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by The Root

A 27-year-old African American reporter who committed herself to covering the Blackest, most neglected portion of the District of… Read More

Oklahoma Investigating Tulsa Sheriff's Office After Eric Harris Shooting

Tulsa Sheriff's Office Investigated After Shooting Death of Eric Harris

by #teamEBONY

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation announced on Monday that it is opening a formal inquiry into the sheriff’s office… Read More

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A Direct Line Between Love and Hate
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by Phillip Agnew

Imagination is deeply entrenched in American ethos. From the “American Dream” to American “History” to “American… Read More

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Police Account of Fatal Shooting Apparently Contradicted by Photo

by #teamEBONY

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Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

Close to 400 People Shot and Killed by Police in America This Year

by The Washington Post

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by #teamEBONY

Two former Chicago police officers thought it was okay to pose in a picture depicting a Black detainee as a hunted animal. Seriously… Read More

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Racist Death Penalty Case to be Reviewed by Supreme Court

by Slate

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Chicago Cop Accused of Punching Pregnant Woman in the Stomach

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by D. Smith

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The GOP's Embrace of Anti-Islamic Bigotry

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by The Atlantic

Republican presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham said earlier this month that “Everything that starts with ‘Al’ in… Read More

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82-Year-Old Black Man Sues After Hip Broken by SWAT Team

by The Root

Herman Crisp was just sitting outside, smoking a cigarette, in late September when, he says, Georgetown, Texas, deputies in full… Read More

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