Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

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The social action at the University of Missouri campus got its spark from last year's protests in the same state [read more]

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Ferguson Police Department Probed by Justice Department

by The Washington Post

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. this week will launch a broad civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department… Read More

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Atlanta Mother Killed, Burned By Cop She Met Online

by Ravelle Worthington

An Atlanta policeman has been arrested and charged with murdering Atlanta mother Vernicia Woodard in August. A Hapeville… Read More

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Media Outlets Construct Mike Brown's (Thug) Life After Death

by Michael Arceneaux

I’m all for keeping the story of Michael Brown alive, but not in the context of creating a narrative that perpetuates the status… Read More

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Ted Wafer Sentenced

by #teamEBONY

Theodore "Ted" Wafer, a 55-year-old Dearborn Heights man whom a jury found guilty of second-degree murder Aug. 7 for the… Read More

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If #Blacklivesmatter Then You Need to Know the Daniel Holtzclaw Case

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“What if the people hurting us are the people who are supposed to protect us?” These words, spoken by a young… Read More

Miss. Kindergartner Brutally Attacked by Child at School Playground, Mom Says

Kindergartner Badly Injured on Playground, School Claims Accident

by The Root

One Mississippi mom is demanding answers after she went to pick up her daughter from elementary school late last month, only to find… Read More

Images of Darren Wilson Surface Online

New Pictures of Darren Wilson

by Colorlines

So far, the only recent image we’ve seen of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson has been one obtained through social… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

July 22: On my first day, my manager instructs me on how to seek out potential shoplifters: "Look out for Black girls, because… Read More

Officer Charged With Raping 8 Black Women Finds Support Online

Money Raised for Cop Charged with Raping Eight Black Women

by The Root

Daniel Holtzclaw, the Oklahoma City police officer arrested in August and charged with sexually abusing eight Black women, has supporters… Read More

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'I Hope My Son Stays White'

by Calvin Hennick

I am a white man, and part of the privilege that comes along with that fact is this: I know, with something bordering on 100 percent certainty, how… Read More

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