Blacks, Whites View Race, Inequality From Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

Blacks, Whites View Race, Inequality From Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

by #teamEBONY

For many, Barack Obama’s election to the position of president is a sign that we are officially in a post-racial society. But most of us realize… Read More

Pulled Over by Police

Are Traffic Stops Prone to Racial Bias?

by Vignesh Ramachandran and Katie Kramon / The Marshall Project

How often does race come into play when cops stop motorists? The answer is: Nobody really knows. In the last few years, videos of traffic stops have… Read More

Repping and Reforming Through Hip-Hop at Rikers Island

Repping and Reforming Through Hip-Hop at Rikers Island

by Ryan K. Smith

In Empire's second season, during the his short prison bid, Lucious Lyon smuggled recording equipment inside, and dropped the fictitious… Read More

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Law Restricting Abortion Clinics

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Law Restricting Abortion Clinics

by #teamEBONY

The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in… Read More

Report Challenges Criminal Justice System to Question Black Imprisonment

Report Challenges Criminal Justice System to Question Black Imprisonment

by #teamEBONY

Blacks in the U.S. are disproportionately imprisoned more than their white counterparts, a study released by The Sentencing Project finds. In the… Read More

Family of Chicago Stabbing Victim Learned of it Through Facebook Video

Family of Chicago Stabbing Victim Learned of it Through Facebook Video

by #teamEBONY

The family of a woman who was stabbed to death on a Chicago elevated train found out through a video of her death posted on Facebook, according to… Read More

Texas Cop Who Slammed Teen Cleared of All Charges

Texas Cop Who Slammed Teen Cleared of All Charges

by #teamEBONY

The former suburban Dallas police officer seen on  Read More

With Another Loss in Freddie Gray Case, Prosecution Feels the Pressure

With Another Loss in Freddie Gray Case, Prosecution Feels the Pressure

by Charles Robinson

Now that Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr. has been acquitted of all charges involving the death of Freddie Gray, weaknesses in the case… Read More

Freddie Gray Trial: Judge Acquits Second Officer in Case

Freddie Gray Trial: Judge Acquits Second Officer in Case

by #teamEBONY

A judge has found a Baltimore Police van driver not guilty of all charges in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, whose broken neck in police custody… Read More

Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas' Affirmative Action Program

Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas' Affirmative Action Program

by #teamEBONY

Court on Thursday upheld the University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race. The justices voted in favor of the Texas program by… Read More

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