The Slatest Your News Companion March 12 2015 9:04 PM American Health Worker Contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone, Will Be Flown to NIH for Treatment

American Contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone

by Slate

While the battle against Ebola in West Africa is headed in the right direction with transmissions falling drastically of late, the… Read More

Michelle Obama Gets Reporter Fired for Comparing Her to an Ape

Univision Reporter Fired for Remarks About Michelle Obama

by Jezebel

Rodner Figueroa, a Univision presenter was fired after he made racist comments about Michelle Obama. Even though he'd voted for… Read More

Two officers shot at protest outside of Ferguson police station

Two Police Officers Shot in Ferguson

by The Grio

The shots were fired hours after Ferguson’s mayor announced the resignation of Police Chief Thomas Jackson in the wake of a… Read More

Ferguson Police Chief Reportedly to Resign

Ferguson Police Chief Reportedly to Resign

by #teamEBONY

The police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, will resign later on Wednesday, Fox News reported, citing police sources. CNN, meanwhile… Read More

Scalia’s Embarrassing Question

When Being Innocent isn't Enough

by Slate

A wrongful conviction stems from a fundamental breakdown in the legal process—what the uninitiated like to call a “technical… Read More

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Ferguson Police:
As Bad as We Thought, So Now What?

by Katina Parker

"Well, hopefully, the Department of Justice will look into it.” Words from a Black radio personality whose name I don't… Read More

Ferguson's Chief Executive Resigns

Chief Executive for City of Ferguson Resigns

by #teamEBONY

According to NBC News, Ferguson's City Council unanimously approved a "mutual separation agreement" with Shaw Tuesday… Read More

Naked, Unarmed Black Man Killed in Georgia

Unarmed Black Man Killed by Police in Georgia

by The Root

A naked, unarmed Black man was killed by an officer in DeKalb County, Ga., at an apartment complex on Monday, 11 Alive reports. The… Read More

From Ferguson to Selma

From Ferguson to Selma

by Larry Fellows, III

I'm riding with folks from St. Louis on a nine hour trip to Selma. A fellow activist, Tiffany, asks the group… Read More


Dr. Willie Parker:
A Soldier for Choice [INTERVIEW]

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Being an abortion provider is a dangerous and often thankless job. Those who dedicate their lives to ensuring that patients can safely… Read More

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