Sessions

AG Sessions Tries to Shoo Away Obama Admin U.S. Attorneys

by #teamEBONY

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is apparently making sure no vestiges of the Obama administration remain in the Justice Department now that he’s head of... Read More

John Legend Says Outdated Prisons Harm Kids, Praises Report on Reforms

John Legend Says Outdated Prisons Harm Kids, Praises Report on Reforms

by Shantell E. Jamison

Singer, songwriter and activist John Legend is committed to ending the school-to-prison pipeline. Through his #FREEAMERICA movement, the “Get Lifted” musician has been pushing... Read More

An Early Release for O.J. Simpson?

An Early Release for O.J. Simpson?

by Shantell E. Jamison

O.J. Simpson could be released from prison sooner than expected. CNN reports. He will have a parole hearing with the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners in July... Read More

Biggie Smalls

Where Brooklyn At? Biggie Smalls Even Reaches Congress

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Remember Rappin’ Duke? Dah-ha, Dah-ha? You never thought hip-hop would take it this far… But apparently Biggie Smalls did, thanks to a Brooklyn congressman who brought... Read More

Slager

Pre-Trial Hearing for Cop Who Killed Walter Scott Set for Next Week

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A former South Carolina police officer facing civil rights charges in the death of Walter Scott will soon be in federal court. Documents filed... Read More

Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings Sets Trump Straight on Anti-Black Rhetoric

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Rep. Elijah Cummings says he used his meeting with President Trump as an opportunity to tell him that his rhetoric on Black communities has... Read More

N.C. Officer Who Slammed 15-Year-Old to Ground Escapes Charges

N.C. Officer Who Slammed 15-Year-Old to Ground Escapes Charges

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A Wake County, N.C., grand jury has declined to charge a Rolesville High School officer for throwing a 15-year-old female student to the ground.... Read More

Trump

Trump Administration Considering $6 Billion Cut to HUD Budget

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The Trump administration is reportedly considering cutting the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s budget by more than $6 billion, The Washington Post reports. The... Read More

Herb Douglas

Olympian Herb Douglas Remembers the Legacy He Built in Sports and Business

by Christopher Harris

In Herb Douglas’ hometown of Pittsburgh, in the Hazelwood section, there’s a mural – painted in a dotted pattern – on 2nd Avenue, of him leaping... Read More

Black Junior Unofficially Elected as UA SGA President

Black Junior Unofficially Elected as UA SGA President

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An African-American University of Alabama junior has been elected student government president, breaking a significant barrier for the institution. Jared Hunter, whose Facebook page says... Read More