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Lilly Workneh

This Striking Image Shows A Different Side Of America's Racist History

HuffingtonPost.com | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.19.2015 | Black Voices

When photographer Tyler Shields captured the provocative photo of a naked black man hanging a white Klansman from a tree branch, he considered his wor...

Sybrina Fulton Lends Voice To Art Exhibit: 'I Am Trayvon Martin'

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2015 | Black Voices

Sybrina Fulton, mother of the slain teenager Trayvon Martin, spoke on a panel discussion in Los Angeles at Manifest Justice, an art activist showcase ...

Investigation Of Tamir Rice's Death Is Mostly Complete, Sheriff Says

Reuters | Kim Palmer | Posted 05.13.2015 | Black Voices

CLEVELAND, May 12 (Reuters) - An Ohio sheriff looking into the death of a 12-year-old boy shot by two Cleveland police officers while he played with a...

Prosecutor To Announce Decision On Police Shooting Of Anthony Robinson

The Huffington Post | Mary Reardon | Posted 05.11.2015 | Black Voices

MADISON, Wis., May 10 (Reuters) - A county prosecutor will announce on Tuesday whether a Madison, Wisconsin police officer will face charges in the fa...

Prince Performs Phenomenal 'Rally For Peace' Show In Baltimore

Reuters | Lacey Johnson | Posted 05.14.2015 | Black Voices

BALTIMORE, May 10 (Reuters) - Reclusive rocker Prince took the stage on Sunday in a "Rally 4 Peace" concert in response to the death of a 25-year-old ...

Moms March This Mother's Day Weekend To Declare End To Police Killings

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.10.2015 | Black Voices

A "Million Moms March" was held in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, rallying together a large crowd of mothers whose children have been killed by police...

Freddie Gray's Family Is 'Satisfied' With Charges Against Officers

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.01.2015 | Black Voices

The family of Freddie Gray on Friday applauded the news that Gray’s death had been ruled a homicide and that criminal charges were being brought aga...

May Day Rallies Address Police Brutality, Race In Cities Nationwide

AP | Amy Taxin | Posted 05.01.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds marched and rallied in U.S. cities on Friday to demand more rights for workers and immigrants and an end to police bruta...

Lilly Workneh

Baltimore Protesters Rejoice Over Charges In Freddie Gray's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.01.2015 | Black Voices

It wasn’t expected -- but it was welcome. Many Baltimore residents applauded Friday's announcement from State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby that F...

Protesters Plan May Day March For Freddie Gray

Reuters | Scott Malone and Ian Simpson | Posted 05.01.2015 | Black Voices

BALTIMORE, May 1 (Reuters) - Protesters and the family of a 25-year-old black man who died of injuries sustained while in police custody planned a May...

Scott Conroy

Rand Paul, Martin O'Malley Weigh In On Walter Scott Shooting

HuffingtonPost.com | Scott Conroy | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

Several 2016 White House contenders, including Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), on Wednesday commented on the South Carolina shooting death of an unarmed black...

Family Of Anthony Hill, Unarmed Man Killed By Police, Launches Own Investigation

Reuters | Rich McKay | Posted 03.26.2015 | Black Voices

(Reuters) - The family of an unarmed, naked black man shot dead by police earlier this month said on Wednesday that they have launched their own inves...

'Anonymous' Launch Cyber Attack On Madison After Tony Robinson Killing

The Huffington Post | Carey Gillam | Posted 03.11.2015 | Black Voices

(Reuters) - Cyber attackers are targeting city and county computer systems in Madison, Wisconsin, in retaliation for the shooting death of a 19-year-o...

NYC To Pay Family Nearly $4 Million For Police Killing Of Ramarley Graham

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 04.01.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City agreed Friday to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2...

Mariah Stewart

Antonio Martin's Girlfriend Grieves: 'He Didn't Deserve To Die'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mariah Stewart | Posted 12.25.2014 | Black Voices

BERKELEY, Mo. - The girlfriend of Antonio Martin says she hasn’t been able to sleep since a police officer fatally shot her boyfriend, a black male ...

Raid Of The Day: Isaac Singletary

Radley Balko | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

Known around the neighborhood as "Pops," 80-year-old Isaac Singletary moved into his high-crime Jacksonville, Florida neighborhood in 1987 to care...