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We Didn't Teach White People How to Hate Us

by Michael Arceneaux

Why are Black people expected to play the role of both patient and doctor when dealing with the disease of racism? No matter… Read More

Michael Brown's Mom Laid Flowers Where He Was Shot—and Police Crushed Them

Ferguson Police Allowed Police Dog to Urinate on Michael Brown's Memorial

by #teamEBONY

As darkness fell on Canfield Drive on August 9, a makeshift memorial sprang up in the middle of the street where Michael Brown's… Read More

Police Mistake Black Producer in Town for Emmys as Bank Robber

Black TV Producer Mistaken for Bank Robber, Arrested

by #teamEBONY

Producer Charles Belk was held by Beverly Hills police for nearly six hours last Friday after police mistook him for another bald… Read More

Handcuffed Black Youth Shot Himself to Death, Says Coroner

Coroner: Handcuffed Black Man Shot and Killed Himself

by #teamEBONY

A coroner’s report obtained exclusively by NBC News directly contradicts the police version of how a 22-year-old Black man… Read More

Why Did Obama Say So Little About Ferguson?

Why President Obama Has Been Quiet About Ferguson

by Slate

The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates once wrote that Obama is the “first president who could credibly teach a Black-studies… Read More

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'I Didn't Want to Be a Black Man'

by Ben O’Keefe

My name is Ben O’Keefe and I am a “Halfrican American.” It’s a term that one of my fellow mixed-race friends… Read More

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Michael Brown Laid to Rest

Nearly 5,000 mourners packed St. Louis’ Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church to say farewell to 18-year-old Michael Brown… Read More

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Vote or Die in Ferguson, Missouri?

by Jason Johnson

In 2004, P. Diddy jumped into politics with his loud,over-the-top “Vote or Die” youth voting campaign. Citizen Change… Read More

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Obama, God, Foley and Ferguson

by Michael Arceneaux

Politicians often employ the name of God to convey a sense of morality. It’s usually an ironic exercise for them though, given… Read More

Attorney: New audio reveals pause in gunfire when Michael Brown shot

New Audio Shows Up to 10 Shots Might Have Been Fired at Michael Brown

by #teamEBONY

The FBI has questioned a man who says he recorded audio of gunfire at the time Brown was shot by Ferguson police on August 9, the… Read More

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