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Armed 'White Lives Matter' Group Protests at NAACP in Houston

Organizer Ken Reed said amid Confederate flags, “Obviously we’re exercising our Second Amendment rights but that’s because we have to defend ourselves.” By Sheryl Estrada Twitter Waving Confederate flags and armed with assault rifles, White Lives Matter supporters stood in front of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored…

Black Artists Host Events to Show Unity with Law Enforcement

In a time of violent and tense relations between law enforcement and Black citizens, celebrities in the Black community are using their status as role models to show their solidarity with police and community leaders. Over the weekend, hip-hop artist The Game, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, hosted…

Sharp Split in Attitudes Toward #BLM Between Political Parties

A new poll found a sharp contrast between Democrats and Republicans when it comes to the Black Lives Matter movement. When asked overall, 45 percent of registered voters said they approve of the Black Lives Matter movement, compared to 42 percent who disapprove, 13 percent who were not sure and…