opinion

Why Piers Morgan Needs to STFU About Kanye West & The N-Word

Why Piers Morgan Needs to STFU About Kanye West & The N-Word

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 22, 2017

Professional troll Piers Morgan is at it again, this time volunteering his theory on what Black people should and shouldn’t take offensively. The columnist... Read More

Donald Trump Isn’t Fit to be President of the Country I Defend

Donald Trump Isn’t Fit to be President of the Country I Defend

by Dr. William A. Cooper   Oct 10, 2016

As I watched last night’s presidential debate, I couldn’t help but to become more outraged at the immature behavior of Donald Trump towards Hillary... Read More

Why Michael Jordan’s Letter on Violence Has a Deeper Meaning

Why Michael Jordan’s Letter on Violence Has a Deeper Meaning

by Marcus Lamar   Aug 12, 2016

You'd be hard pressed to find a person who hasn't heard of Michael Jordan. Renowned mostly for his on-the-court basketball dominance and off-the-court popular... Read More

Why the Term ‘Dating Down’ is Irrelevant

Why the Term ‘Dating Down’ is Irrelevant

by Lincoln Anthony Blades   May 26, 2016

Dating Down: to enter into a relationship with someone with a much lower income, less material possessions, or a far lower income-earning potential. On... Read More

Removing the Blindfold: Reimagining Reproductive Futures

Removing the Blindfold: Reimagining Reproductive Futures

by Sevonna Brown   May 17, 2016

During the height of the Clinton administration's health care reform debate of the mid '90s, a group of Black women coined the term “reproductive... Read More

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

by Terrence Chappell   Dec 09, 2015

I started going to therapy because I needed to get out of the clutter of my thoughts and the perceptions of others. Perceptions are... Read More

Being Biracial: Our Identity Should Not Be on Trial

Being Biracial: Our Identity Should Not Be on Trial

by Elizabeth Aguirre   Dec 08, 2015

Empire's mid-season finale did not come and go without controversy. The always contentious Charlemagne Tha God went hard on Alicia Keys' character "Skye" during... Read More

WHAT HE SAID: Men Dish on Black Blondes

WHAT HE SAID: Men Dish on Black Blondes

by #teamEBONY   Feb 01, 2012

For some, blonde hair on a Black woman is like the unbearable screeching of fingernails across a blackboard. For others, it’s a unique compliment... Read More