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Michelle Obama Delivers Commencement at Tuskegee

by Jezebel

Michelle Obama gave a wonderful and rousing commencement speech at Tuskegee University in Alabama on Saturday. She spoke openly about… Read More

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My Husband Took Our Money and Ran

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“I love you so much,” my husband  whispered in my ear that morning.  It was August 11, 2014.  “I… Read More

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Justice Department to Investigate Baltimore Police

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Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch has decided to launch a federal investigation into whether the Baltimore Police Department has… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Police have arrested Dorian Johnson, the man who was walking with Michael Brown when he was fatally shot by an officer in Ferguson… Read More

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by The Grio

The mayor called on U.S. government investigators Wednesday to look into whether this city’s beleaguered police department… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Midway through the twentieth century, cities—especially those, like Baltimore, which were sustained by ports—connoted… Read More

Existence of ‘excited delirium,’ ruling in Va. woman’s death, has experts split

Questions Surround Death of Virginia Woman in Custody

by The Washington Post

Natasha McKenna weighed only 130 pounds, but six deputies struggled to restrain her at the Fairfax County jail in February. They… Read More

Witness to Michael Brown shooting sues Ferguson and Darren Wilson

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by #teamEBONY

A witness to a police officer’s fatal shooting of Michael Brown last summer in Ferguson, Missouri, has filed a lawsuit alleging… Read More

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by Brandon Robinson

In front of a packed house at Lehman University’s Apex Center, President Barack Obama announced the My Brother’s Keeper… Read More

Motherhood, Art, And Police Brutality

On Baltimore and Raising a Black Baby Boy

by #teamEBONY

Sybrina Fulton. Samaria Rice. Lesley McSpadden. Gloria Darden. Andrea Irwin. I have met none of these women. But I do not… Read More

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