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Gabrielle Union Offers Support to Newscaster Deemed Too Thick for TV — and That’s Not All!

Gabrielle Union Offers Support to Newscaster Deemed Too Thick for TV — and That’s Not All!

by Soraya Joseph   Nov 11, 2017

Remember Demetria Obilor? The curvaceous, Dallas traffic reporter who received hate mail and online slander for being “too big” for TV? Well, she is... 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

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JetBlue Kicks New Jersey Family Off Plane Due to Birthday Cake

by Brittany Fennell   May 15, 2017

A family from New Jersey boarded a flight from JFK Airport to Nevada to celebrate a birthday, but things didn't go as planned. Read More

Rolling Loud Music Festival: Here’s What Your Favorite Rapper Wore

Rolling Loud Music Festival: Here’s What Your Favorite Rapper Wore

by Noel Walker   May 08, 2017

Rolling Loud Music Festival brought this summers men's style trend to the forefront. Logo Love. Read More

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An American Dream, Deferred? Black Homeownership Rates Dip Sharply

by #teamEBONY   Apr 06, 2017

The dream of owning a home has been an elusive one for African-Americans in recent years, according to new research that shows a trend that... Read More

Report: Drivers Less Likely to Brake for Black Pedestrians

Report: Drivers Less Likely to Brake for Black Pedestrians

by #teamEBONY   Mar 22, 2017

Drivers are less likely to brake for Black pedestrians attempting to cross the street, a new analysis finds. The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers at... Read More

#BLMKidnapping, Really? Save Your White Tears

#BLMKidnapping, Really? Save Your White Tears

by Lincoln Anthony Blades   Jan 06, 2017

On Tuesday afternoon, Chicago police were alerted of a video capturing a White reportedly mentally disabled male being assaulted, threatened, and tortured by two Black... Read More

Fatal Police-Involved Shooting Leaves Another Black Man Dead

Fatal Police-Involved Shooting Leaves Another Black Man Dead

by #teamEBONY   Nov 07, 2016

A 25-year-old Indianapolis man who was in Chicago for a funeral is dead after an encounter with police. The Chicago Tribune reports that Joshua Beal was... Read More

Sheriff David Clarke: Milwaukee Riots Are Result of ‘Tribal Behavior’

Sheriff David Clarke: Milwaukee Riots Are Result of ‘Tribal Behavior’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Aug 16, 2016

In an unapologetic opinion piece published on The Hill Monday morning, Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke said that riots happening in the city were due... Read More

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Study Says it Will Take 228 Years for Blacks to Build Wealth of Whites

by #teamEBONY   Aug 12, 2016

If current economic trends continue, the average African-American household will need 228 years to accumulate as much wealth as their white counterparts hold today.... Read More