Why more diverse police departments won’t put an end to police misconduct.

More Black Police Won't Lead to Less Police Shootings of Blacks

by Slate

The best look at this comes from Brad W. Smith, a researcher from Wayne State University in Detroit. In a 2003 paper, he looks at… Read More

Cornel West Arrested In Ferguson

Dr. Cornel West Arrested During Ferguson Rally

by Huffington Post

Author and activist Cornel West was arrested while demonstrating in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday. West was in Ferguson as part of… Read More

Ferguson Protesters March on Campus Ahead of Day of Disobedience

"Ferguson October" Protests Continue

by #teamEBONY

Hundreds marched to the campus of St. Louis University early Monday and briefly staged a sit-in, part of a series of protests and… Read More

Seattle Swaps Columbus Day For 'Indigenous Peoples' Day'

Seattle Renames Columbus Day Indigenous Peoples' Day

by #teamEBONY

This year's Columbus Day holiday will have a slightly different, more Native flavor in the city of Seattle. Thanks to a unanimous… Read More

Texas nurse who had worn protective gear tests positive for Ebola

Texas Nurse Tests Positive for Ebola

by #teamEBONY

The deadly Ebola virus has been contracted by someone inside the United States for the first time. A nurse who had worn protective… Read More

A Weekend of Protests in Ferguson

A Weekend of Protests in Ferguson

by #teamEBONY

Organizers this week are preparing for one of the largest series of demonstrations since Brown’s killing by a Ferguson police… Read More

Why I’m Betting on You to Help Shape the New American Economy

President Obama Pens Piece to Millennials

by #teamEBONY

You’re part of the first generation to grow up in the digital age. Some of you grew up with cell phones tucked into your book… Read More

Senator Wants Federal Probe of St. Louis Shooting

Sen. Jamilah Nasheed Wants Federal Probe of St. Louis Police Shooting

by JET

A state senator and other Black leaders on Thursday called for the Justice Department to investigate the fatal shooting of a Black… Read More

Indiana Man Tased Lisa Mahone Jamal Jones

3 Possible Ways to Address Police Brutality

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

No sooner than I prepared to write about our community’s response to one of the most… Read More

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio

John Boehner's First Cool Point Ever

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week… Read More

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