Chicago Fires Its Top Cop, But We Need Community Control

Chicago Fires Its Top Cop, But We Need Community Control

by Dante Barry

On Monday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy after citywide protests in response to the release of footage… Read More

14 Dead, More Than 12 Injured in San Bernardino Shooting

14 Dead, More Than 12 Injured in San Bernardino Shooting

by #teamEBONY

As many as three gunmen believed to be wearing military-style gear opened fire Wednesday at a Southern California social services center, killing… Read More

Washington Student Arrested for Posting Racist Threat on App

Washington Student Arrested for Posting Racist Threat on App

by #teamEBONY

Police in Washington have arrested a college student suspected of posting a racist threat toward another classmate on the anonymous social… Read More

Like Rosa Parks, Modern Activists Are Also 'Tired' But Motivated

Like Rosa Parks, Modern Activists Are Also 'Tired' But Motivated

by Thabiti Lewis

Who would have thought that 60 years ago on December 1 1955 when 42-year-old Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her seat on bus number 2857 in Montgomery… Read More

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Why HIV/AIDS is Both a Public Health and a Civil Rights Issue

by C. Virginia Fields

Since the first cases of AIDS were reported more than three decades ago, the medical community has made significant progress in prevention and treatment… Read More

White House Kicks Off Millennial Entrepreneur Video Campaign

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by #teamEBONY

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative has unveiled a new video series hosted by Mike… Read More

Jury Process Shows High Stakes in Freddie Gray Cop Trial

Jury Process Shows High Stakes in Freddie Gray Cop Trial

by Charles Robinson

Amid demonstrations, calls for calm and a city closely watching, the process of picking an impartial jury in the trial of Officer William Porter is… Read More

Freddie Gray Trial: Second Day of Jury Selection Begins

Freddie Gray Trial: Second Day of Jury Selection Begins

by #teamEBONY

Jury selection has entered its second day in the trial of William Porter, one of six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a 25-year-old… Read More

[Powered by Nationwide] Poll: Who is Your Choice for the Power 100?

[Powered by Nationwide] Poll: Who is Your Choice for the Power 100?

by #teamEBONY

Update: The Community Crusader YOU picked for the EBONY Power 100 is: Reginald L. Cotton --… Read More

Officer in Jamar Clark Shooting Previously Sued by Motorist

Officer in Jamar Clark Shooting Previously Sued by Motorist

by #teamEBONY

One of two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark had a federal lawsuit filed against him four years… Read More

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