Cop Justifies Police Abuse Saying Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'

Cop Justifies Police Abuse Saying Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'

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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'

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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

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

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“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

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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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A Black Lives Matter group based in Wichita, Kansas originally planned a protest Sunday, but decided to have a cookout with police instead,  Read More

Poll: Black Women Are Most Worried About 2016 Election Outcome

Poll: Black Women Are Most Worried About 2016 Election Outcome

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Nearly 3 in 4 African American women are "strongly" afraid of what will happen if their presidential candidate loses this year's election… Read More

Trump Defends Wife on Plagiarism Charges, Calls Accusations 'Absurd'

Trump Defends Wife on Plagiarism Charges, Calls Accusations 'Absurd'

by #teamEBONY

The Trump campaign on Tuesday dismissed criticism that Melania Trump directly lifted two passages nearly word-for-word from the speech that first… Read More

Hopes of Cop Convictions in Freddie Gray Case Continue to Erode

Hopes of Cop Convictions in Freddie Gray Case Continue to Erode

by Charles Robinson

After a third acquittal in the series of trials of Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, observers were second guessing… Read More

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POTUS Responds to Petition Calling for BLM to be Labeled 'Terrorist Group'

by #teamEBONY

After days of violence stemming from increased racial tensions in the U.S., the White House has responded to an online petition asking the federal… Read More

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