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Mothers of the Movement: Clinton Will Say Our Children’s Name

In the fight for justice and acknowledging the humanity of African Americans, these women trust…

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Neil Degrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson Opens Up About His Experiences with Police

Neil deGrasse Tyson posts a very current-news relevant chapter from his 2004 memoir, 'The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist' on his Facebook page.

Neil deGrasse Tyson posts a very current-news relevant chapter from his 2004 memoir, ‘The Sky…

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[RECAP] #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat With Guest Mbye Njie

Njie shares what motivated him to create his app, Legal Equalizer

Here is a recap of Black Enterprise’s Driving Innovation Twitter Chat with guest Mbye Njie,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Fort Worth,Texas, Welcomes First African American Police Chief

Joel Fitzgerald says he's ready to listen and embrace new ideas from the community

Joel Fitzgerald, former police chief of Missouri City near Houston and, most recently, Allentown, Pennsylvania,…

By Courtney Connley

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Kim Royster to Become Highest-Ranking Black Woman in NYPD History

Royster's promotion comes in the wake of Commissioner Bratton's efforts to diversify his force

NYPD’s Deputy Chief Kim Royster will be promoted to chief, making her the highest-ranking black…

By Courtney Connley

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Canadian Woman Files Lawsuit Against D.C. Police Department

The former MPD employee is suing for back pay, punitive damages, and legal cost

The former MPD employee, Laurie J. Samuel, is suing DC police for back pay, punitive…

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Ferguson Officials Hire Black Interim Police Chief

Andre Anderson tasked with restoring trust between the Ferguson community and police

Ferguson, Missouri officials announce Andre Anderson as the new interim police chief.

By Courtney Connley

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Baltimore Mayor Replaces Police Commissioner Batts

Rawlings-Blake says the decision is in the best interest of the people of Baltimore

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake fires Police Commissioner Anthony Batts amid a surge in city violence

By Courtney Connley

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Diddy Revolt TV

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Released On Bail Following Arrest at UCLA

The mogul got into altercation with son's football coach

A source close to Diddy claims “that he acted in self-defense”. According to the source,…

By Michael Tolbert

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Programs Aim at Easing Tensions Between Students and Police

Attempt to bridge divide between law enforcement and black youth

Efforts emerge to quell the tension between law enforcement and the communities they serve, but…

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Percentage of African Americans in U.S. Police Department Has Remained Flat Since Pre-Recession

Survey shows overall minority numbers have increased, but percentage of black officers remains the same

Survey from the U.S. Department of Justice shows the percentage of African American police officers…

By Courtney Connley

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At National Police Week, Police Are Forced To Reflect On Social Climate

Officers give their take on the current social climate, in advance of Peace Officers Memorial Day

“I’ve gotta tell you — the current situation is about as bad as I’ve seen…”…

By Michael Tolbert

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UFC Fighter Jon Jones Stripped of His Title, Suspended Indefinitely

Things have gone from bad to worse for the former champion

Things have gone from bad to worse for former UFC champion Jon Jones.

By Michael Tolbert

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Walter Scott Case: White Officer Michael Slager Charged with Murder in South Carolina

The video leaked to the public Tuesday April 7, which resulted in the state filing charges

White officer Michael T. Slager has been charged with the murder of Walter Scott on…

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Police Dogs Attack HBCU Student for Not Assisting Officers

A Norfolk State University student suffers open wounds

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Norfolk police reportedly allowed police dogs to attack London Colvin, an Army Reservist and Junior at…

By Essence Gant

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President Obama to Invest in More Police Body Cameras

White House creates new initiative to fund 50,000 body cameras for police officials

President Obama to invest in more police body cameras and law enforcement training

By Courtney Connley

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black teens arrested bus stop

Standing While Black? Teens Arrested in Rochester at Bus Stop

Three teenage students were arrested while waiting for a bus to a scrimmage game

Three students in Rochester, NY were arrested the day before Thanksgiving for standing in front…

By Sasha King

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Grandmother Witnesses Cop Kill Sleeping Girl, 7

Officer testifies the grandmother may have bumped him or grabbed his gun

Girl was killed in 2010 when police raided the wrong Detroit apartment in search of…

By Aaron Morrison

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Chicago PD Under Fire for Offensive Brochure

Tasteless brochure sparks community rage.

How do they have the time to do this in a crime ridden city?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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Death Of Handcuffed Man In Police Custody Ruled A Suicide

Police claim the 21-year-old shot himself in the head while handcuffed in a police car

Police claim the 21-year-old shot himself in the head while handcuffed in a police car

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How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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