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Jordan Davis Killer Seeks New Trial

by #teamEBONY

In November 2012, 49-year-old Michael Dunn took the life of a 17-year-old Black teen after an argument in a convenient store parking lot. The death… Read More

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The front page of every major U.S. newspaper seemed to salute the historic nomination of Hillary Clinton as the presumptive nominee for the Democratic… Read More

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Corey Carter, more affectionately known by his students as Mr. Carter, didn’t always envision himself as a teacher. Sitting in his public school… Read More

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Southern California Black Lives Matter activist Jasmine Richards was sentenced to 90 days in jail Tuesday just days after being convicted of interfering… Read More

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A national icon dies of an accidental overdose. A media frenzy develops as public scrutiny focuses on the new, highly potent drug that is suspected… Read More

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The Baltimore police officer facing the most serious charge stemming from the death of a 25-year-old Black man whose neck was broken in the back of… Read More

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It is difficult to articulate the impact of Muhammad Ali.  For decades, a plethora of essays, think pieces and media personalities have tried… Read More

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Falsely Pinning the "Terrorist" Label on Black Lives Matter

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As the Black Lives Matter movement continues to grow, some law enforcement officials have responded in kind with attacks of their own. Last week the… Read More

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Trial for Freddie Gray Van Driver to Start Soon

by #teamEBONY

Circuit Judge Barry Williams will hold a motions hearing Monday in the trial for Officer Caesar Goodson, who faces second-degree murder, manslaughter… Read More

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