The Myth of the Hero Cop

Police Work isn't as Dangerous as We Think

by Slate

The hero cop narrative is also belied by the facts. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, police work does not… Read More

Houston, Texas, Hit by Unprecedented Flooding; Seven States At Risk

Flash Floods Hit Houston

by #teamEBONY

Flash-flood watches and warnings were issued across seven states early Tuesday as an unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered… Read More

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Don't Ruin Janet's Comeback, Y'all

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Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master… Read More

Poet Aja Monet Confronts Police Brutality Against Black Women With #SayHerName

Aja Monet's #SayHerName Addresses Police Brutality Against Black Women

by Huffington Post

Can you explain #SayHerName in your own words? It is us calling out the lack of attention on women of color also affected… Read More

Judge dismisses domestic violence charges against Ray Rice

Domestic Violence Charges Against Ray Rice Dismissed

by #teamEBONY

A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his… Read More

Freddie Gray death: Grand jury indicts police officers

Six Officers Indicted in Death of Gray

by #teamEBONY

Six Baltimore police officers were indicted Thursday on charges connected to the death of Freddie Gray. The indictments came after… Read More

Michael Brown’s Temporary Shrine Will Be Replaced With a Permanent Plaque

Ferguson to Erect Permanent Plaque in Honor of Michael Brown

by #teamEBONY

The city of Ferguson, Mo., removed on Wednesday an improvised shrine for Michael Brown and will have it replaced with a permanent… Read More

Whites are moving back into Detroit as blacks leave

Blacks Leaving Detroit, but Whites are Moving Back

by The Grio

Whites are moving back to the American city that came to epitomize White flight, even as Blacks continue to leave for the suburbs… Read More

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Suicide Rate for Young Black Males Increases

by The Root

The suicide rate among elementary school children has been stable over the past 20 years, but according to a new study, a closer… Read More

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Officer Who Killed VonDerrit Myers Jr. to Face No Charges

by The Grio

A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against an off-duty White police officer who shot and killed a Black 18-year-old in October. St… Read More

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