Cop Who Killed Rekia Boyd Quits

The Chicago police detective who fatally shot 22-year-old Rekia Boyd after firing into a crowd…

In Chicago’s Kenwood, Action in the Aftermath of Violence

This article is the second of an EBONY.com two-part series published in collaboration with The…

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Discover the Wonders of Cameroon: ‘Africa in Miniature’

When it comes to travel to Africa, everyone dreams about hitting spots like South Africa,…

Tower of Power’s Rick Stevens: Still a Young Man

On Friday, Rick Stevens, the original lead singer of 70s R&B/soul band Tower of Power,…

Removing the Blindfold: Reimagining Reproductive Futures

During the height of the Clinton administration’s health care reform debate of the mid ’90s,…

How Dare You Come for First Lady Michelle Obama!

Full disclosure in the spirit of transparency: I STAN as hard for Michelle LaVaughn Robinson…

5 Lessons to Learn After Losing Love

“When you’re in a relationship with someone, it’s so much about tearing down the walls…

Controversial Bill Threatens Fate of 3 North Carolina HBCUs

Three North Carolina HBCUs are in jeopardy thanks to a controversial bill designed to bankrupt…

Podcasting Couple Keeps It Really Real on ‘The Black Guy Who Tips’

Down in Charlotte, there is a married couple whose mission is to amuse and inform…

[Goal Oriented] Caron Butler and His ‘Tuff’ Choices

Sacramento Kings forward Caron Butler’s childhood dream wasn’t to be a pro athlete. He didn’t…