Baltimore Approves $200,000 Police Van Safety Budget

Baltimore Approves $200,000 Police Van Safety Budget

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Baltimore officials have approved spending $200,000 for equipment meant to improve the safety of police department vans for the city. The… Read More

Who Is to Blame for the Flint, Michigan Water Crisis?

Who Is to Blame for the Flint, Michigan Water Crisis?

by Bankole Thompson

Since the devastation associated with Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, America has not seen a level of absolute bureaucratic inertia and total abandonment… Read More

Oxford Campaign to Remove Colonial Statue Heats Up

Oxford Campaign to Remove Colonial Statue Heats Up

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Oxford University's chancellor says he will not "rewrite history" in response to a student-led campagin to remove a statue of 19th century… Read More

Autopsy Planned for 12-Year-Old Killed by Constable

Autopsy Planned for 12-Year-Old Killed by Constable

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A 12-year-old Pennsylvania girl was shot and killed by a constable serving her father with an eviction notice. The girl’s father, Donald… Read More

President Obama to Deliver Final State of the Union Address

President Obama to Deliver Final State of the Union Address

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama will give his final State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. During an appearance on the Today show… Read More

Brooklyn Teens in Custody After Violent Gang Rape

Brooklyn Teens in Custody After Violent Gang Rape

by #teamEBONY

New York police are piecing together the circumstances that led to the violent gang rape of an 18-year-old girl last Thursday. Officials… Read More

George Washington University to Rescind Bill Cosby Degree

George Washington University to Rescind Bill Cosby Degree

by #teamEBONY

George Washington University said it will rescind an honorary degree awarded to famed comedian Bill Cosby in 1997. The decision comes in… Read More

Trial Delayed for Freddie Gray Officer

Trial Delayed for Freddie Gray Officer

by #teamEBONY

There's no timetable in the case of a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Maryland courts spokesman… Read More

Experts Say Guns, Bombs Alone Won’t End Boko Haram Insurgency

Experts Say Guns, Bombs Alone Won’t End Boko Haram Insurgency

by Manny Otiko

Most Americans first heard of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram when the group kidnapped about 270 schoolgirls from Chibok two years ago. The… Read More

Grand Jury To Be Convened In Eric Garner Death Case

NYPD Sergeant Disciplined in Eric Garner Case

by #teamEBONY

A New York City police sergeant has had her badge and gun taken away in connection to the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. Officials said Friday… Read More

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