In Newark, Officials Want to Avoid a Repeat of Flint

In Newark, Officials Want to Avoid a Repeat of Flint

by #teamEBONY

New Jersey's largest school district began voluntary blood tests to check students for the presence of lead Thursday, a week after officials announced… Read More

The Audacity of Hoping for a Black Female SCOTUS Nominee

The Audacity of Hoping for a Black Female SCOTUS Nominee

by Jamilah Lemieux

The passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was immediately marked by debate over who would replace him on the bench, a true testament to… Read More

25 Years Later, L.A. Remembers Latasha Harlins

25 Years Later, L.A. Remembers Latasha Harlins

by #teamEBONY

Family members, community leaders and those who remember gathered in Los Angeles on Wednesday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the… Read More

Michigan Gov. Blames Environmental Officials for Flint Water Crisis

Michigan Gov. Blames Environmental Officials for Flint Water Crisis

by #teamEBONY

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality repeatedly gave assurances that water from the Flint River was safe, when in reality it had dangerous… Read More

It's Time for Blacks to Get Serious About Bone Marrow Donation

It's Time for Blacks to Get Serious About Bone Marrow Donation

by Judge Carl Fox

Every day, African Americans are dying for a reason you will never read about on the front page of The New York Times or see a segment about on CNN… Read More

Report Highlights Most Prejudiced Cities, States

Report Highlights Most Prejudiced Cities, States

by #teamEBONY

An analysis of states which are tweeting the most derogatory language posted on apartment search website Abodo.com gives an understanding, and possibly… Read More

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[LIVE] First Lady Michelle Obama Keynotes SXSW

by #teamEBONY

Last week President Barack Obama gave the keynote at the annual SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin, Tex., and spoke about technology and civic… Read More

Obama Nominates U.S. Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

Obama Nominates U.S. Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, congressional sources said Wednesday. The pick… Read More

Report: Civil Rights Cases Against Police Are 'Rare'

Report: Civil Rights Cases Against Police Are 'Rare'

by #teamEBONY

Federal prosecutors declined to pursue civil rights allegations against law enforcement officers 96 percent of the time since 1995, a newspaper found… Read More

My Regrets as a Juror Who Sent a Man to Death Row<br />

My Regrets as a Juror Who Sent a Man to Death Row

by The Marshall Project

In 2008, Sven Berger got a letter instructing him to report for jury duty. He ended up on the jury of Paul Storey, a young Black man on trial… Read More

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