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President Obama to Ban Military-Style Gear for Police Departments

by The Washington Post

The Obama administration announced Monday it will ban federal transfers of certain types of military-style gear to local police departments… Read More

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Why America is Still Segregated

by Slate

What does this all mean? As it stands, segregation is still the rule. And Whites in particular live in mostly White neighborhoods… Read More

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Family of Jonathan Ferrell to Settle Lawsuit

by The Washington Post

The city of Charlotte has reached a $2.25 million settlement in a lawsuit brought by the family of a Black man shot to death by a… Read More

CUNY dean and Amtrak victim just finished Ph.D

Dr. Derrick Griffith, Dean of Students at CUNY Medgar Evers, Killed in Amtrak Crash

by #teamEBONY

A CUNY doctoral student on the cusp of graduation died in Tuesday’s Amtrak wreck, the school said. Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42… Read More

Keep Harriet Tubman – and all women – off the $20 bill

Why Harriet Tubman on the $20 Might Not be the Best Idea

by The Washington Post

On one hand, replacing the face of Andrew Jackson – a man whose wealth was made on the backs of enslaved Black people –… Read More

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The Rebirth of Redlining

by Slate

Housing discrimination is illegal, and most Americans express egalitarian beliefs on race. But while unused and largely forgotten… Read More

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At Least Six Dead, Dozens Injured in Amtrak Crash

by #teamEBONY

As day broke in Philadelphia on Wednesday morning, rescue workers were still searching inside the mangled wreckage of an Amtrak train… Read More

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No Charges for Officer Who Killed Tony Robinson

by #teamEBONY

The Wisconsin police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old unarmed biracial man won't face criminal charges in the case… Read More

Black Professor Saida Grundy Criticized for Tweets on White Masculinity

Black Professor at Boston University Criticized for Tweets about Racism, Slavery

by Jezebel

Right Wing Twitter is loudly outraging itself today over the tweets of Dr. Saida Grundy, a new African American Studies professor… Read More

Obamas announce Sweet Home Chicago for presidential library center

Chicago Announced as Home of Obama Presidential Library Center

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle on Tuesday said they wanted to locate their Obama library and museum in Chicago –… Read More

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