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An Experience with Police Brutality

by Ryan K. Smith

For so many of us, this summer has been emotionally intense.  Once again, we are feeling the chastening rod and road trod is… Read More

Why the Celebrity Silence on Ferguson?<br />

Why the Celebrity Silence on Ferguson?

by Kyle G. Dargan

“What about your recording artists who are ‘everything’?,” asks English literature scholar Ruth Ellen Kocher… Read More

St. Louis Cops Shoot and Kill Man Near Ferguson, Crowd Gathers

Black Man Shot and Killed by Police in St. Louis

by #teamEBONY

Two St. Louis city police officers shot and killed a Black man who came within several feet of them brandishing a knife on Tuesday… Read More

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The Ferguson/Palestine Connection

by Kristian Davis Bailey

The St. Louis County Police Department that killed Michael Brown and initially placed Ferguson on siege has trained with the Israeli… Read More

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Detroit Fights Back:
Residents Battle for Water, Democracy and Human Rights

by Kristian Davis Bailey

The city of Detroit and state of Michigan shut off water to nearly 19,800 homes since March, with 4,481 new cancellations in July. Read More

Trayvon Martin’s Mom: ‘If They Refuse to Hear Us, We Will Make Them Feel Us’

Sybrina Fulton Writes Letter to Family of Michael Brown

by #teamEBONY

Facts, myths, and flat out lies are already out there in Michael’s case. Theories, regardless of how ridiculous, are being… Read More

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Eric Holder to Head to Ferguson

by #teamEBONY

Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Ferguson, Mo. Wednesday in reference to the investigation of the fatal shooting of Michael… Read More

'Protesters don't clash with police. ... It's the criminals.'

At Least Two Shot, Dozens Arrested in Ferguson

by The Washington Post

At least two people were shot, numerous fires were set and more than 30 people were arrested in Ferguson, Mo., early Tuesday, Missouri… Read More

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Artist Creates Mock Police Sketches to Address Issue of 'Wanted’ Youth

by Souleo

Over a nearly three decade period from 1980 to 2008, U.S… Read More

The Story Michael Brown Will Never Be Able to Tell

The Story Michael Brown Will Never Be Able to Tell

by Damon Young

My career as a criminal lasted two weeks, beginning and ending in the summer of 1996. At that time, Tommy Hilfiger was all the… Read More

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