Trans Women of Color Deserve to Be Mourned as Much as Leelah Alcorn

The Deaths of Trans Women of Color Need Attention Too

by Slate

Late last year, 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn made headlines after she stepped out into oncoming traffic along Interstate 71 near her… Read More

(left) Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha.

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by Katina Parker

Wednesday night, I gathered with thousands for a vigil to honor the lives of three young Muslims who were murdered by their White… Read More

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by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master… Read More

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FBI Director Says Police Can Have Unconscious Biases

by Slate

Speaking at Georgetown University today, FBI Director James Comey said that American law enforcement officers can be racially biased… Read More

Meghan O'Donnell, 29, from St. Louis, prays at the spot where Michael Brown was killed Sunday evening

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A Timeline

by Katina Parker

It’s been 6 months since the killing of Mike Brown, an unarmed St. Louis teen, who was shot dead by Officer Darren Wilson… Read More

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President Obama: "ISIL Will Lose"

by #teamEBONY

President Obama took a confident stand against the Islamic State on Wednesday as he asked Congress for a resolution authorizing the… Read More

Black girls are suspended from school 6 times more often than white girls

Black Girls Suspended at Much Higher Rates than White Girls

by The Grio

A new study released by the African American Policy Forum and the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies at Columbia… Read More

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New York Times Writes About Lynching, Doesn't Mention White People

by #teamEBONY

This sort of oversight has also been interpreted as going hand-in-hand with a widespread reluctance to see White supremacy (versus… Read More

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Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley Indicted

by #teamEBONY

The NYPD officer who killed an unarmed Brooklyn man in a housing project staircase has been indicted for 2nd degree manslaughter, according to The… Read More

Family asks cops to check on 74-year-old vet after surgery, and they break in and kill him

Police Kill 74-Year-Old Man After Breaking Into His House

by #teamEBONY

State officials in North Carolina have launched an investigation after a police officer in Gastonia shot and killed a 74-year-old… Read More

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