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Michael Brown Memorial Called "Pile of Trash" by Police Spokesman

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A Ferguson police officer has been placed on unpaid leave after calling a longstanding memorial to slain teen Michael Brown "a… Read More

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Covering Race and Police Brutality

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The second half of 2014 has been marked by deaths of African-American males at the hands of local law enforcement --including Michael… Read More

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Even if the CDC lab worker does contract Ebola, the possibility of an outbreak in the United States is incredibly unlikely. Eight… Read More

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Live long enough and life can be filled with strange symmetries. Rep. John Lewis has seen that to be true several times this year… Read More

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U.S. Economy Surges

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Today’s upward revision indicates that the economy grew in the third quarter at the fastest pace in over a decade. The strong… Read More

Fatal Cop Shooting of Teen in Berkeley, Missouri Sparks Clashes

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An angry crowd clashed with police in Missouri after an officer fatally shot a Black teen during what authorities said was an armed… Read More

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Twenty-nine-year old Shaneka Thompson was the first victim of Ismaiyil Brinsley, the man alleged to have executed two NYPD officers… Read More

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Activists Criticize NYPD Attempt to Silence Movement

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Activists issued a scathing statement this afternoon in response to recent attempts by the NYPD to silence the efforts of citizens… Read More

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Assata Shakur Will Not be Extradited

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Cuban officials have officially given a sense of what, exactly, will happen to American fugitives who've taken refuge on the… Read More

Eric Garner's Daughter Offers Support to Families of Slain NYPD Officers

Emerald Garner Supports Families of Murdered Officers

by #teamEBONY

Emerald Garner, whose father Eric died after police used a choke hold on him during an arrest, came to the New York City Police Memorial… Read More

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