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Artwork honoring police removed from Connecticut Capitol — because it could offend Black Lives Matter

Artwork honoring police removed from Connecticut Capitol — because it could offend Black Lives Matter

A wooden sign depicting the pro-police "Thin Blue Line" flag has been removed from the Connecticut state Capitol for fear of offending the Black Lives Matter movement, according to WVIT-TV. What are
The Year Black Lives Matter in Brazil: Death of Young Black Man in Rio Prompts Protests, Comparisons to Eric Garner

The Year Black Lives Matter in Brazil: Death of Young Black Man in Rio Prompts Protests, Comparisons to Eric Garner

Black Lives Matter protests broke out in at least five different cities in Brazil last weekend following the death of a young black man who was restrained by supermarket security in an upscale suburb

Rapper Willie Bo shot 25 times in his car by 6 police after falling asleep in Taco Bell drive-thru

In California, a young man was fatally shot by six police officers who found him unresponsive in his car with a gun in his lap. Willie McCoy was shot about 25 times. Bullets struck the center of his
Oakland: President Obama, Stephen Curry host town hall talk

Oakland: President Obama, Stephen Curry host town hall talk

President Barack Obama, Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, recording artist John Legend and local activists descended upon Oakland this week to celebrate the fifth anniversary of My Brother’s
Black Lives Matter Arts+Culture X Black Futures Month Launches Today

Black Lives Matter Arts+Culture X Black Futures Month Launches Today

Black Lives Matter Global Network is celebrating Black Futures Month with the launch of an ambitious, multi-city events series called Black Lives Matter Arts+Culture X Black Futures Month. The project
Negative portrayals of black men are everywhere, but our identity is about so much more

Negative portrayals of black men are everywhere, but our identity is about so much more

Whenever I see people that look like me in the news it surrounds violence. But that is not the reality.
Runway to Revolution: Telfar Global Teams Up with Black Lives Matter

Runway to Revolution: Telfar Global Teams Up with Black Lives Matter

As the fashion world recovers from the biannual marathon that is New York Fashion Week (and moves on to London Fashion Week), we’re finally able to pause and reflect on the many hits, misses and
How Videos of Police Brutality
Traumatize African Americans and Undermine the Search for Justice

How Videos of Police Brutality Traumatize African Americans and Undermine the Search for Justice

The nightmare haunts Victor Dempsey even in his waking hours, tightening his chest and snatching his breath. It is as if it’s waiting for him, and when he sleeps there’s no escape. The dream first
Camila Cabello Honors Black Lives Matter, March For Our Lives at Pre-Grammy Concert

Camila Cabello Honors Black Lives Matter, March For Our Lives at Pre-Grammy Concert

During her Wednesday concert in Los Angeles, singer Camila Cabello paid tribute to Black Lives Matter and the March For Our Lives campaign for gun control. She performed her song “Something’s Gotta
The Story Behind the Green New Deal’s Meteoric Rise

The Story Behind the Green New Deal’s Meteoric Rise

On November 13, 2018, just days after Democrats reclaimed the House of Representatives, dozens of young activists filed silently into Representative Nancy Pelosi’s office on Capitol Hill. Some sat
Nancy Pelosi on Stacey Abrams, Black Lives Matter and Standing Up to Trump

Nancy Pelosi on Stacey Abrams, Black Lives Matter and Standing Up to Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is known as the woman who tells Donald Trump “no” and continues to be the backbone of the Democratic Party. Her leadership was long-questioned during the midterms until her
No Joke, What's Happening to 21 Savage Is Pretty Damn Concerning

No Joke, What's Happening to 21 Savage Is Pretty Damn Concerning

It was all jokes... until it wasn’t. In fact, it never really was a joke.Read more...
California sheriff gets sued for blocking Black Lives Matter activists on Facebook

California sheriff gets sued for blocking Black Lives Matter activists on Facebook

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones on Wednesday, saying Jones violated the First Amendment rights of two Black Lives Matter activists by
Black Lives Matter leader charged with battery on a police officer. She says charges are ‘attempt to criminalize Black protest.’

Black Lives Matter leader charged with battery on a police officer. She says charges are ‘attempt to criminalize Black protest.’

Dr. Melina Abdullah — a California State University professor and a Black Lives Matter leader in Los Angeles — faces charges stemming from her anti-police activism. One of the charges includes
Beto O’Rourke under fire for supporting controversial Thin Blue Line Act

Beto O’Rourke under fire for supporting controversial Thin Blue Line Act

Is Beto ready for the backlash? The post Beto O’Rourke under fire for supporting controversial Thin Blue Line Act appeared first on The Daily Dot.
We Thought Beto O’Rourke Was Cool Until We Found Out He Voted for Anti-Black Lives Matter Legislation

We Thought Beto O’Rourke Was Cool Until We Found Out He Voted for Anti-Black Lives Matter Legislation

During the 2018 midterm elections, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke quickly became a favorite even among those who couldn’t legally vote for him in his Senate race because they didn’t live in the state
Did NYPD Spy on Black Lives Matter Protesters? Judge Rules Police Must Disclose Surveillance Data

Did NYPD Spy on Black Lives Matter Protesters? Judge Rules Police Must Disclose Surveillance Data

A New York State judge ruled on Monday that the NYPD has to disclose whether it spied on Black Lives Matter protesters and interfered with their ability to use their cellphones at protests. The
Pro-police flag in viral photo of fallen officer called 'blatantly anti-black'; Black Lives Matter puts 'bounty' on flags

Pro-police flag in viral photo of fallen officer called 'blatantly anti-black'; Black Lives Matter puts 'bounty' on flags

Having completed her field training just before Christmas, 22-year-old rookie officer Natalie Corona — called a "rising star" for the Davis, California, police force — was gunned down in the line of
R. Kelly’s Sales and Streams Have Increased and Jada Pinkett Smith Is Confused

R. Kelly’s Sales and Streams Have Increased and Jada Pinkett Smith Is Confused

After three back-to-back nights of Lifetime’s docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, one thing is painfully clear: Black girls deserve better.Read more...
PETA vs. Tiffany Haddish. Get out the popcorn.

PETA vs. Tiffany Haddish. Get out the popcorn.

Wear fur to protest the police The post PETA vs. Tiffany Haddish. Get out the popcorn. appeared first on Hot Air.