Chicago's Black Picket Fences Have Never Stopped Gunfire

Chicago's Black Picket Fences Have Never Stopped Gunfire

by Deborah L. Shelton / The Chicago Reporter

This article is the first of a two-part series published in collaboration with The Chicago Reporter, a nonprofit investigative news… Read More

Lawsuit: Cop Dragged Teen by Hair During Violent Arrest

Lawsuit: Cop Dragged Teen by Hair During Violent Arrest

by #teamEBONY

A 17-year-old Black teen is seeking unspecified damages from a Washington officer, the private security firm he worked for and the Tacoma… Read More

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CIA Operative Says He's Responsible for Jailing of Nelson Mandela

by #teamEBONY

A former CIA operative has confessed to having a hand in the arrest of Nelson Mandela. Donald Rickard, who was a U.S. vice-consul to… Read More

'The Wire' Actor Wendell Pierce Arrested in Atlanta

'The Wire' Actor Wendell Pierce Arrested in Atlanta

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Actor Wendell Pierce, best known for his role as homicide detective William "Bunk" Moreland on the hit HBO series The Wire was… Read More

Trolling Done Right: Zimmerman Gun Auction Hijacked on 2nd Site

Trolling Done Right: Zimmerman Gun Auction Hijacked on 2nd Site

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A day after an auction website removed the gun George Zimmerman… Read More

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Prosecutors will call more witnesses Friday in the trial for Officer Edward Nero, one of the Baltimore police officers facing charges stemming from… Read More

Michigan Lawmakers Playing Risky Game With Detroit Schoolchildren

Michigan Lawmakers Playing Risky Game With Detroit Schoolchildren

by Bankole Thompson

Detroit’s public schools are on the verge of a shut down and everything is at stake for the district. Nearly everyone in the Motor City is discussing… Read More

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Black, Greek, and Gay? It's Time For Organizations to Fall In Line

by George Johnson

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of speaking on a panel entitled “Out and Greek, For Historically Black Fraternities & Sororities: A Conversation… Read More

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Trial for 2nd Officer Involved in Freddie Gray Case Begins

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The second trial in the Freddie Gray case is set to begin Thursday. It will be different than Officer William Porter's trial which ended in a… Read More

George Zimmerman Gun Removed from Auction Website

George Zimmerman Gun Removed from Auction Website

by #teamEBONY

UPDATE: 2:33 p.m. EDT The gun used by George Zimmerman to kill unarmed Miami teen Trayvon Martin in 2012 was set to go for… Read More

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