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In the sentencing hearing for 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a test-cheating conspiracy, all but one received… Read More

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The city of Chicago on Tuesday sought to put to rest one of its most persistent scandals, proposing a $5.5 million reparations fund… Read More

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This week, in Sierra Leone, all but “visibly pregnant girls” are welcome to return to school after nine months of the… Read More

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A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a Black teenager 16 times in October is the focus of a criminal investigation being conducted… Read More

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It took me years to find my freedom. Chicago’s foster care system introduced me early to the compounded challenges of living… Read More

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The 73-year-old volunteer reserve deputy in Oklahoma who fatally shot a suspect in an incident that the Tulsa County Sheriff's… Read More

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John Legend Launches FREE AMERICA

by #teamEBONY

John Legend announced the launch of FREE AMERICA, a multi-year campaign to amplify the growing movement to end mass incarceration… Read More

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