Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Tyshawn Lee

Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Tyshawn Lee

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The Structural Racism of St. Louis County

by The Washington Post

Some of the towns in St. Louis County can derive 40 percent or more of their annual revenue from the petty fines and fees collected… Read More

Human Rights Lawyer Arrested For Standing On NYC Sidewalk Waiting For Kids To Use Bathroom

Human Rights Lawyer Arrested for "Standing While Muslim"

by #teamEBONY

Chaumtoli Huq, 42, was standing outside of Ruby Tuesday on July 19th when her husband and children went into the restaurant to use… Read More

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Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past… Read More

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NAACP Supports Justice Department's Decision to Investigate Ferguson Police

by #teamEBONY

United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice will launch a broad civil… Read More

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Henry McCollum and Leon Brown Exonerated After 30 Years in Prison

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Henry McCollum, North Carolina’s longest-serving death row inmate, and his half-brother Leon Brown were released after more… Read More

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Ferguson Police Department Probed by Justice Department

by The Washington Post

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. this week will launch a broad civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department… Read More

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Atlanta Mother Killed, Burned By Cop She Met Online

by Ravelle Worthington

An Atlanta policeman has been arrested and charged with murdering Atlanta mother Vernicia Woodard in August. A Hapeville… Read More

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Media Outlets Construct Mike Brown's (Thug) Life After Death

by Michael Arceneaux

I’m all for keeping the story of Michael Brown alive, but not in the context of creating a narrative that perpetuates the status… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Theodore "Ted" Wafer, a 55-year-old Dearborn Heights man whom a jury found guilty of second-degree murder Aug. 7 for the… Read More

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Kindergartner Badly Injured on Playground, School Claims Accident

by The Root

One Mississippi mom is demanding answers after she went to pick up her daughter from elementary school late last month, only to find… Read More

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