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Defense Seeks Bail in Walter Scott Shooting Case

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A white former police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black motorist poses little risk of committing violence, according to… Read More

Trial Set for Brown Family Suit Against Ferguson

Trial Set for Brown Family Suit Against Ferguson

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A federal wrongful-death lawsuit by Michael Brown’s parents over his fatal shooting by a Ferguson police officer won’t be going to trial… Read More

Autopsy of Freddie Gray shows 'high-energy' impact

Baltimore reaches $6.4 Million Settlement with Freddie Gray's Family

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The city of Baltimore says it has reached a $6.4 million wrongful death settlement with the family of Freddie Gray. Gray died in April after… Read More

Dylann Roof

Charleston Shooter to Face Death Penalty

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The state prosecutor in charge of trying Dylann Roof in what authorities have said was the racially motivated killing of nine black people inside… Read More

Kentucky Clerk Jailed for Refusing Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

Kentucky Clerk Jailed for Refusing Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

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A federal judge ordered a defiant county clerk to jail for contempt Thursday after she insisted that it would violate her conscience to follow court… Read More

Baltimore Protester Arrested During Pretrial Hearing Released

Baltimore Protester Arrested During Pretrial Hearing Released

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A protester arrested amid demonstrations in downtown Baltimore during a pretrial hearing in the Freddie Gray case has been released. Online… Read More

Boko Haram

Boko Haram Terrorists Group Kills 26 in Latest Attack

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Twenty- six people were killed in Nigeria’ s northeastern Borno state by attackers on horseback believed to be rebels of the Islamic extremist… Read More

Defense To Challenge Charges Against Baltimore Police In Freddie Gray Case

Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray Death

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A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he… Read More

Autopsy of Freddie Gray shows 'high-energy' impact

Hearings Begin for Officers Involved in Freddie Gray Case

by #teamEBONY

A hearing has gotten under way at a courthouse in Baltimore for six police officers charged in the death of a black man in their custody in April. Officers… Read More

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[Essay] From Black America to Palestine

by Barbara Lewis

After traveling through the West Bank in Summer 2015,  Dr. Barbara Lewis, Director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute… Read More

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