Florida police department caught using African American mug shots for target practice

Florida Police Shoot at Black Mug Shots

by The Washington Post

The North Miami Beach police department was discovered last month to be using mug shots of African Americans for sniper practice… Read More

She’s the Judge: President Obama’s History-Making Black Female Legal Appointments

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It’s no secret that President Obama loves Black women legal eagles. After all, First Lady Michelle Obama is a Harvard Law grad… Read More

Video shows that Tamir Rice’s sister needed compassion, not cuffs

New Tamir Rice Video Provides More Proof

by The Washington Post

Last Friday, I wrote about the extended surveillance video that captured the killing of Tamir Rice in a Cleveland park by police… Read More

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by Jenn M. Jackson

“If folks would get themselves in line with God’s word, then Black lives would matter…we wouldn’t have all… Read More

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UNCF Hosts MLK Day Breakfast with Vernon Jordan, Yolanda Adams

by Princess Gabbara

How will you spend MLK Day this year? For some people, the third Monday of January just means a day off from school or work, but… Read More

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Run Away, Romney

by Michael Arceneaux

Mitt Romney has as strong a shot of becoming the next president as NeNe Leakes does becoming the 2015 Miss Teen USA. Based… Read More

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As the World Grieves with Paris,
Nigerians Are Massacred, Ignored

by France François

It's almost as if last week's massacre of 2,000 villagers in the town of Baga in northeast Nigera by Boko Haram never happened.… Read More

An Unsettled Chapter in Martin Luther King’s Legacy

Disputes Rage Amongst Children of MLK

by The New York Times

The legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. seems to be everywhere these days with the success of the film Selma… Read More

Boko Haram Reaches New Low: Uses 10-Year-Old Girl as Suicide Bomber

Young Nigerian Girl Used as Suicide Bomber

by Slate

It’s hard to think a terrorist group that has kidnapped thousands and was just recently accused of carrying out what could… Read More

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Nigerian Archbishop:
The West Is Ignoring Boko Haram Massacre

by #teamEBONY

The Catholic Archbishop of Jos, in central Nigeria, has accused the West of ignoring the threat of the militant Islamist group, Boko… Read More

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