No Charges for Chicago Officer Who Fatally Shot Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones

No Charges for Chicago Officer Who Fatally Shot Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 10, 2017

A Chicago police officer who fatally shot 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones, 55, while responding to a domestic violence 911 call will not... Read More

Simone Biles AP EBONY Magazine

Simone Biles Named AP Female Athlete of the Year

by Melissa Kimble   Dec 27, 2016

What’s the primary difference between good and great? Making the great attainable, a feat that is not easy, but absolutely possible. Why is it... Read More

This Family Was Assaulted by Police After Seeking Help from 911

This Family Was Assaulted by Police After Seeking Help from 911

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 22, 2016

A 46-year-old Black mother called Fort Worth, Texas, police to report that a White man in her neighborhood choked her son. And instead of... Read More

Queen Sugar Actress Tina Lifford On The Beauty of Hit Series

Queen Sugar Actress Tina Lifford On The Beauty of Hit Series

by LaToya Cross   Nov 10, 2016

Tina Lifford’s talent as an actress and creative is undeniable. She’s passionate in a way that offers authenticity when she graces the screen and... Read More

Black Cop Says He Was Unfairly Detained by Police

Black Cop Says He Was Unfairly Detained by Police

by #teamEBONY   Oct 27, 2016

An off-duty D.C. police officer said he was inappropriately searched, tackled and detained by Prince George’s County Police officers who were looking for a gunman near... Read More

Elaine Brown Thinks Black Lives Matter Has A ‘Plantation Mentality’

Elaine Brown Thinks Black Lives Matter Has A ‘Plantation Mentality’

by #teamEBONY   Oct 21, 2016

“I don’t know what Black Lives Matter does, so I can’t tell you how it compares to what the Black Panther Party was. I... Read More

#HurricaneMatthew: Haiti’s Death Toll Climbs

#HurricaneMatthew: Haiti’s Death Toll Climbs

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 07, 2016

As Hurricane Matthew continued to wreak havoc on the Southern parts of the U.S., the small country of Haiti endured massive devastation. NBC News... Read More

West York Mayor Under Fire for Posting Racist Obama Memes

West York Mayor Under Fire for Posting Racist Obama Memes

by Shantell E. Jamison   Sep 30, 2016

Residents of a small Pennsylvania borough are urging the district’s mayor to quit after he posted a series of inflammatory and racist Facebook posts,... Read More

#SayHerName: You Can’t Love Black Resistance & Hate Korryn Gaines

#SayHerName: You Can’t Love Black Resistance & Hate Korryn Gaines

by Lincoln Anthony Blades   Sep 22, 2016

On Tuesday, the family of 23-year-old Korryn Gaines who was shot by police along with her 5-year-old son Kodi —who survived the encounter while Korryn died as... Read More

Video Shows Boy, 15, Unarmed and Surrendering When Shot by Cops

Video Shows Boy, 15, Unarmed and Surrendering When Shot by Cops

by #teamEBONY   Aug 26, 2016

The police-involved shooting of a 15-year-old Black Brooklyn teen is being compared to the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The shooting, which occurred nearly... Read More