Shaneka Thompson

Shaneka Thompson's Life Matters

by Thandisizwe Chimurenga

Twenty-nine-year old Shaneka Thompson was the first victim of Ismaiyil Brinsley, the man alleged to have executed two NYPD officers… Read More

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Activists Criticize NYPD Attempt to Silence Movement

by #teamEBONY

Activists issued a scathing statement this afternoon in response to recent attempts by the NYPD to silence the efforts of citizens… Read More

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Assata Shakur Will Not be Extradited

by #teamEBONY

Cuban officials have officially given a sense of what, exactly, will happen to American fugitives who've taken refuge on the… Read More

Eric Garner's Daughter Offers Support to Families of Slain NYPD Officers

Emerald Garner Supports Families of Murdered Officers

by #teamEBONY

Emerald Garner, whose father Eric died after police used a choke hold on him during an arrest, came to the New York City Police Memorial… Read More

Mayor Bill De Blasio Asks That Protests Be Put On Hold Until After Officers' Funerals

Bill De Blasio Requests that Protests Stop Until After Funerals

by Huffington Post

Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed his condolences to the family of two murdered NYPD officers while asking the public to put aside protests… Read More

New Cosby Accuser Says He Assaulted Her in the 1970s

Bill Cosby Facing New Accusation

by #teamEBONY

A new woman is accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault, claiming the comedian raped her in his Detroit hotel room in the 1970s. Kathy… Read More

Slimy Baltimore FOX Affiliate Caught Faking "Kill a Cop" Protest Chant

News Station Fakes "Kill a Cop" Protest

by #teamEBONY

Last night, Baltimore's WBFF aired a video of protesters chanting "kill a cop"– evidence, it claimed, of murderously… Read More


As Cuba's Doors Slowly Open,
What Comes Next?

by Ericka Blount Danois

Gai Spann, travel artist and founder of Spanning… Read More

Q-Tip Schools Iggy Azalea on Hip Hop History And We're All Better For It

Iggy Azalea Gets Lesson in Hip-Hop from Q-Tip

by Jezebel

The past week has been rough for Iggy Azalea. Not only has she been duking it out with Azealia Banks, but this weekend, she was the… Read More

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The Police Aren’t Under Attack. Institutionalized Racism Is.

Racism, Not Cops, Under Attack

by #teamEBONY

In a Dec. 21, 2014 article about the shooting, the Los Angeles Times referred to the New York City protests as “anti-police… Read More

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