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Law & Order: A Look At America's Prison System

by Terrence Chappell

The famous singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone once said, “Slavery has never been abolished from America’s way of thinking.” Arguably… Read More

Sirius XM Host Mentioned in Controversial DNC E-mails

Sirius XM Host Mentioned in Controversial DNC E-mails

by Richard Fowler

The host of a Sirius XM radio show is among those mentioned in a series of controversial leaked e-mails that have been the focus of the beginning… Read More

Woman Wakes Up to N-Word on Home, Sugar in Gas Tank

Woman Wakes Up to N-Word on Home, Sugar in Gas Tank

by #teamEBONY

A Black woman was peacefully resting when she woke up to a series of hateful, racist messages at her family’s southern Indiana home. Campbellsburg… Read More

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We Need to Talk About Leslie Jones and Colorism in Our Community

by LaSha

A few of weeks ago, a friend tagged me in an article about how Saturday Night Live cast member and comedienne Read More

Cop Justifies Police Abuse Saying Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'

Cop Justifies Police Abuse Saying Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'

by #teamEBONY

As tension continues to brew nationwide over police violence and African Americans -- including the shooting of a therapist who was assisting an autistic… Read More

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Bland Family Lawyer: 'Guard Admitted to Falsifying Jail Log'

by #teamEBONY

The lawyer for Sandra Bland’s mother said a former Waller County Jail guard told him under oath that he falsified entries in a jail log connected… Read More

Speaking in Code: Donald Trump and the GOP 'Law and Order' Convention

Speaking in Code: Donald Trump and the GOP 'Law and Order' Convention

by Sophia A. Nelson

The Republicans wrapped up their 2016 convention last night and Donald Trump had a “message” for Black America: He is the Law & Order… Read More

Caretaker Shot by Police As He Attempts to Save Autistic Man

Caretaker Shot by Police As He Attempts to Save Autistic Man

by #teamEBONY

Charles Kinsey went to retrieve a 23-year-old autistic man who wandered from a mental health center out into the street Monday, and he was shot by… Read More

Whatever Happened to 'Officer Friendly?'

Whatever Happened to 'Officer Friendly?'

by Eric Easter, Urban News Service

“Old Time D.C.,” a nostalgia-filled Facebook page, recently stirred a distant memory that struck a chord, given current events. “Who… Read More

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Airbnb Hires Eric Holder to Handle Racial Discrimination

by #teamEBONY

Airbnb has selected former Attorney General Eric Holder to help “craft a world-class anti-discrimination policy,” according to a blog… Read More

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