Freddie Gray Cop Trial Hinged on Law and Evidence, Not Emotion

Freddie Gray Cop Trial Hinged on Law and Evidence, Not Emotion

by Charles Robinson

Prior to the acquittal of Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero on four counts in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams… Read More

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The Inner Conflict of Being a Black Gentrifier

by Andrea Moore

I’m from the part of San Francisco James Baldwin Read More

In Tense Trial, Judge Finds Officer in Freddie Gray Case Not Guilty

In Tense Trial, Judge Finds Officer in Freddie Gray Case Not Guilty

by Charles Robinson

One of six Baltimore police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray was found not guilty by a judge Monday morning in one of… Read More

'Blue Lives Matter' Bill Seeks to Protect La. Police Officers

'Blue Lives Matter' Bill Seeks to Protect La. Police Officers

by #teamEBONY

A Louisiana bill has been created to expand the state's hate-crimes statute to add the targeting of police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel… Read More

Was a Cop Doing His Job or Causing a Death?

Was a Cop Doing His Job or Causing a Death?

by Charles Robinson

Update: Officer Edward Nero was found not guilty on all counts by Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams on Monday morning. Read More

School Bars Valedictorian from Graduation Over Beard

School Bars Valedictorian from Graduation Over Beard

by #teamEBONY

Andrew Jones is the portrait of the perfect student. He carried a 4.0 grade point average through high school and became valedictorian.  He… Read More

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Black Bodies and the Last Frontier of Cultural Appropriation

by Michael Harriot

In a country where physical attractiveness has long been defined by a European beauty aesthetic, Black women have been made to feel ashamed of many… Read More

San Francisco Police Chief Ousted After Fatal Shooting

San Francisco Police Chief Ousted After Fatal Shooting

by #teamEBONY

The fatal shooting of an unarmed Black woman in San Francisco Thursday morning led to the resignation of San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr… Read More

Despite Billions Spent, Many Housing Projects Still Dilapidated Deathtraps

Despite Billions Spent, Many Housing Projects Still Dilapidated Deathtraps

by Drew Johnson / Urban News Service

Billions of taxpayer dollars have gone to improve government housing lately, but Jay Owens still lies awake at night holding his daughter while the… Read More

#SayHerName Campaign Sheds Light on Abuse of Black Women

#SayHerName Campaign Sheds Light on Abuse of Black Women

by #teamEBONY

BYP100, Black Lives Matter national,Ferguson Action and Project South are planning a series of actions across the nation meant to shed light on the… Read More

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