politics - EBONY


Republican, Steve West, Missouri, Racism, Hitler

State Candidate Who Says ‘Hitler Was Right’ Wins Republican Primary

by Teddy Grant   Aug 14, 2018

A morning radio show host who once said “Hitler was right” and promoted conspiracy theories won a Republican primary for a Missouri House seat... Read More

Michael Eric Dyson Apologizes After Combative Debate With Conservative Candace Owens (VIDEO)

Michael Eric Dyson Apologizes After Combative Debate With Conservative Candace Owens (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Aug 09, 2018

Professor Michael Eric Dyson has apologized following a lively debate with conservative commentator Candace Owens. The author went head-to-head with the 29-year-old Trump supporter... Read More

LeBron James Producing Showtime Documentary, ‘Shut Up and Dribble’

LeBron James Producing Showtime Documentary, ‘Shut Up and Dribble’

by Jessica Bennett   Aug 07, 2018

LeBron James’ recent move to the Los Angeles Lakers is making more sense every day. Not only will the NBA baller be co-executive producing... Read More

Barack Obama, Obama

Former President Barack Obama Endorses 81 Candidates for Midterm Elections

by Teddy Grant   Aug 02, 2018

Former President Barack Obama revealed Wednesday that he’s endorsing 81 Democratic candidates in November’s midterm election, USA Today reports.  Obama said he was “eager”... Read More

Ron Dellums, Congressman, Oakland, Mayor

Former U.S. Congressman and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums Dies at 82

by Teddy Grant   Aug 01, 2018

Ron Dellums, a former mayor of Oakland, California and a former U. S. Representative from that state, passed away from cancer at his home... Read More

Michelle Obama, Vote, When We Vote

Michelle Obama, Janelle Monáe, Tom Hanks Team Up for Voter Registration PSA

by Teddy Grant   Jul 19, 2018

Former first lady Michelle Obama wants people to get out to vote in the 2018 midterm elections and she’s teamed up with celebrities to... Read More

Jahana Hayes, national teacher of the year, Congress

Former National Teacher of the Year Recipient Running for Congress

by Teddy Grant   Jul 16, 2018

Jahana Hayes wants to make history by becoming the first African-American woman to represent Connecticut in Congress. The 45-year-old history teacher is looking to... Read More

London Breed, San Francisco Mayor

London Breed Sworn in As First Black Female Mayor of San Francisco

by Teddy Grant   Jul 13, 2018

London Breed made history when she was officially sworn in as the first Black female mayor of San Francisco on Wednesday. During her swearing-in... Read More

Kenzie Smith, Oakland, #BBQBecky

Black Man who Had Cops Called on Him by #BBQBecky Running for City Council

by Teddy Grant   Jul 06, 2018

Kenzie Smith, one of the Black men who had the police called on them by a White woman in California in April for barbecuing... Read More

Janelle Bynum, Oregon, canvassing

Police Called on Black Oregon State Rep. Canvassing Neighborhood

by Teddy Grant   Jul 05, 2018

A Black Oregon state legislator says a constituent called the cops on her while she was canvassing in a neighborhood she represents, The Oregonian... Read More