NYC official: City settles with Eric Garner's estate for $5.9 million

Garner Estate to Receive $5.9 Million Settlement

by #teamEBONY

Almost one year to the day after he died at the hands of New York City police officers -- an episode that fueled months of racially… Read More

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President Obama Commutes 46 Sentences

by JET

President Barack Obama cut the prison sentences of 46 non-violent offenders on Monday, including 14 who were serving life sentences… Read More

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by Damon Young

Let’s start with a concession that would seem to contradict the premise of this piece: They’re right. “They”… Read More

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Tanisha Anderson, like most of us, was trying to get it right when she was killed by Cleveland police.  Her story is not as… Read More

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by Jezebel

The New York Post reports that, during a meeting on Tuesday night, Bill Cosby’s wife Camille told a group of close… Read More

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In the antebellum years, there was nothing resembling an anti-slavery consensus in the North. America’s greatest philosopher… Read More

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Last month, scholar, activist and former political prisoner Angela Davis gave the keynote address at a Chicago rally in defense of… Read More

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by JET

A crowd of thousands gathered Friday among security officers and news crews to witness the historic removal of the Confederate flag… Read More

Confederate Flag Debates Move To High School Sports

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by Huffington Post

In the three weeks since nine Black churchgoers were massacred in Charleston, South Carolina, a national debate has erupted over… Read More

The kid from the ’hood who snapped an iconic Baltimore image

Devin Allen Opens Exhibit

by The Washington Post

Devin Allen plans to get the word “smile” tattooed on his trigger finger. It will be a nod to his West Baltimore ’hood… Read More

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