Obama Clarifies Where U.S. is in War on Terror, But He Needs Partners

Obama Clarifies Where U.S. is in War on Terror, But He Needs Partners

by Richard Fowler

Late Sunday evening, President Barack Obama—in a rare Oval Office address—reiterated a clear plan to defeat the fast-growing and ever-evolving… Read More

It Was A Very Black Year

It Was A Very Black Year

by #teamEBONY

Defined by feel-good highs (#Serena Slam! Riley Curry grabs the mic! Trevor Noah takes late night!); devastating lows (the Charleston Massacre… Read More

First Week Freddie Gray Cop Trial Filled With Shock, Grief

First Week Freddie Gray Cop Trial Filled With Shock, Grief

by Charles Robinson

The long awaited trial of one of the six Baltimore Police Officers charged with Freddy Gray’s death while in custody began this week and the… Read More

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Medical Examiner: Freddie Gray's Spine 'Kinked' by Injury Suffered in Police Custody

by #teamEBONY

An assistant state medical examiner who examined Freddie Gray’s body says his spinal cord was “kinked” by the injury he suffered… Read More

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Calls for Federal Investigation Into Chicago P.D.

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Calls for Federal Investigation Into Chicago P.D.

by #teamEBONY

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is joining those who are calling for the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the Chicago Police Department. The… Read More

Senate GOP's Plan for Planned Parenthood Takes Aim at Black Families

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by Renee Bracey Sherman

On Thursday the Senate passed legislation to repeal sections of the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood by a 52-47 vote. The vote comes… Read More

End of the Amen Corner: It Will Take More Than Prayer to End Mass Shootings<br />

End of the Amen Corner: It Will Take More Than Prayer to End Mass Shootings

by Madison J. Gray

The front page of the New York Daily News said it all: “God Isn’t Fixing This.” Read More

Investigators Left to Piece Together Motive for San Bernardino Shooting

Investigators Left to Piece Together Motive for San Bernardino Shooting

by #teamEBONY

Officials are still in search of a motive for the mass shooting that took place at a social services center in San Bernardino on Wednesday. One… Read More

Freddie Gray Trial: Defense Says Baltimore Cop Couldn't Save Gray

Freddie Gray Trial: Defense Says Baltimore Cop Couldn't Save Gray

by #teamEBONY

The first of six officers charged in a police custody death that sparked riots in Baltimore went on trial Wednesday as a prosecutor focused on what… Read More

In Daniel Holtzclaw Case, Accusers Seem to Be the Ones on Trial

In Daniel Holtzclaw Case, Accusers Seem to Be the Ones on Trial

by Deborah Douglas

Somebody should be in the courtroom watching out for the interests of the 13 Black women who have accused former Oklahoma City policeman Daniel Holtzclaw… Read More

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