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

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

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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The Relentless Poverty of Albany, Georgia

by #teamEBONY

It is perhaps America's greatest embarrassment. And our greatest indictment. That a country with such a bevy of resources and… Read More

Sandra Bland's Voicemail from Jail: 'I'm Still Just at a Loss'

Sandra Bland: "I'm Still Just at a Loss"

by #teamEBONY

Sandra Bland said that she couldn't believe what she was going through in a haunting voicemail that she left for one of her friends… Read More

Bill Cosby’s own words provide scandalous details of his hidden life

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The dressing-room dinners where Cosby entertained Thompson are one setting in a kind of parallel world of pursuit, seduction and… Read More

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by D. Smith

Authorities released disturbing dashcam video Tuesday from Sandra Bland’s July 10 arrest. The officer in question can be heard… Read More

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by JET

The man accused of slaying nine Black church members in Charleston will be indicted on a federal hate crime charge on Wednesday… Read More

‘Selma’ director Ava DuVernay says dashcam video of Sandra Bland arrest was doctored

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by #teamEBONY

Ava DuVernay, who directed the Oscar-nominated civil rights movement film Selma, suggested on Tuesday that the dashboard… Read More

The U.S. Is Letting Poor Kids Fall Further and Further Behind in Reading

Poor Kids Continue to Fall Behind Academically

by Slate

Fourth grade is considered a crucial benchmark for reading, because by that age kids are mostly done with formal reading instruction… Read More

Police officer shoots man to death in Cincinnati traffic stop

Unarmed Man Killed by Cincinnati Police During Traffic Stop

by #teamEBONY

Cincinnati police are investigating the fatal shooting of an apparently unarmed Black man by a University of Cincinnati police officer… Read More

‘I will light you up!': Texas officer threatened Sandra Bland with Taser during traffic stop

Dashcam Footage of Sandra Bland's Arrest Contradicts Police Report

by The Washington Post

According to newly released police video, a Texas trooper threatened Sandra Bland with a Taser when he ordered her out of her vehicle… Read More

Fundraiser for 'Baltimore 6' to Feature Blackface Performance

Fundraiser for 'Baltimore 6' to Feature Blackface Performance

by Jamilah Lemieux

I received a photo of an invite to a fundraiser for the six Baltimore Police officers charged in the death of unarmed 25-year-old… Read More

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