Defense To Challenge Charges Against Baltimore Police In Freddie Gray Case

Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray Death

by #teamEBONY

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

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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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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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Plea Deal Reached in Walter Bailey Shooting Death

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A white ex-police chief pleaded guilty Tuesday to misconduct in office in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man and was sentenced to a year… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

It seems like the "What year is this?!" question in reference to racial insensitivity and bigotry is worth asking more and more these days. There's… Read More

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'Anchor Baby' Is the New 'Crack Baby'

by N’Kosi Oates

The term “anchor baby” has dominated political conversation this summer, as 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls directly call for an… Read More

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by Robyn Mowatt

During her stint as a public relations professional, Lauren Wesley Wilson noticed a serious lack of women who looked like her at… Read More

Broadway Star Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dead at 21

Broadway Star Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dead at 21

by #teamEBONY

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables on Broadway… Read More

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No Retrial for Cop Who Killed Jonathan Ferrell

by JET

North Carolina state prosecutors announced Friday that they won’t retry a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed… Read More

Arrest made in death of 9-year-old Ferguson girl killed while doing homework

Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Ferguson 9-Year-Old

by The Washington Post

Authorities on Thursday charged a man who they say confessed to firing the shot that killed a 9-year-old girl in Ferguson, Mo., as… Read More

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