race relations

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

Anne Hathaway Acknowledges White Privilege After the ‘Unspeakable’ Killing of Nia Wilson

Anne Hathaway Acknowledges White Privilege After the ‘Unspeakable’ Killing of Nia Wilson

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 26, 2018

Outraged by the recent killing of Nia Wilson, actress Anne Hathaway is using her platform to call out racial injustice and White privilege. The... Read More

Gallup Poll

American Concerns Over Race Relations at Record High, Poll Says

by #teamEBONY   Mar 16, 2017

A record high number of Americans say they are worried about the state of race relations in the country, according to a new poll,... Read More

Why I Refuse to Date Someone Who Isn’t Unapologetically Black

Why I Refuse to Date Someone Who Isn’t Unapologetically Black

by Lincoln Anthony Blades   Sep 29, 2016

As social awareness of all the various iterations of systemic discrimination garner more mainstream attention, how Black people talk about race, prejudice and survival... Read More

Are Race Relations Responsible for the Surge in HBCU Enrollment?

Are Race Relations Responsible for the Surge in HBCU Enrollment?

by Shantell E. Jamison   Sep 12, 2016

This past year was quite eventful for college campuses, with students of color exercising their frustration with the racial climate of their universities in... Read More

Richard Sherman Speaks On Race Relations, Black Lives Matter Movement

Richard Sherman Speaks On Race Relations, Black Lives Matter Movement

by #teamEBONY   Sep 17, 2015

Richard Sherman spoke at length about race relations on Wednesday after an impostor made a social media post under his name that gained attention.... Read More

Survey: Race Relations in America Worse Than 10 Years Ago

Survey: Race Relations in America Worse Than 10 Years Ago

by #teamEBONY   Sep 09, 2015

Results of a survey released by the National Bar Association shows that Americans, both Black and white, agree that race relations are better today... Read More

Teacher Apple Classroom

Seeing Race Isn’t ‘Racist,’ It’s Reality

by Marilyn Rhames   Jul 24, 2015


It’s 8 a.m. I reach for my cell phone to turn off the alarm, and I notice an email from an unfamiliar name. Turns... Read More

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The ‘New Black’ Fairytale

by Shahida Muhammad   Apr 07, 2015

When Pharrell dropped the term "New Black" last year, it was as if the ethereal cultural phenomena that ushered in the era of words... Read More

Starbucks Has an Awkward Plan to Heal Race Relations in America

Starbucks and the Bizarre #RaceTogether

by Slate   Mar 18, 2015

It looks like Starbucks is embarking on a well-meaning but slightly cringe-inducing attempt to bring some peace, love, and understanding to race relations in... Read More