A Marathon Vigil In Memory of Alton Sterling

A Marathon Vigil In Memory of Alton Sterling

by Mable Ivory

Outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where Alton Sterling was slain by the police a week ago, the community gathered together… Read More

[Watch Live] President Obama and The People: A National Town Hall

[Watch Live] President Obama and The People: A National Town Hall

by #teamEBONY

After the violent events of last week, emotions are remaining high and President Obama is convening a national conversation on race. Spurred by the… Read More

Flint Water Crisis: City to Replace Lead Lines

Flint Water Crisis: City to Replace Lead Lines

by #teamEBONY

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said she would ask the city council to approve contracts this week to hire two companies to replace 250 of the city's… Read More

ACLU Sues Baton Rouge Police Department

ACLU Sues Baton Rouge Police Department

by #teamEBONY

Louisiana state police and Baton Rouge law enforcement officials are being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and four other social… Read More

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Black People Have No Reason to Trust the Police

by AJ Springer

Almost two years ago, the world watched Eric Garner die at the hands of police officers on an endless loop, the consequences of the 24-hour news cycle… Read More

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No, We Don’t Need to Have a Conversation About Race

by Michael Harriot

“We need to talk.” Those four words send chills down the spine of everyone who ever hears them. The phrase is a universal red… Read More

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Alton Sterling's Son Urges Protesters to Act Peacefully

by #teamEBONY

The son of a Louisiana man who was fatally wounded by two white Baton Rouge police officers wants protesters to act in a peaceful manner. As… Read More

The Lessons Learned When You're Raised by a Black Cop

The Lessons Learned When You're Raised by a Black Cop

by Jamilah Lemieux

As a kid, I sometimes hated hanging out in public with my father because we couldn’t go anywhere without people stopping to greet him. “Hey… Read More

Black Britain's Similar Understanding of Struggle and Police Conflict

Black Britain's Similar Understanding of Struggle and Police Conflict

by Kehinde Andrews

Thousands of people in cities across Britain poured onto the streets this weekend to protest in solidarity with African Americans who have been victims… Read More

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You Can’t Be Pro-Black With Conditions

by George Johnson

“Can’t we all just get along?” Rodney King said it best in that clichéd, yet powerful, statement that grew out the response… Read More

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