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“Growing Up Locked Down” Conference Shines Light on Child Incarceration

by Susana Morris

There is an epidemic raging across the United States, a plague that is ravishing communities of color one by one. No, it is not Ebola… Read More

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What Happens When a Cop Kills a Black Man?
Again, Nothing

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Prosecutors in Beavercreek, OH announced yesterday that a grand jury would not indict Beavercreek Police Officer Sean Williams… Read More

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Cops Who Killed John Crawford III Will Not Be Indicted

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A special grand jury has decided not to indict the officers in the Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart shooting of John Crawford III. The… Read More

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Most Blacks Ever in Congress

by #teamEBONY

There are currently 44 African American members of Congress. Next year there will be three more, to bring the total to 47. That will… Read More

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NYPD Caught on Film Slamming Pregnant Woman on Stomach

by #teamEBONY

An NYPD officer was caught on a disturbing video tackling a clearly pregnant woman and riding her to the ground early Saturday in… Read More

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Mike Brown Memorial Burned Down

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A memorial for 18-year-old Michael Brown who was killed by a Ferguson police officer last month burned down Tuesday morning. Capt… Read More

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How Reparations Could Happen

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Reparations will amount to a transfer of wealth from the more powerful to the more powerless. This is the closest approximation of… Read More

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The Ebola Outbreak Continues to Devastate

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It’s nine months into the biggest Ebola outbreak in history, and the situation is only going from bad to worse. The outbreak… Read More

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TV Reporter Charlo Greene Quits News Job in Very Memorable Way

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KTVA reporter Charlo Greene quit her job on live TV last night, outing herself as the owner of an Alaskan cannabis club and declaring… Read More

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9-Year-Old Killed in Chicago Targeted by Gang Members

by #teamEBONY

A gang member recently out of jail shot and killed a 9-year-old boy because he thought the child was warning his intended targets… Read More

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