What The?! This Week

What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 7/22 Tennessee… Read More

Marissa Alexander

George Zimmerman is Free, but Marissa Alexander Somehow Isn't

by #teamEBONY

Three days after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the Rev. Jesse Jackson… Read More

Detroit files for bankruptcy protection

City of Detroit Bankrupt

by #teamEBONY

The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Thursday, laying the groundwork for a historic effort… Read More

Trayvon Martin's parents speak out

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin Speak Out

by #teamEBONY

CHARLIE ROSE: For the first time since George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering their son, Trayvon Martin's parents… Read More

John Henry Spooner, Wis. man, 76, guilty in fatal shooting of 13-year-old teen neighbor

John Henry Spooner Guilty in Murder of Darius Simmons

by #teamEBONY

John Henry Spooner, a 76-year-old Milwaukee man, was found guilty Wednesday of fatally shooting his 13-year-old neighbor whom he… Read More

Killing in Self-Defense: You Better Be White

Only White People Can Use "Self-Defense"

by The Root

It doesn't hurt to have a little White privilege on your side. If you can get it. And George Zimmerman got the most… Read More

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela Turns 95

by #teamEBONY

South Africa and the world showered tributes on Nelson Mandela on Thursday as the anti-apartheid leader turned 95 in hospital and… Read More

Is #JusticeForTrayvon a Fad?

Is #JusticeForTrayvon a Fad?

by Riley Wilson

If social injustice campaigns like Occupy Wallstreet and KONY 2012 have taught us anything, it’s that the use of social media… Read More

John Henry Spooner, left; Patricia Larry, right, holds a photo of her slain son, Darius Simmons

Trial Begins This Week in Murder of Darius Simmons

by #teamEBONY

In a case that bears some striking similarities to George Zimmerman's, a 76-year-old Milwaukee man is set to stand trial this… Read More

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