Breaking News: 10 Things to Know on October 8, 2015

Breaking News: 10 Things to Know on October 8, 2015

JET reports on the latest breaking news you might have missed last night! [read more]

Family of slain Chicago teen LaQuan McDonald receives $5M settlement, six officers involved

Family of LaQuan McDonald to Receive $5 Million Settlement

by The Grio

The settlement agreement in the case of a Chicago teen shot 16 times by an officer has been released following a Freedom of Information… Read More

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by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master… Read More

Cleveland Officer Michael Brelo arrested in brawl 4 days after acquittal

Cleveland Cop Acquitted of Manslaughter Charged with Assault

by #teamEBONY

Cleveland police Officer Michael Brelo allegedly engaged in a fight with his twin brother during a night of drinking just four days… Read More

Baltimore Schools Will Give Free Meals To All Kids

All Kids to Receive Free Lunch in Baltimore

by Huffington Post

Baltimore children attending public schools won't have to go another day in class hungry thanks to a new state program. On Tuesday… Read More

Woman dies after failed silicone butt lift procedure in Queens basement: report

Maryland Woman Dies After Black Market Butt Lift Surgery

by #teamEBONY

A Maryland woman died after receiving butt injections in a Queens basement by a quack doctor who fled the scene, police said Tuesday… Read More

Throw Away the Script: How Media Bias Is Killing Black America

How Media Bias Contributes to the Death of Black Americans

by The Root

Many studies have tackled implicit racial bias in law enforcement, health care and the legal field. In recent years, the phrase has… Read More

Charnice Milton Was Killed in Community She Loved

D.C. Reporter Charnice Milton Killed While Doing Her Job

by The Root

A 27-year-old African American reporter who committed herself to covering the Blackest, most neglected portion of the District of… Read More

Oklahoma Investigating Tulsa Sheriff's Office After Eric Harris Shooting

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by #teamEBONY

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation announced on Monday that it is opening a formal inquiry into the sheriff’s office… Read More

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by Phillip Agnew

Imagination is deeply entrenched in American ethos. From the “American Dream” to American “History” to “American… Read More

Photo Appears to Contradict Police Account of Man's Shooting Death

Police Account of Fatal Shooting Apparently Contradicted by Photo

by #teamEBONY

In July 2013, a Broward County deputy sheriff shot and killed Jermaine McBean after shouting at him to drop what turned out to be… Read More

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