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Tournament Bans High School Team For Wearing "I Can't Breathe" Shirts

by #teamEBONY

The members of a California high school basketball team barred from participating in a tournament because they continued to wear… Read More

NYPD chief says rift between police and mayor 'will go on for a while'

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New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says the rift between the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio — laid bare in the… Read More

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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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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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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

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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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Activists Criticize NYPD Attempt to Silence Movement

by #teamEBONY

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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