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by HBCU Digest

HBCU Law Schools Are Steady Force in Today’s Social Justice Movement Southern University Law Center students last… Read More

Berkeley High Students Protest Lynching Threat

Berkeley High Students Protest Lynching Threat

by #teamEBONY

More than 1,500 Berkeley High School students walked out of class and marched through city streets in protest of racial slurs and a lynching threat… Read More

Police Violence Has Impact on Public Health, Panelists Say

Police Violence Has Impact on Public Health, Panelists Say

by Deborah Douglas

During a panel on the health impact of police brutality and killings in the United States at the American Public Health Association’s annual… Read More

[Exclusive] Hillary Clinton Outlines Plan to Strengthen Communities of Color

[Exclusive] Hillary Clinton Outlines Plan to Strengthen Communities of Color

by Hillary Clinton

When I started my life in public service four decades ago, it was to tear down the barriers that hold people back from developing their talents and… Read More

This Shaun King Takedown Attempt Is Fuckin’ Ridiculous

Black Lives Matter Activist Shaun King's Twitter Account Suspended

by #teamEBONY

Prominent Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King's Twitter account was suspended on Wednesday. The move comes after King posted a screenshot… Read More

Ben Carson

Ben Carson Targets Young Black Voters with Rap Ad

by #teamEBONY

Ben Carson is launching a very interesting advertising strategy to appeal to Black American voters. That's putting it mildly. Dr. Carson… Read More

Anti-Gang Programs Approach Violence As A Disease

Anti-Gang Programs Approach Violence As A Disease

by Najja Parker

Cancer. Diabetes. AIDS. Lupus. Hypertension. Violence. Most would think the last item mentioned above is unlike the others. Doctors, however… Read More

Bill Cosby May Face 1st Sexual Assault Charge

Bill Cosby May Face 1st Sexual Assault Charge

by #teamEBONY

A newly elected Pennsylvania prosecutor could bring the first criminal charge of sexual assault against comedian Bill Cosby, legal experts announced… Read More

Taraji P. Henson Nabs Female Lead in Fox's Lee Daniels Hip-Hop Drama 'Empire'

Lee Daniels Pays Sean Penn's Legal Fees As Defamation Case Moves Back to State Court

by #teamEBONY

Just over a week after Empire co-creator Lee Daniels attempted to move actor Sean Penn's $10 million defamation lawsuit against… Read More

Illinois Cop Staged Death After Committing Suicide

Illinois Cop Staged Death After Committing Suicide

by #teamEBONY

Lawyers for the family of an Illinois officer who authorities say staged his own death to look like others killed him say the family has no comment… Read More

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