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Michael Jackson Trial Goes to Jury

by #teamEBONY

After a bitterly fought five-month trial, a negligence lawsuit by Michael Jackson's mother against his concert promoter is in… Read More

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Marissa Alexander Granted New Trial

by Huffington Post

A Florida appeals court is ordering a new trial for a woman sentenced to 20 years to prison after she fired a warning shot in a wall… Read More

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Michael Ward, Last Survivor of MOVE Bombing, Dies

by #teamEBONY

Michael Ward, one of only two survivors of the MOVE bombing in Philadelphia, died on Friday. Ward, who was known as "Birdie… Read More

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Obamacare Rates Will Be Cheaper Than Expected

by Slate

The Department of Health and Human Services put out an important report today about what it knows about insurance premiums on the… Read More

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Bank of America to Pay $2.2 Million to Blacks Discriminated Against

by #teamEBONY

In a landmark decision, the U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Bank of America to shell out just under $2.2 million to 1,147 Black… Read More

Georgia Family Donates Cancelled Wedding's Reception to Homeless

Family Donates Wedding Reception to Homeless

by #teamEBONY

When Willie and Carol Fowler's only daughter canceled her wedding 40 days before she was set to walk down the aisle, the parents… Read More

Westgate mall: Gunfire, explosion heard on fourth day of Nairobi siege

Day Four of Nairobi Mall Siege

by #teamEBONY

Sounds of heavy gunfire erupted from Nairobi's Westgate mall Tuesday, even as authorities said for the second day that they had… Read More

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre

Another Day, Another Dumb Statement From NRA Head Wayne LaPierre

by Slate

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre blasted the renewed focus on gun control following last week’s Navy Yard shooting… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 9/23 A… Read More

Obama at Navy Yard memorial: 'We can't accept this'

President Obama: Shooting Sprees Can't be the "New Normal"

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama said Sunday that the United States "can't accept" last week's killing of 12 people at Washington's… Read More

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