Black Lives Matter

SZA Wants to Boycott Starbucks After Company Bans BLM Attire For Employees

SZA Tells Fans to Ask Her Label About Where is Her New Album

Boycott Starbucks was trending on social media on Thursday and the T.D.E. first lady is getting behind the movement. SZA took to Twitter to respond to a leaked internal memo from Starbucks that revealed company policy that bans employees from wearing Black Lives Matter attire. “Also we boycotting Starbucks. DROP THE NAME OF BLACK OWNED […]

Amazon Announces a One-Year Pause On Police Using Their Facial Recognition Service

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When it comes to facial recognition, Amazon is out on helping the police for now. Amazon announced on Wednesday it would stop supplying U.S. police officers with its facial recognition technology for one year amid a nationwide push for police reform. Ironically, Amazon’s announcement comes two days after IBM said it was exiting the facial recognition business, with CEO Arvind […]

Oprah Asks Black Leaders What’s Next After the Protest

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People seem to think that Oprah is a bunch of car-gifting, “my favorite things” celebrating and Black soap operas. But Winfrey has made her name tackling tough subjects. Remember when she brought her show, only five months into existence, to Forsyth County (outside of Philly)? The town that she went to had not had a […]

Virginia Man Who Allegedly Ran Over Protestors Claims to Be KKK Leader

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A Virginia man who allegedly drove his car through a group of protestors is an “admitted leader of the Ku Klux Klan and a propagandist for Confederate ideology,” CNN reports. The Henrico County Commonwealth’s Attorney detailed 36-year-old Harry Rogers has claimed his position in the white supremacist organization at his arraignment. Rogers is charged with […]

Happy 43rd Birthday to Kanye West!

Kanye West Tops Forbes' 2020 Highest Paid Musician List With $170M

As many tribulations as Yeezy has been through his illustrious career, today is a day that even Kanye West himself cannot deny is reason to celebrate. Born to the late Dr. Donda West in Atlanta, Georgia on this date in 1977, the iconic emcee, singer, producer, clothing designer and self-proclaimed “genius” has become a household […]

GoFundMe Suspends Candace Owens’ Campaign Following Controversial George Floyd Remarks

GoFundMe Suspends Candace Owens' Campaign Following Controversial George Floyd Remarks

Candace Owens put her foot in her mouth again and as a result, GoFundMe suspended her campaign for Birmingham’s Parkside Cafe. The cafe’s co-owner, Michael Dykes, called George Floyd a “thug” and called protestors “idiots” in a text message to his co-worker. Consequently, three employees quit and people began boycotting the restaurant online. The conservative […]

Philadelphia Couple Gets Married During Black Lives Matter Protest

Philadelphia Couple Gets Married During Black Lives Matter Protest

While enormous crowds of people flooded the Philadelphia streets and parks on Saturday to protest racism and brutality, two love birds that it was a good time to jump the broom. Kerry-Anne and Michael Gordon began their wedding ceremony outdoors along with thousands of demonstrators who came upon Benjamin Franklin Parkway to protest police violence […]

Michael Jordan’s Jordan Brand Pledges $100 Million Towards Racial Equality

The Man Who Killed Michael Jordan's Father is Granted Parole and Would be Released in 2023

Michael Jordan’s Jordan Brand will donate $100 million over the next 10 years “to organizations dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice, and greater access to education.” In a joint statement made on Twitter, the basketball legend and the company stated “The Jordan Brand is us, the Black Community. Until the ingrained racism that allows […]

‘Pokemon’ Donates $100K to Both NCAACP & Black Lives Matter

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During the protests over the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis police officers, The Pokemon Company pledged to donate $100,000 to the Black Lives Matter movement and the same to the NCAAP in a recent twitter post. Just a little background, according to Google, Pokemon is a Japanese company that is responsible for brand […]

LEGO Pulls Ads for Police Toys, Donate $4M to Social Justice

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The LEGO City theme has become a staple in being one of LEGO’s best-selling categories, its law enforcement set is a beloved collection. Police have been at the center of LEGO storytelling beyond toys and across games and animation for years. So after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers LEGO […]

Mitt Romney Joins Black Lives Matter Protest in Washington D.C.

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Republican Utah Senator Mitt Romney joined Black Lives Matter protesters in Washington D.C. on Sunday as a rebuke to police brutality. Romney has been critical of the police-involved killing of George Floyd. “No Americans should fear enmity and harm from those sworn to protect us. The death of George Floyd must not be in vain: […]

Lil Baby Joins Black Lives Matter Protests in Atlanta

Lil Baby Explains Why He Thinks Black People Can Be Racists Too

Lil Baby, like many in the Hip-Hop community, took a break from the booth and hit the streets to protest the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and the Black Lives Matter movement as a whole. The “Woah” rapper was on hand in Atlanta and would share images of him being in the […]

Giannis Antentokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks Join Protestors in Wisconsin

Milwaukee Bucks Lead Boycott of NBA Playoff Games in Wake Of Jacob Blake Shooting

The NBA season will be back in just over 50 days but before he hits the hardwood in Orlando, Giannis Antentokounmpo made sure he made his presence felt in his home basketball market of Milwaukee. The Greek Freak joined protestors in Wisconsin with teammates Frank Mason III, Donte DiVincenzo, Brook Lopez, Sterling Brown, and Thanasis Antetokounmpo to protest […]

Michael B. Jordan Gives Speech at Black Lives Matter Protest in Los Angeles

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As protests continue around the country, Michael B. Jordan was on hand at a Los Angeles demonstration. While present, he spoke about how his films deepened his knowledge and perspective on race relations, letting him know that people need to be close to the issues. “I learned his tactics. I learned his mentality,” Jordan said […]

Coach Greg Popovich: ‘Our Country is in Trouble and the Basic Reason is Race’

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San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich always speaks his mind. The legendary coach served as the voice for the Spurs Saturday afternoon, in an emotional statement about the protesting occurring nationwide about police brutality and the importance of Black lives. “For white people to see how nonchalant, how casual, just how everyday-going-about-his job, so […]