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A state senator and other Black leaders on Thursday called for the Justice Department to investigate the fatal shooting of a Black… Read More

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No sooner than I prepared to write about our community’s response to one of the most… Read More

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Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week… Read More

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by JET

An off-duty St. Louis police officer shot and killed a Black 18-year-old who had fired at him, authorities said Thursday. The killing… Read More

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He liked to joke around with his neighbors. And he always lent them a helping hand. The neighbors say that Thomas Eric Duncan's… Read More

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One of Alabama’s top high school football players has died of an apparent suicide.  Hazel… Read More

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A mass shooting killed one person and wounded five members of the same family Saturday, A confrontation led to fight, which ended… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Two NYPD officers are under criminal investigation after punching and using a gun to bash a 16-year-old suspect in the face despite… Read More

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