How Ferguson Changed America

The Ferguson Effect on America

by Slate

With two police shootings in the weeks before, the world was watching—and thinking—when Brown was gunned down. Just two… Read More

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Jabbar Gibson, and How He Saved Dozens During Katrina

by #teamEBONY

In this corner of the old Fischer Projects, they will never forget the swollen drainage ditches, the mounds of tree branches and… Read More

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Footage Shows Cops Creating False Narrative of Sam DuBose's Death

by Slate

On Thursday, Tensing pled not guilty to murdering DuBose and his lawyer said the charges were unwarranted. Stewart Mathews also gave… Read More

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Ferguson Man Beaten by Cops Wins Appeal

by #teamEBONY

The Ferguson cops charged Henry Davis with destruction of property because he bled on their uniforms when they beat him. Then, as… Read More

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Department of Education Launches Pilot Pell Program for Incarcerated Individuals

by #teamEBONY

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to create a fairer, more effective criminal justice system, reduce recidivism… Read More

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O'Malley Debuts Criminal Justice Reform Plan

by Jamilah Lemieux

In the era (or perhaps, the dawn) of #BlackLivesMatter, it is unlikely that a Democratic… Read More

Martin O'Malley 2016

A Reinvestment and Rehabilitation Framework for America’s Criminal Justice System

by #teamEBONY

America’s criminal justice system is badly in need of reform. For too long our justice system has reinforced our country’s… Read More

Ray Tensing

Ray Tensing Pleads Not Guilty

by JET

A University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a motorist after stopping him over a missing front license plate pleaded not guilty… Read More

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Doing the Work at the Movement for Black Lives Convening

by H. Kapp Klote

The Movement for Black Lives Convening was a historic moment: 1,500 Black people from across the country came to Cleveland to be… Read More

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Reince Priebus Addresses National Urban League Conference

by Daniel Kerry

Earlier this week, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus spoke at the 2015 National Urban League Conference in Ft. Lauderdale… Read More

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