Freddie Gray Trial: Jury Deadlocked in Case of William Porter

Freddie Gray Trial: Jury Deadlocked in Case of William Porter

by #teamEBONY

Jurors in the manslaughter trial of a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray say they’re deadlocked, but the judge overseeing… Read More

D.C. Policy Meeting Emphasizes Black Girls' Educational Needs

D.C. Policy Meeting Emphasizes Black Girls' Educational Needs

by Monique W. Morris

In Washington Monday, the focus was on the well-being of Black girls and the advancement of their education. More than 150 attendees from… Read More

Los Angeles Schools Ordered Closed Due to Threat

Los Angeles Schools Ordered Closed Due to Threat

by Associated Press

All schools in the vast Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation's second largest, have been ordered closed due to an electronic threat… Read More

Freddie Gray Trial: Jurors Deliberate Over William Porter's Fate

Freddie Gray Trial: Jurors Deliberate Over William Porter's Fate

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors say it would have taken just two clicks for Officer William Porter to save Freddie Gray's life: one click to buckle him into the back… Read More

Teacher Asks Muslim Student If She Has Bomb in Backpack

Teacher Asks Muslim Student If She Has Bomb in Backpack

by #teamEBONY

In today's "what the f***" news, a Georgia-based teacher asked a Muslim student if she had a bomb in her backpack. Yes, you… Read More

[Social Skills] Oh, Damn: Did the L.A. Times Just Compare Serena Williams to a Horse?

[Social Skills] Oh, Damn: Did the L.A. Times Just Compare Serena Williams to a Horse?

by Kyra Kyles

Wait a mickey fickey minute.   Did the LA Times seriously post a poll comparing our beautiful, powerful and amazingly… Read More

3 Ways to Better Prepare for Retirement

3 Ways to Better Prepare for Retirement

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Financial advisors say one of the most frequently asked questions from their clients is: "Am I financially prepared for retirement?" Yet… Read More

Serena Williams Named Sports Illustrated's 'Sportsperson of the Year'

Serena Williams Named Sports Illustrated's 'Sportsperson of the Year'

by #teamEBONY

Serena Williams will grace the cover of Sports Illustrated as the mag's 2015 Person of the Year this month. The superstar's… Read More

Closing Arguments to Begin in First Freddie Gray Trial

Closing Arguments to Begin in First Freddie Gray Trial

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors and defense attorneys are expected to deliver closing arguments in the trial of William Porter Monday. Porter, who is one of… Read More

In Second Week of Freddie Gray Cop Trial, Defense Tries to Counter Damage

In Second Week of Freddie Gray Cop Trial, Defense Tries to Counter Damage

by Charles Robinson

In anticipation of the jury deciding the case of State of Maryland v. William Porter, crowds outside the Clarence Mitchell Courthouse have grown steadily… Read More

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