George Washington University to Rescind Bill Cosby Degree

George Washington University to Rescind Bill Cosby Degree

by #teamEBONY

George Washington University said it will rescind an honorary degree awarded to famed comedian Bill Cosby in 1997. The decision comes in… Read More

Trial Delayed for Freddie Gray Officer

Trial Delayed for Freddie Gray Officer

by #teamEBONY

There's no timetable in the case of a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Maryland courts spokesman… Read More

Experts Say Guns, Bombs Alone Won’t End Boko Haram Insurgency

Experts Say Guns, Bombs Alone Won’t End Boko Haram Insurgency

by Manny Otiko

Most Americans first heard of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram when the group kidnapped about 270 schoolgirls from Chibok two years ago. The… Read More

Grand Jury To Be Convened In Eric Garner Death Case

NYPD Sergeant Disciplined in Eric Garner Case

by #teamEBONY

A New York City police sergeant has had her badge and gun taken away in connection to the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. Officials said Friday… Read More

Family of Barbara Dawson Says She "Begged" for Help She Never Got

Family of Barbara Dawson Says She "Begged" for Help She Never Got

by Wendy L. Wilson

The family of Barbara Dawson is not only heartbroken, but frustrated as well about the conditions at a Florida hospital that led to her death last… Read More

Georgia D.A. to Seek Indictment of Officer Who Shot and Killed Unarmed Man

Georgia D.A. to Seek Indictment of Officer Who Shot and Killed Unarmed Man

by #teamEBONY

The district attorney in Decatur, Ga., says he will seek an indictment against a White police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black U.S. Air… Read More

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Grand Jury Indicts Texas Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland

by #teamEBONY

A Texas state trooper was charged with perjury on Wednesday in connection to a contentious traffic stop last summer where a black woman wound up arrested… Read More

Police Video Released of Fla. Woman's Hospital Discharge Death

Police Video Released of Fla. Woman's Hospital Discharge Death

by #teamEBONY

Attorneys for the family of a Florida woman who died after being forcibly removed from a hospital, despite her complaints that she should not be discharged… Read More

Despite Mistrial, Baltimore Looks Ahead to Second Freddie Gray Case

Despite Mistrial, Baltimore Looks Ahead to Second Freddie Gray Case

by Charles Robinson

Although the first trial linked to the death of Freddie Gray resulted in a deadlocked jury and a frustrated city of Baltimore, second officer charged… Read More

Obama Outlines New Plan to Reduce Gun Violence

Obama Outlines New Plan to Reduce Gun Violence

by Associated Press

President Barack Obama, at one point wiping tears from his cheek, unveiled his plan Tuesday to tighten control and enforcement of firearms in the… Read More

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