Jason Pero

Indigenous 14-Year-Old Killed By Police on Wisconsin Reservation

by Zahara Hill   Nov 13, 2017

A Native American teenager was shot and killed by a police officer on his Wisconsin reservation last week. Last Wednesday, cops were called on... Read More

Standing Rock

Standing Rock, Ferguson or Mexican Border, ‘We Are All Related’

by Betsy Theobald Richards   Dec 08, 2016

Sunday’s long-awaited decision by the Obama administration to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) was a testament to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe‘s commitment... Read More


Police, Demonstrators Clash at Site of North Dakota Pipeline

by #teamEBONY   Nov 21, 2016

Water cannons and what appeared to be tear gas was used on demonstrators in Cannon Ball, N.D., protesting the Dakota Access pipeline as they... Read More

A Helping of Truth for Thanksgiving

A Helping of Truth for Thanksgiving

by Jovan Brown   Nov 26, 2015

The Thanksgiving tale is just that: a dollop of folklore told to children as a historical truth that catapulted the holiday we graciously adorn... Read More

junk food

Seven Generations:
A Food Justice Lesson from Native Americans

by Monifa Bandele   Feb 26, 2014

This may be your story too. My great great great grandmother, Americos, was an enslaved Native American woman in North Carolina during the mid... Read More

$3.4B Indian lawsuit ends, disbursements to begin

$3.4B Indian Lawsuit Ends, Disbursements Begin

by #teamEBONY   Nov 27, 2012

After nearly 17 years of courtroom arguments, congressional negotiations and Indian Country bickering, hundreds of thousands of Native Americans could see the first payments... Read More

5 Things to Know About Blacks and Native Americans

5 Things to Know About Blacks and Native Americans

by #teamEBONY   Nov 20, 2012

While Thanksgiving has largely transitioned from a day marking a fictionalized relationship between European settlers (they’d be considered “terrorists” by today’s standards) and the... Read More

10 Things Black People Should Be Thankful For

10 Things Black People Should Be Thankful For

by Michael Arceneaux   Nov 20, 2012

On Thursday, Black families will gather together to feast on turkey, the pig, macaroni & cheese, greens, several types of potatoes, and if they’re... Read More

This Week in Politics

This Week in Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell   May 18, 2012

A look at the political week that was… The New York Times published a report on a proposed but rejected top secret plan to... Read More

Lesser-Known Underground Railroad Highlighted

Lesser-Known Underground Railroad Highlighted

by #teamEBONY   Mar 19, 2012

During their June 20-24 meeting, the National Underground Railroad Conference hopes to reveal an unspoken truth about the original clandestine path that slaves took... Read More