Internal NYPD report on incident with Staten Island dad Eric Garner does not mention chokehold

NYPD Fails to Mention Chokehold in Internal Report on Eric Garner's Murder

by #teamEBONY

Cops heard Eric Garner cry that he couldn’t breathe, a recording captured officers violently taking him to the ground and even… Read More

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15,000 Flee Damboa After Boko Haram Attack

by #teamEBONY

The Nigerian government is denying reports that Boko Haram have taken Damboa. From Reuters: Abdulkair Read More

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Though the proceedings have not officially started, the victim is clearly already on trial. Last month, to build a case casting McBride… Read More

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Over 550 Palestinians have been killed and 3,000 injured by the Israeli Defense Forces in the Gaza Strip since July 8. United… Read More

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On Monday morning, President Obama signed an executive LGBT non-discrimination order, barring discrimination on the basis of sexual… Read More

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Chikungunya virus seems, at first, to have a lot in common with dengue virus, another mosquito-borne pathogen. Both cause extremely… Read More

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11-Year-Old Chicago Girl Killed by Stray Bullet During Sleepover

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A stray bullet killed an 11-year-old Chicago girl playing at a sleepover during a bloody weekend in the city. Shamiya Adams and friends… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The NYPD officer involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, the asthmatic 43-year-old father of six who died after being placed in a… Read More

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We can’t fix a problem we don’t understand. Rape myths and misconceptions are rampant. It’s incredibly… Read More

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Insert yourself in these uncomfortable real-life scenarios. Are any familiar? If so, you may have been a victim of sexual assault… Read More

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