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Former Tennis Star James Blake Slammed to Ground by NYPD

by #teamEBONY

Five white undercover cops slammed retired black tennis star James Blake to the ground outside his midtown hotel Wednesday in a violent case of mistaken… Read More

Ill. Church Criticized for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign

Ill. Church Criticized for 'Black Lives Matter' Sign

by #teamEBONY

A Chicago-area church is receiving backlash for posting “Black Lives Matter” on its church sign. Beverly Unitarian Church (BUC)… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Results of a survey released by the National Bar Association shows that Americans, both Black and white, agree that race relations are better today… Read More

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Police Kill 'Suicidal' NC Man

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Police Kill 'Suicidal' NC Man

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Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced her decision to pay the family of Freddie Gray a… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

If Serena Williams would feel sympathy for any opponent standing in the way of her pursuit of tennis’ first true Grand Slam in 27 years, it… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A white former police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black motorist poses little risk of committing violence, according to… Read More

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14-year-old Shot, Called Racial Slur While Walking Home

by #teamEBONY

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Trial Set for Brown Family Suit Against Ferguson

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by #teamEBONY

A federal wrongful-death lawsuit by Michael Brown’s parents over his fatal shooting by a Ferguson police officer won’t be going to trial… Read More

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Baltimore reaches $6.4 Million Settlement with Freddie Gray's Family

by #teamEBONY

The city of Baltimore says it has reached a $6.4 million wrongful death settlement with the family of Freddie Gray. Gray died in April after… Read More

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by Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.

The struggle of people of color for equality in the 20th century has become a struggle for existence in the 21st century… Read More

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