Did the EPA Fail to Protect a Black Community from Environmental Racism?

Did the EPA Fail to Protect a Black Community from Environmental Racism?

by Jazelle Hunt

Over the last 14 years, a landfill has been consuming Ronald Smith’s hometown. The aptly named Stone’s Throw Landfill is situated… Read More

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Martin Luther King's Decades Old "Lost" Speech Surfaces

by Charles Robinson

As the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday approached this year, the National Press Club recently went public last week with excerpts from… Read More

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The Amazing Race (of People)

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Mr. Harry Belafonte, 88, a legend among men, a king among kings, is the embodiment of Black resistance. A born star, and Hollywood royalty… Read More

Report: Jurors Were 1 Vote Shy From Acquitting William Porter

Report: Jurors Were 1 Vote Shy From Acquitting William Porter

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The jury in the trial of Baltimore Police Officer William Porter was one vote shy of acquitting him of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 25-year-old… Read More

Frustrated Chicago Leaders Decline Mayor's MLK Event Invite

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A growing group of city leaders plans to boycott Chicago’s Rev. Martin Luther King peace breakfast, reports say, due to controversy over concerns… Read More

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Freddie Gray Case Trials Delayed, Baltimore Grows Impatient

by Charles Robinson

The delay in the trials of the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray leaves the fate of the accused uncertain and Baltimore's demand… Read More

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Freedom Kids Awkwardly Sing for Donald Trump

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by #teamEBONY

A journal left behind by the gunman who launched a mass attack in a Louisiana movie theater last summer did not provide a clear motive for the deadly… Read More

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Baltimore Approves $200,000 Police Van Safety Budget

by #teamEBONY

Baltimore officials have approved spending $200,000 for equipment meant to improve the safety of police department vans for the city. The… Read More

Are Chicago's School Principals Ready to Walk Away?

Are Chicago's School Principals Ready to Walk Away?

by Marilyn Rhames

Reprinted with permission of Educationpost.org  If… Read More

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