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Sandra Bland’s Own Cellphone Video of Controversial Traffic Stop Surfaces 4 Years After Her Death

Sandra Bland’s Own Cellphone Video of Controversial Traffic Stop Surfaces 4 Years After Her Death

Bland was found hanging in her Texas jail cell three days after her arrest
Kevin Sneed Acquitted of 'Attempted Murder' of Maryland Cop Who Jumped Into His Car [Corrected]

Kevin Sneed Acquitted of 'Attempted Murder' of Maryland Cop Who Jumped Into His Car [Corrected]

Kevin Sneed of Prince George’s County, Maryland was pulled over for a broken taillight. He ended up with an attempted murder charge. But after a two-year battle, and with help from advocacy groups
A Women’s New Deal? Supermajority Hopes to Create One

A Women’s New Deal? Supermajority Hopes to Create One

The new political organization plans to train and mobilize 2 million women to build a women's equity agenda.
Watch: Angela Davis and Ayanna Pressley Lead Black Women in Rally Supporting Ilhan Omar

Watch: Angela Davis and Ayanna Pressley Lead Black Women in Rally Supporting Ilhan Omar

Activist icon Angela Davis and Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) spearheaded a rally Tuesday in Washington, D.C., of black women in support of besieged Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).Read
Activists Launch Organization To Harness Women’s Political Power

Activists Launch Organization To Harness Women’s Political Power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political...
Federal court hands major victory to police officer in lawsuit against Black Lives Matter leader

Federal court hands major victory to police officer in lawsuit against Black Lives Matter leader

A federal appeals court ruled this week that a Baton Rouge police officer injured during riots in July 2016 can sue Black Lives Matter organizer DeRay Mckesson. What are the details? The 5th U.S.
GOP judges launch bizarre attack on Black Lives Matter and the First Amendment

GOP judges launch bizarre attack on Black Lives Matter and the First Amendment

An opinion handed down Wednesday by three Republican judges could chill the First Amendment rights of protesters — and potentially allow police to shut down political movements by filing lawsuits
GOP judges launch an absolutely bizarre attack on Black Lives Matter and the First Amendment

GOP judges launch an absolutely bizarre attack on Black Lives Matter and the First Amendment

An opinion handed down Wednesday by three Republican judges could chill the First Amendment rights of protesters — and potentially allow police to shut down political movements by filing lawsuits
We Got ‘Zucked’: Facebook Censors Speech That Calls Out Racism, Black Activists Charge

We Got ‘Zucked’: Facebook Censors Speech That Calls Out Racism, Black Activists Charge

Facebook has a problem in “black” and “white,” black activists charge, where even pointing out racism or racist posts or mentioning the word “black” as in “black-owned business” can get the post taken
Students want Yale to disarm campus police and donate to Black Lives Matter in response to shooting

Students want Yale to disarm campus police and donate to Black Lives Matter in response to shooting

Students at Yale University are petitioning for the disarmament of campus police after officers shot and injured a woman who was a passenger in a vehicle police believed to have been connected to an
Oregon county agrees to pay $100K to black employee who claimed she was harassed for complaining about a Blue Lives Matter flag

Oregon county agrees to pay $100K to black employee who claimed she was harassed for complaining about a Blue Lives Matter flag

Multnomah County in Oregon agreed Thursday to pay $100,000 to an employee who claimed in a lawsuit that she was harassed by coworkers after she complained about a Blue Lives Matter flag hung by a

Producer Spike Lee puts relevant spin on time travel in See You Yesterday trailer

Science fiction has long been a nifty (and sometimes cracked) lens through which to refract the pressing issues of the modern world in fascinating ways. Case in point: See You Yesterday, an upcoming
Oregon County to Pay Black Employee $100k Over 'Blue Lives Matter' Flag

Oregon County to Pay Black Employee $100k Over 'Blue Lives Matter' Flag

Karimah Guion-Pledgure had been an employee of Multnomah County, Ore. since 2011 when her employer put up a “Blue Lives Matter” flag in the workplace in 2017. Read more...
Mueller Report Reveals How Black Activists, White Tears and Racism Helped Trump Become President

Mueller Report Reveals How Black Activists, White Tears and Racism Helped Trump Become President

Hidden in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s now-public but heavily-redacted “Report On The Investigation Into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election” is a trove of information
Secret tapes? “Mayor Pete” jumps into the race — and so does oppo research

Secret tapes? “Mayor Pete” jumps into the race — and so does oppo research

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Former NFL star gives a powerful response when asked how to reduce violence in the black community

Former NFL star gives a powerful response when asked how to reduce violence in the black community

Former NFL running back Reggie Bush gave a stunningly powerful and candid response when asked what could be done to reduce the violence in the black community. "This is such a deep question," he
'America Supports Sheriff Clarke' Billboard Is the Horrifying Us Follow-Up Nobody Asked For

'America Supports Sheriff Clarke' Billboard Is the Horrifying Us Follow-Up Nobody Asked For

With his directorial debut Get Out and its record-breaking successor Us, Jordan Peele has reinvigorated a horror genre that was short on ingenuity and diverse representation. But on the south side of
Pete Buttigieg promises to stop saying 'all lives matter' after realizing what it really means

Pete Buttigieg promises to stop saying 'all lives matter' after realizing what it really means

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said that he would stop using the phrase "all lives matter" because he has realized what it actually means to the "Black Lives Matter" movement. The
Pete Buttigieg: Hey, sorry for saying “all lives matter”

Pete Buttigieg: Hey, sorry for saying “all lives matter”

Heh. The post Pete Buttigieg: Hey, sorry for saying “all lives matter” appeared first on Hot Air.
These Lyin’ Eyes? Cop’s Lawyer Says NYPD Surgeon Saw No Choke Hold in Eric Garner Death

These Lyin’ Eyes? Cop’s Lawyer Says NYPD Surgeon Saw No Choke Hold in Eric Garner Death

The latest twist in the saga to hold New York City cop Daniel Pantaleo responsible in any way for Eric Garner’s death may be the ultimate example of the old saying, “Who you gonna trust? Me or your