Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

Organizers plan rallies in response to video release of fatal police shooting. [read more]

Minimum-wage hike would help alleviate poverty, but could kill jobs, CBO reports

Minimum Wage Increase Could Hurt Jobs

by The Washington Post

President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would increase earnings for 16.5 million low-wage Americans… Read More

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Melissa Harris-Perry Shares Her Surrogacy Story

by #teamEBONY

I had my first daughter, Parker, when I was 28. It was easy. I was pregnant within a month of deciding to try and avoided all of… Read More

Family Says Moore Police Beat Father To Death

Police Beat Oklahoma Man to Death in Front of His Family

by #teamEBONY

Three Moore Police officers were put on administrative leave while detective investigate an in-custody death from overnight. The… Read More

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Another Black Boy's Life Interrupted

by The Atlantic

I'll be 39 in September, and it has taken all 39 of those years to learn how to learn. I never considered myself particularly… Read More

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Who Killed Myeisha and Damiah?

by Tomika L. Anderson

Myeisha Turner’s family members have no idea how she spent her final moments on this earth, and as time passes they grow more… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 2/17… Read More

Ex-NFL star Sharper charged with rape in Calif.; 3 other states eyeing him

Darren Sharper Charged With Rape, Suspected in Several Others

by #teamEBONY

Former NFL star Darren Sharper was charged in California on Friday in the alleged drugging and rape of two women, one in October… Read More

The Michael Dunn Mistrial: What Now?

What Happens to Michael Dunn Now?

by #teamEBONY

A mistrial? Dunn was convicted on three counts of second-degree attempted murder for shooting at, but not killing, the three… Read More

Internet Trolls Really Are Horrible People

Internet Trolls are Actually Psychopaths

by Slate

In the past few years, the science of Internet trollology has made some strides. Last year, for instance, we learned that by hurling… Read More

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Fear of a Black Teen:
Race, Perception and the Law

by Lisa Bonner

In her closing argument in the Michael Dunn murder trial, prosecutor Erin Wolkfson said “Jordan Davis never had a chance.”… Read More

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