‘I will light you up!': Texas officer threatened Sandra Bland with Taser during traffic stop

Dashcam Footage of Sandra Bland's Arrest Contradicts Police Report

by The Washington Post

According to newly released police video, a Texas trooper threatened Sandra Bland with a Taser when he ordered her out of her vehicle… Read More

Fundraiser for 'Baltimore 6' to Feature Blackface Performance

Fundraiser for 'Baltimore 6' to Feature Blackface Performance

by Jamilah Lemieux

I received a photo of an invite to a fundraiser for the six Baltimore Police officers charged in the death of unarmed 25-year-old… Read More

Career Tip from Ava DuVernay: 'Follow the White Guys'

Ava DuVernay: "Follow the White Guys"

by Jezebel

At this year’s BlogHer conference in New York City, Ava DuVernay delivered a keynote in which she gave advice on how to get… Read More

Sandra Bland's Death Will Be Investigated as Thoroughly as Murder Case: DA

DA: Bland's Death Will be Investigated as Thoroughly as a Murder Case

by #teamEBONY

The probe into the jail cell death of Sandra Bland will be treated as thoroughly "as it would be in a murder investigation,"… Read More

Will You Finally 'Say Her Name?'<br />
Black Women Subjected to Police Brutality at Alarming Rates

Will You Finally 'Say Her Name?'
Black Women Subjected to Police Brutality at Alarming Rates

by Rachel Anspach

Sandra Bland, the 28-year old Black woman from Naperville, Illinois who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer during… Read More

Geo of Poverty Interview w. Trymaine Lee

MSNBC Maps 'the Geography of Poverty'

by Daniel Kerry

MSNBC’s Trymaine Lee and photographer Matt Black are collaborating to highlight the sobering truth about what it means to be… Read More

Anti-Choice Group Distorts the Truth About Planned Parenthood

Anti-Choice Group Distorts the Truth About Planned Parenthood

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Last week, an anti-abortion organization, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a heavily… Read More

KKK and Black Panthers hold rallies at South Carolina Capitol, supporters clash

KKK Rallies in South Carolina to Support Confederate Flag

by #teamEBONY

Supporters of the Ku Klux Klan and the Black Panthers clashed outside the South Carolina Capitol in Columbia on Saturday. The South… Read More

Sandra Bland Family Seeking Independent Autopsy of Woman Found Dead in Texas Jail

Bland Family Wants Independent Autopsy

by #teamEBONY

The family of a Chicago-area woman found dead in a Texas jail cell last week is ordering an independent autopsy, their lawyer says… Read More

Deposition: Cosby Paid Women For Silence

Cosby Reportedly Paid Women for Silence

by JET

Bill Cosby, in sworn testimony a decade ago, said he had paid women after sex to keep the affairs from his wife, suggested he was… Read More

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