Boko Haram Burns Children Alive in Latest Attack

Boko Haram Burns Children Alive in Latest Attack

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A survivor who hid in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists burn children to death. The latest attack is one of many executed by Nigeria's… Read More

Woman Wins $687,000 Discrimination Suit

Woman Wins $687,000 Discrimination Suit

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A sports bar in Washington, D.C.’s Chinatown neighborhood has been ordered to pay $687,000 in damages to a former bartender who said she was… Read More

Lawsuit Filed in Flint Water Crisis and Battle Lines are Drawn

Lawsuit Filed in Flint Water Crisis and Battle Lines are Drawn

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A new federal lawsuit is seeking the replacement of water pipes in Flint at no cost to residents after claims city and state leaders violated federal… Read More

Chicago Police to Get Enhanced Mental Illness Training

Chicago Police to Get Enhanced Mental Illness Training

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Chicago police officers and 911 dispatchers will receive enhanced training on interacting with people in crisis, particularly those with mental illness… Read More

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This week, EBONY.com spoke with Geneva Reed-Veal, mother of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in police custody after three days in a Waller County… Read More

Charleston Shooter: Judge Orders 600 Person Jury Pool

Charleston Shooter: Judge Orders 600 Person Jury Pool

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A South Carolina judge has ordered the summoning of 600 people in the trial of a white man accused in the shooting deaths of nine Black churchgoers… Read More

Does an Anti-Abortion Bill Co-Opt Black Lives Matter's Slogan?

Does an Anti-Abortion Bill Co-Opt Black Lives Matter's Slogan?

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Although abortion has been legal in the U.S. for 43 years, there are still those who would attempt to impede abortion rights, and at least in one… Read More

Black Female Judges Make History in Philadelphia

Black Female Judges Make History in Philadelphia

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For the first time in the history of the Philadelphia court system, two Black females will serve as top judges. The high court appointed… Read More

Atlantic City Officials Wary of State Takeover

Atlantic City Officials Wary of State Takeover

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Atlantic City officials are at odds with the New Jersey state government over what they call a takeover by Gov. Chris Christie, but he says the move… Read More

Report Reveals Racial Disparities in Stun Gun Use by Police

Report Reveals Racial Disparities in Stun Gun Use by Police

by #teamEBONY

Officers last year fired stun guns at Blacks at a higher rate than at white suspects, and warned but didn’t fire at white suspects at a… Read More

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