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[YARD REPORT] Young, Gifted + Black Photo Goes Viral

by HBCU Digest

HBCU Young Alumni Seek to Break Stereotypes As 'Young, Gifted and Black' Photo Goes Viral Nyerere… Read More

As Prosecution Rests in Freddie Gray Cop Trial, What is the Defense's Plan?

As Prosecution Rests in Freddie Gray Cop Trial, What is the Defense's Plan?

by Charles Robinson

Riveting testimony, contradictory statements, gruesome physical evidence, and scientific theory but, was it enough to convince the jury sitting in… Read More

Federal Probe Into Chicago P.D. Could Dismantle Old, Brutal Methods

Federal Probe Into Chicago P.D. Could Dismantle Old, Brutal Methods

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

The Chicago way. The term comes up a lot in mob movies, history books and common conversation. The Windy City, after all… Read More

Chicago: Black Lawmakers Push for Broader Federal Probe

Chicago: Black Lawmakers Push for Broader Federal Probe

by #teamEBONY

Several Black lawmakers in Illinois are pushing for the U.S. Justice Department to expand its investigation of the Chicago Police Department to include… Read More

Tamir Rice

Family of Tamir Rice Calls for Prosecutor to Disclose Decision on Charges

by #teamEBONY

The family of a 12-year-old Ohio boy fatally gunned down by Cleveland police is again asking for a prosecutor to publicly say if he plans to request… Read More

Prosecution Nears Conclusion in Freddie Gray Officer Trial

Prosecution Nears Conclusion in Freddie Gray Officer Trial

by #teamEBONY

After four days of testimony, the state is preparing to rest its case against Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore police officers charged… Read More

Ronald Johnson Shooting Video Released, No Charges for Officer

Ronald Johnson Shooting Video Released, No Charges for Officer

by #teamEBONY

A Chicago police officer will face no charges in the shooting death of a 25-year-old Black man who died in 2014. On Monday, officials released… Read More

Loretta Lynch

U.S. Justice Department to Investigate Chicago Police Department

by #teamEBONY

The Justice Department will investigate the patterns and practices of the Chicago Police Department, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced… Read More

Obama Clarifies Where U.S. is in War on Terror, But He Needs Partners

Obama Clarifies Where U.S. is in War on Terror, But He Needs Partners

by Richard Fowler

Late Sunday evening, President Barack Obama—in a rare Oval Office address—reiterated a clear plan to defeat the fast-growing and ever-evolving… Read More

It Was A Very Black Year

It Was A Very Black Year

by #teamEBONY

Defined by feel-good highs (#Serena Slam! Riley Curry grabs the mic! Trevor Noah takes late night!); devastating lows (the Charleston Massacre… Read More

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