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'When I close my eyes at night, I see people running from tear gas'

by Johnetta Elzie

Trauma is commonly defined as a deeply distressing or disturbing experience.  Recently, I came to understand what that really… Read More

5 Things to Know About the DOJ's Investigation in Ferguson

5 Things to Know About the DOJ's Investigation in Ferguson

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

US Attorney General Eric Holder announced last week that the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice would be taking additional… Read More

St. Louis County Sounds Like One Big Shakedown Racket Targeted at Black People

The Structural Racism of St. Louis County

by The Washington Post

Some of the towns in St. Louis County can derive 40 percent or more of their annual revenue from the petty fines and fees collected… Read More

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Human Rights Lawyer Arrested for "Standing While Muslim"

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Chaumtoli Huq, 42, was standing outside of Ruby Tuesday on July 19th when her husband and children went into the restaurant to use… Read More

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Respect Jill! Celebrate Beyonce! Stop Tweeting, Fab!

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past… Read More

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NAACP Supports Justice Department's Decision to Investigate Ferguson Police

by #teamEBONY

United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice will launch a broad civil… Read More

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Charles Blow Opens Up about His Sexuality

by #teamEBONY

In his upcoming memoir Fire Shut Up in My Bones, New York Times columnist Charles Blow shares that he is… Read More

US inmates exonerated after 30 years: five questions police must answer

Henry McCollum and Leon Brown Exonerated After 30 Years in Prison

by #teamEBONY

Henry McCollum, North Carolina’s longest-serving death row inmate, and his half-brother Leon Brown were released after more… Read More

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Ferguson Police Department Probed by Justice Department

by The Washington Post

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. this week will launch a broad civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department… Read More

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Atlanta Mother Killed, Burned By Cop She Met Online

by Ravelle Worthington

An Atlanta policeman has been arrested and charged with murdering Atlanta mother Vernicia Woodard in August. A Hapeville… Read More

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