Are Black Women Paying the Costs of Incarceration?<br />

Are Black Women Paying the Costs of Incarceration?

by Monique W. Morris

With more than 2.4 million people in jails and prisons, the United States spends $80 billion a year to sustain its system of incarceration—more… Read More

New Report Dispels Myths About Black, Affluent African- Americans

New Report Dispels Myths About Black, Affluent African- Americans

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In its latest report, Nielsen provides an inside look into affluent Black consumers. The report, Increasingly Affluent, Educated and Diverse:… Read More

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Aide to New York Governor Dies

by #teamEBONY

The attorney in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration who was struck by a stray bullet last week has died after being taken off life support… Read More

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Richard Sherman Speaks On Race Relations, Black Lives Matter Movement

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Richard Sherman spoke at length about race relations on Wednesday after an impostor made a social media post under his name that gained attention. Sherman… Read More

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Board Recommends Firing for Cop Who Killed Rekia Boyd

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A board that reviews allegations of misconduct by Chicago police officers recommended Wednesday that an officer who shot and killed an unarmed black… Read More

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An investigation into the arrest of a woman following a traffic stop earlier this summer and her death in a Texas jail cell three days later should… Read More

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[OP ED] Ferguson Commission Report: More of the Same Bad News

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Over the past year, the Ferguson Commission has met to discuss and study racial and economic gaps in St. Louis with the goal of proposing policy recommendations… Read More

One In Three

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by Glenn E. Martin

My journey to intellectual and spiritual freedom began in 1995 with the bone-crushing grip of a pair of NYPD handcuffs. What followed was a six-year… Read More

Chief Retires After Black Lives Matter Comment

Chief Retires After Black Lives Matter Comment

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A North Carolina town has approved the retirement of the police chief after he referred to the Black Lives Matter movement as a terrorist group in… Read More

School Mistakes Muslim Teen's Project for Bomb

School Mistakes Muslim Teen's Project for Bomb

by #teamEBONY

A 14-year-old boy was arrested by police in Texas after a homemade clock he wanted to show his school teachers was mistaken for a bomb. Ahmed… Read More

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