Serena Williams Named Sports Illustrated's 'Sportsperson of the Year'

Serena Williams Named Sports Illustrated's 'Sportsperson of the Year'

by #teamEBONY

Serena Williams will grace the cover of Sports Illustrated as the mag's 2015 Person of the Year this month. The superstar's… Read More

Closing Arguments to Begin in First Freddie Gray Trial

Closing Arguments to Begin in First Freddie Gray Trial

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors and defense attorneys are expected to deliver closing arguments in the trial of William Porter Monday. Porter, who is one of… Read More

In Second Week of Freddie Gray Cop Trial, Defense Tries to Counter Damage

In Second Week of Freddie Gray Cop Trial, Defense Tries to Counter Damage

by Charles Robinson

In anticipation of the jury deciding the case of State of Maryland v. William Porter, crowds outside the Clarence Mitchell Courthouse have grown steadily… Read More

With Daniel Holtzclaw Conviction, Justice is Finally Not Denied

With Daniel Holtzclaw Conviction, Justice is Finally Not Denied

by Deborah Douglas

Black lives — 13 of them — finally mattered Thursday night as an Oklahoma City jury found former policeman Daniel Holtzclaw guilty of… Read More

Daniel Holtzclaw Found Guilty of Multiple Rapes

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by Associated Press

A former Oklahoma City police officer was convicted Thursday of 18 of the 36 counts he faced, including four counts of first-degree rape, related… Read More

Chicago Protesters Stage Die-In at City Hall

Chicago Protesters Stage Die-In at City Hall

by #teamEBONY

The calm is far from settling in Chicago as protesters swarmed Michigan Avenue Wednesday night demanding change in the city. Thursday morning… Read More

As Prosecution Rests in Freddie Gray Cop Trial, What is the Defense's Plan?

As Prosecution Rests in Freddie Gray Cop Trial, What is the Defense's Plan?

by Charles Robinson

Riveting testimony, contradictory statements, gruesome physical evidence, and scientific theory but, was it enough to convince the jury sitting in… Read More

Federal Probe Into Chicago P.D. Could Dismantle Old, Brutal Methods

Federal Probe Into Chicago P.D. Could Dismantle Old, Brutal Methods

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

The Chicago way. The term comes up a lot in mob movies, history books and common conversation. The Windy City, after all… Read More

Chicago: Black Lawmakers Push for Broader Federal Probe

Chicago: Black Lawmakers Push for Broader Federal Probe

by #teamEBONY

Several Black lawmakers in Illinois are pushing for the U.S. Justice Department to expand its investigation of the Chicago Police Department to include… Read More

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