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Self Care, Mental Illness and Black Tragedies

by Kasey Woods

Sometimes I get so good at not being bipolar, that I forget that I am. What may seem like an absurd notion to someone... Read More

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Jesus Was Not American:
How Politicizing Christianity Fuels Hatred

by Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts


The hostile words that Franklin Graham recently posted on his Facebook page, encouraging the banishment of all Muslims from the country because of their... Read More

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[EDITOR’S LETTER]
Does America Love Black People?

by Kierna Mayo

Despite my #currentmood, I am still very much in gratitude mode. For a month now, I have been thanking folks for loving up on... Read More

The Black Church:
Under Attack and Guilty of Assault

The Black Church:
Under Attack and Guilty of Assault

by Ahmad Greene-Hayes

“And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell... Read More

Listeria Hysteria

Listeria Hysteria

by Nina Malkin

It’s a hot summer afternoon and the kids could sure use a cool treat. You know what will do the trick, too. You head... Read More

Polluters Play Fake ‘Race Card’ Against Obama’s Climate Plan

Polluters Play Fake ‘Race Card’ Against Obama’s Climate Plan

by Van Jones

After years of foot-dragging by his predecessors and Congress, President Obama is taking on the biggest culprit behind global warming: pollution from outdated power... Read More

A Diva Makes A Difference

A Diva Makes A Difference

by Michael J. Feeney

One after another, Sheryl Lee Ralph watched helplessly as her closest friends died of AIDS. At the time, the early 1980s, the actress was... Read More

Colorado Legalizes Marijuana For Recreational Use

Blazing Trails:
Black Doctor Seeks to Build Marijuana Empire

by Ryan K. Smith

Marijuana has been legalized in 23 states and Washington, DC primarily for medicinal use. The herb has been approved to tread a myriad of... Read More

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‘All Options’ Needed When Facing an Unexpected Pregnancy

by Renee Bracey Sherman

When someone faces an unintended pregnancy, they need to know how to make the best decision and what option to pursue: becoming a parent,... Read More

Fitness Friday Workout Plan Part TWO!

Fitness Friday Workout Plan Part TWO!

by Ericka N. Goodman

As part of EBONY’s 90-day fitness challenge (see our March/April 2015 issue), a few staffers were given the opportunity to train with Thomas Holt.... Read More