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Midway through the twentieth century, cities—especially those, like Baltimore, which were sustained by ports—connoted… Read More

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Questions Surround Death of Virginia Woman in Custody

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Natasha McKenna weighed only 130 pounds, but six deputies struggled to restrain her at the Fairfax County jail in February. They… Read More

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Ferguson, Darren Wilson Sued by Brown Witness

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A witness to a police officer’s fatal shooting of Michael Brown last summer in Ferguson, Missouri, has filed a lawsuit alleging… Read More

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Beating Victim Sues Mayweather Over Katie Couric Softball Interview

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by #teamEBONY

After Couric mentioned his jail time following the assault on Harris, Mayweather had this response: “Did I kick, stomp and… Read More

Tamir Rice’s Mother Moves Into a Shelter as Family Struggles With No Charges or Burial

Mother of Tamir Rice Moves Into Shelter

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The shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice is wrenching from any angle. Rice was playing by himself with a toy gun in a snowy Cleveland… Read More

Cops: Ga. Sheriff Refuses to Talk After Shooting Woman in Stomach

Georgia Sheriff Shoots Woman in Stomach

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On Sunday evening, a Georgia sheriff allegedly shot a woman in the stomach inside a model home in Lawrenceville, Ga. Police said… Read More

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Ben Carson Announces Presidential Run

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Mother of Brandon Tate Brown Files Lawsuit

by D. Smith

On April 27, Tanya Brown-Dickerson, the mother of a motorist who was shot and killed by Philadelphia… Read More

Survivors: Boko Haram Stoned Girls on Brink of Rescue to Death

Boko Haram Stoned Girls to Death

by #teamEBONY

Earlier this week, as the Nigerian military approached their camp in the Sambisa Forest, Boko Haram fighters stoned some of their… Read More

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