Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Wants to Skip Court

Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Wants to Skip Court

by #teamEBONY

The Chicago police officer who fatally wounded 17-year-old Laquan McDonald wants to skip court appearances. Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree… Read More

Brooklyn D.A. Recommends No Jail Time for Cop Who Shot Akai Gurley

Brooklyn D.A. Recommends No Jail Time for Cop Who Shot Akai Gurley

by #teamEBONY

A prosecutor will ask a judge not to give jail time to a New York City police officer convicted of accidentally firing a stray shot into a dark public… Read More

Rape Case: Ex NFL Star Darren Sharper Likely to Get 15 Years

Rape Case: Ex NFL Star Darren Sharper Likely to Get 15 Years

by #teamEBONY

Former NFL star Darren Sharper, 40, will likely spend 15 to 20 years in prison under a revised plea deal unveiled Tuesday. The ex-Saints… Read More

Flint Crisis: Task Force Finds Mich. Gov't. 'Fundamentally Accountable'

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by #teamEBONY

The state of Michigan is "fundamentally accountable" for Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis because of decisions made by its environmental… Read More

Report: Nixon Aide Reveals That Racism, Not Reality Launched War on Drugs

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by #teamEBONY

Harper’s magazine contributor Dan Baum may have blown the lid off of something that has plagued Black America for nearly 50 years. He… Read More

Ex-Trooper in Bland Case Pleads 'Not Guilty'

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by #teamEBONY

A fired Texas trooper pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of misdemeanor perjury stemming from his arrest last summer of Sandra Bland, a black… Read More

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You Gon’ Learn Today: On the Revocation of White Privilege in North Korea

by The Kinfolk Kollective

“That’s what the hell he gets. Good for him!” My mother had uttered those words in her typical matter-of-fact tone one morning as… Read More

Sandra Bland Trooper Facing Arraignment

Sandra Bland Trooper Facing Arraignment

by #teamEBONY

A fired Texas trooper is facing arraignment on a misdemeanor perjury charge related to his arrest last summer of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was… Read More

Should Hard-Line Prosecutors Be Nervous?

Should Hard-Line Prosecutors Be Nervous?

by The Marshall Project

Voters delivered two big upsets in local Democratic primaries Tuesday night: in Cook County, Ill. they ousted state’s… Read More

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Twitter Knows What’s #SaferThanATrumpRally

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Perfect for breaking up the monotony of a Monday, Twitter took another jab at Donald Trump with the latest hashtag #SaferThanATrumpRally. With today… Read More

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