Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

by #teamEBONY

The city of Chicago is preparing for more massive protests after authorities released video footage of a white police officer fatally shooting a Black… Read More

EBONY Magazine December January 2016

Activists, Artists and Leaders Talk Purpose in the Amazing Race (of People)

by Kierna Mayo and Jamilah Lemieux

Mr. Harry Belafonte, 88, a legend among men, a king among kings, is the embodiment of Black resistance. A born star, and Hollywood royalty at its… Read More

Despite Passage of Time, Rage in Baltimore Has Potential to Reheat<br />

Despite Passage of Time, Rage in Baltimore Has Potential to Reheat

by Charles Robinson

The first of the police officers who were charged with Freddie Gray’s death goes on trial at the end of November. The judge has imposed a gag… Read More

The World Watches: Shocking LaQuan McDonald Dash Camera Footage

The World Watches: Shocking LaQuan McDonald Dash Camera Footage

by #teamEBONY

Authorities have released dash cam footage showing a 17-year-old Black male being shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer. LaQuan McDonald… Read More

Hate Speech Incident Investigated At Western Washington University

Hate Speech Incident Investigated At Western Washington University

by #teamEBONY

All classes were suspended Tuesday at Western Washington University due to an alleged incident of hate speech targeting students of color. In… Read More

Chicago Tension Thickens as LaQuan McDonald Video Is Released

Chicago Tension Thickens as LaQuan McDonald Video Is Released

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

Updated: Nov. 24, 2015. 7:07 p.m. Chicago is on edge and the timing of everything that has us on edge is, frankly, suspect. We… Read More

Chicago Police Superintendent Moves to Fire Cop in Rekia Boyd Shooting

Chicago Police Superintendent Moves to Fire Cop in Rekia Boyd Shooting

by #teamEBONY

Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has moved to fire Detective Dante Servin for fatally wounding a 22-year-old woman while off duty in 2012. A… Read More

In New York Prisons, Inmate Abuse Has Gone Ignored Long Enough

In New York Prisons, Inmate Abuse Has Gone Ignored Long Enough

by J. Soffiyah Elijah

In the Baptist household where I was raised, my parents made it a point of taking my sisters and me to church almost every Sunday. During those years… Read More

Family of slain Chicago teen LaQuan McDonald receives $5M settlement, six officers involved

Officer Charged in LaQuan McDonald Shooting

by #teamEBONY

A Chicago police officer who fatally wounded a 17-year-old teen after shooting him at least 16 times at close range has been charged. The… Read More

5 People Wounded at Protest of Police in Minneapolis

5 People Wounded at Protest of Police in Minneapolis

by #teamEBONY

Gunfire broke out near a police precinct in Minneapolis, Monday night while demonstrators were protesting the fatal police shooting of… Read More

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