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EXCLUSIVE: Holly Robinson Peete Encourages Black Families to Face Mental Health Head-On

EXCLUSIVE: Holly Robinson Peete Encourages Black Families to Face Mental Health Head-On

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 22, 2018

After disappearing from our televisions screens for almost a year, the Peete family is back! While they’ve landed at a new network, Rodney, Holly... Read More

Autistic Illinois High School Student Killed, Remembered for Always Smiling

Autistic Illinois High School Student Killed, Remembered for Always Smiling

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 06, 2018

Members of Chicago’s Whitney Young community are remembering an 18-year-old autistic student who was found stabbed to death on Friday. Brandon Porter-Young was discovered... Read More

Micah’s Voice: Raising Hope During National Autism Awareness Month

Micah’s Voice: Raising Hope During National Autism Awareness Month

by LaShieka Hunter   Apr 13, 2017

April is National Autism Awareness Month and Sharhonda Stockman, wife of R&B singer and Boyz II Men member Shawn Stockman, is extremely busy. She... Read More

Audio in Charles Kinsey Police Shooting Reveals Shocking Developments

Audio in Charles Kinsey Police Shooting Reveals Shocking Developments

by #teamEBONY   Apr 05, 2017

A North Miami Police Officer reportedly warned another cop who shot Charles Kinsey, an unarmed behavioral technician, last July that no gun was present,... Read More

Holly Robinson Peete Image Awards

Holly Robinson Peete Welcomes You To The “Autism Express”

by Najja Parker   Mar 28, 2016

Holly Robinson Peete has her hands full. She's the star of a new reality series on OWN entitled For Peete's Sake, she's getting the word out about... Read More

Avonte Oquendo's Brother Pens Heartbreaking Essay Thanking Volunteers

An Open Letter from Avonte Oquendo’s Brother

by #teamEBONY   Mar 24, 2014

Avonte Oquendo's brother Danny thanks New York City for the outpouring of love and support.  After a months-long search that began in October, human... Read More

THIS WEEK IN RATCHET:
The Best of the Worst in Pop Culture

THIS WEEK IN RATCHET:
The Best of the Worst in Pop Culture

by Luvvie Ajayi   Jul 13, 2012

Celebrities are regular people who make a lot of money, have nicer clothes and make the same mistakes we do. Their foolishness is just... Read More

[EXCLUSIVE]
Bilal Finds New Label, New Attitude

[EXCLUSIVE]
Bilal Finds New Label, New Attitude

by Souleo   Apr 23, 2012

Traversing through the adversity of broken record deals, nursing stifled creativity following a shelved and ultimately leaked album (“Love For Sale"), along with the... Read More

Kids with Autism Up 78 Percent

Kids with Autism Up 78 Percent

by #teamEBONY   Mar 30, 2012

New data has revealed that an estimated 1 in 88 children in the U.S. has some form of autism. Up 78 percent from a... Read More

Autism Detected Late in Minority Children

Autism Detected Late in Minority Children

by #teamEBONY   Mar 02, 2012

Preliminary research has found a delay in autism diagnosis for minority children. On average, the developmental disability is diagnosed by the time a child... Read More