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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Attorney General Eric Holder headed to Ferguson

NAACP Supports Justice Department's Decision to Investigate Ferguson Police

by #teamEBONY

United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice will launch a broad civil… Read More

NYT Columnist Charles Blow on Being Labeled Bisexual

Charles Blow Opens Up about His Sexuality

by #teamEBONY

In his upcoming memoir Fire Shut Up in My Bones, New York Times columnist Charles Blow shares that he is… Read More

US inmates exonerated after 30 years: five questions police must answer

Henry McCollum and Leon Brown Exonerated After 30 Years in Prison

by #teamEBONY

Henry McCollum, North Carolina’s longest-serving death row inmate, and his half-brother Leon Brown were released after more… Read More

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Ferguson Police Department Probed by Justice Department

by The Washington Post

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. this week will launch a broad civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department… Read More

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Atlanta Mother Killed, Burned By Cop She Met Online

by Ravelle Worthington

An Atlanta policeman has been arrested and charged with murdering Atlanta mother Vernicia Woodard in August. A Hapeville… Read More

Michael Brown

Media Outlets Construct Mike Brown's (Thug) Life After Death

by Michael Arceneaux

I’m all for keeping the story of Michael Brown alive, but not in the context of creating a narrative that perpetuates the status… Read More

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Ted Wafer Sentenced

by #teamEBONY

Theodore "Ted" Wafer, a 55-year-old Dearborn Heights man whom a jury found guilty of second-degree murder Aug. 7 for the… Read More

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If #Blacklivesmatter Then You Need to Know the Daniel Holtzclaw Case

by Monique W. Morris

“What if the people hurting us are the people who are supposed to protect us?” These words, spoken by a young… Read More

Miss. Kindergartner Brutally Attacked by Child at School Playground, Mom Says

Kindergartner Badly Injured on Playground, School Claims Accident

by The Root

One Mississippi mom is demanding answers after she went to pick up her daughter from elementary school late last month, only to find… Read More

Images of Darren Wilson Surface Online

New Pictures of Darren Wilson

by Colorlines

So far, the only recent image we’ve seen of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson has been one obtained through social… Read More

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