‘Selma’ director Ava DuVernay says dashcam video of Sandra Bland arrest was doctored

Ava DuVernay: Bland Video was Doctored

by #teamEBONY

Ava DuVernay, who directed the Oscar-nominated civil rights movement film Selma, suggested on Tuesday that the dashboard… Read More

The U.S. Is Letting Poor Kids Fall Further and Further Behind in Reading

Poor Kids Continue to Fall Behind Academically

by Slate

Fourth grade is considered a crucial benchmark for reading, because by that age kids are mostly done with formal reading instruction… Read More

Police officer shoots man to death in Cincinnati traffic stop

Unarmed Man Killed by Cincinnati Police During Traffic Stop

by #teamEBONY

Cincinnati police are investigating the fatal shooting of an apparently unarmed Black man by a University of Cincinnati police officer… Read More

‘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

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

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