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by #teamEBONY

Newly discovered witnesses to the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown are corroborating other witnesses' comments… Read More

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Large Chasm With How Whites, Blacks View Police

by #teamEBONY

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Last month we commemorated Women’s Equality Day —the date on which the 19th Amendment was certified in 1920… Read More

Georgia Lawmaker Vows to End Early Voting Because Blacks Vote That Way

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by #teamEBONY

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Before I get started, I need to write a disclaimer: I am very cool with several White people, a list that includes a few guys I play… Read More

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What Black Ray Rice Apologists and Racists Have in Common

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I once had a friend who was making an extra credit film for his language arts class. For the film, he got a prop gun for one of the… Read More

NYPD to Undergo Force Training, Will Change Culture

NYPD to Undergo Force Training, Will Change Culture

by #teamEBONY

Just months after the choking death of Eric Garner at the hands of New York City police officers, the NYPD’s commissioner has… Read More

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