White Tulsa Police Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting

White Tulsa Police Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting

by Shantell E. Jamison   May 18, 2017

A White Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist last year has been found not guilty in his death, CNN reports. Officer... Read More

Cleon Brown

White Cop Learns of African Ancestry, Sues Police Dept. for Discrimination

by #teamEBONY   May 11, 2017

It sounds like this police department and city had deep-seeded issues with race long before Cleon Brown got his ancestry results. Read More

Trial Begins for White Cop Who Killed Terence Crutcher

Trial Begins for White Cop Who Killed Terence Crutcher

by Shantell E. Jamison   May 11, 2017

The manslaughter trial for a White Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist is underway, ABC News reports. Betty Shelby, 43, shot... Read More

Boko Haram has reportedly been behind a string of terrorist attacks in Nigeria.

Remaining 82 Nigerian Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Now Free

by Brittany Fennell   May 09, 2017

The remaining 82 have been freed in exchange for detained suspects. This was the largest release negotiated by the Nigerian government. Read More

This Just In: Aaron Hernandez Granted Abatement!

This Just In: Aaron Hernandez Granted Abatement!

by #teamEBONY   May 09, 2017

Aaron Hernandez was just granted abatement by Massachusetts judge on his 2015 conviction for the murder of Odin Lloyd meaning his case is to be vacated. Read More

University of Texas Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

University of Texas Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

by #teamEBONY   May 01, 2017

One person is dead and three others were wounded following a stabbing attack that took place at the University of Texas campus Monday. ABC... Read More

lebron james cavaliers playoffs

[Black Lens] NBA Playoffs Heat Up, Rick Ross is Still a Boss: The Week in Photos

by #teamEBONY   Apr 21, 2017

This week saw the first full week of the NBA Playoffs and no surprise the headliners were Cleveland’s LeBron James, Golden State’s Steph Curry... Read More

Aramis Ayala

Noose Sent to Fla. State Attorney Aramis Ayala’s Office

by #teamEBONY   Apr 20, 2017

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a noose mailed to Orange-Osceola State Attorney, Aramis Ayala, Orlando Weekly reports. Chief Investigator, Eric Edwards, contacted... Read More

Malia Obama

White House Stalker Who Harassed Malia Obama Captured

by #teamEBONY   Apr 19, 2017

A Brooklyn, New York, man was detained by the U.S. Secret service for stalking and harassing Malia Obama, The New York Daily News reports.... Read More

Nigeria

[Black Lens] Still Waiting to Bring Back Our Girls, Big Sean Takes Philly

by #teamEBONY   Apr 14, 2017

This week in Black photos, we managed to capture a demonstration recognizing that it’s been three years since the Boko Haram in Nigeria kidnapped... Read More