A Misguided Bill Could Have Reduced Mizzou's Football Players to Property

A Misguided Bill Could Have Reduced Mizzou's Football Players to Property

by Thabiti Lewis

Update: As we had hoped, a bill that focused on student athletes in Missouri that would have affected their scholarships simply… Read More

Freddie Gray Trial: Jury Resumes Deliberations After Deadlock

Freddie Gray Trial: Jury Resumes Deliberations After Deadlock

by #teamEBONY

A Baltimore jury is deliberating again, a day after announcing a deadlock in case of the first police officer to stand trial over the death of Freddie… Read More

GOP Debate: Heavy on Extremism, Light on Immediate Domestic Concerns

GOP Debate: Heavy on Extremism, Light on Immediate Domestic Concerns

by Richard Fowler

After two hours and 30 minutes, one thing seems to be extremely clear: If you want World War III or another endless ground war, vote for one of the… Read More

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Last month, famed hip hop artist, activist and actor Killer Mike had a one-on-one sit down with Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders. The… Read More

After Closing Arguments, Baltimore Awaits Outcome of Freddie Gray Cop Trial

After Closing Arguments, Baltimore Awaits Outcome of Freddie Gray Cop Trial

by Charles Robinson

Now that the jury is deliberating the first case in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, no one is taking any chances in Baltimore with possibility… Read More

Freddie Gray Trial: Jury Deadlocked in Case of William Porter

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by #teamEBONY

Jurors in the manslaughter trial of a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray say they’re deadlocked, but the judge overseeing… Read More

D.C. Policy Meeting Emphasizes Black Girls' Educational Needs

D.C. Policy Meeting Emphasizes Black Girls' Educational Needs

by Monique W. Morris

In Washington Monday, the focus was on the well-being of Black girls and the advancement of their education. More than 150 attendees from… Read More

Los Angeles Schools Ordered Closed Due to Threat

Los Angeles Schools Ordered Closed Due to Threat

by Associated Press

All schools in the vast Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation's second largest, have been ordered closed due to an electronic threat… Read More

Freddie Gray Trial: Jurors Deliberate Over William Porter's Fate

Freddie Gray Trial: Jurors Deliberate Over William Porter's Fate

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors say it would have taken just two clicks for Officer William Porter to save Freddie Gray's life: one click to buckle him into the back… Read More

Teacher Asks Muslim Student If She Has Bomb in Backpack

Teacher Asks Muslim Student If She Has Bomb in Backpack

by #teamEBONY

In today's "what the f***" news, a Georgia-based teacher asked a Muslim student if she had a bomb in her backpack. Yes, you… Read More

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