Report Challenges Criminal Justice System to Question Black Imprisonment

Report Challenges Criminal Justice System to Question Black Imprisonment

by #teamEBONY

Blacks in the U.S. are disproportionately imprisoned more than their white counterparts, a study released by The Sentencing Project finds. In the… Read More

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How the Problems of Black Schoolgirls Go Unnoticed

by Marilyn Anderson Rhames / EducationPost.org

I recently sat with four colleagues during a school-based professional development session on diversity. There was a Jewish woman, a Mexican woman… Read More

Family of Chicago Stabbing Victim Learned of it Through Facebook Video

Family of Chicago Stabbing Victim Learned of it Through Facebook Video

by #teamEBONY

The family of a woman who was stabbed to death on a Chicago elevated train found out through a video of her death posted on Facebook, according to… Read More

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For Black Americans, Gun Reform is a Civil Rights Issue

by Michael Harriot

Earlier this week, John Lewis, the Georgia congressman and civil rights icon, prompted his fellow Democratic congressmen to Read More

Texas Cop Who Slammed Teen Cleared of All Charges

Texas Cop Who Slammed Teen Cleared of All Charges

by #teamEBONY

The former suburban Dallas police officer seen on  Read More

Does the Fourth Amendment Really Protect People of Color?

Does the Fourth Amendment Really Protect People of Color?

by Janae Bonsu

You may think that you should be able to leave your home at any time without fear of being stopped and questioned by law enforcement officials for… Read More

With Another Loss in Freddie Gray Case, Prosecution Feels the Pressure

With Another Loss in Freddie Gray Case, Prosecution Feels the Pressure

by Charles Robinson

Now that Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr. has been acquitted of all charges involving the death of Freddie Gray, weaknesses in the case… Read More

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Black Twitter Hilariously Celebrates SCOTUS' Affirmative Action Decision

by #teamEBONY

After news of the Supreme Court ruling upholding Affirmative Action in… Read More

Freddie Gray Trial: Judge Acquits Second Officer in Case

Freddie Gray Trial: Judge Acquits Second Officer in Case

by #teamEBONY

A judge has found a Baltimore Police van driver not guilty of all charges in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, whose broken neck in police custody… Read More

Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas' Affirmative Action Program

Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas' Affirmative Action Program

by #teamEBONY

Court on Thursday upheld the University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race. The justices voted in favor of the Texas program by… Read More

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