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Body Cam Video of Mentally Ill Black Man Killed by Police Released

by The Root

Controversial and graphic body-camera footage from a June 2014 officer-involved shooting of a mentally ill man in Dallas was released… Read More

Starbucks Has an Awkward Plan to Heal Race Relations in America

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by Slate

It looks like Starbucks is embarking on a well-meaning but slightly cringe-inducing attempt to bring some peace, love, and understanding… Read More

Cops on an 11-Year-Old Who Says She Was Raped: “Child’s Promiscuous Behavior Caused This”

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As Walters reports, Hicks-Best was abused as a small child before she was adopted by her parents, Veronica and Mayo Best. She certainly… Read More

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A new home. New money. A new car. New friends. And some old friends who aren't friends anymore. In the days after his… Read More

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by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master… Read More

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A 15-year-old girl was recently pummeled by six young women at a McDonald’s in Brooklyn. The six girls pulled at her hair and… Read More

Ferguson authorities say man confessed to shooting 2 officers

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by #teamEBONY

St. Louis County police arrested a 20-year-old man who has confessed to shooting and wounding two police officers during a demonstration… Read More

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by Slate

While the battle against Ebola in West Africa is headed in the right direction with transmissions falling drastically of late, the… Read More

Michelle Obama Gets Reporter Fired for Comparing Her to an Ape

Univision Reporter Fired for Remarks About Michelle Obama

by Jezebel

Rodner Figueroa, a Univision presenter was fired after he made racist comments about Michelle Obama. Even though he'd voted for… Read More

Two officers shot at protest outside of Ferguson police station

Two Police Officers Shot in Ferguson

by The Grio

The shots were fired hours after Ferguson’s mayor announced the resignation of Police Chief Thomas Jackson in the wake of a… Read More

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