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Plea Deal Reached in Walter Bailey Shooting Death

by #teamEBONY

A white ex-police chief pleaded guilty Tuesday to misconduct in office in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man and was sentenced to a year… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

It seems like the "What year is this?!" question in reference to racial insensitivity and bigotry is worth asking more and more these days. There's… Read More

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The term “anchor baby” has dominated political conversation this summer, as 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls directly call for an… Read More

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Race has never been covered in more American media outlets than now, but Black life is far from a new subject for the hundreds of… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the… Read More

White House Is 'Looking Forward' to Kanye's 2020 President Bid

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Kanye West for 2020? The White House says it is anticipating the rapper's potential bid for president. West claimed he would run for… Read More

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During her stint as a public relations professional, Lauren Wesley Wilson noticed a serious lack of women who looked like her at… Read More

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North Carolina state prosecutors announced Friday that they won’t retry a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed… Read More

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The day before Hurricane Katrina changed New Orleans forever, Troy Sawyer of Troy Sawyer and the Elementz never could have imagined… Read More

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