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

Democrats Conclude Gun Control Sit-in

Democrats Conclude Gun Control Sit-in

by #teamEBONY

House Democrats have ended their 25 1/2 hour sit-in on the chamber's floor that they've been staging to demand votes on gun control Thursday. With… Read More

Are Black Vendors Getting Dissed by the Democrats?

Are Black Vendors Getting Dissed by the Democrats?

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While Democrats scramble to secure the African American community's support post-Obama, Black contractors complain that they are not getting their… Read More

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DNA Test Reveals Inmate Is Not Prince's Son

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DNA test results show a Colorado prison inmate is not Prince's son, a person who has seen a sealed document said Wednesday. The finding… Read More

Like Black Lives, Kendrick Johnson’s Case Shows Black Deaths Don’t Matter<br />

Like Black Lives, Kendrick Johnson’s Case Shows Black Deaths Don’t Matter

by LaSha

Progress. There's no word America loves more to describe the racial climate in this country than progress. "We've got a long way to go… Read More

For Gun Control Measure Vote, Rep. John Lewis Brings Back Sit-In

For Gun Control Measure Vote, Rep. John Lewis Brings Back Sit-In

by #teamEBONY

Updated: 4:15 p.m. In an attempt to force a vote on gun control measures a group of Democrats disrupted the House of Representatives… Read More

How 'the G Word' is Translated in Harlem

How 'the G Word' is Translated in Harlem

by Herb Boyd

Once upon a time in the nation's socioeconomic matrix, Black activists once took to the ramparts challenging the advance of urban renewal, or… Read More

In Freddie Gray Case, Policeman's Trial Flies in Many Directions

In Freddie Gray Case, Policeman's Trial Flies in Many Directions

by Charles Robinson

Who and what caused Freddie Gray’s death in the back of a Baltimore police transport van is at the heart of the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson… Read More

Rep. Chaka Fattah Facing Prison After Racketeering Conviction

Rep. Chaka Fattah Facing Prison After Racketeering Conviction

by #teamEBONY

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, a 21-year Congressional veteran who has served on the powerful House Appropriations Committee was convicted on all 29 counts… Read More

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