Closing Arguments to Begin in First Freddie Gray Trial

Closing Arguments to Begin in First Freddie Gray Trial

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors and defense attorneys are expected to deliver closing arguments in the trial of William Porter Monday. Porter, who is one of… Read More

In Second Week of Freddie Gray Cop Trial, Defense Tries to Counter Damage

In Second Week of Freddie Gray Cop Trial, Defense Tries to Counter Damage

by Charles Robinson

In anticipation of the jury deciding the case of State of Maryland v. William Porter, crowds outside the Clarence Mitchell Courthouse have grown steadily… Read More

With Daniel Holtzclaw Conviction, Justice is Finally Not Denied

With Daniel Holtzclaw Conviction, Justice is Finally Not Denied

by Deborah Douglas

Black lives — 13 of them — finally mattered Thursday night as an Oklahoma City jury found former policeman Daniel Holtzclaw guilty of… Read More

Daniel Holtzclaw Found Guilty of Multiple Rapes

Daniel Holtzclaw Found Guilty of Multiple Rapes

by Associated Press

A former Oklahoma City police officer was convicted Thursday of 18 of the 36 counts he faced, including four counts of first-degree rape, related… Read More

What Justice Antonin Scalia Got Wrong About Black College Students

What Justice Antonin Scalia Got Wrong About Black College Students

by Chris Stewart

It’s hard to imagine where exactly U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was going while hearing yesterday’s Fisher v. University… Read More

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Chicago Protesters Stage Die-In at City Hall

by #teamEBONY

The calm is far from settling in Chicago as protesters swarmed Michigan Avenue Wednesday night demanding change in the city. Thursday morning… Read More

How Is Black Lives Matter Winning?

How Is Black Lives Matter Winning?

by Waleed Shahid

The following excerpt is from an article appearing on Read More

Supreme Court Revisits Affirmative Action Case

Supreme Court Revisits Affirmative Action Case

by #teamEBONY

Torn as ever over race, the Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether it's time to end the use of race in college admissions nationwide or at… Read More

Trump's Rhetoric Reveals the Stake Blacks Have in the 2016 Election

Trump's Rhetoric Reveals the Stake Blacks Have in the 2016 Election

by Sheryl Huggins Salomon

The truly scary thing about Donald Trump’s call for a ban on Muslims entering the United States, which he described at a South Carolina rally… Read More

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