Scholar Ta-Nehisi Coates Up for National Book Award

Scholar Ta-Nehisi Coates Up for National Book Award

by #teamEBONY

"Between the World and Me," Ta-Nehisi Coates’ blunt and impassioned letter to his son about racism and police violence, is a finalist… Read More

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Mass Incarceration, Racial Profiling at Center of Congressional Black Caucus Town Hall

by #teamEBONY

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation will prioritize racial profiling, police brutality, and other discriminatory practices in the criminal justice… Read More

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Ill. Church Criticized for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign

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A Chicago-area church is receiving backlash for posting “Black Lives Matter” on its church sign. Beverly Unitarian Church (BUC)… Read More

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Black Lives Matter Network Responds to Fox

Black Lives Matter Network Responds to Fox

by #teamEBONY

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by D. Smith

Yesterday, prosecutors and the defense attorneys representing the six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of… Read More

Black Lives Matter: From Hashtag to Full-blown Movement

Black Lives Matter: From Hashtag to Full-blown Movement

by #teamEBONY

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the… Read More

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