La. Prosecutor Steps Down from Police Shooting Investigation

La. Prosecutor Steps Down from Police Shooting Investigation

by #teamEBONY

The East Baton Rouge, La., District Attorney, citing a conflict of interests, has chosen to distance himself from the federal investigation into… Read More

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Sometimes, the Diaspora Needs to Have a Seat and Listen

by France François

“With your blog post, you’re supporting the very regime that crushes my Afro-Cuban brothers and sisters,” came an angry response… Read More

After Dallas, What Happens to Criminal Justice Reform?

After Dallas, What Happens to Criminal Justice Reform?

by Simone Weichselbaum, Maurice Chammah and Ken Armstrong / THE MARSHALL PROJECT

When five police officers were shot and killed in Dallas on Thursday, with seven others wounded, the sniper fire threatened to leave another casualty:… Read More

Working While Black: Demographics and Destiny

Working While Black: Demographics and Destiny

by Marc Bayard

The Black and Brown revolution is coming. People of color will be a majority of the American working class by 2032, according to a new Read More

A Letter to the Men of Morehouse

A Letter to the Men of Morehouse

by #teamEBONY

The following letter was written and sent on Friday to the student body of Morehouse College in Atlanta  by the school's president John… Read More

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Apparently, Black People Have No Rights

by Michael Harriot

I had no idea. Perhaps I should blame all my social studies teachers. Especially Mr. Baldwin, my 8th grade American History teacher and football… Read More

Dallas Tragedy Was Horrific, But the Proper Narratives Should Remain

Dallas Tragedy Was Horrific, But the Proper Narratives Should Remain

by Jamilah Lemieux

We have witnessed massive outcries against police violence in the United States since August 9, 2014: the day unarmed Ferguson teen Michael Brown… Read More

Suspect in Dallas Shooting Unconnected to Black Lives Matter

Suspect in Dallas Shooting Unconnected to Black Lives Matter

by #teamEBONY

A suspect in the attack in Dallas that killed five police officers and wounded seven others, including one civilian, said that he was targeting whites… Read More

[Watch Live] President Obama Addresses the Recent Police Shootings

[Watch Live] President Obama Addresses the Recent Police Shootings

by #teamEBONY

President Obama speaks on the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn., from his… Read More

Latest Trial in Freddie Gray Case Focuses on Highest Ranking Officer

Latest Trial in Freddie Gray Case Focuses on Highest Ranking Officer

by Charles Robinson

The trial of Baltimore police Lt. Brian Rice, one of the bike patrolmen who arrested Freddie Gray before his death last year, began Thursday. But… Read More

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