Man Charged in Takiya Holmes Shooting Death

Man Charged in Takiya Holmes Shooting Death

by Shantell E. Jamison

Police say a Chicago man is in custody following the death of an 11-year-old girl who was struck by a stray bullet on the... Read More

Cop in Philando Castile Shooting Case Faces Court Hearing

Cop in Philando Castile Shooting Case Faces Court Hearing

by #teamEBONY

A judge will decide the fate of the suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in the shooting death of Philando Castile last year, in a... Read More

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Reconstruction 2.0: We’ve Been Here Before, So We Know How to Fight

by LaSha

When I was in the 11th grade, I had a U.S. History teacher whom I adored. One of my favorite assignments from that course... Read More

New Arrests Follow Police Rape Protests in Paris

New Arrests Follow Police Rape Protests in Paris

by #teamEBONY

At least 25 people were arrested overnight Monday during riots in suburban Paris as protests continued over the alleged rape of a male citizen... Read More

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WH Reporter Gets Into Row with Omarosa, But Stands Her Ground

by #teamEBONY

A verbal spat between a White House news reporter and Trump administration communications official Omarosa Manigault reportedly got intense last week just a few feet... Read More

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Offering a Valentine for Louisiana Children Facing the System Alone

by Gina Womack

For many of us, thinking about Valentine’s Day conjures childhood memories of making an assortment of handmade cards that eventually were posted on the refrigerator by... Read More

Chicago Family Hit By All Too Familiar Tragedy

Chicago Family Hit By All Too Familiar Tragedy

by Shantell E. Jamison

UPDATE: We are sad to report that Takiya Holmes, 11, passed away early Tuesday morning in her mother’s arms. In an ugly incident on... Read More

Flint Water Crisis: State of Michigan to No Longer Pay Bills

Flint Water Crisis: State of Michigan to No Longer Pay Bills

by #teamEBONY

City officials say the state will stop paying for Flint’s drinking water and end water credits for customers beginning March 1. MLive reports that in... Read More

No Charges for Chicago Officer Who Fatally Shot Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones

No Charges for Chicago Officer Who Fatally Shot Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones

by Shantell E. Jamison

A Chicago police officer who fatally shot 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones, 55, while responding to a domestic violence 911 call will not... Read More

Child Allegedly Kicked Out of Class After Mom Questions ‘American’ History Display

Child Allegedly Kicked Out of Class After Mom Questions ‘American’ History Display

by #teamEBONY

A Georgia mother is upset after she says her son was kicked out of class for no real reason. WSB-TV reports that Kendra Molden of... Read More