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Planned Parenthood Funding Comes Under Attack on Capitol Hill

by Renee Bracey Sherman

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

First Trial in Freddie Gray Case Set for Nov. 30

First Trial in Freddie Gray Case Set for Nov. 30

by #teamEBONY

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

FBI Director Says Police Can Be Racially Biased, Calls for Comprehensive Data on Shootings

FBI Vows to Better Collect Data on Police Shootings

by #teamEBONY

The FBI will begin collecting and providing to the public more information about police shootings of civilians, FBI Director James Comey announced… Read More

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

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

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

Judge to Schedule First Trial in Freddie Gray Case

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

Bill Cosby to Be Deposed on Sexual Assault Allegations in October

Brown University Rescinds Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree

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Brown University has rescinded the honorary degree it granted Bill Cosby, becoming the third university to take such action in less than a week.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

Black Cleveland Gripped with Redefining Strained Relationship with Police<br />

Black Cleveland Gripped with Redefining Strained Relationship with Police

by Afi Scruggs

It's been almost a year since Cleveleand police fatally shot Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old who had played with a replica gun in a city park. … Read More

A Year after Ferguson, U.S. Injustice Resonates as Far Away as Russia

A Year after Ferguson, U.S. Injustice Resonates as Far Away as Russia

by Madison J. Gray

In the days of chaos following Mike Brown's death at the hands of a police officer, Ferguson, Mo. residents and those who traveled from across… Read More

In Rare '60 Minutes' Interview, Vladimir Putin Mentions Ferguson, Police Brutality

In Rare '60 Minutes' Interview, Vladimir Putin Mentions Ferguson, Police Brutality

by #teamEBONY

In a rare, televised interview with American media, Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned the tensions in Ferguson, Missouri to prove a point… Read More

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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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