Georgia D.A. to Seek Indictment of Officer Who Shot and Killed Unarmed Man

Georgia D.A. to Seek Indictment of Officer Who Shot and Killed Unarmed Man

by #teamEBONY

The district attorney in Decatur, Ga., says he will seek an indictment against a White police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black U.S. Air… Read More

Sandra Bland

Grand Jury Indicts Texas Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland

by #teamEBONY

A Texas state trooper was charged with perjury on Wednesday in connection to a contentious traffic stop last summer where a black woman wound up arrested… Read More

Police Video Released of Fla. Woman's Hospital Discharge Death

Police Video Released of Fla. Woman's Hospital Discharge Death

by #teamEBONY

Attorneys for the family of a Florida woman who died after being forcibly removed from a hospital, despite her complaints that she should not be discharged… Read More

Despite Mistrial, Baltimore Looks Ahead to Second Freddie Gray Case

Despite Mistrial, Baltimore Looks Ahead to Second Freddie Gray Case

by Charles Robinson

Although the first trial linked to the death of Freddie Gray resulted in a deadlocked jury and a frustrated city of Baltimore, second officer charged… Read More

Obama Outlines New Plan to Reduce Gun Violence

Obama Outlines New Plan to Reduce Gun Violence

by Associated Press

President Barack Obama, at one point wiping tears from his cheek, unveiled his plan Tuesday to tighten control and enforcement of firearms in the… Read More

Oregon Standoff Reveals Painfully Obvious Racial Double Standard

Oregon Standoff Reveals Painfully Obvious Racial Double Standard

by Manny Otiko

Apparently, America has a two-tier law enforcement system. At least it seems that way when you watch the standoff in Burns, Ore., between a self-described… Read More

Missed It: The 10 Most Underreported Black Stories of 2015

Missed It: The 10 Most Underreported Black Stories of 2015

by Madison J. Gray

The daily news cycle is full of repetitive stories whose narrative we memorize over the course of days, and that is compounded by social media. But… Read More

The Cosby Case: How the Courts Will Determine His Fate

The Cosby Case: How the Courts Will Determine His Fate

by Sophia Nelson, Esq

For Black America there was no greater entertainment icon during the late 20th century than Bill Cosby.  But on Wednesday, the legendary comedian… Read More

Chicago Mayor Announces Police Reform Policy

Chicago Mayor Announces Police Reform Policy

by #teamEBONY

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that police in the city must be better trained to distinguish between when they need to use force. The statement… Read More

Bill Cosby Bail Set at $1 Million in Sexual Assault Case

Bill Cosby Bail Set at $1 Million in Sexual Assault Case

by #teamEBONY

Bill Cosby was charged Wednesday with the sexual assault, of a woman at his home 12 years ago, prosecutors said. They are the first criminal… Read More

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