Chicago Mayor Announces Police Reform Policy

Chicago Mayor Announces Police Reform Policy

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that police in the city must be better trained to distinguish between when they need to use force. The statement… Read More

Bill Cosby Bail Set at $1 Million in Sexual Assault Case

Bill Cosby Bail Set at $1 Million in Sexual Assault Case

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Bill Cosby was charged Wednesday with the sexual assault, of a woman at his home 12 years ago, prosecutors said. They are the first criminal… Read More

Officer Who Fatally Shot Laquan McDonald Enters Plea

Officer Who Fatally Shot Laquan McDonald Enters Plea

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A white Chicago police officer charged in the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald has pleaded not guilty in a Chicago court. Jason Van Dyke… Read More

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A grand jury has decided not to indict two white Cleveland police officers who fatally shot a 12-year-old Cleveland boy last November. Tamir… Read More

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EBONY.com is known for our team’s willingness to embrace, and lead the discourse on, provocative issues of race, class, gender and religion. … Read More

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In news that is shocking to no-one, but should be chilling to everyone, a grand jury has declined to indict a rookie Cleveland police officer or… Read More

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Clemency Coup: Is it Curtains for the U.S. Prison Industrial System?

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President Barack Obama recently granted clemency to nearly 100 men and women serving time in federal prisons nationwide, news delivered exactly… Read More

A Healer in Congo Now Needs Our Help Healing

A Healer in Congo Now Needs Our Help Healing

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Pastor Marrion P’udongo earned the nickname “Schindler of Congo” in 2003 when he saved almost 100 people from being murdered by… Read More

Bernie Sanders Reacts to News of No Indictment in Bland Case

Bernie Sanders Reacts to News of No Indictment in Bland Case

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a statement late Monday in response to a grand jury’s decision not to issue an… Read More

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No Indictment in Sandra Bland Case

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On Monday, a grand jury ruled that no felony crime was committed by the Waller County sheriff's office in connection to the July 2015 death of… Read More

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