Black Lives Matter Protesters to Hold Peaceful Rally During Marathon

Black Lives Matter Protesters to Hold Peaceful Rally During Marathon

JET reports the activists reached agreement with marathon organizers. [read more]

The GOP's Embrace of Anti-Islamic Bigotry

The GOP Continues to Promote Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

by The Atlantic

Republican presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham said earlier this month that “Everything that starts with ‘Al’ in… Read More

Elderly Texas Man Sues After Officers Allegedly Stormed His Home, Broke His Hip and Left Him Unattended

82-Year-Old Black Man Sues After Hip Broken by SWAT Team

by The Root

Herman Crisp was just sitting outside, smoking a cigarette, in late September when, he says, Georgetown, Texas, deputies in full… Read More

B.B. King was poisoned, his daughters claim

Daughters of B.B. King Claim He was Poisoned

by #teamEBONY

Two of B.B. King's daughters are alleging that the blues legend was poisoned to death by his closest associates. But the coroner… Read More

Cleveland to Settle With Justice Department Over Police Brutality

City of Cleveland Reaches Settlement With Department of Justice

by #teamEBONY

The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Justice Department, the New York Times reports, over unconstitutional… Read More

The Myth of the Hero Cop

Police Work isn't as Dangerous as We Think

by Slate

The hero cop narrative is also belied by the facts. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, police work does not… Read More

Houston, Texas, Hit by Unprecedented Flooding; Seven States At Risk

Flash Floods Hit Houston

by #teamEBONY

Flash-flood watches and warnings were issued across seven states early Tuesday as an unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered… Read More

Janet Jackson

Don't Ruin Janet's Comeback, Y'all

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master… Read More

Poet Aja Monet Confronts Police Brutality Against Black Women With #SayHerName

Aja Monet's #SayHerName Addresses Police Brutality Against Black Women

by Huffington Post

Can you explain #SayHerName in your own words? It is us calling out the lack of attention on women of color also affected… Read More

Judge dismisses domestic violence charges against Ray Rice

Domestic Violence Charges Against Ray Rice Dismissed

by #teamEBONY

A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his… Read More

Freddie Gray death: Grand jury indicts police officers

Six Officers Indicted in Death of Gray

by #teamEBONY

Six Baltimore police officers were indicted Thursday on charges connected to the death of Freddie Gray. The indictments came after… Read More

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