1 YEAR LATER: #JUSTICEFORJOHNCRAWFORD

John Crawford III, One Year Later

by JET

On August 5, 2014, the 22-year-old father of two picked up an un-packaged BB/pellet gun inside of the Walmart near Dayton, Ohio near… Read More

Sandra Bland's family files federal lawsuit

Bland Family Files Federal Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY

The family of Sandra Bland, the Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail cell last month, filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Houston seeking… Read More

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Update on Trial of Officer Charged With Killing Jonathan Ferrell

by JET

The latest on the trial of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of an… Read More

Why 2 Chicago mothers are suing 3 suburbs over their murdered sons

Chicago Mothers Suing Suburbs Over the Murders of Their Sons

by The Washington Post

In an unusual lawsuit filed July 7, Bosley and Nance-Holt claim their civil rights have been violated by three suburban governments… Read More

Special Prosecutor In New York Launches Investigation Into Death Of Raynette Turner

Investigation Launched in Death of Raynette Turner

by Huffington Post

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that his office will launch a formal investigation into the death of… Read More

Has Kendrick Lamar Recorded the New Black National Anthem?

The Power of Kendrick Lamar's "Alright"

by Slate

I’ve been returning to this song again and again this spring and summer. In part that’s because “Alright”… Read More

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How Ferguson Affected American Policy, Politics, and Policing

by JET

When a White Ferguson policeman fatally shot a Black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests… Read More

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Nigerian Military Reportedly Rescues 178 from Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

The Nigerian military says it has rescued 178 people from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northern Borno state. In a statement… Read More

How Ferguson Changed America

The Ferguson Effect on America

by Slate

With two police shootings in the weeks before, the world was watching—and thinking—when Brown was gunned down. Just two… Read More

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Jabbar Gibson, and How He Saved Dozens During Katrina

by #teamEBONY

In this corner of the old Fischer Projects, they will never forget the swollen drainage ditches, the mounds of tree branches and… Read More

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