Douglasville, Ga. – A Georgia judge sentenced two people on February 28 to lengthy prison terms for their role in the disruption of a black Read more »
Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced Chicago’s former Johnson Publishing Co. building will be considered for landmark status. The move will help protect and celebrate the Read more »
More than 500,000 people attended the Women’s March in Washington, DC. Additionally, marches took place in cities across the nation.
Women’s Marches planned for all 50 states and more than 40 other global cities. Grassroots efforts from Sydney to Atlanta could top one million participants Read more »
Whatever the past year has meant to each of us, 2016 has brought major changes to our local community, the state, and the nation. As Read more »
By Roseangela Hartford, OtherWords.org – A growing number of homeless students lack the academic and community support they need to get off the streets. Most Read more »
By Olivia Alperstein Across the country the largest prison strike is taking place, vowing to “finally end slavery in 2016.” Every day, incarcerated people work Read more »
After a 71-year run in Chicago, Johnson Publishing is getting out of the publishing business. Johnson Publishing Company has sold Ebony, its iconic African American Read more »
By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. – The freedom struggle and civil rights movement of black people in America and throughout the world lost a Read more »
The growing national wave of shooting deaths of black men has put our nation on high alert.