The Freddie Gray Trial Begins: What to Expect

The Freddie Gray Trial Begins: What to Expect

After months of nervous anticipation in Baltimore, the first of six trials of officers accused in the death will start the city on an uncertain path [read more]

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Video Emerges of Police Killing John Crawford III

by Huffington Post

The recently released video appears to show 22-year-old John Crawford III being fired upon just seconds after police encounter him… Read More

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14-Year-Old Killed by Policeman in Louisiana

by #teamEBONY

A deputy in the Terrebone Parish Sheriff's Office shot and killed a 14-year-old boy as two deputies investigated reports of a… Read More


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There is an epidemic raging across the United States, a plague that is ravishing communities of color one by one. No, it is not Ebola… Read More

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What Happens When a Cop Kills a Black Man?
Again, Nothing

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Prosecutors in Beavercreek, OH announced yesterday that a grand jury would not indict Beavercreek Police Officer Sean Williams… Read More

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Cops Who Killed John Crawford III Will Not Be Indicted

by #teamEBONY

A special grand jury has decided not to indict the officers in the Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart shooting of John Crawford III. The… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

There are currently 44 African American members of Congress. Next year there will be three more, to bring the total to 47. That will… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

An NYPD officer was caught on a disturbing video tackling a clearly pregnant woman and riding her to the ground early Saturday in… Read More

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Mike Brown Memorial Burned Down

by #teamEBONY

A memorial for 18-year-old Michael Brown who was killed by a Ferguson police officer last month burned down Tuesday morning. Capt… Read More

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How Reparations Could Happen

by #teamEBONY

Reparations will amount to a transfer of wealth from the more powerful to the more powerless. This is the closest approximation of… Read More

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The Ebola Outbreak Continues to Devastate

by Slate

It’s nine months into the biggest Ebola outbreak in history, and the situation is only going from bad to worse. The outbreak… Read More

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