McKinney Police Officer Who Brutally Detained 15-Year-Old Girl Resigns

Officer Eric Casebolt Resigns from McKinney Police Force

by #teamEBONY

Officer Eric Casebolt resigned from the McKinney police force Tuesday, three days after a video of him violently throwing an unarmed… Read More

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The United States of Poverty

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Perhaps America's greatest paradox and greatest tragedy is how a country with our riches and resources has a permanent underclass;… Read More

The Media's Irresponsible Coverage of Eric Casebolt

The Media's Irresponsible Coverage of Eric Casebolt

by Jennifer Farmer

A year ago, I wrote a piece… Read More

Black and white witnesses agree: McKinney pool party fight started when white mother slapped a black teen

McKinney Pool Party Fight Allegedly Started by White Woman

by The Grio

Tatiana Rose, who hosted the community pool party with her siblings, says that the weekend confrontation was sparked by angry White… Read More

McKinney, Texas, and the Racial History of American Swimming Pools

Swimming Pools Have Long Been a Racial Battleground in America

by The Atlantic

At their inception, communal swimming pools were public, egalitarian spaces. Most early public pools in America aimed more for hygiene… Read More

McKinney Incident Highlights the Racism of Suburbia

McKinney Incident Highlights the Racism of Suburbia

by #teamEBONY

McKinney, Texas, much like much of what is referred to as “North Dallas,” is a municipality that enjoys the separation… Read More

Kalief Browder, 1993–2015

The Life and Death of Kalief Browder

by #teamEBONY

Last fall, I wrote about a young man named Kalief Browder, who spent three years on Rikers Island without being convicted of a crime… Read More

Every Serena Williams win comes with a side of disgusting racism and sexism

How Racism Follows Serena When She Wins

by #teamEBONY

At the 2001 BNP Paribas Open tournament in Indian Wells, California, Serena and Venus Williams were booed by fans who accused them… Read More

Family of slain Chicago teen LaQuan McDonald receives $5M settlement, six officers involved

Family of LaQuan McDonald to Receive $5 Million Settlement

by The Grio

The settlement agreement in the case of a Chicago teen shot 16 times by an officer has been released following a Freedom of Information… Read More

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