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Jordan Davis Killer Seeks New Trial

by #teamEBONY

In November 2012, 49-year-old Michael Dunn took the life of a 17-year-old Black teen after an argument in a convenient store parking lot. The death… Read More

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BLM Activist Jasmine Richards Receives Jail Sentence

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Southern California Black Lives Matter activist Jasmine Richards was sentenced to 90 days in jail Tuesday just days after being convicted of interfering… Read More

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“Cancer tried to destroy my body, but it couldn’t touch my spirit.” – Paulette Leaphart Usually, when someone is… Read More

Freddie Gray: Another Officer Selects Bench Trial

Freddie Gray: Another Officer Selects Bench Trial

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The Baltimore police officer facing the most serious charge stemming from the death of a 25-year-old Black man whose neck was broken in the back of… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Circuit Judge Barry Williams will hold a motions hearing Monday in the trial for Officer Caesar Goodson, who faces second-degree murder, manslaughter… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A California Black Lives Matter activist was convicted Thursday of interfering with police officers as they attempted to take a suspect into custody… Read More

Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

by #teamEBONY

Chicago officials have announced plans to release a significant amount of evidence from roughly 100 open investigations into police shootings and… Read More

Woman Watches Fiancé Die, Charged With Warning Shot

Woman Watches Fiancé Die, Charged With Warning Shot

by #teamEBONY

A 26-year-old Illinois woman who fired warning shots at the gunman who killed her fiance is facing felony firearm charges. Ashley Harrison of Aurora… Read More

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Deeply Rooted: The Complex Equation of What Makes You Black

by William Bryant Miles

On Memorial Day, the groundbreaking miniseries, Roots, returns to television screens in grand fashion across the A+E Networks. But those… Read More

Investigators Looking Into DePaul University Noose Incident

Investigators Looking Into DePaul University Noose Incident

by #teamEBONY

Officials at Chicago’s DePaul University are investigating reports of a noose being found on its North Side campus Thursday afternoon. A statement… Read More

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