Feds Charge Ex-North Charleston Cop in Death of Unarmed Man

Feds Charge Ex-North Charleston Cop in Death of Unarmed Man

by #teamEBONY

A White former South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed Black motorist who was running away has been… Read More

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Arresting Officer in Freddie Gray Case Chooses Bench Trial

by #teamEBONY

A police officer charged in the Freddie Gray case chose Tuesday to stand trial before a judge rather than a jury, eliminating a potential wild card… Read More

Military Clears West Point Cadets in Raised Fist Picture of Violations

Military Clears West Point Cadets in Raised Fist Picture of Violations

by #teamEBONY

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point has cleared 16 female cadets who were photographed in a graduation picture with raised fists, saying they… Read More

David Clarke, a Black Cop With a Dangerous Mentality

David Clarke, a Black Cop With a Dangerous Mentality

by The Marshall Project / Maurice Chammah

Milwaukee Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr.’s podcast, The People’s Sheriff, begins with a slide-guitar and a boot-stomp beat… Read More

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Is Prince the Daddy? Inmate Files Paternity Claim

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A Kansas City, Mo., man who is serving time in federal prison is claiming to be the biological son of Prince, according to documents filed… Read More

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Powerball Winners Would Be Rich -- If They'd Show Up

by #teamEBONY

As officials in New Jersey await the winner of Saturday's $429.6 million Powerball game, a California Lottery representative said he's losing… Read More

Seeking Turnaround, Ferguson Swears in New Police Chief

Seeking Turnaround, Ferguson Swears in New Police Chief

by #teamEBONY

Ferguson's new police chief was ready to wrap up a long career with retirement and life as a "beach bum." Instead, he felt called to… Read More

West Point Cadets Photo Spurs Controversy Thanks to Irate Blogger

West Point Cadets Photo Spurs Controversy Thanks to Irate Blogger

by #teamEBONY

Controversy is brewing after a photo of 16 female cadets in this year’s graduating class at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point caught attention… Read More

Are Asset Seizures by Police Ripping Black People Off?

Are Asset Seizures by Police Ripping Black People Off?

by Curtis Bunn / Urban News Service

Darren wants his surname kept secret. That's because after enduring civil-asset forfeiture, he fears reprisals from law enforcement. Read More

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The Grim Sleeper and the Invisibility of Black Female Victims

by Britni Danielle

On Thursday, Lonnie D. Franklin Jr. was convicted of murdering 10 people--nine… Read More

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