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Respectability Politics Won't Save Your Black Life

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Tonight, as the sun falls over our eastern shore, thousands of Americans—Black and White, alike—have once again begun… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Cleveland Police Systematically Use Excessive Force, 18-Month Federal Investigation Finds

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Attorney general Eric Holder announced today that a federal investigation of nearly 600 incidents involving Cleveland officers indicates… Read More

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Rumain Brisbon, an unarmed Black father of four, was shot to death in Arizona Tuesday when a police officer apparently mistook his… Read More

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After weeks of sexual assault allegations from a parade of women, Bill Cosby is fighting back. The 77-year-old comedian filed a lawsuit… Read More

Why Should Anyone "Respect" the Law?

Respect the Law? Why?

by #teamEBONY

The "legal process" that Governor Cuomo is wheedling his citizens to respect is the one that last Monday declined to indict… Read More

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Remember the Rodney King Video?

Rodney King. Just his name alone evokes the painful reminder that the American criminal justice system is often stacked… Read More

#CrimingWhileWhite Explodes On Twitter Following Eric Garner Decision

#CrimingWhileWhite Goes Viral

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The grand jury decision not to bring charges in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, announced Wednesday, was followed with public… Read More

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