Family of Chicago Teen Fatally Shot By Police to Sue

Family of Chicago Teen Fatally Shot By Police to Sue

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The family of a 16-year-old boy fatally shot by Chicago police has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday… Read More

Harriet Tubman to Bump Andrew Jackson from Face of $20 Bill

Harriet Tubman to Bump Andrew Jackson from Face of $20 Bill

by #teamEBONY

Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist who was born a slave, will stand with George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin… Read More

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3 Officials To Be Charged in Flint Water Crisis

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Michigan's attorney general will announce criminal charges Wednesday against two state regulators and a Flint employee, alleging wrongdoing related… Read More

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20 Months Later: Journalists Still Facing Charges From Ferguson Coverage

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Wesley Lowery a reporter for the Washington Post and Ryan Reilly, who writes for The Huffington Post, were among the many journalists who converged… Read More

Ex-Cop Convicted in Akai Gurley Shooting Given Light Sentence

Ex-Cop Convicted in Akai Gurley Shooting Given Light Sentence

by #teamEBONY

A former police officer convicted in the accidental shooting death of… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

After months of negotiations and some late push and pull over the cost, the last public hearing is set for Tuesday on the U.S. Department of Justice's… Read More

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The War on Drugs Isn't Even Working in Prison

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Twice a week, a line of prisoners forms outside the communal bathroom in the education building here at the California State Prison in Los Angeles… Read More

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Changes at Jail Where Sandra Bland Died Tough to Implement

by #teamEBONY

Several recommendations issued by a panel investigating the small-town Texas jail where Sandra Bland died could be difficult to implement, including… Read More

Conviction Stands for NYPD Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

Conviction Stands for NYPD Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

by #teamEBONY

A New York City police officer who fatally wounded an unarmed Black man in a public housing stairwell will face a manslaughter conviction, a judge… Read More

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Obama to Address Howard University Commencement Ceremony

by #teamEBONY

The POTUS will speak at Howard University’s 2016 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May, 7, 2016. President Obama will address members… Read More

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