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The last moments of Michael Brown’s life were filled with shock, fear and terror, says a witness who stood just feet away as… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Attorney General Eric Holder vowed to use his considerable resources to review the murder of Mike Brown by Ferguson, Missouri police… Read More

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Renisha Was On Trial All Along

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Today would have been Michael Brown’s first day at Vatterott College.  As you read this, he should be sitting in a classroom… Read More

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Welfare is one of those issues that can provoke rage even in the most seemingly liberal person. The notion that one person’s… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Marlene Pinnock said she thought she was going to die as a California Highway Patrol officer straddled her, repeatedly punching her… Read More

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