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Changes at Jail Where Sandra Bland Died Tough to Implement

by #teamEBONY

Several recommendations issued by a panel investigating the small-town Texas jail where Sandra Bland died could be difficult to implement, including… Read More

Conviction Stands for NYPD Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

Conviction Stands for NYPD Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

by #teamEBONY

A New York City police officer who fatally wounded an unarmed Black man in a public housing stairwell will face a manslaughter conviction, a judge… Read More

Obama to Address Howard University Commencement Ceremony

Obama to Address Howard University Commencement Ceremony

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The POTUS will speak at Howard University’s 2016 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May, 7, 2016. President Obama will address members… Read More

Baltimore's Nick Mosby Withdraws from Mayoral Race

Baltimore's Nick Mosby Withdraws from Mayoral Race

by #teamEBONY

Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby, 37, has dropped out of the mayoral race and threw his support behind state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh… Read More

Video Apparently Shows Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

Video Apparently Shows Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

Despite fears that they would not be seen again, a video released by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram appears to show a group of girls kidnapped… Read More

'Affluenza' Teen Sentenced to 2 Years Behind Bars

'Affluenza' Teen Sentenced to 2 Years Behind Bars

by #teamEBONY

A Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck is facing nearly two years in jail. The surprising… Read More

Chicago Teen Erica Jackson Makes History

Chicago Teen Erica Jackson Makes History

by #teamEBONY

Chicago teen Erica Jackson has inked a Division 1 athletic scholarship with North Carolina A&T State University. Erica, who is one half of… Read More

Sandra Bland

Panel Calls for Overhaul of Jail Where Sandra Bland Died

by #teamEBONY

A panel reviewing the Texas jail where a 28-year-old Illinois woman died last summer after being taken into custody has called for an overhaul of… Read More

Report: Flint's Water Still Contaminated

Report: Flint's Water Still Contaminated

by #teamEBONY

Contamination levels in Flint, Michigan's water supply are still too high, according to Virginia Tech researchers. Professor Marc Edwards and… Read More

A Year After Freddie Gray's Death: The Losers and Winners in Baltimore

A Year After Freddie Gray's Death: The Losers and Winners in Baltimore

by Charles Robinson

One year ago, April 12, 2015, the city of Baltimore was riveted by the arrest and subsequent death of 25-year old Freddie Gray. It was a Sunday morning… Read More

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