Black Lives Matter

Former NBA Player Stephen Jackson Mourns Loss of ‘Twin’ George Floyd

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson is mourning the loss of his close friend who was killed by police in Minnesota on Monday. George Floyd who Jackson calls his “twin” was the victim of police brutality in Minneapolis. The story garnered national attention when images of one of the 4 officers involved in the incident were […]

NBA Players React On Social Media to Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder

NBA stars are reacting to the death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia. The viral video of the African-American jogger being shot and killed by two white men triggered the socially conscious NBA athletes each sharing posts about the victim. Steph Curry, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Damian Lillard, and more athletes have posted on […]

George Zimmerman is Suing Trayvon Martin’s Family for $100 Million

Seven years after George Zimmerman was acquitted for killing unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, he fired off a $100 million lawsuit at his family, their attorneys, and prosecutors. The former neighborhood watch volunteer claimed he was defending himself after Martin, 17, allegedly attacked him in a gated Florida community in February 2012. Martin, who was […]

Black Lives Matter Launches #WhatMatters2020 Initiative

The Black Lives Matter Global Network has announced a new nationwide initiative to assist in voter registration and turnout. The initiative is a part of the “What Matters 2020” campaign and revealed during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University. The new initiative will focus on overall objectives to engage underrepresented communities in the […]

Texas Police Officer Fatally Shoot Alleged Pregnant Black Woman

Texas Police Officer Fatally Shoot Alleged Pregnant Black Woman

Pamela Turner, 45, had an argument with Texas police officers outside of an apartment complex in the Houston suburb of Baytown, Texas that turned fatal. “I’m walking! I’m actually walking to my house! You’re actually harassing me,” she screams before a Taser is heard going off. “Why? Why?” Turner fell to the ground as the […]

Sandra Bland’s Cell Phone Footage of Her 2015 Pre-Death Arrest Released

Sandra Bland's Cell Phone Footage of her 2015 Arrest Before her Death Surfaces

Sandra Bland‘s family is calling for a renewed investigation into her arrest and death after a 39-second video from her phone surfaced showing the state trooper aggressively threatening her with a stun gun. The 28-year-old activist was taken into custody in Texas for a traffic violation and was found hanging in her cell three days […]

Outkast’s Big Boi Steps In For Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show

The original ATLien will be in the building for the Super Bowl! It has been confirmed that Outkast’s Big Boi will be added to the Maroon 5 and Travis Scott half time show for the 49th Annual Super Bowl being held in Atlanta on February 3, 2019.   View this post on Instagram   #SBLIII […]

Cops Called on Black Man for Singing JAY-Z’s ’99 Problems’

Cops Called on Black Man for Singing JAY-Z's '99 Problems'

Davon Eddington was on the phone with his brother enjoying a beer in his own backyard. The pair was talking about the Lakers and LeBron James when Eddington casually quoted the infamous JAY-Z lyric, “I got 99 problems but a b—h ain’t one.” A neighbor overhead his comment and came to the conclusion that he […]

T.I.’s Assault Charges are Dismissed From Security Guard Confrontation

T.I.'s Assault Charges are Dismissed From Security Guard Confrontation

T.I. has one less charge to worry about in connection to his unfair arrest outside of his own gated community in Atlanta. The case’s prosecutors have chosen to drop the assault charge the rapper was facing, as per a report by TMZ on Wednesday (Oct. 17). As previously reported, Tip was arrested in May for […]

Police Officer Who Gunned Down Tamir Rice is Back in Uniform

Police Officer who Gunned Down Tamir Rice is Back in Uniform

Former Cleveland police officer, Timothy Loehmann, who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, has now been employed as low maintenance officer for the little Ohio town of Bellaire. Bellaire Police Chief Richard Flanagan said he trusts Loehmann merits another opportunity. Flanagan said, “He was cleared of any and all wrongdoing. He was never […]

Dallas Cop Charged With Manslaughter of Unarmed Black Man in his Own Home

Dallas Cop Charged With Manslaughter of Unarmed Black Man in his Own Home

A Dallas cop who fatally shot a man in his own home after allegedly mistaking it for hers was charged with manslaughter, as per a Texas Ranger. A white officer named Amber Guyger was off duty when she shot Botham Shem Jean, a Black man, police said Thursday. The 26-year-old St. Lucia native was unarmed. […]

Aretha Franklin’s Family Slams Pastor’s ‘Offensive’ Eulogy

Aretha Franklin's Family Slams Pastor's 'Offensive' Eulogy

Aretha Franklin’s family on Monday dragged the minister at her memorial service for delivering a eulogy that was “offensive and distasteful” while failing to respect the Queen of Soul. Vaughn Franklin, the late artist’s nephew, condemned Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. for belittling single mothers and the Black Lives Matter movement amid a discourse intended to […]

Colin Kaepernick’s Collusion Case Against NFL Owners is Eligible for Trial

Colin Kaepernick's Collusion Case Against NFL Owners is Eligible for Trial

Colin Kaepernick’s collusion case against NFL team owners can go to trial after the league’s request to have the case dismissed was denied. The ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback insists owners are conspiring to keep him out of the NFL due to his peaceful kneeling protests during the National Anthem against police brutality in America. The […]

Spike Lee Emphasizes the Meaning of Black Power in “BlacKkKlansman”

Spike Lee Emphasizes the Meaning of Black Power in "BlacKkKlansman"

[jwplayer ijtYtYuq]Spike Lee has been one of the most notorious filmmakers since as long as we could remember. Always sticking up for the culture and emphasizing the importance of social justice, his new movie is no different. Adding to his list of infamous projects is BlacKkKlansman, where the story revolves around veteran, Ron Stallworth (John […]

Anne Hathaway Speaks Out About the Murder of Nia Wilson

Anne Hathaway Speaks Out About the Murder of Nia Wilson

Oscar award-winning actress Anne Hathaway is using her voice and platform to call out white privilege. After hearing about the senseless murder of 18-year old Nia Wilson by the hands of white supremacist John Lee Cowell, Hathaway decided to take action and speak out against white privilege and those who lacked understanding of the angst that […]

Offset’s Attorney Says Rapper Was Targeted Because he’s Black and Successful

Offset’s lawyer say Georgia law enforcements racially targeted his client. One day after the Migos rapper was arrested outside Atlanta, his lawyer, Drew Findling, openly expressed that he’s skeptical about the legitimacy of the entire ordeal. The legal advisor, who also represents the likes of Gucci Mane, Katt Williams, and Trippie Redd—said he’s persuaded police […]

Emmett Till Murder Investigation Reopened Because of ‘New Evidence’

Emmett Till Murder Investigation Reopened Because of 'New Evidence'

One year after the production of Timothy B. Tyson’s, The Blood of Emmett Till, the federal investigation of the infamous murder of the 14-year-old black boy on account of two white men has been reopened. Thursday, the Associated Press announced that, back in March of this current year, the Justice Department uncovered the reviving to […]