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Clerk Jailed Over Gay Marriages Claims Pope Encouraged Her

by #teamEBONY

Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who went to jail for defying a federal court's orders to issue same-sex marriage licenses says she briefly met with… Read More

Attorney Hired After Indianapolis Teen Dies in Police Custody

Attorney Hired After Indianapolis Teen Dies in Police Custody

by #teamEBONY

The family of an Indianapolis teen who died while in police custody Saturday has hired an attorney to look into the incident. 18-year-old… Read More

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In a five-hour hearing, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards fell under the focused scrutiny of Republican legislators Tuesday as members… Read More

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The first trial for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray will be held Nov. 30, and the other trials are set for early… Read More

Report: In 2014, Someone Was Arrested for Weed Every 51 Seconds

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by #teamEBONY

In 2014, members of law enforcement in America arrested more than 700,000 people on marijuana-related charges, according to data released by the FBI. Of… Read More

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Judge to Schedule First Trial in Freddie Gray Case

by #teamEBONY

A judge was expected to decide when the first of six Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died after suffering… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Brown University has rescinded the honorary degree it granted Bill Cosby, becoming the third university to take such action in less than a week. Brown… Read More

Delaware Police Fatally Shoot Man in Wheelchair [Video]

Delaware Police Fatally Shoot Man in Wheelchair [Video]

by #teamEBONY

Warning: Video may be disturbing to some viewers. A graphic video showing a Delaware police officer fatally shooting a Black… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The cause of Bobbi Kristina Brown's death has been determined, but the medical examiner's office won't publicly unveil autopsy results… Read More

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