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Powerball Winners Would Be Rich -- If They'd Show Up

by #teamEBONY

As officials in New Jersey await the winner of Saturday's $429.6 million Powerball game, a California Lottery representative said he's losing… Read More

Seeking Turnaround, Ferguson Swears in New Police Chief

Seeking Turnaround, Ferguson Swears in New Police Chief

by #teamEBONY

Ferguson's new police chief was ready to wrap up a long career with retirement and life as a "beach bum." Instead, he felt called to… Read More

West Point Cadets Photo Spurs Controversy Thanks to Irate Blogger

West Point Cadets Photo Spurs Controversy Thanks to Irate Blogger

by #teamEBONY

Controversy is brewing after a photo of 16 female cadets in this year’s graduating class at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point caught attention… Read More

Are Asset Seizures by Police Ripping Black People Off?

Are Asset Seizures by Police Ripping Black People Off?

by Curtis Bunn / Urban News Service

Darren wants his surname kept secret. That's because after enduring civil-asset forfeiture, he fears reprisals from law enforcement. Read More

grim sleeper Lonnie Franklin Jr.

The Grim Sleeper and the Invisibility of Black Female Victims

by Britni Danielle

On Thursday, Lonnie D. Franklin Jr. was convicted of murdering 10 people--nine… Read More

Lead Prosecutor in Laquan McDonald Case Steps Down

Lead Prosecutor in Laquan McDonald Case Steps Down

by #teamEBONY

The prosecutor who announced charges against the Chicago police officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald announced she is withdrawing from the case. Cook… Read More

NAACP Calls for 'Transparency' After Delaware Man's Death

NAACP Calls for 'Transparency' After Delaware Man's Death

by #teamEBONY

The Wilmington chapter of the NAACP is calling on state officials to shed more light on the death of a wheelchair-bound man who was killed by police… Read More

President Obama Visits Flint

President Obama Visits Flint

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama is visiting in Flint, Michigan, a city devastated by contaminated water in recent months. He was greeted by Michigan Gov. Rick… Read More

Tamir Rice's Mother to Speak at Kent State

Tamir Rice's Mother to Speak at Kent State

by #teamEBONY

Tamir Rice's mother will give the keynote speech at this year's commemoration of the 1970 shootings at Kent State University. Organizers… Read More

Do Public Defenders Spend Less Time on Black Clients?<br />

Do Public Defenders Spend Less Time on Black Clients?

by The Marshall Project

Earlier this year, when San Francisco public defender Mark Jacobs addressed a group of potential jurors in the murder trial of a young Black man… Read More

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