Cop Justifies Police Abuse Saying Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'

Cop Justifies Police Abuse Saying Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'

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As tension continues to brew nationwide over police violence and African Americans -- including the shooting of a therapist who was assisting an autistic… Read More

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Bland Family Lawyer: 'Guard Admitted to Falsifying Jail Log'

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The lawyer for Sandra Bland’s mother said a former Waller County Jail guard told him under oath that he falsified entries in a jail log connected… Read More

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The Republicans wrapped up their 2016 convention last night and Donald Trump had a “message” for Black America: He is the Law & Order… Read More

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Charles Kinsey went to retrieve a 23-year-old autistic man who wandered from a mental health center out into the street Monday, and he was shot by… Read More

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“Old Time D.C.,” a nostalgia-filled Facebook page, recently stirred a distant memory that struck a chord, given current events. “Who… Read More

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Airbnb Hires Eric Holder to Handle Racial Discrimination

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Airbnb has selected former Attorney General Eric Holder to help “craft a world-class anti-discrimination policy,” according to a blog… Read More

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A Movement to Put Black Banks in the Black

A Movement to Put Black Banks in the Black

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It started with an emotional cry from rapper Killer Mike in the wake of the police shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile: “We… Read More

Black Lives Matter Group, Police Hold Barbecue

Black Lives Matter Group, Police Hold Barbecue

by #teamEBONY

A Black Lives Matter group based in Wichita, Kansas originally planned a protest Sunday, but decided to have a cookout with police instead,  Read More

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Thank You, First Lady Michelle Obama

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As his historic presidency draws to a close, there’s much to reflect on the legacy of President Obama. And just as importantly, there’s… Read More

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