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20-Year-Old Makes History As First Black Woman To Lead West Point’s Corp Of Cadets

20-Year-Old Makes History As First Black Woman To Lead West Point’s Corp Of Cadets

by Zahara Hill   Aug 07, 2017

In the fall of 2016, only 20 percent of West Point cadets were women. Read More

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby Says His Sexual Assault Allegations Are Race Related

by Brittany Fennell   May 17, 2017

For the past two years, Cosby's reputation has been tainted with over two dozen sexual assault allegations spanning decades with each woman having similar stories of being drugged and waking up not remembering what happened to them. Read More

Miss District of Columbia Kara McCullough

Meet Kara McCullough, Your New Miss USA!

by #teamEBONY   May 15, 2017

McCullough follows in the footsteps of Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber, making it the second year in a row a woman of color and a Miss District of Columbia has taken home the crown. Read More

Cleon Brown

White Cop Learns of African Ancestry, Sues Police Dept. for Discrimination

by #teamEBONY   May 11, 2017

It sounds like this police department and city had deep-seeded issues with race long before Cleon Brown got his ancestry results. Read More

Boko Haram has reportedly been behind a string of terrorist attacks in Nigeria.

Remaining 82 Nigerian Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Now Free

by Brittany Fennell   May 09, 2017

The remaining 82 have been freed in exchange for detained suspects. This was the largest release negotiated by the Nigerian government. Read More

Takkarist McKinley

Takkarist McKinley’s 0-to-100 Moment at the 2017 NFL Draft

by #teamEBONY   Apr 28, 2017

So far this year, the Atlanta Falcons have had two moments that brought extremely heightened emotions. The first was the unbelievable loss in Super... Read More

Jackie Robinson

A Groundbreaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum

by #teamEBONY   Apr 28, 2017

Recently, the nation celebrated the 70th anniversary of the legendary Jackie Robinson entering Major League Baseball as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers, the... Read More

Marshawn Lynch

Couldn’t Stay Away: Marshawn Lynch Set to Return to NFL

by #teamEBONY   Apr 26, 2017

Pending a deal being completely worked out, as well as a physical, former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will be coming out of retirement... Read More

Bill O'Reilly

Welp! Fox Fed Up With Bill O’Reilly, Gives Him Pink Slip

by #teamEBONY   Apr 19, 2017

Fox News has fired embattled evening news show host Bill O’Reilly after allegations of sexual harassment, according to a statement released by the network... Read More

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson, 70 Years Later: Why He Was So Much More Than a Ballplayer

by Curtis Granderson   Apr 15, 2017

For many Americans, April 15th is just Tax Day. But in Major League Baseball, April 15th is a day for remembering an American hero... Read More