Chicago Police Superintendent Moves to Fire Cop in Rekia Boyd Shooting

Chicago Police Superintendent Moves to Fire Cop in Rekia Boyd Shooting

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Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has moved to fire Detective Dante Servin for fatally wounding a 22-year-old woman while off duty in 2012. A… Read More

Family of slain Chicago teen LaQuan McDonald receives $5M settlement, six officers involved

Officer Charged in LaQuan McDonald Shooting

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A Chicago police officer who fatally wounded a 17-year-old teen after shooting him at least 16 times at close range has been charged. The… Read More

Family of slain Chicago teen LaQuan McDonald receives $5M settlement, six officers involved

Chicago Mayor Calls for Meeting With Activists Ahead of LaQuan McDonald Video Release

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling for a meeting with community leaders, ministers and activists before the city releases dash cam video of a Chicago… Read More

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Trump on Black Protester: 'Maybe He Should Have Been Roughed Up'

by #teamEBONY

On Sunday, Donald Trump suggested that a protester who interrupted his rally at a Birmingham convention center the day before "should have been… Read More

Lawyers from Justice Department to Investigate Fatal Police Shooting

Lawyers from Justice Department to Investigate Fatal Police Shooting

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Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice were expected to fly to Minnesota on Sunday to investigate the fatal shooting of a Black man by a Minneapolis… Read More

At Least 16 Wounded in New Orleans Shooting

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by #teamEBONY

The scene was described as “chaotic” after a shooting broke out in New Orleans, Sunday night. At least 16 people were shot as… Read More

Teen Becomes First Black Rhodes Scholar in State of Mississippi

Teen Becomes First Black Rhodes Scholar in State of Mississippi

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Ericka M. Wheeler became the first Black woman from Mississippi to claim the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. The Millsaps College senior… Read More

Should Black People Celebrate Thanksgiving? [#EBONYDebate]

Should Black People Celebrate Thanksgiving? [#EBONYDebate]

by Vann R. Newkirk II and Kymone Freeman

Be Thankful! I remember the year I tried to boycott Thanksgiving. I was 19, entering that necessary but annoying phase of… Read More

Judge Orders Texas Police to Release All Sandra Bland Evidence by January

Judge Orders Texas Police to Release All Sandra Bland Evidence by January

by #teamEBONY

A federal judge has given officials in Waller County, Texas until January to turn over evidence related to the traffic stop, jailing and eventual… Read More

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At Least 3 Dead After Islamist Extremists Attack Mali Hotel

by #teamEBONY

Islamist extremists armed with guns and throwing grenades attacked the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital Friday morning. Malian… Read More

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