Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Tyshawn Lee

Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Tyshawn Lee

The nine-year-old was shot in an alley, touching off a fury in Chicago [read more]

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Fake Gun or Not, Police Should Receive Blame When Shooting Kids

by Slate

So, yes, it can be hard to tell a fake gun from a real one. And, yes, it’s good to have laws that make it easier for police… Read More

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St, Louis Police Caught Turning Off Dash Cam During Arrest

by #teamEBONY

Dash cam video showing an arrest is suddenly turned off by a St. Louis police officer. Now the man arrested is filing a lawsuit against… Read More

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by The Grio

A federal judge in South Texas has temporarily blocked President Barack Obama‘s executive action on immigration, giving a coalition… Read More

Trans Women of Color Deserve to Be Mourned as Much as Leelah Alcorn

The Deaths of Trans Women of Color Need Attention Too

by Slate

Late last year, 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn made headlines after she stepped out into oncoming traffic along Interstate 71 near her… Read More

(left) Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha.

Standing In Solidarity with Our Muslim Brothers and Sisters

by Katina Parker

Wednesday night, I gathered with thousands for a vigil to honor the lives of three young Muslims who were murdered by their White… Read More

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Oh, Kanye...So Kanye

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master… Read More

FBI Director Says Police Can Be Racially Biased, Calls for Comprehensive Data on Shootings

FBI Director Says Police Can Have Unconscious Biases

by Slate

Speaking at Georgetown University today, FBI Director James Comey said that American law enforcement officers can be racially biased… Read More

Meghan O'Donnell, 29, from St. Louis, prays at the spot where Michael Brown was killed Sunday evening

A Timeline

by Katina Parker

It’s been 6 months since the killing of Mike Brown, an unarmed St. Louis teen, who was shot dead by Officer Darren Wilson… Read More

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President Obama: "ISIL Will Lose"

by #teamEBONY

President Obama took a confident stand against the Islamic State on Wednesday as he asked Congress for a resolution authorizing the… Read More

The NYT wrote about lynching by white people without using the word "white"

New York Times Writes About Lynching, Doesn't Mention White People

by #teamEBONY

This sort of oversight has also been interpreted as going hand-in-hand with a widespread reluctance to see White supremacy (versus… Read More

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