14-year-old Shot, Called Racial Slur While Walking Home

14-year-old Shot, Called Racial Slur While Walking Home

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A series of holiday weekend shootings on [Indianapolis'] west side has police officers looking at a possible connection. One of the crimes was… Read More

Trial Set for Brown Family Suit Against Ferguson

Trial Set for Brown Family Suit Against Ferguson

by #teamEBONY

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

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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

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Why Black Women Should Join Unions

by Lorretta Johnson

I started working as a classroom aide in Baltimore 50 years ago. My colleagues and I—mostly black women—were making $2.25… Read More

Howard President Responds to Viral Criticism of School Conditions by Students

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by #teamEBONY

It was a rough start to the school year. As students returned to classes at Howard University, they continued to raise their voices -- virtually… Read More

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Charleston Shooter to Face Death Penalty

by #teamEBONY

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

California Data Shows Racial Disparities in Arrests, Deaths

California Data Shows Racial Disparities in Arrests, Deaths

by #teamEBONY

Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths… Read More

Black Lives Matter Network Responds to Fox

Black Lives Matter Network Responds to Fox

by #teamEBONY

Representatives of the Black Lives Matter movement are not too pleased with how Fox News pundits and other right-winged TV personalities have presented… Read More

Kentucky Clerk Jailed for Refusing Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

Kentucky Clerk Jailed for Refusing Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

by #teamEBONY

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

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