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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

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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

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The woman who survived an on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists in Virginia says the gunman never said a word. In her first public… Read More

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Black Kids Get Less Pain Medication in the ER than Whites

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Study: Inmate Families Suffer Grave Economic Hardships

Study: Inmate Families Suffer Grave Economic Hardships

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A survey of families that have a family member in jail or prison has found that nearly two-thirds struggle to meet their basic needs, including 50… Read More

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Judge Denies Ex-Cop Bond in Walter Scott Shooting Case

by #teamEBONY

A judge denied bail Monday for a white former South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black motorist, saying… Read More

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