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Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors on government surveillance and her upcoming book

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors on government surveillance and her upcoming book

In the last year, members of the government have accused the Black Lives Matter organization of being a terrorist organization, calling those associated with it “Black Identity Extremists.” An August
Sentencing Begins in Trial of Ex South Carolina Cop Who Killed Walter Scott

Sentencing Begins in Trial of Ex South Carolina Cop Who Killed Walter Scott

The sentencing hearing for former South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager, who was caught on videotape shooting and killing a fleeing, unarmed Walter Scott during a 2015 traffic stop, begins
Opinion: Black lives, liberty and justice all matter; let’s try truth-telling–and listening

Opinion: Black lives, liberty and justice all matter; let’s try truth-telling–and listening

Truth-telling about race in America sometimes contrasts inconveniently with the American Dream

Beyonce presents Colin Kaepernick with Muhammad Ali award, thanks him for his ‘personal sacrifice’

Public appearances have been few and far between for Colin Kaepernick since he parted ways with the San Francisco 49ers in the spring, but on Tuesday night, he was in New York to receive Sports
Grand Jury Indicts Georgia Men on Murder Charges in Racially Motivated 1983 Killing

Grand Jury Indicts Georgia Men on Murder Charges in Racially Motivated 1983 Killing

Two white men are set to head to trial after a grand jury indicted them on multiple counts, including felony murder, in relation to the 1983 killing of a young black man.Read more...
Former Cop Sentenced to 20 Years for Shooting Death of Walter Scott

Former Cop Sentenced to 20 Years for Shooting Death of Walter Scott

Updated Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 2:30 p.m. EST: ABC News reports that former South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for shooting Walter Scott, an unarmed
Former cop Michael Slager gets 20 years for murder of Walter Scott

Former cop Michael Slager gets 20 years for murder of Walter Scott

"I’m sorry." The post Former cop Michael Slager gets 20 years for murder of Walter Scott appeared first on Hot Air.
Eminem Rants Against White Privilege in Political Anthem ‘Untouchable’: ‘Whole Nation Feels Like a Plantation’

Eminem Rants Against White Privilege in Political Anthem ‘Untouchable’: ‘Whole Nation Feels Like a Plantation’

Rapper Eminem rants about racism, white privilege,'crooked police,'their so-called oppression of black people, and the embarrassment of being white in his latest politically charged anthem
Alexa is a Black Lives Matter-supporting feminist

Alexa is a Black Lives Matter-supporting feminist

Amazon customers torn about their woke voice-activated helpers. The post Alexa is a Black Lives Matter-supporting feminist appeared first on The Daily Dot.
White People Are Upset That Amazon’s Alexa Believes Black Lives Matter

White People Are Upset That Amazon’s Alexa Believes Black Lives Matter

No matter how infinitely imaginative I may consider myself, there are some things I am still unable to fathom. I cannot imagine feeling so loyal to a political party that I don’t care if people lose
The FBI monitored Black Lives Matter proponents as “black supremacist extremists,” according to newly released documents

The FBI monitored Black Lives Matter proponents as “black supremacist extremists,” according to newly released documents

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have been monitoring Black Lives Matter protests as potential threats following the killing of five…
Beyoncé rocked her natural hair on Instagram, and we love this look

Beyoncé rocked her natural hair on Instagram, and we love this look

We already know that Queen Bey can pull off any and every look. But this past week, Beyoncé rocked her natural hair, and…

Police shoot far more people than anyone realized, a VICE News investigation reveals

Police shoot far more people than anyone realized, a VICE News investigation reveals December 11, 2017 An exclusive analysis of data from the 50 largest local police departments in the United States
That Time I Staged a 1-Man Die-In, or ... Why I’m Banned From the Apple Store

That Time I Staged a 1-Man Die-In, or ... Why I’m Banned From the Apple Store

I was chatting with Deputy Managing Editor Yesha Callahan on Monday about suffering through a terrible tragedy this weekend in which I cracked my iPhone screen. While telling her about my experience
Watch: Meet the Teen Who Created an App to Protect Kids From Police Brutality

Watch: Meet the Teen Who Created an App to Protect Kids From Police Brutality

Two things inspired then-high school sophomore George Hofstetter to create an app that aims to prevent police brutality: the killing of Trayvon Martin and George’s worries for his younger brother’s
Bodycam Footage Shows Grand Rapids, Mich., Police Holding an Innocent 11-Year-Old Girl at Gunpoint, Handcuffing Her

Bodycam Footage Shows Grand Rapids, Mich., Police Holding an Innocent 11-Year-Old Girl at Gunpoint, Handcuffing Her

To have the Grand Rapids, Mich., police tell it, they don’t know the difference between an 11-year-old black girl and a 40-year-old white woman. At least, that’s the excuse police offered for why they
DeRay Mckesson Sues Fox & Friends Host for Saying He Incited Violence Against a Cop

DeRay Mckesson Sues Fox & Friends Host for Saying He Incited Violence Against a Cop

DeRay Mckesson filed a lawsuit against Fox & Friends host Jeanine Pirro for defamation on Tuesday for claiming that he incited violence against a Baton Rouge, La., cop during a 2016 protest. The

BLM leader DeRay Mckesson files lawsuit against Fox News and Jeanine Pirro — see his reason why

Black Lives Matter leader DeRay Mckesson filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Fox News and one of its hosts, Judge Jeanine Pirro, for defamation in…
#DanielShaver: It Is Not Black People’s Job to Create a White Lives Matter Movement

#DanielShaver: It Is Not Black People’s Job to Create a White Lives Matter Movement

Daniel Shaver, 26, is dead. Mesa, Ariz., Police Officer Philip “Mitch” Brailsford, 27, a cowboy armed with an AR-15—with the words “you’re fucked” etched on the dust cover—executed him in a hotel
How Come No One in the Justice Department Can Explain the ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Report to Rep. Karen Bass?

How Come No One in the Justice Department Can Explain the ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Report to Rep. Karen Bass?

The FBI created a 12-page document that ostensibly targets the Black Lives Matter movement titled, “Black Identity Extremists Likely Motivated to Target Law Enforcement Officers.” It claims that the