Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

by #teamEBONY

Chicago officials have announced plans to release a significant amount of evidence from roughly 100 open investigations into police shootings and… Read More

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Are Schools Purposely Trying to Steal Black Students’ Joy, or Nah?

by LaSha

A few months ago, I was at work and received a call from my son's school. Most moms will tell you they dread seeing the number of their child’s… Read More

Atmosphere of Unreported Assaults, Violence Grips NYC Schools

Atmosphere of Unreported Assaults, Violence Grips NYC Schools

by K. Barrett Bilali / Urban News Service

Osman Couey is a New York City teacher who allegedly threw Ka’Veon Wilson, a 7-year-old special-needs student, across a hallway at Harlem’s… Read More

Even Under Trauma Black People Get the Brunt of Criticism

Even Under Trauma Black People Get the Brunt of Criticism

by Shantell E. Jamison

In the aftermath of the Cincinnati Zoo’s decision to shoot a 17-year-old male gorilla to death in what it says was an act to save the life of… Read More

The 5 Questions Black Parents Should Be Asking Their Kids' Schools

The 5 Questions Black Parents Should Be Asking Their Kids' Schools

by Charles Cole III / EducationPost.org

I spent nearly five years at a nonprofit focused on getting students in and through college. Many of the students who entered our program were not… Read More

Woman Watches Fiancé Die, Charged With Warning Shot

Woman Watches Fiancé Die, Charged With Warning Shot

by #teamEBONY

A 26-year-old Illinois woman who fired warning shots at the gunman who killed her fiance is facing felony firearm charges. Ashley Harrison of Aurora… Read More

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Deeply Rooted: The Complex Equation of What Makes You Black

by William Bryant Miles

On Memorial Day, the groundbreaking miniseries, Roots, returns to television screens in grand fashion across the A+E Networks. But those… Read More

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Seriously? Student Booted From Graduation For Wearing Kente Cloth

by Britni Danielle

Looks like we can add another item to the growing list of things that may get Black students kicked out of graduation. In addition to beards… Read More

Investigators Looking Into DePaul University Noose Incident

Investigators Looking Into DePaul University Noose Incident

by #teamEBONY

Officials at Chicago’s DePaul University are investigating reports of a noose being found on its North Side campus Thursday afternoon. A statement… Read More

Cops in Freddie Gray Case Sue Baltimore Prosecutor

Cops in Freddie Gray Case Sue Baltimore Prosecutor

by #teamEBONY

Two Baltimore police officers facing criminal charges in the death of a young black man whose neck was broken in the back of a police van have sued… Read More

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