Alabama Closes 31 DMVs in State Despite Voter ID Law

Alabama Closes 31 DMVs in State Despite Voter ID Law

by #teamEBONY

Discriminatory laws against marginalized communities are nothing new in America. It doesn't matter if such laws mean to put people who… Read More

Detroit's New Generation of Activism

Detroit's New Generation of Activism

by Kristian Davis Bailey

As Detroit, the most densely Black city in the country, faces water shutoffs… Read More

FBI Director Says Police Can Be Racially Biased, Calls for Comprehensive Data on Shootings

FBI Vows to Better Collect Data on Police Shootings

by #teamEBONY

The FBI will begin collecting and providing to the public more information about police shootings of civilians, FBI Director James Comey announced… Read More

Black Cleveland Gripped with Redefining Strained Relationship with Police<br />

Black Cleveland Gripped with Redefining Strained Relationship with Police

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It's been almost a year since Cleveleand police fatally shot Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old who had played with a replica gun in a city park. … Read More

In Rare '60 Minutes' Interview, Vladimir Putin Mentions Ferguson, Police Brutality

In Rare '60 Minutes' Interview, Vladimir Putin Mentions Ferguson, Police Brutality

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In a rare, televised interview with American media, Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned the tensions in Ferguson, Missouri to prove a point… Read More

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Dream Defenders Take Social Media Break to Focus on Grassroots Organizing

by Kristian Davis Bailey

The Florida-based Dream Defenders is taking an eight-week break from social media to focus on building the organization’s grassroots membership… Read More

Can Pope Francis Bring Attention to America's Broken Prison System?

Can Pope Francis Bring Attention to America's Broken Prison System?

by Madison J. Gray

Pope Francis begins his visit to America on Tuesday, and after meeting with heads of state, laypeople and clergy, one of his final stops this weekend… Read More

Ferguson Cover-Up: Films Seeks to Expose Truth About Mike Brown's Death

Ferguson Cover-Up: Films Seeks to Expose Truth About Mike Brown's Death

by #teamEBONY

A film director says his upcoming movie will expose the truth about what really happened in Ferguson, Missouri the day an 18-year-old unarmed Black… Read More

Fixing a Broken Justice System from Within<br />
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Fixing a Broken Justice System from Within

by Cassie M. Chew

In the two years since the acquittal of a neighborhood watchman for the killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, there have been nearly a dozen… Read More

Are Black Women Paying the Costs of Incarceration?<br />

Are Black Women Paying the Costs of Incarceration?

by Monique W. Morris

With more than 2.4 million people in jails and prisons, the United States spends $80 billion a year to sustain its system of incarceration—more… Read More

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