'Dangerous Thug' Ad Sparks Controversy, Protest from NAACP

'Dangerous Thug' Ad Sparks Controversy, Protest from NAACP

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By now we're used to politicians hitting below the belt when running for elected positions, especially in their political ads. But how… Read More

Lawsuit: Black Man Accuses Establishment of Discrimination

Lawsuit: Black Man Accuses Establishment of Discrimination

by #teamEBONY

An African American man who says he was asked to prepay for his meal at an Oregon restaurant despite white diners not having to has filed a $100,000… Read More

Attorney Defends Officer's Actions in Classroom Arrest

Attorney Defends Officer's Actions in Classroom Arrest

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An attorney for the South Carolina officer who was captured on film dragging a young female high school student out of a classroom says his client's… Read More

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Alex Poinsett, a former editor for EBONY has died, according to a statement released Wednesday by the National Association of Black Journalists, which… Read More

SC Officer Ben Fields Fired After Violent Arrest

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by #teamEBONY

A deputy was fired Wednesday after video showed him flipping a teen backward out of her desk and tossing her across a classroom, with the sheriff… Read More

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The attorney for a teen who was flipped backward out of her desk and tossed across a classroom says his client did suffer several injuries during… Read More

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Obama Says Police Often 'Scapegoated' For Society's Fails

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended police officers who have come under intense scrutiny amid a breakdown in relations between law enforcement… Read More

Justice Department Probing Taped Arrest of High School Student

Justice Department Probing Taped Arrest of High School Student

by #teamEBONY

The Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation Tuesday after a deputy flipped a student backward in her desk and tossed her across the… Read More

Deputy Drags Female Student From Classroom [Video]

Deputy Drags Female Student From Classroom [Video]

by #teamEBONY

A sheriff’s deputy in South Carolina is on leave after a video showed him tossing a female high school student from her desk and dragging her… Read More

Former Bill Cosby Prosecutor Hit With Lawsuit

Former Bill Cosby Prosecutor Hit With Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY

Police reviewing a 2005 sexual-abuse complaint against Bill Cosby have re-interviewed his accuser, but an election next week could determine if he's… Read More

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