Tamir Rice Case Grand Jury Never Voted on Charges, Report Says

Tamir Rice Case Grand Jury Never Voted on Charges, Report Says

by #teamEBONY

The Cleveland grand jury that declined to charge two police officers in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice never actually took a vote on… Read More

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Flint Water Crisis Deserves Visit from President Obama

by Bankole Thompson

President Barack Obama is in the Motor City today for the the 2016 North American International Auto Show where he will tout his administration’s… Read More

Michigan Gov. on Flint Water Crisis: 'I Let You Down'

Michigan Gov. on Flint Water Crisis: 'I Let You Down'

by #teamEBONY

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said he has failed the residents of Flint, but pledged to take new steps to repair the city’s drinking water crisis. Gov… Read More

#BLM Activists Want More Support from Congressional Black Caucus

#BLM Activists Want More Support from Congressional Black Caucus

by Blavity.com

Activists are on the streets fighting for Black justice and, on the other side, the same battle is happening at the legislative level. Black… Read More

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King Honored by #BlackLivesMatter Generation

by Matthew Allen

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) has been home to one of the largests tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for 30 years. An event… Read More

Did the EPA Fail to Protect a Black Community from Environmental Racism?

Did the EPA Fail to Protect a Black Community from Environmental Racism?

by Jazelle Hunt

Over the last 14 years, a landfill has been consuming Ronald Smith’s hometown. The aptly named Stone’s Throw Landfill is situated… Read More

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Martin Luther King's Decades Old "Lost" Speech Surfaces

by Charles Robinson

As the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday approached this year, the National Press Club recently went public last week with excerpts from… Read More

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The Amazing Race (of People)

by Kierna Mayo and Jamilah Lemieux

Mr. Harry Belafonte, 88, a legend among men, a king among kings, is the embodiment of Black resistance. A born star, and Hollywood royalty… Read More

Report: Jurors Were 1 Vote Shy From Acquitting William Porter

Report: Jurors Were 1 Vote Shy From Acquitting William Porter

by #teamEBONY

The jury in the trial of Baltimore Police Officer William Porter was one vote shy of acquitting him of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 25-year-old… Read More

Frustrated Chicago Leaders Decline Mayor's MLK Event Invite

Frustrated Chicago Leaders Decline Mayor's MLK Event Invite

by #teamEBONY

A growing group of city leaders plans to boycott Chicago’s Rev. Martin Luther King peace breakfast, reports say, due to controversy over concerns… Read More

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