Black Lives Matter

The CW’s ‘Supergirl’ Tackles Police Brutality In America

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While Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid are taking a knee during the National Anthem to address police brutality, DC Comics used their CW television show, Supergirl, to take on the issue. During season 3’s 19th episode, Supergirl uses a Black superhero to spark a conversation about police treatment of Blacks in America. To help bring this storyline to […]

Tamir Rice’s Mother Plans to Open Cultural Center for Children in Cleveland

Tamir Rice's Mother Plans to Open Cultural Center for Children in Cleveland

Its already been four years since 12-year-old Tamir Rice was executed by police officers in a Cleveland playground for just being Black. Although she was unable to achieve justice, his mother, Samaria Rice, is re-directing her reform strategy. Samaria would like to establish a new cultural center, named after her son, that will serve as […]

Video Surfaces of T.I. Arguing With Arresting Officer in Jailhouse

Video Surfaces of T.I. Arguing With Arresting Officer in Jailhouse

T.I. was unyielding when trying to clarify the reasons for his arrest, since he was simply attempting to ask the person a few inquiries as indicated by security film from the prison. In the video acquired by TMZ, the rapper’s entirely quiet and gathered while experiencing the booking procedure at the Henry County Jail in […]

Denzel Washington Says He’s Passing the Torch to Michael B. Jordan

Denzel Washington Says He's Passing the Torch to Michael B. Jordan

Last week, Michael B. Jordan and Denzel Washington sat down with the New York Times to discuss creating new opportunities for people of color. Jordan began reflecting on a time when film critics compared him to Washington following his performance in Fruitvale Station. When someone says you’re like your idol, it’s like,‘really? You see that […]

Michael Brown’s Mother Reportedly Considering Running for Ferguson Council

Michael Brown's Mother Reportedly Considering Running for Ferguson Council

Michael Brown’s mother, Lezley McSpadden, revealed that she’s considering running for Ferguson City Council. She made the announcement during a panel discussion at Harvard University on Monday night. She was prompted to mention her potential candidacy by the family’s attorney, Benjamin Crump. “What I’m contemplating is running for City Council of Ferguson,” she said, drawing applause and […]

Saraland Officers Dragged for Using Excessive Force to Arrest Black Woman

Saraland Officers Dragged for Using Excessive Force to Arrest Black Woman

Saraland police department is under fire after a woman recorded officer wrestling a woman to the ground when arresting her for apparently no reason. Not only did they use excessive force during her arrest, but they were practically stripping her. According to the NBC affiliate in Mobile WPMI, the woman in the video and her […]

Sacramento Kings Partner With BLM To Create Education Fund For Stephon Clark’s Children

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The Sacramento Kings have become an example of hope for the communities in Sacramento. The Kings are now partnering with Black Lives Matter Sacramento in order to invest in young black youth. Build.Black.Coalition is also partnering with the team to create an education fund for Clark’s children, proving better education for the city’s children, improving the city’s workforce, […]

Singer Kat Graham Voices First Black April O’Neil in New TMNT Series

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  Singer and Star of  CW series The Vampire Diaries Kat Graham voices the first Black incarnation of April O’Neil for new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle animated series on Nickelodeon. What does it mean that Graham is celebrity voice behind an April O’Neil of color that is in continuity? Advertisement Everything if you’re a young […]

‘Black Panther’ Screenings: A Voters Registration Site?

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Netting $404 million in profits since its release, Marvel’s Black Panther has become a cultural experience. The film goes beyond Wakanda and the story of King T’Challa. The film brings issues of social awareness, representation, and inclusion to the forefront of popular culture. Therefore, the Movement for Black Lives, is hosting voters registration at Black Panther screenings. If we can […]

#BlackLivesMatter Activist Shot And Killed In Lousiana

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A Black Lives Matter activist who went viral for trying to take down a Confederate flag during a protest on live TV was fatally shot in Louisiana on Tuesday, according to police. Muhiyidin Elamin Moye, who was also known as Muhiyidin d’Baha, was shot in the thigh while riding his bicycle at around 1:25 a.m., […]

Prince George’s County Schools Teaches Black Lives Matter This Week

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Prince George’s County School Board has voted to pass a resolution called “The Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools.” Beginning on Monday, students will begin to learn and discuss the Black Lives Matter movement. School board official members felt that it was important to encourage and reflect in conversations about social justice into […]

Only 14 Days in 2017 Didn’t Include Someone Getting Killed by Police

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A 2017 map of police violence was published on policeviolencereport.org, and it proves that there were only 14 days of the year that didn’t include someone getting gunned down by police. 14. The publication compiled data from “media reports, obituaries, public records, and databases like Fatal Encounters and the WashingtonPost.” The analysis was created to […]

Former Police Officer Who Murdered Veteran Walter Scott Sentenced to 19-24 Years in Prison

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The former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager who killed unarmed black veteran, Walter Scott, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. On Thursday (Dec 6), US District Court Judge David Norton made his decision after hearing victim impact statements from Scott’s relatives, stating the “appropriate underlying offense” for Slager, who is white, was […]

Tomi Lahren Slams Beyoncé and Colin Kaepernick, Beyhive Wasn’t Having It

Tomi Lahren Slams Beyoncé and Colin Kaepernick, Beyhive Wasn't Having It

Tomi Lahren insulted Beyoncé hours after the singer presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated’s Muhammed Ali Legacy Award at the Barclays Center on Tuesday night. Police-hating Beyoncé presents police and America-hating Kappy with a “legacy” award. This is how far we’ve fallen. Wow. pic.twitter.com/KIe6IqEQey — Tomi Lahren (@TomiLahren) December 6, 2017 Now you know it […]

Kevin Durant Opens Up About Being Black In America, Thanks Colin Kaepernick In The Process

Kevin Durant Opens Up About Being Black In America, Thanks Colin Kaepernick In The Process

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant says Colin Kaepernick’s protests changed his perspective on race in sports and he has experienced a shift in racial identity over the past 18 months. In a wide-ranging interview with The Mercury News that was published Monday morning, Durant said Kaepernick’s decision to take a knee during the national anthem to protest […]

Al Sharpton Plans to Help Meek the Same Way he Helped Tupac in Jail

Al Sharpton Plans to Help Meek Meek the Same Way he Helped Tupac in Jail

Al Sharpton made the first move in an attempt to help free Meek Mill. The civil rights activist met with the rapper’s attorney Joe Tacopina, who are both attempting to replace Meek’s controversial judge Genece Brinkley. Tacopina is trying to convince officials that the judge had a personal vendetta against him because he didn’t leave Roc Nation […]