle Union Has Us Taking Notes on Natural Curly Hair

Gabrielle Union Has Us Taking Notes on Natural Curly Hair

by Noel Walker

Gabrielle Union proves that curly natural hair makes you younger with new photos from her Flawless haircare launch in Miami. Read More

[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time to Empower Kids to Become Leaders

[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time to Empower Kids to Become Leaders

by Tomika Anderson

I am old enough to have been through seasons that were not necessarily progressive seasons for African-Americans, and know there is going to be... Read More

Cities

A Better Roadmap for Trump’s Inner City Agenda

by Richard Fowler

President Donald Trump knows almost nothing about America’s inner cities. We are now more than a month into the Trump presidency and it is now... Read More

Black Creativity Gala: A  Night of Art and Innovation

Black Creativity Gala: A Night of Art and Innovation

by #teamEBONY

Watch: The Museum of Science and Industry held its annual Black Creativity Gala on Saturday and featured over 100 art works from Black artists from all over the country. Read More

Kids

Reaching Out and Helping Kids Cope in a Violent World

by Tomika Anderson

If you asked 17-year-old Newark, N.J. resident Naseer Wilkerson to describe what his neighborhood looks like at night, he couldn’t do it. That’s because... Read More

[GOAL ORIENTED] Emmitt Smith’s New Passions

[GOAL ORIENTED] Emmitt Smith’s New Passions

by Christopher Harris

It took Emmitt Smith 164 games in his professional career to set the NFL’s rushing record. He led the Dallas Cowboys to three Super... Read More

Four Years After Trayvon Martin: Work Left Undone

Four Years After Trayvon Martin: Work Left Undone

by Aprill O. Turner

Four years ago today, an unforeseen incident became the catalyst to start a national movement.  On the evening of February 26, in Sanford, Fla.,... Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Trevor Jackson on Gun Violence and Black Youth

[IN MY LIFETIME] Trevor Jackson on Gun Violence and Black Youth

by #teamEBONY

Trayvon (Martin), Freddie (Gray), Michael Brown and in my lifetime, unfortunately, the list keeps going on. I've had the opportunity to perform for the... Read More

End of Youth Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons Long Overdue

End of Youth Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons Long Overdue

by Marcy Mistrett

In an historic moment yesterday, President Obama used his executive authority to end the use of solitary confinement for youth in the federal prison... Read More