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20 Months Later: Journalists Still Facing Charges From Ferguson Coverage

by #teamEBONY

Wesley Lowery a reporter for the Washington Post and Ryan Reilly, who writes for The Huffington Post, were among the many journalists who converged… Read More

Ex-Cop Convicted in Akai Gurley Shooting Given Light Sentence

Ex-Cop Convicted in Akai Gurley Shooting Given Light Sentence

by #teamEBONY

A former police officer convicted in the accidental shooting death of… Read More

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Final Hearing Set in Ferguson Settlement

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After months of negotiations and some late push and pull over the cost, the last public hearing is set for Tuesday on the U.S. Department of Justice's… Read More

The War on Drugs Isn't Even Working in Prison

The War on Drugs Isn't Even Working in Prison

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Twice a week, a line of prisoners forms outside the communal bathroom in the education building here at the California State Prison in Los Angeles… Read More

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Changes at Jail Where Sandra Bland Died Tough to Implement

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Several recommendations issued by a panel investigating the small-town Texas jail where Sandra Bland died could be difficult to implement, including… Read More

Conviction Stands for NYPD Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

Conviction Stands for NYPD Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

by #teamEBONY

A New York City police officer who fatally wounded an unarmed Black man in a public housing stairwell will face a manslaughter conviction, a judge… Read More

Obama to Address Howard University Commencement Ceremony

Obama to Address Howard University Commencement Ceremony

by #teamEBONY

The POTUS will speak at Howard University’s 2016 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May, 7, 2016. President Obama will address members… Read More

Baltimore's Nick Mosby Withdraws from Mayoral Race

Baltimore's Nick Mosby Withdraws from Mayoral Race

by #teamEBONY

Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby, 37, has dropped out of the mayoral race and threw his support behind state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh… Read More

Video Apparently Shows Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

Video Apparently Shows Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

Despite fears that they would not be seen again, a video released by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram appears to show a group of girls kidnapped… Read More

'Affluenza' Teen Sentenced to 2 Years Behind Bars

'Affluenza' Teen Sentenced to 2 Years Behind Bars

by #teamEBONY

A Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck is facing nearly two years in jail. The surprising… Read More

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