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Amid Abuse Allegations, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison Considers Stepping Down From Democratic National Committee Amid Abuse Allegations, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison Considers Stepping Down From Democratic National Committee

Amid allegations that he abused a former girlfriend, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is considering leaving his position as deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Rep. Keith Ellison Denies Domestic Violence Claims Made by Former Girlfriend and Her Son Rep. Keith Ellison Denies Domestic Violence Claims Made by Former Girlfriend and Her Son

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) is a darling of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party. He’s the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee. He’s young, charismatic and was the first Muslim to be elected to Congress. He is a frontrunner to become his state’s attorney general, but all of that may come to…

Azealia Banks Recounts Abuse by Coldplay Manager Dave Holmes Azealia Banks Recounts Abuse by Coldplay Manager Dave Holmes

Azealia Banks shared her own #MeToo story on Instagram when she recounted the abuse she says she experienced at the hands of Dave Holmes, her ex-boyfriend and Coldplay manager.

White Restaurant Manager Accused of Enslaving Mentally Disabled Black Man for 5 Years Charged With Forced Labor White Restaurant Manager Accused of Enslaving Mentally Disabled Black Man for 5 Years Charged With Forced Labor

A white South Carolina restaurant manager accused of tormenting and enslaving a mentally disabled black employee for five years is now facing charges of forced labor, a felony that carries up to 20 years in prison.

Fla. Man Who Punched 12-Year-Old’s Teeth Out and Called Him Racial Slurs Claims Self-Defense, Is Not Arrested   Fla. Man Who Punched 12-Year-Old’s Teeth Out and Called Him Racial Slurs Claims Self-Defense, Is Not Arrested  

You’d think a grown-ass man knocking out a 12-year-old child’s teeth would at least dredge up an assault charge, but you’d have thought wrong. Because one Florida mother was left outraged and confused after her son was seriously injured and apparently nothing was done.

Chicago Grandmother Sentenced to Life in Prison for ‘Exceptionally Brutal’ Torture Death of 8-Year-Old Granddaughter  Chicago Grandmother Sentenced to Life in Prison for ‘Exceptionally Brutal’ Torture Death of 8-Year-Old Granddaughter 

A Chicago grandmother was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in what the judge called the “exceptionally brutal” torture death of her 8-year-old granddaughter.

A Relationship Without Kindness Is Doomed From the Start A Relationship Without Kindness Is Doomed From the Start

Recently I came across a Facebook post in which someone told a bride-to-be, “I am happy you are marrying a kind man.” That one phrase in the sea of the other congratulatory messages resonated with me because I lived with a man for six years who was emotionally distant and unkind. And the warning signs were there; I…

Chris Brown Says Karrueche Tran Is Lying About Being Abused Chris Brown Says Karrueche Tran Is Lying About Being Abused

Chris Brown is attempting to clear his name when it comes to abuse allegations made by his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran. Tran, who recently got a restraining order against Brown, says she was repeatedly abused throughout their relationship. But Brown denies any wrongdoing.

Calif. Teen Overcomes Abuse and Homelessness to Earn 4.1 GPA Calif. Teen Overcomes Abuse and Homelessness to Earn 4.1 GPA

Elexis Webster is a 17-year-old junior with a 4.1 GPA. She's been on the honor roll throughout high school and has plans to go to college.

Authorities Search for Babysitter in Texas After Infant Dies Authorities Search for Babysitter in Texas After Infant Dies

Police in Texas are searching for a babysitter by the name of Antoine Allen Gorman after a child he was babysitting was allegedly injured in his care, CBS News reports. Police arrived at an apartment complex Tuesday night in Freeport, Texas, after receiving a report about a 2-month-old infant who was not breathing.…

Calif. Teen Overcomes Life of Abuse, Homelessness to Become an Honor Student  Calif. Teen Overcomes Life of Abuse, Homelessness to Become an Honor Student 

Elexis Webster is a 17-year-old high school junior for whom a GPA above 4.0 is considered the norm.

Forget the Protests; the NFL's Real Black Eye Is and Always Has Been Domestic Violence Forget the Protests; the NFL's Real Black Eye Is and Always Has Been Domestic Violence

New York Giants kicker Josh Brown is a woman-beater. Full stop.

Defending Ray Rice Is Just The Same As Defending George Zimmerman Defending Ray Rice Is Just The Same As Defending George Zimmerman

***Damon's latest for Ebony on the similarities between Ray Rice defenders and the people defending George Zimmerman and Darren Wilson***

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