LA woman punched by patrolman speaks

Marlene Pinnock, Woman Beat by California Highway Patrol, to Get $1.5 Million

by JET

A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive… Read More

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Eric Holder to Resign

by #teamEBONY

Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first Black U.S. attorney general, is preparing to announce his resignation Thursday after a tumultuous… Read More

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Video Emerges of Police Killing John Crawford III

by Huffington Post

The recently released video appears to show 22-year-old John Crawford III being fired upon just seconds after police encounter him… Read More

14-year-old fatally shot by deputy in Terrebonne

14-Year-Old Killed by Policeman in Louisiana

by #teamEBONY

A deputy in the Terrebone Parish Sheriff's Office shot and killed a 14-year-old boy as two deputies investigated reports of a… Read More

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“Growing Up Locked Down” Conference Shines Light on Child Incarceration

by Susana Morris

There is an epidemic raging across the United States, a plague that is ravishing communities of color one by one. No, it is not Ebola… Read More

Barack Obama United Nations

In UN Speech,
POTUSTakes on ISIL and, Briefly, Ferguson

by April Reign

On September 24, 2014, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly with prepared… Read More

John Crawford III Shooting Video WHIO

What Happens When a Cop Kills a Black Man?
Again, Nothing

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Prosecutors in Beavercreek, OH announced yesterday that a grand jury would not indict Beavercreek Police Officer Sean Williams… Read More

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Cops Who Killed John Crawford III Will Not Be Indicted

by #teamEBONY

A special grand jury has decided not to indict the officers in the Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart shooting of John Crawford III. The… Read More

47: Next Congress Will Have Highest Number of Blacks Ever

Most Blacks Ever in Congress

by #teamEBONY

There are currently 44 African American members of Congress. Next year there will be three more, to bring the total to 47. That will… Read More

The LA Times Covers Cornrows, the Hot New Trend for White Ladies

Cornrows, the Hot New Trend for White Women?

by Jezebel

Friends, readers, ladyfolk, I believe we are being trolled. I believe we are being trolled by major newspapers and fashion magazines… Read More

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