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Black NHL Player Taunted by Racist Remarks During a Game in Chicago

Black NHL Player Taunted by Racist Remarks During a Game in Chicago

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 19, 2018

An African-American player in the National Hockey League experienced a racist chant directed at him at a game in Chicago Saturday night. Huffington Post reports... Read More

Want Joy? Put Your Intuition First

Want Joy? Put Your Intuition First

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 22, 2018

Many people go through life wondering why things do not work in their favor. They seem to do everything right, but often find themselves... Read More

Symone D. Sanders Offers Advice to Those Who Practice Code-Switching

Symone D. Sanders Offers Advice to Those Who Practice Code-Switching

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 12, 2017

Symone D. Sanders is one of the few people who tell it like it is in the world. The Democratic strategist, who served as... Read More

Majority of White Americans Have ‘Frank’ Discussions About Race in Virginia

Majority of White Americans Have ‘Frank’ Discussions About Race in Virginia

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 03, 2017

According to a majority of white Americans in Virginia, they’re already having frank conversations about racism. And they’re doing so with Black people. The... Read More

Paris Jackson: ‘I Consider Myself Black’

Paris Jackson: ‘I Consider Myself Black’

by #teamEBONY   Jan 25, 2017

The daughter of the “King of Pop” recently sat down with Rolling Stone for an exclusive interview on her life after her dad’s death. The blue-eyed... Read More

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Kwanza Osajyefo on Why We Need Black Superheroes Now More Than Ever

by AJ Springer   Nov 15, 2016

In a world that already fears and hates them – what if only Black people had superpowers? That’s the question Kwanza Osajyefo wanted to... Read More

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NAACP: Noose Placed Around Miss. Student’s Neck

by #teamEBONY   Oct 24, 2016

White students at a south Mississippi high school put a noose around the neck of a Black student and “yanked backward,” the state’s local... Read More

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Unapologetically Viola: Star Explains Why She’ll Never Forget Her Roots

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 20, 2016

Viola Davis keeps it all the way real. “It’s not my job to come into your world. It’s not my job to reduce myself,... Read More

Report Challenges Criminal Justice System to Question Black Imprisonment

Report Challenges Criminal Justice System to Question Black Imprisonment

by #teamEBONY   Jun 27, 2016

Blacks in the U.S. are disproportionately imprisoned more than their white counterparts, a study released by The Sentencing Project finds. In the report, "The Color... Read More

Black Teen Suicide: More Reality Than Myth

Black Teen Suicide: More Reality Than Myth

by Dr. Summer Matheson   Apr 18, 2016

Last November, after reading “Preventing Suicides in the Black Community” by Gaynor Hall and Pam Grimes, a quote that echoed in my head was,... Read More