1.5 Million Missing Black Men

America's Missing Black Men

by #teamEBONY

In New York, almost 120,000 Black men between the ages of 25 and 54 are missing from everyday life. In Chicago, 45,000 are, and more… Read More

Black suspect dies after Baltimore cops break his spine in ‘brutal’ police beating

Black Man Dies After Police Break His Spine

by #teamEBONY

A man injured after being arrested by the Baltimore police died Sunday, according to the Baltimore Sun. Freddie Gray had… Read More

Up to 700 Feared Dead in Migrant Shipwreck Off Libya

700 Libyan Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Capsizes

by Slate

As many as 700 people are feared dead after a fishing boat capsized in waters off Libya Saturday night in what could be the deadliest… Read More

Police, Officials Resign After Missouri Town Elects First Black Mayor

Election of Black Female Mayor Causes Mass Resignations

by #teamEBONY

Five out of Parma, Missouri’s six police officers resigned this week before Tyrus Byrd, the town’s first African-American… Read More

Loretta Lynch

How Loretta Lynch is Being Treated Unfairly by the Senate

by The Washington Post

BACK FROM its Easter break, the Senate confirmed its first judicial nomination of the year on Tuesday, and it did so unanimously… Read More

Libya migrants: Sight of rescuers 'led to capsize'

Close to 400 Libyan Migrants Die as Boat Capsizes

by #teamEBONY

A shipwreck in which about 400 migrants are feared to have died off Libya this week was caused by excitement at the sight of rescuers… Read More

New brain science shows poor kids have smaller brains than affluent kids

Study: Poverty Damages the Brain

by The Washington Post

New research that shows poor children have smaller brains than affluent children has deepened the national debate about ways to narrow… Read More

Jail for 9 of 10 ex-educators in Atlanta test-cheating case

Jail for Nine of the 10 Atlanta Ex-Educators in Test Cheating Conspiracy

by The Grio

In the sentencing hearing for 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a test-cheating conspiracy, all but one received… Read More

Mayor backs $5.5 million reparations deal for Burge police torture victims

Chicago Mayor Supports $5 Million Reparations Plan for Police Torture Victims

by #teamEBONY

The city of Chicago on Tuesday sought to put to rest one of its most persistent scandals, proposing a $5.5 million reparations fund… Read More

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STOP PUNISHING PREGNANT TEENS

by Yamani Hernandez

This week, in Sierra Leone, all but “visibly pregnant girls” are welcome to return to school after nine months of the… Read More

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