Elle Hearns

Doing the Work at the Movement for Black Lives Convening

by H. Kapp Klote

The Movement for Black Lives Convening was a historic moment: 1,500 Black people from across the country came to Cleveland to be… Read More

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus To Address National Urban League Conference

Reince Priebus Addresses National Urban League Conference

by Daniel Kerry

Earlier this week, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus spoke at the 2015 National Urban League Conference in Ft. Lauderdale… Read More

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Cop Jailed for Alesia Thomas Murder

by D. Smith

Ralkina Jones, 37, died (according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office) at the… Read More

Wyatt Cenac

On Being the "Lone Representative"

by #teamEBONY

The Stewart-Cenac exchange illustrates what those of us who are often The Only One In The Room tend to know: It sucks. But it turns… Read More

Ray Tensing

Many Lies Found in Sam DuBose Police Report

by Slate

Allen raised the important point that Tensing’s story that he was dragged by the car before shooting—which Deters roundly… Read More

sandra bland

Questionable "Facts" in Sandra Bland Report

by Jezebel

University of Florida toxicology professor Bruce Goldberger was quoted as saying, ““I don’t think it’s possible… Read More

Ray Tensin

Cincinnati Cop Charged with Murder in Killing of Sam DuBose

by JET

A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted… Read More

Raynette Turner

Black Woman Found Dead in NY Holding Cell

by #teamEBONY

Officials are investigating the death of 42-year-old Raynette Turner in her holding cell in Mount Vernon, New York. Turner is a mother… Read More

Zion Harvey

Eight-Year-Old Boy Gets Double Hand Transplant

by #teamEBONY

In a surgical first, Philadelphia doctors have transplanted donor hands and forearms onto an 8-year-old boy whose own hands were… Read More

Samuel Dubose

Chief Claims Footage of Death of Sam Dubose is "Not Good"

by JET

Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said the unreleased footage from a University of Cincinnati officer’s body camera… Read More

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