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Scrutiny of Virginia ABC Follows Violent Arrest of Black UVA Student

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The violent arrest of a University of Virginia student sparked new scrutiny of Virginia’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage… Read More

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Leaders of the New School

by #teamEBONY

On Aug. 9, 2014, 18-year-old Michael Brown had his life unexpectantly cut short. He had been shot by a police officer and lay dead in a Ferguson… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Today the New York Times announced its selection of 20 new op-ed writers who will contribute to the paper on a monthly basis… Read More

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Officer Involved is our new twice-weekly round-up of the latest headlines involving stories of police involved shootings and police… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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by The Root

Controversial and graphic body-camera footage from a June 2014 officer-involved shooting of a mentally ill man in Dallas was released… Read More

Starbucks Has an Awkward Plan to Heal Race Relations in America

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by Slate

It looks like Starbucks is embarking on a well-meaning but slightly cringe-inducing attempt to bring some peace, love, and understanding… Read More

Cops on an 11-Year-Old Who Says She Was Raped: “Child’s Promiscuous Behavior Caused This”

11-Year-Old Reports Rape, Cops Blame It On Her "Promiscuous Behavior"

by Slate

As Walters reports, Hicks-Best was abused as a small child before she was adopted by her parents, Veronica and Mayo Best. She certainly… Read More

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by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

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