In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

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A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Many Lies Found in Sam DuBose Police Report

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Allen raised the important point that Tensing’s story that he was dragged by the car before shooting—which Deters roundly… Read More

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University of Florida toxicology professor Bruce Goldberger was quoted as saying, ““I don’t think it’s possible… Read More

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Cincinnati Cop Charged with Murder in Killing of Sam DuBose

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A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Officials are investigating the death of 42-year-old Raynette Turner in her holding cell in Mount Vernon, New York. Turner is a mother… Read More

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Eight-Year-Old Boy Gets Double Hand Transplant

by #teamEBONY

In a surgical first, Philadelphia doctors have transplanted donor hands and forearms onto an 8-year-old boy whose own hands were… Read More

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Chief Claims Footage of Death of Sam Dubose is "Not Good"

by JET

Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said the unreleased footage from a University of Cincinnati officer’s body camera… Read More

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by George Johnson

The Black LGBT media takeover is finally here. The once marginalized and erased voices of the community, we now have platforms… Read More

Family of woman found dead in jail outside of Cleveland asks for answers

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by #teamEBONY

The family of a Black woman who was found dead in a suburban jail outside of Cleveland, Ohio, is asking for answers about her death… Read More

We blame minority groups for individual crimes. Why do white conservatives get a pass?

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When will we start holding racism and misogyny accountable for the violence they rationalize and inspire? The man who opened fire… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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