Post Tagged with: "Black lives matter"


BLM Co-founder Pens Letter for National Coming Out Day

BLM Co-founder Pens Letter for National Coming Out Day

“Get to know yourself. Learn from each scar, each wound, each victory,” Alicia Garza writes in a letter addressed to her younger self in honor of National Coming Out Day.

Russians Reportedly Weaponized Black Activism in U.S. During Presidential Election

Russians Reportedly Weaponized Black Activism in U.S. During Presidential Election

From fake Black activist social media accounts to a Facebook ad of a Black woman ready to fire a gun, Russian trolls attempted to manipulate Americans.

Black Lives Matter Movement Cannot be Sued, U.S. Judge Rules

Black Lives Matter Movement Cannot be Sued, U.S. Judge Rules

A Louisiana police officer cannot sue Black Lives Matter because it is a social movement.

Black Mothers are 'Queens who Produce Champions,' Says Rev. Jesse Jackson

Black Mothers are ‘Queens who Produce Champions,’ Says Rev. Jesse Jackson

Jackson refuted President Trump’s claim that NFL players who protest are “sons of bitches.”

St. Louis Sued for Misconduct Toward Protesters of White Officer’s Acquittal

St. Louis Sued for Misconduct Toward Protesters of White Officer’s Acquittal

The protesters committed no crime and posed no threat to the safety of police or others, the lawsuit said.

St. Louis Police Probe Whether Officers Chanted ‘Whose Streets? Our Streets’

St. Louis Police Probe Whether Officers Chanted ‘Whose Streets? Our Streets’

More than 120 people were arrested late Sunday, when police in riot gear used pepper spray and detained activists who defied orders to disperse following larger, peaceful protests.

Sheriff Says 'All Lives Splatter' Facebook Post was Accidental

Sheriff Says ‘All Lives Splatter’ Facebook Post was Accidental

A meme posted on the Chelan County Emergency Management page encouraging killing protesters receives backlash on social media.

Senate Bill 43 Has Been Signed, NAACP’s Missouri Travel Warning in Motion: Now What?

The president of the Missouri chapter of the NAACP spoke with DiversityInc about the organization’s next steps after issuing its first ever statewide travel advisory — and what it means.

NAACP Warns Minorities Traveling to Missouri: ‘They May Not Be Safe’  

NAACP Warns Minorities Traveling to Missouri

The NAACP and allies rallied at the Capitol in Jefferson City to dissuade the signing of a bill that fails to protect minorities.

Colin Kaepernick is currently without an NFL team to call home, but is his fate self-inflicted?

Is Kaepernick’s Fate Self-Inflicted?

NFL manager says teams will use Kaepernick as cautionary tale to prevent players "from doing what he did."

BLM Leaders Sued over Baton Rouge Police Shooting

BLM Leaders Sued Over Baton Rouge Police Shooting

The lawsuit named activist DeRay McKesson and four other Black Lives Matter leaders as defendants.

Black Professor Fired After Dispute on Fox News Over BLM Event

Lisa Durden lost her job following an appearance on Tucker Carlson's show.

As Shootings Soar, Chicago Police Use Technology to Predict Crime, BLM, Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against Chicago for Police Excessive Use of Force

BLM, Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against Chicago for Police Excessive Use of Force

“Acting through the CPD, the City of Chicago promotes a culture of rampant brutality, especially against people of color,” the lawsuit states.

Princeton Professor: Fox News Segment Provoked ‘Violent Intimidation’

Princeton Professor: Fox News Segment Provoked ‘Violent Intimidation’

“I have been threatened with lynching and having the bullet from a .44 Magnum put in my head,” said Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.

Sheriff Who Called BLM Terrorists to Take Homeland Security Job

Sheriff Who Called BLM Terrorists to Take Homeland Security Job

Sheriff David Clarke made the announcement on a radio show, but DHS said that “no such announcement” has been made yet.

Activists Raise Funds for ‘National Black Mama’s Bail Out Day’

In time for Mother’s Day, a coalition, including Black Lives Matter, plans to post bail for Black mothers who are not convicted of a crime yet remain in jail because they cannot afford to pay.

White Man Who Shot 5 BLM Protesters Gets 15-Year Sentence

Allen Scarsella’s actions were fueled by “repugnant, racist ideas,” said the presiding judge.

Chicago Police Officers Suspended for Faulty Dashcams During 2014 Shooting

U.N. Experts Warn ‘Undemocratic’ Anti-Protest Bills Threaten Free Speech

Bills that would result in harm to protesters are “incompatible with international human rights,” said U.N. experts on peaceful assembly.

Police Officer Slams, Beats Black Man for ‘Jaywalking’: Video, Nandi Cain

Police Officer Slams, Beats Black Man for ‘Jaywalking’: Video

“I thought I was going to be like the next Trayvon Martin,” Nandi Cain Jr. said after the incident. Meanwhile, the Justice Department calls for less police reform.

Pepsi Widely Criticized for Insensitive Ad

The ad, featuring model Kendall Jenner, prompted outrage and ridicule from those who said it trivialized the Black Lives Matter movement.

NYPD Infiltrated BLM to Gain Information About Demonstrations

NYPD Infiltrated BLM to Gain Information About Demonstrations

With no indication of criminal activity, the NYPD’s undercover operation comes into legal question.

White Nationalists Blame Black Lives Matter for Chicago Torture Incident

White Nationalists Blame Black Lives Matter for Chicago Torture Incident

BLM and the Black community have condemned the heinous hate crime, which police have not connected to any group. Yet, #BLMKidnapping prematurely trended on social media.

Chicago's Former Police Chief Blames BLM for Surge in Violence

Chicago’s Former Police Chief Blames BLM for Surge in Violence

Black Lives Matter created an atmosphere of "non-compliance with the police," according to the former top cop.

Black Lives Matter 'Terrorists' Receive Blame for Arson Set by Firefighter Jason Stokes

White Firefighter Charged With Arson After Blaming BLM for Setting his House on Fire

Blue Lives Matter helped Jason Stokes spread the fake news.