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Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

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Officer Charged With Raping 8 Black Women Finds Support Online

Money Raised for Cop Charged with Raping Eight Black Women

by The Root

Daniel Holtzclaw, the Oklahoma City police officer arrested in August and charged with sexually abusing eight Black women, has supporters… Read More

Ferguson Cops Start Wearing Body Cameras

Body Cameras for Ferguson Police

by Huffington Post

Police in the St. Louis suburb where a White officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras. The… Read More

Leading Anti-Marijuana Academics Are Paid by Painkiller Drug Companies

Many Anti-Marijuana Academics Paid by Pharmaceutical Firms

by #teamEBONY

As Americans continue to embrace pot—as medicine and for recreational use—opponents are turning to a set of academic… Read More

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Kwasi Enin Going to Yale

by #teamEBONY

Kwasi Enin is taking his brains to Yale. In a move usually reserved for highly recruited athletes, a suburban New York high school… Read More

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Michael Sam Showers, Blue Ivy Grows and You Are Still a Loser

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

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by #teamEBONY

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Officers from St. Ann, Glendale off the job after actions during Ferguson protests

Officer Caught on Tape Saying "I Will F*cking Kill You" to Protestors Resigns

by #teamEBONY

Ray Albers resigned after the city's board of police commissioners met and recommended to the board of aldermen that he… Read More

Protesters march on West Side after fatal police-involved shooting

Protestors March in Chicago After Teen is Killed by Police

by #teamEBONY

About 500 people marched on the West Side of Chicago Wednesday evening to protest a police-involved shooting that claimed the life… Read More

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Unarmed Black Man Arrested, Tased for "Sitting While Black"

by #teamEBONY

Lollie was at a store in St. Paul, Minneapolis, when the incident occurred. Lollie was waiting in a public seating area when a store… Read More

Federal Lawsuit Seeks $40 Million in Damages From Ferguson Area Police

Ferguson, Missouri Faces $40 Million Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY

In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive… Read More

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