LaQuan McDonald

Cop in LaQuan McDonald Shooting Case Gets 16 New Counts

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors in Chicago added 16 new counts against policeman Jason Van Dyke’s first degree murder charges in the shooting death of LaQuan McDonald. Earlier... Read More

Congressional Black Caucus

‘What Do You Have to Lose?’ Black Legislators Answer Trump’s Question

by Sheryl Huggins Salomon

When President Donald Trump said that abolitionist Frederick Douglass (who died in 1895) is “an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is... Read More

Ibn Ali Miller

Not Worldstar! Peacemaker Breaks Up Teen Fight, Gets Well-Deserved Props

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Ibn Ali Miller is being hailed as a hero for breaking up a street fight in Atlantic City, but he said it wasn’t a unique... Read More

James Harris Jackson

Police: White Supremacist Killed Homeless Black Man to ‘Make a Statement’

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New York City police say a man who traveled there from Baltimore had a longstanding hatred of Black men and it drove him to... Read More

Report: Drivers Less Likely to Brake for Black Pedestrians

Report: Drivers Less Likely to Brake for Black Pedestrians

by #teamEBONY

Drivers are less likely to brake for Black pedestrians attempting to cross the street, a new analysis finds. The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers at... Read More

King

Arkansas Passes Bill to Allow Singular Recognition of MLK Holiday

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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a bill Tuesday that ended that state’s practice of combining the birthday holidays of civil rights icon Martin Luther... Read More

London

Attack Near UK Parliament Leaves 4 Dead

by #teamEBONY

A series of incidents near British Parliament in London has claimed the life of four people and injured several others including a police officer who... Read More

Jesse Jackson Jr., Wife Sandi $1.8M in Debt

Jesse Jackson Jr., Wife Sandi $1.8M in Debt

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Former U.S. Rep., Jesse Jackson Jr., and his estranged wife, former Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson, are $1.8 million in debt, the Chicago Tribune reports. Jackson is... Read More

Report: Suspect in NYC Fatal Stabbing Was Racially Motivated

Report: Suspect in NYC Fatal Stabbing Was Racially Motivated

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A fatal stabbing that claimed the life of a man in New York City on Monday was racially motivated, according to a confession made by... Read More

Trump to Meet with Congressional Black Caucus Members

Trump to Meet with Congressional Black Caucus Members

by #teamEBONY

Donald Trump is slated to meet with the Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday, USA Today reports. The White House will host the meeting with the organization’s... Read More