Tag: Blm

Conservatives on Black Lives Matter: 'White Americans despise' BLM

Racial tensions filled the weekend as conservative figures shared their feelings on Black Lives Matter in light of the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, as well as the shootings of five Dallas police officers. Fox News host Bill O’Reilly invited Hilary Shelton, director of the NAACP Washington Bureau,…

Second Baltimore Cop Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Death

The second of six Baltimore police officers to be tried in connection with the death of Freddie Gray was found not guilty of all charges Monday. Officer Edward Nero, who was on bike patrol and one of the first officers to encounter Gray when he responded to a call on…

Police Afraid to do Their Jobs, Says FBI Director

FBI Director James Comey attributed a recent spike in crime to police officers not doing their jobs because they are afraid of being caught on video doing something wrong an unfounded claim that sparked outrage in police officials, the Obama administration and the Justice Department. The “viral video effect” is…

Law Enforcement Calls for Beyonc Boycott

By Frank Kineavy Getty Images Multi-platinum recording artist Beyonc Knowles has heightened the debate about race relations and garnered the attention of law enforcement officials across the country, who are calling for a boycott of the music icon’s upcoming tour. On Super Bowl Sunday, Knowles stole the show and subsequently…

Police Chief Out After Calling Black Lives Matter 'Terrorist Group'

A North Carolina police chief was forced to retire this week after posting a Facebook rant calling the Black Lives Matter movement “nothing more than an American born terrorist group” and blaming President Barack Obama for failing to “put a stop” to the movement. Surf City, N.C., Police Chief Mike…