Live Streamed Video Shows Death of Another Black Man at Police Hands

Live Streamed Video Shows Death of Another Black Man at Police Hands

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The aftermath of a police-involved shooting was captured on Facebook Live by a woman identifying herself as the victim’s girlfriend. The video… Read More

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Book Excerpt: 'Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching'

by Mychal Denzel Smith

I don’t remember what I was doing when George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin. I’m sure I was watching the All-Stars game, as I had done… Read More

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Just the Facts: The Questions Surrounding Alton Sterling's Death

by #teamEBONY

Protests in Baton Rouge are growing as residents there demand to know the details behind the Read More

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Two weeks ago, Democrats sat-in on the House floor overnight to bolster gun-control legislation. But one of the bill’s biggest boosters was… Read More

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Asking Her Partner to Share the Load Could Save a Black Woman’s Life

by Josie Pickens

One piece of advice I give young women most as they set their sights on marriage is to make sure they marry people who are willing to be their full… Read More

Third Officer in Freddie Gray Case Opts for Bench Trial

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by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors could have an uphill battle trying Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice in the death of Freddie Gray. The judge says they can't use 4,000… Read More

Female Genital Mutilation: Our Issue, Together

Female Genital Mutilation: Our Issue, Together

by Jaha Dukureh

When I was 15 years old, I was sent from my home country, Gambia, to the Bronx in New York City for an arranged marriage. At the time, I didn’t… Read More

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Will More Black Celebrities Speak Up About Racism Now?

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“But freedom is somehow always conditional here. You’re free, they keep telling us. But she would have been alive if she hadn’t… Read More

Phoenix Serial Killer Believed to Be Targeting People of Color

Phoenix Serial Killer Believed to Be Targeting People of Color

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Nearly a month after a Phoenix man was gunned down in his driveway as he returned home from his job at a group home, detectives are still searching… Read More

For Some, Section 8 is Affordable Housing Nightmare

For Some, Section 8 is Affordable Housing Nightmare

by Drew Johnson / Urban News Service

Congress created Section 8 vouchers to offer low-income Americans “decent, safe and sanitary housing in the private market,” as U.S. Department… Read More

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