Brooklyn Nine-Nine

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Star Terry Crews on How His Life Influenced the Show’s Take on Racial Profiling

by Crystal Shaw-King

Brooklyn Nine-Nine is the antithesis of a hard-boiled crop drama. Instead of dramatic, ripped-from-the-headlines cases, the series depicts the lighter side of law enforcement... Read More

Bail

Banking While Black: In Lawsuit, Man Accuses Bank of Racial Profiling

by #teamEBONY

A Black man who claims he was illegally detained at a Florida Fifth Third Bank branch has filed a lawsuit against the financial institution,... Read More

Study: Black Men Perceived As Physically More Dangerous

Study: Black Men Perceived As Physically More Dangerous

by #teamEBONY

Despite Black and White men being the same weight and height, people perceive African-Americans as physically more dangerous, a new study finds. According to... Read More

Road to Sandra Bland's alma mater named for her

Sandra Bland Act Would Revamp Profiling Laws in Texas

by #TEAMEBONY with AP

The first sweeping police overhaul proposed in Texas following a Black woman’s 2015 death in jail after a confrontational traffic stop would revamp racial... Read More

Black Cop Says He Was Unfairly Detained by Police

Black Cop Says He Was Unfairly Detained by Police

by #teamEBONY

An off-duty D.C. police officer said he was inappropriately searched, tackled and detained by Prince George’s County Police officers who were looking for a gunman near... Read More

Another Trayvon Martin? NC ‘Neighborhood Watchman’ Kills Black Man

Another Trayvon Martin? NC ‘Neighborhood Watchman’ Kills Black Man

by #teamEBONY

 A Raleigh, North Carolina Black man is dead after being killed by a white homeowner who told police that he was "locked and loaded"... Read More

Wife of Popular Pastor Allegedly Profiled, Assaulted on American Airlines Flight

Wife of Popular Pastor Allegedly Profiled, Assaulted on American Airlines Flight

by Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts


Recently, TMZ posted an article and video alleging that Aventer Gray, the wife of  Associate Pastor John Grayat of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, and... Read More

Black Lives Matter Group, Police Hold Barbecue

Black Lives Matter Group, Police Hold Barbecue

by #teamEBONY

A Black Lives Matter group based in Wichita, Kansas originally planned a protest Sunday, but decided to have a cookout with police instead, USA Today reports.... Read More

When Racial Profiling Involves Pro Athletes

When Racial Profiling Involves Pro Athletes

by Kenneth St. George

The Atlanta Hawks traveled to Madison Square Garden on a crisp, October evening to face off against the New York Knicks. At the end... Read More