Tanisha Anderson was restrained in prone position; death ruled homicide

Tanisha Anderson's Death Ruled a Homicide

by #teamEBONY

Tanisha Anderson died as a result of being physically restrained in a prone position by Cleveland police on Nov. 13, the Cuyahoga… Read More

Oklahoma Legislator Proposes Hoodie Ban

Oklahoma Proposes Hoodie Ban

by Time

Oklahoma could join a list of states where it is illegal to wear a hoodie in public, if a state senator’s proposed bill goes… Read More

White Police Chief Draws Fire for Challenging Racism

Pittsburg Police Chief Under Fire for Challenging Police Racism

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Pittsburgh, Pa., Police Chief Cameron McLay thought he was practicing an important tenet of community policing when he obliged an… Read More

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by Tory Russell

As an organizer and activist in the Ferguson/Greater St. Louis community, I often wonder if we’re making an impact on this… Read More

Obama Responds to Black Teen's Christmas Wish: "I Just Wanna Be Safe"

Teen Asks Santa for Safety, President Obama Responds

by #teamEBONY

Thirteen-year-old Malik Bryant lives on Chicago's south side, in the high-crime Englewood neighborhood. In his letter to Santa… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The NYPD confirmed a report that arrests have plummeted in the wake of the murder of two police officers in Brooklyn on Dec. 20… Read More

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How Politics Influence How Whites View the Police

by The Washington Post

Few things matter more than race when it comes to views of police. But political views matter a lot as well. That was the… Read More

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Rep. Steve Scalise Gave Speech at White Supremacist Event

by Slate

The ghost of Rep. Steve Scalise’s (R-La.) political past made a surprise visit to the congressman’s political present… Read More

L.A.P.D. Releases Ezell Ford Autopsy

Ezell Ford Autopsy Released

by #teamEBONY

According to a police autopsy first obtained by the Los Angeles Times, Ezell Ford, an unarmed Black man, was shot three… Read More

Teen basketball players face 'I can't breathe' ban

Tournament Bans High School Team For Wearing "I Can't Breathe" Shirts

by #teamEBONY

The members of a California high school basketball team barred from participating in a tournament because they continued to wear… Read More

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