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Ferguson Sued by Federal Government

by #teamEBONY

The federal government sued the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving… Read More

Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders Dine in Harlem

Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders Dine in Harlem

by #teamEBONY

Bernie Sanders, fresh off a sweeping victory in New Hampshire, broke bread with Al Sharpton Wednesday in Harlem. The move is Sanders'… Read More

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

by #teamEBONY

A family in Austin, Tex., is questioning the circumstances behind the shooting death of an unarmed and naked teenager by a police officer. The… Read More

Ferguson City Council Asks for Changes to Reform Deal

Ferguson City Council Asks for Changes to Reform Deal

by #teamEBONY

The Ferguson City Council has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for seven changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems… Read More

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For Activist Rev. Sekou, ‘The Revolution Has Come’ [INTERVIEW]

by Brooke Obie

This week, St. Louis activist and theologian Reverend Osagyefo Sekou was acquitted of charges stemming from his involvement in a… Read More

Praying While Black: Rev. Osagyefo Sekou Acquitted

Praying While Black: Rev. Osagyefo Sekou Acquitted

by #teamEBONY

St. Louis-based Activist Rev. Osagyefo Sekou was found not guilty of all charges following his arrest in 2014. The theologian was detained… Read More

#BLM Activist MarShawn McCarrel Commits Suicide

#BLM Activist MarShawn McCarrel Commits Suicide

by #teamEBONY

A Black Lives Matter activist who was well known for his history as a leader in the movement fatally shot himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse… Read More

Akai Gurley: Jurors to Deliberate on Officer-Involved Shooting

Akai Gurley: Jurors to Deliberate on Officer-Involved Shooting

by #teamEBONY

The New York City police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident. Prosecutors… Read More

Why the Black Millennial Vote is Not Guaranteed

Why the Black Millennial Vote is Not Guaranteed

by Blavity.com

Activist and scholar Nyle Fort asked, “Can Black millennials afford the consequences of dancing with the ‘party of our parents?’”… Read More

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One Year Later: Why Natasha McKenna's Death Matters [Op-Ed]

by #teamEBONY

"You promised you wouldn't kill me. I didn't do anything." These were some of the last words spoken by Natasha McKenna… Read More

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