Samuel DuBose Shooting Trial Results in Second Hung Jury

Samuel DuBose Shooting Trial Results in Second Hung Jury

by Shantell E. Jamison

An Ohio judge declared a mistrial in the retrial of a former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally wounded an unarmed Black motorist,... Read More

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Bill Cosby to Teach Youth About Sexual Assault

by #teamEBONY

In today’s what the hell headline news, Bill Cosby, the embattled actor and comedian who has been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting more... Read More

Meet Charleena Lyles, Another African-American Killed by Police

Meet Charleena Lyles, Another African-American Killed by Police

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Sunday, Charleena Lyles, an African-American woman, was shot and killed by Seattle police. The 30-year-old became the 451st person to die at the... Read More

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Senate’s ‘Secret’ Health Care Bill Cuts Medicaid, Eliminates Taxes for Wealthy

by Shantell E. Jamison

The Senate has finally released its “secret” health care bill, and it isn’t pretty. The Republican-dominated congressional branch made its plan—meant to repeal the... Read More

Officials Release Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

Officials Release Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

by Shantell E. Jamison

Days after a Minnesota jury acquitted the police officer who fatally wounded 32-year-old Philando Castile during a traffic stop in 2016, officials have released dashcam... Read More

The Equal Justice Initiative and Google Have Chronicled Over 4,000 Lynchings In the United States

The Equal Justice Initiative and Google Have Chronicled Over 4,000 Lynchings In the United States

by Aramide Tinubu

Between 1877 and 1950, over 4,000 African-Americas were lynched in the United States. In 1912, Thomas Miles Sr., a Black business owner, as lynched... Read More

Sandra Bland Act Signed Into Law By Texas Governor

Sandra Bland Act Signed Into Law By Texas Governor

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law a measure that seeks to prevent the circumstances that led to the death of Sandra Bland, KGBT... Read More

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In Op-Ed, Jay Z Addresses Injustices of ‘Profitable Bail Bond Industry’

by Shantell E. Jamison

Shawn “Jay Z” Carter may be a wealthy self-made man, but it wasn’t always that way. And as a Black father living in America, he... Read More

ICYMI: Beyoncé & Jay Z’s Twin Babies Are Here!

ICYMI: Beyoncé & Jay Z’s Twin Babies Are Here!

by Aramide Tinubu

Legendary couple, Beyoncé and Jay Z are officially parents again for the second and third time. Yesterday evening, news broke that the Lemonade singer... Read More

Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Case Has Ended In A Mistrial

Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Case Has Ended In A Mistrial

by Aramide Tinubu

A judge in the state of Pennsylvania has just declared a mistrial in the high profile, Bill Cosby sexual assault case. After a ten... Read More