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The dressing-room dinners where Cosby entertained Thompson are one setting in a kind of parallel world of pursuit, seduction and… Read More

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by D. Smith

Authorities released disturbing dashcam video Tuesday from Sandra Bland’s July 10 arrest. The officer in question can be heard… Read More

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by JET

The man accused of slaying nine Black church members in Charleston will be indicted on a federal hate crime charge on Wednesday… Read More

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Ava DuVernay, who directed the Oscar-nominated civil rights movement film Selma, suggested on Tuesday that the dashboard… Read More

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Fourth grade is considered a crucial benchmark for reading, because by that age kids are mostly done with formal reading instruction… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Cincinnati police are investigating the fatal shooting of an apparently unarmed Black man by a University of Cincinnati police officer… Read More

‘I will light you up!': Texas officer threatened Sandra Bland with Taser during traffic stop

Dashcam Footage of Sandra Bland's Arrest Contradicts Police Report

by The Washington Post

According to newly released police video, a Texas trooper threatened Sandra Bland with a Taser when he ordered her out of her vehicle… Read More

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by Jamilah Lemieux

I received a photo of an invite to a fundraiser for the six Baltimore Police officers charged in the death of unarmed 25-year-old… Read More

Career Tip from Ava DuVernay: 'Follow the White Guys'

Ava DuVernay: "Follow the White Guys"

by Jezebel

At this year’s BlogHer conference in New York City, Ava DuVernay delivered a keynote in which she gave advice on how to get… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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