Maxine Waters

Congresswoman Maxine Waters: ‘Black Women, It Is Our Time’

by Chan C. Smith

Congresswoman Maxine Waters delivered an inspiring, #BlackGirlMagic-filled keynote address at the Chicago Black Women’s Expo Phenomenal Woman Awards Gala on Thursday evening. The California... Read More

California African American Museum

In Our Cities: The California African American Museum Redefines Black History in Los Angeles

by Mariel Turner

The Black experience in Los Angeles has been defined by misunderstood stereotypes for years—gang wars, drive-by shootings, broken families—but curators at the California African... Read More

Equal Pay Day

Women Continue to Fight the Wage Gap on Equal Pay Day

by Chan C. Smith

Since 1996, the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) has been bringing awareness to the wage gap between men and women. Equal Pay Day... Read More

Martin Luther King

The Shocked Reaction to Martin Luther King’s Assassination

by #teamEBONY

It was a moment of dismay for the entire country. A moment people felt insurmountable loss and bewilderment, and whose shock can still be felt today.... Read More

Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper, Chicago Bulls Give $1.2M to CPS Students

by Chan C. Smith

Chicago-favorite Chance the Rapper made a follow-up announcement to his generous donation of over $1 million to Chicago Public Schools on Friday. At a... Read More

Eso Won Books

In Our Cities: Eso Won Books Ignites a Love of Reading in LA

by Mariel Turner

James Fugate knows the importance of knowledge in the Black community. The Detroit native has been selling books in South Los Angeles neighborhoods for... Read More

April Ryan

Journalist April Ryan Shook Her Head “In Disbelief” at WH Press Secretary’s Remarks

by Madison J. Gray

April Ryan, an American Urban Radio Networks correspondent, may now be the most well-known member of the White House Press Corps because of the... Read More

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade Hosts 5th ‘A Night On The RunWade’ Event

by #teamEBONY

Chicago Bulls shooting guard, Dwyane Wade, held “A Night on the RunWade” charity fashion show and silent auction for the first time in his hometown.... Read More


Ala. Woman Recounts Tale of Abduction and Narrow Escape

by #teamEBONY

A woman who was robbed, kidnapped and locked in the trunk of her car for hours by an assailant before making a daring escape... Read More

The Story Behind an Education Inspiration Going Viral

The Story Behind an Education Inspiration Going Viral

by Charles Cole III / Education Post

Recently, the story of my parents, Renate and Charles Cole, went viral after I tweeted on social media: “My parents went back to college... Read More