In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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South Carolia Police Shoot Black Man Sean Groubert Levar Edward Jones

Dashcam Shows Black Man Shot by State Trooper

by Slate

Police dashcam video shows a now-former South Carolina state trooper named Sean Groubert repeatedly shooting a Black man named Levar… Read More

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NFL Security Chief Was Sent Ray Rice Video in April

by JET

The video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee inside a casino elevator was sent to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security… Read More

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Marlene Pinnock, Woman Beat by California Highway Patrol, to Get $1.5 Million

by JET

A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first Black U.S. attorney general, is preparing to announce his resignation Thursday after a tumultuous… Read More

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Video Emerges of Police Killing John Crawford III

by Huffington Post

The recently released video appears to show 22-year-old John Crawford III being fired upon just seconds after police encounter him… Read More

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14-Year-Old Killed by Policeman in Louisiana

by #teamEBONY

A deputy in the Terrebone Parish Sheriff's Office shot and killed a 14-year-old boy as two deputies investigated reports of a… Read More


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by Susana Morris

There is an epidemic raging across the United States, a plague that is ravishing communities of color one by one. No, it is not Ebola… Read More

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by April Reign

On September 24, 2014, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly with prepared… Read More

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What Happens When a Cop Kills a Black Man?
Again, Nothing

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Prosecutors in Beavercreek, OH announced yesterday that a grand jury would not indict Beavercreek Police Officer Sean Williams… Read More

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Cops Who Killed John Crawford III Will Not Be Indicted

by #teamEBONY

A special grand jury has decided not to indict the officers in the Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart shooting of John Crawford III. The… Read More

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