Chicago: Black Lawmakers Push for Broader Federal Probe

Chicago: Black Lawmakers Push for Broader Federal Probe

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Several Black lawmakers in Illinois are pushing for the U.S. Justice Department to expand its investigation of the Chicago Police Department to include… Read More

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Family of Tamir Rice Calls for Prosecutor to Disclose Decision on Charges

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The family of a 12-year-old Ohio boy fatally gunned down by Cleveland police is again asking for a prosecutor to publicly say if he plans to request… Read More

Prosecution Nears Conclusion in Freddie Gray Officer Trial

Prosecution Nears Conclusion in Freddie Gray Officer Trial

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After four days of testimony, the state is preparing to rest its case against Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore police officers charged… Read More

Ronald Johnson Shooting Video Released, No Charges for Officer

Ronald Johnson Shooting Video Released, No Charges for Officer

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A Chicago police officer will face no charges in the shooting death of a 25-year-old Black man who died in 2014. On Monday, officials released… Read More

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U.S. Justice Department to Investigate Chicago Police Department

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The Justice Department will investigate the patterns and practices of the Chicago Police Department, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced… Read More

It Was A Very Black Year

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Defined by feel-good highs (#Serena Slam! Riley Curry grabs the mic! Trevor Noah takes late night!); devastating lows (the Charleston Massacre… Read More

First Week Freddie Gray Cop Trial Filled With Shock, Grief

First Week Freddie Gray Cop Trial Filled With Shock, Grief

by Charles Robinson

The long awaited trial of one of the six Baltimore Police Officers charged with Freddy Gray’s death while in custody began this week and the… Read More

Autopsy of Freddie Gray shows 'high-energy' impact

Medical Examiner: Freddie Gray's Spine 'Kinked' by Injury Suffered in Police Custody

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An assistant state medical examiner who examined Freddie Gray’s body says his spinal cord was “kinked” by the injury he suffered… Read More

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Calls for Federal Investigation Into Chicago P.D.

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Calls for Federal Investigation Into Chicago P.D.

by #teamEBONY

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is joining those who are calling for the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the Chicago Police Department. The… Read More

Investigators Left to Piece Together Motive for San Bernardino Shooting

Investigators Left to Piece Together Motive for San Bernardino Shooting

by #teamEBONY

Officials are still in search of a motive for the mass shooting that took place at a social services center in San Bernardino on Wednesday. One… Read More

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