Ashleigh Banfield

CNN's Ashleigh Banfield Misses the Point in McKinney Incident

by Arisha Hatch

Dear Ashleigh Banfield, This past week was an all-too-familiar scene across our news media; police violence against Black… Read More

Ferguson: If Negligent And Careless Poor People Can't Make Bail, It's Their Fault

DOJ Report: Ferguson Blamed Citizens for High Arrest Rates, Fines

by Huffington Post

When lawyers in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division investigated the operations of the Ferguson Police Department… Read More

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Black Victims, No Justice

by #teamEBONY

For generations, Black frustration with policing has been best described in a two-part statement: Cops don't care enough to solve… Read More

McKinney Police Officer Who Brutally Detained 15-Year-Old Girl Resigns

Officer Eric Casebolt Resigns from McKinney Police Force

by #teamEBONY

Officer Eric Casebolt resigned from the McKinney police force Tuesday, three days after a video of him violently throwing an unarmed… Read More

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The United States of Poverty

by #teamEBONY

Perhaps America's greatest paradox and greatest tragedy is how a country with our riches and resources has a permanent underclass;… Read More

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A New 'Pathway' to Electing Black Women

by Michael Arceneaux

Black women have the highest voter turnout of all demographics, and yet, in a country comprised of 37% of people of color, White… Read More

The Media's Irresponsible Coverage of Eric Casebolt

The Media's Irresponsible Coverage of Eric Casebolt

by Jennifer Farmer

A year ago, I wrote a piece… Read More

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Yusef Salaam on Kalief Browder:
'When You Get Out of Prison, You're Basically a Nobody'

by Yusef Salaam

Yusef Salaam is a member of “The Central Park Five,” a group of young Black and Hispanic teens convicted of raping “The… Read More

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You Ain't the ONLY Woman:
The White Cis Grasp on Womanhood Is Failing

by Lesli-ann Lewis

Before Laverne Cox draped her gorgeous brown legs over a lucky sheet in a nude shoot for Allure, before “feminist”… Read More

Black and white witnesses agree: McKinney pool party fight started when white mother slapped a black teen

McKinney Pool Party Fight Allegedly Started by White Woman

by The Grio

Tatiana Rose, who hosted the community pool party with her siblings, says that the weekend confrontation was sparked by angry White… Read More

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