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Why Can't the Police Serve and Protect Black People?

by Bryan Graham

My fiancé and I are planning a wedding. Invariably between half-listening about reception hall capacities and caterer rates… Read More

There’s Already Been A Drive-By Shooting On The Set Of The N.W.A. Movie, ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Drive-By On Set of N.W.A. Biopic?

by #teamEBONY

A biopic about the World’s Most Dangerous Group, N.W.A., has been in the works since 2009, but Straight Outta Compton is… Read More

President Obama Addresses Ferguson, Michael Brown

President Obama Addresses Ferguson, Michael Brown

by #teamEBONY

The death of Michael Brown is heartbreaking, and Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to his family and his community at this… Read More

John Crawford

John Crawford:
Killed Holding a 'Gun' in an Open Carry State

by Mikki Kendall

The death of John Crawford III, which has failed to compel the level of outrage and media attention of the shooting of Mike… Read More

Michael Brown Pleaded “I Don’t Have a Gun, Stop Shooting!”

Michael Brown Reportedly Begged Police Not to Shoot Him

by #teamEBONY

The last moments of Michael Brown’s life were filled with shock, fear and terror, says a witness who stood just feet away as… Read More

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

Eric Holder Speaks about the Murder of Mike Brown, Ferguson

by #teamEBONY

Attorney General Eric Holder vowed to use his considerable resources to review the murder of Mike Brown by Ferguson, Missouri police… Read More

Food Deserts and Gentrification

Food Deserts and Gentrification

by #teamEBONY

Already on the edge of a burgeoning gentrification movement in 2010, Petworth has since taken off in economic growth and rising property… Read More

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Renisha Was On Trial All Along

by Thandisizwe Chimurenga

Like everyone else, I too was shocked and horrified that a man who shot a 19-year old Black girl in the face with a shotgun because… Read More

LA woman punched by patrolman speaks

Marlene Pinnock, Woman Beaten by Highway Patrol Officer, Speaks

by #teamEBONY

Marlene Pinnock said she thought she was going to die as a California Highway Patrol officer straddled her, repeatedly punching her… Read More

Meghan O'Donnell, 29, from St. Louis, prays at the spot where Michael Brown was killed Sunday evening

Mike Brown,
Killed In Cold Blood

by Lisa Bonner

Mike Brown was supposed to start college today. Instead his body lies in a morgue somewhere, and his community is in an uproar. It… Read More

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