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The Nation Rallies Against Police Brutality

by Kristian Davis Bailey

People across the country will gather tonight to honor the lives of Mike Brown, John Crawford, Eric Garner and countless other victims… Read More

Wednesday Night in Ferguson, USA

The Night Ferguson, Missouri Became a War Zone

by Slate

Protests on Wednesday afternoon over the shooting of Michael Brown erupted in the evening as police marched the streets of Ferguson… Read More

Incredibly Powerful Photo of Black Students at Howard University

Howard University Students in Solidarity

by #teamEBONY

Twitter user @The_Blackness48 posted this amazing viral photo of students at Howard University, explaining that it wasn't so… Read More

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(And It's Been a Long Time Coming)

by Lisa Bonner

“Where is Ferguson?” As a native St. Louisian, I've been asked that question many times this week as the world… Read More

Furious About Ferguson? Here's How You Can Help

Furious About Ferguson? Here's How You Can Help

by Brooke Obie

As you may have seen on the news (or more likely read on Twitter) by now, there is unrest going on. But I'm not talking about… Read More

America Is Not For Black People

This Country is Not For Us

by #teamEBONY

Part of the reason we're seeing so many Black men killed is that police officers are now best understood less as members of communities… Read More

LAPD shoots, kills unarmed black man

Unarmed Black Man Murdered by LAPD

by #teamEBONY

As developments continue to unfold in the case of Michael Brown in St. Louis, details are emerging about the police shooting death… Read More

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The Politics of Preserving Black Historical Sites

by Souleo

A discount furniture store now occupies the space where boxing legend, Joe Frazier trained in Philadelphia. The home of America’s… Read More

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Why Can't the Police Serve and Protect Black People?

by Bryan Graham

My fiancé and I are planning a wedding. Invariably between half-listening about reception hall capacities and caterer rates… Read More

There’s Already Been A Drive-By Shooting On The Set Of The N.W.A. Movie, ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Drive-By On Set of N.W.A. Biopic?

by #teamEBONY

A biopic about the World’s Most Dangerous Group, N.W.A., has been in the works since 2009, but Straight Outta Compton is… Read More

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