Three cops at embattled NYPD precinct where Eric Garner died after chokehold disciplined over 'accidental' death

Cops from Precinct that Killed Eric Garner Involved in Similar Murder

by #teamEBONY

A police review panel has recommended disciplinary charges against three Staten Island cops — all assigned to the precinct… Read More

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Trading Nostalgia for a New Black Activism

by Rudo Mudiwa

It's not hard to understand why some Blacks in America today long for the icons of the past.  The readily available images… Read More

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by Martin Johnson

For years, I thought that sports journalist Stephen A. Smith was all style and no substance.  Now I’m realizing that… Read More

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Eight-Year-Old Boy Killed While in Sleeping in Bed

by #teamEBONY

An eight-year-old boy was shot and killed while sleeping in his bed last night in Detroit. Police say a gunman opened fire on the… Read More

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Black American, Not African American

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The distinction between Black and African-American has been expounded upon in recent years, on both a semantic level (Slate just… Read More

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Beverly Johnson on the Fashion Industry's Lack of Diversity

by #teamEBONY

Fast-forward to 2014 and Johnson said there aren’t as many African-American models, hair stylists and makeup artists working… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

In previous interviews you have said people often talk about HBCUs as if they’re monolithic, as if they’re the same school. Where… Read More

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Is ‘Going Green’ for White People?

by #teamEBONY

Like most topics having to do with environmentalism, when the issues of climate change and sustainable living come up in the media, images of White… Read More

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Black Women and Street Harassment

by The Atlantic

In what ways do you feel that Black women are particularly vulnerable? We've been talking about the perception that… Read More

Two Men Charged In Carjacking Crash That Killed Three Children

Two Men Arrested, Charged in Deadly Carjacking Hit-and-Run

by #teamEBONY

Police have charged two men in connection with a carjacking and hit-and-run crash that killed three children in North Philadelphia… Read More

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