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Breaking: Tamir Rice Grand Jury Declines Indictment

by #teamEBONY

In news that is shocking to no-one, but should be chilling to everyone, a grand jury has declined to indict a rookie Cleveland police officer or… Read More

Clemency Coup: Is it Curtains for the U.S. Prison Industrial System?

Clemency Coup: Is it Curtains for the U.S. Prison Industrial System?

by Donna M. Owens

President Barack Obama recently granted clemency to nearly 100 men and women serving time in federal prisons nationwide, news delivered exactly… Read More

Kwanzaa and Christmas: The Importance of Cultural Tradition

Kwanzaa and Christmas: The Importance of Cultural Tradition

by Jovan Brown

The African American culture is one of the richest in historical traditions, artistic valor, and communal practice. It takes with it the meaning of… Read More

A Healer in Congo Now Needs Our Help Healing

A Healer in Congo Now Needs Our Help Healing

by #teamEBONY

Pastor Marrion P’udongo earned the nickname “Schindler of Congo” in 2003 when he saved almost 100 people from being murdered by… Read More

The NYPD's Asinine Search Policy: A Bogus Christmas Gift

The NYPD's Asinine Search Policy: A Bogus Christmas Gift

by Madison J. Gray

The young police officer was direct when I caught his eye as I approached the entrance to the subway station: “Sir! I need to search your bag!” It… Read More

Why the 2016 Presidential Election Is Still Anyone's Game

Why the 2016 Presidential Election Is Still Anyone's Game

by Richard Fowler

What was once an election between political dynasties—the Clintons and the Bushes—has now turned into a complete free-for-all with both… Read More

Bernie Sanders Reacts to News of No Indictment in Bland Case

Bernie Sanders Reacts to News of No Indictment in Bland Case

by #teamEBONY

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a statement late Monday in response to a grand jury’s decision not to issue an… Read More

Sandra Bland

No Indictment in Sandra Bland Case

by #teamEBONY

On Monday, a grand jury ruled that no felony crime was committed by the Waller County sheriff's office in connection to the July 2015 death of… Read More

50 Shades of Black: A Look Into An Alternate Universe<br />

50 Shades of Black: A Look Into An Alternate Universe

by Blavity.com

I want you to take a little trip with me. Let’s go to a parallel universe together. Everything there is as it is here with three exceptions:… Read More

Sandra Bland

2017 Trial Date Set for Bland Family Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY

A judge has set a Jan. 2017 trial date for a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Sandra Bland's family on her behalf. Bland died in July… Read More

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