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Panel Calls for Overhaul of Jail Where Sandra Bland Died

by #teamEBONY

A panel reviewing the Texas jail where a 28-year-old Illinois woman died last summer after being taken into custody has called for an overhaul of… Read More

Report: Flint's Water Still Contaminated

Report: Flint's Water Still Contaminated

by #teamEBONY

Contamination levels in Flint, Michigan's water supply are still too high, according to Virginia Tech researchers. Professor Marc Edwards and… Read More

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Anatomy of a Clapback Fail: Azealia Banks versus Sarah Palin

by Josie Pickens

When I’m not writing, I proudly teach twenty-somethings at an HBCU.  Doing so keeps me connected with youth culture and philosophies, and… Read More

A Year After Freddie Gray's Death: The Losers and Winners in Baltimore

A Year After Freddie Gray's Death: The Losers and Winners in Baltimore

by Charles Robinson

One year ago, April 12, 2015, the city of Baltimore was riveted by the arrest and subsequent death of 25-year old Freddie Gray. It was a Sunday morning… Read More

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Statue Trump Deface racism

Disrespecting MLK Statue? Naw, fam

by Jetmag.com

So uh…let’s get this straight.  Some students, allegedly at the University of South Florida, thought it was a good idea to plop… Read More

Bill Clinton, “Black Lives” and the Myths of the 1994 Crime Bill<br />

Bill Clinton, “Black Lives” and the Myths of the 1994 Crime Bill

by The Marshall Project

Bill Clinton’s recent confrontation with Black Lives Matter protesters in Philadelphia has rekindled debate about the wisdom and political realities… Read More

Small Indiana Town Continues to See Climb in HIV Infections

Small Indiana Town Continues to See Climb in HIV Infections

by #teamEBONY

A small Indiana town has seen 190 new cases of HIV infection, according to health officials. Austin, Indiana’s HIV crisis is quickly evolving… Read More

Court Hearing Scheduled for Suspect in Saints Player Will Smith's Death

Court Hearing Scheduled for Suspect in Saints Player Will Smith's Death

by #teamEBONY

Court records show the 28-year-old man arrested in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith will appear before a state judge… Read More

YWCA CEO Defends Campaign Targeting Women and Girls of Color

YWCA CEO Defends Campaign Targeting Women and Girls of Color

by Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D.

On February 23, 2016, YWCA USA… Read More

Georgetown Conference to Explore Racial Bias in Govt. Monitoring

Georgetown Conference to Explore Racial Bias in Govt. Monitoring

by #teamEBONY

A Georgetown law conference will examine the long-standing disproportionate impact that government surveillance has had on the Black community. "The… Read More

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