Mike Brown

Ferguson Students Thrive, Survive

by Huffington Post

Michael Brown was shot and killed one year ago by Police Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. His death ignited riots, set… Read More

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What You MUST Know About Planned Parenthood and Black Women

by Cynthia R. Greenlee

The most recent anti-Planned Parenthood video took aim at Black women, communities and history. Just days after what would have… Read More

Bill Cosby to Be Deposed on Sexual Assault Allegations in October

Bill Cosby to Give Deposition in October

by #teamEBONY

Less than a month after a transcript of the comedian's 2005 deposition was made public by the New York Times, Bill Cosby… Read More

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Families Who Lost Loved Ones to Police Violence Before Michael Brown

by Slate

The 32 months that elapsed between Martin’s death and Brown’s were an incubation period—a time when millions of… Read More

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John Crawford III, One Year Later

by JET

On August 5, 2014, the 22-year-old father of two picked up an un-packaged BB/pellet gun inside of the Walmart near Dayton, Ohio near… Read More

Sandra Bland's family files federal lawsuit

Bland Family Files Federal Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY

The family of Sandra Bland, the Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail cell last month, filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Houston seeking… Read More

Jonathan Ferrell

Update on Trial of Officer Charged With Killing Jonathan Ferrell

by JET

The latest on the trial of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of an… Read More

Why 2 Chicago mothers are suing 3 suburbs over their murdered sons

Chicago Mothers Suing Suburbs Over the Murders of Their Sons

by The Washington Post

In an unusual lawsuit filed July 7, Bosley and Nance-Holt claim their civil rights have been violated by three suburban governments… Read More

Special Prosecutor In New York Launches Investigation Into Death Of Raynette Turner

Investigation Launched in Death of Raynette Turner

by Huffington Post

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that his office will launch a formal investigation into the death of… Read More

Has Kendrick Lamar Recorded the New Black National Anthem?

The Power of Kendrick Lamar's "Alright"

by Slate

I’ve been returning to this song again and again this spring and summer. In part that’s because “Alright”… Read More

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