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A Look Back on the Death of Mike Brown in Ferguson

by Teddy Grant   Aug 09, 2018

Thursday marks the four-year anniversary of the fatal police shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Brown’s death at the hands of... Read More

Alton Sterling

Officers Won’t be Charged in Shooting Death of Alton Sterling, Says Louisiana Attorney General

by Teddy Grant   Mar 27, 2018

Two White police officers won’t be charged in the  2016 shooting death of Alton Sterling, the Louisiana attorney general said Tuesday. In July 2016, Baton... Read More

Alton Sterling

Feds Decline to Charge Cops in Alton Sterling Case, But Family Still Wants Justice

by #teamEBONY   May 03, 2017

The federal decision, first reported on Tuesday, that Alton Sterling’s shooting death was not the fault of the policemen who shot him was made... Read More

Alton Sterling

Report: Justice Department Declines to Charge Officers in Alton Sterling Shooting

by #teamEBONY   May 02, 2017

The two Baton Rouge, La., policemen who were involved in the shooting death of Alton Sterling will not face federal charges in the case, according... Read More

Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling Protesters Sue City Once Again

by #TEAMEBONY with AP   Mar 27, 2017

Protesters who demonstrated against the police-involved shooting death of Alton Sterling have filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Baton Rouge. Attorneys from... Read More

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American Concerns Over Race Relations at Record High, Poll Says

by #teamEBONY   Mar 16, 2017

A record high number of Americans say they are worried about the state of race relations in the country, according to a new poll,... Read More

A Marathon Vigil In Memory of Alton Sterling

A Marathon Vigil In Memory of Alton Sterling

by Mable Ivory   Aug 12, 2016

Outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where Alton Sterling was slain by the police a week ago, the community gathered... Read More

Black People Have No Reason to Trust the Police<br />

Black People Have No Reason to Trust the Police

by AJ Springer   Aug 12, 2016

Almost two years ago, the world watched Eric Garner die at the hands of police officers on an endless loop, the consequences of the... Read More

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No, We Don’t Need to Have a Conversation About Race

by Michael Harriot   Aug 12, 2016

“We need to talk.” Those four words send chills down the spine of everyone who ever hears them. The phrase is a universal red... Read More

Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling’s Son Urges Protesters to Act Peacefully

by #teamEBONY   Aug 12, 2016

The son of a Louisiana man who was fatally wounded by two white Baton Rouge police officers wants protesters to act in a peaceful manner.... Read More