Do Public Defenders Spend Less Time on Black Clients?<br />

Do Public Defenders Spend Less Time on Black Clients?

by The Marshall Project

Earlier this year, when San Francisco public defender Mark Jacobs addressed a group of potential jurors in the murder trial of a young Black man… Read More

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'Raped At Spelman' Twitter Account Surfaces Online

by #teamEBONY

A Twitter account believed to have been created by a Spelman College student who says she was raped has emerged. The account,  Read More

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Some Missouri Towns Are Suffering a Different Kind of Environmental Crisis

by Josh Peterson/Urban News Service

In Bridgeton, Mo., they can’t breathe. Residents of this community near Ferguson — site of 2014’s police-involved shooting… Read More

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Detroit Sick-Out Shuts Down 94 Schools

by #teamEBONY

A massive teacher sick-out shut down 94 schools in Detroit on Monday as teachers protested Saturday's news that the district won't be able… Read More

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Lawsuit: Woman Assaulted, Dragged by Chicago Cops

by #teamEBONY

Two Chicago police officers are accused of assaulting a reverend during a road rage incident. In 2013, Rev. Catherine Brown says she… Read More

S.F. Police Chief Releases Racist Texts Sent By Cops

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by #teamEBONY

San Francisco's police chief has released transcripts of a former lieutenant and two former officers exchanging racist text messages. Investigators… Read More

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Man Indicted in Death of Saints Player Will Smith

by #teamEBONY

A business owner and semiprofessional football player was indicted Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of retired New… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts gave his first interview since being fired from his position to CBS News Justice and Homeland Security… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Rev. Samuel "Billy" Kyles, a civil rights leader who was among the last to be with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when he was assassinated died… Read More

Orlando Police Chief to Cops: 'Stop Excessive Force'

Orlando Police Chief to Cops: 'Stop Excessive Force'

by #teamEBONY

Orlando’s Police Department is the subject of a number of police brutality lawsuits. The department has also been criticized for officers’… Read More

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