Sandra Bland

Discussing the Sandra Bland Case with SirusXM's Joe Madison

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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?

by Renee Bracey Sherman

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

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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

In Flint, Big Names Helping With Town's Big Water Problems

In Flint, Big Names Helping With Town's Big Water Problems

by Kimberly Hayes Taylor

Relief from big names and big business is rolling into Flint amid the city’s man-made water disaster. The Rev. Jamal H. Bryant announced… Read More

Cleveland Officers Fired After Deadly Shooting

Cleveland Officers Fired After Deadly Shooting

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Cleveland officials said Wednesday they’re terminating six police officers who fired during a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed people… Read More

Civil Rights Adviser Appointed By Chicago Mayor

Civil Rights Adviser Appointed By Chicago Mayor

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the appointment of veteran police commissioner Charles Ramsey as the city's civil rights adviser late Sunday. Ramsey… Read More

Officer in Freddie Gray Case Immune from Testifying in 3 Cops' Trials

Officer in Freddie Gray Case Immune from Testifying in 3 Cops' Trials

by Charles Robinson

Judge Barry Williams ruled last week that Officer William Porter will not have to testify in the three fellow Baltimore police officers’ trials… Read More

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