family

Prison

The Unseen — and Exorbitant — Costs of a Prison Phone Call

As incarceration rates continue to grow around the United States, the enormous costs of some…

Saying Farewell: President Obama With Children

As President Obama begins his final weeks in office, EBONY.com is remembering the Commander-in-Chief with…

Family of Korryn Gaines Announces Lawsuit

The family of Korryn Gaines, the 23-year-old woman who died after being shot by police…

EBONY Magazine February 2016

Planning for Life After Death

Thanks to life insurance policies and credit cards, more families are able to handle funeral…

Officers in Tamir Rice Shooting Escape Charges

Video Shows Tamir Rice Shooting Aftermath

The Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice contend that they…

The Cost and Confusion of Caring for Our Elderly

When people are confronted with the challenges of caring for an elderly loved one, the…

Stepping in to Adopt a Child Family Member in Need

Tanya Goode had already been married and raised two adult sons, when life threw the…

Trial Set for Brown Family Suit Against Ferguson

A federal wrongful-death lawsuit by Michael Brown’s parents over his fatal shooting by a Ferguson…

Autopsy of Freddie Gray shows 'high-energy' impact

Baltimore reaches $6.4 Million Settlement with Freddie Gray’s Family

The city of Baltimore says it has reached a $6.4 million wrongful death settlement with…

Kidnapped Louisiana Woman Stabbed by Abductor Released from Hospital

Kidnapped Woman Found, Freed by Her Family

A Louisiana mother was released from the hospital after recovering from a stabbing attack at…