Cleveland to Settle With Justice Department Over Police Brutality

City of Cleveland Reaches Settlement With Department of Justice

by #teamEBONY

The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Justice Department, the New York Times reports, over unconstitutional… Read More

The Myth of the Hero Cop

Police Work isn't as Dangerous as We Think

by Slate

The hero cop narrative is also belied by the facts. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, police work does not… Read More

Houston, Texas, Hit by Unprecedented Flooding; Seven States At Risk

Flash Floods Hit Houston

by #teamEBONY

Flash-flood watches and warnings were issued across seven states early Tuesday as an unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered… Read More

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Don't Ruin Janet's Comeback, Y'all

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master… Read More

Poet Aja Monet Confronts Police Brutality Against Black Women With #SayHerName

Aja Monet's #SayHerName Addresses Police Brutality Against Black Women

by Huffington Post

Can you explain #SayHerName in your own words? It is us calling out the lack of attention on women of color also affected… Read More

Judge dismisses domestic violence charges against Ray Rice

Domestic Violence Charges Against Ray Rice Dismissed

by #teamEBONY

A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his… Read More

Freddie Gray death: Grand jury indicts police officers

Six Officers Indicted in Death of Gray

by #teamEBONY

Six Baltimore police officers were indicted Thursday on charges connected to the death of Freddie Gray. The indictments came after… Read More

Michael Brown’s Temporary Shrine Will Be Replaced With a Permanent Plaque

Ferguson to Erect Permanent Plaque in Honor of Michael Brown

by #teamEBONY

The city of Ferguson, Mo., removed on Wednesday an improvised shrine for Michael Brown and will have it replaced with a permanent… Read More

Whites are moving back into Detroit as blacks leave

Blacks Leaving Detroit, but Whites are Moving Back

by The Grio

Whites are moving back to the American city that came to epitomize White flight, even as Blacks continue to leave for the suburbs… Read More

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Taser Death of Florida Man Ruled a Homicide

by D. Smith

The family of a mentally ill Bronx man who died in NYPD custody filed a complaint on May 15 against the cops involved, claiming the… Read More

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