Thousands Spend Time in Jail for Being Poor, UCLA Finds

Thousands Spend Time in Jail for Being Poor, UCLA Finds

by Shantell E. Jamison

A UCLA report is revealing some shocking information about the less fortunate. According to researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles, $19... Read More

The Rage: Roger Guenveur Smith on Netflix Premiere of ‘Rodney King’

The Rage: Roger Guenveur Smith on Netflix Premiere of ‘Rodney King’

by LaToya Cross

“Can we all get along?” It was more of a plea than a question, when Rodney King spoke those words on May 1, 1992.... Read More

Netflix Bringing 1969  LAPD Raid on Black Panthers to Screen

Netflix Bringing 1969 LAPD Raid on Black Panthers to Screen

by #teamEBONY

The LAPD raid on the Black Panthers was intensely problematic from the start on December 9, 1969. Five days prior, revolutionary activist and leader... Read More

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Detective Probing Derrick Rose Rape Allegations Dead of Gunshot Wound

by #teamEBONY

The Los Angles police detective handling the investigation of rape allegations against NBA star Derrick Rose is dead after she was found with a... Read More

2 Men Killed by LAPD in Less than 2 Days: 8 Things to Know

2 Men Killed by LAPD in Less than 2 Days: 8 Things to Know

by Shantell E. Jamison

For the second time in less than 28 hours, Los Angeles officials are investigating yet another death of a man of color at the hands... Read More

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Protests in Death of L.A. Teen Continue, Community Seeks Answers

by #teamEBONY

A southern Los Angeles neighborhood saw heated protests for the second night in a row Sunday over the shooting death of an African-American man... Read More

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Derrick Rose Under Criminal Investigation for Alleged Rape

by #teamEBONY

As the beginning of the 2016-17 NBA season draws near, one of its star players is facing legal trouble, and possible criminal charges over... Read More

grim sleeper Lonnie Franklin Jr.

The Grim Sleeper and the Invisibility of Black Female Victims

by Britni Danielle

On Thursday, Lonnie D. Franklin Jr. was convicted of murdering 10 people–nine Black women and a teenager–over the course of two decades in South... Read More

LAPD Investigating Knife Purportedly Found at O.J. Simpson’s Former Home

LAPD Investigating Knife Purportedly Found at O.J. Simpson’s Former Home

by #teamEBONY

Los Angeles police detectives are investigating a knife purportedly found some time ago at the former home of O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of murder charges... Read More

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Looks Back at the Rodney King Incident 25 Years Later

by The Marshall Project

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. spoke with Bill Keller, Editor-in-Chief of The Marshall Project, a non-profit news organization which focuses on the American criminal justice... Read More