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Black Lives Matter Global Network Launches #WhatMATTERS2020 Campaign

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Today, Black Lives Matter Global Network and its Managing Director, Kailee Scales, released a grassroots campaign video to announce the launch of the organization’s voter engagement and voter turnout initiative, BLM’s #WhatMATTERS2020. The campaign aimed to maximize the impact of the BLM movement by galvanizing BLM supporters and allies to the polls in the 2020 U.S Presidential […]

#BlackLivesMatter Global Network Launches Collaboration With FUBU; Hosts Fireside Chat W/ Storm Reid And FUBU Founders At ComplexCon

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The viral human rights movement and organization Black Lives Matter Global Network (BLM) showcased its highly anticipated collaboration with a legend in the streetwear fashion scene FUBU at ComplexCon Long Beach, as a part of BLM’s #WhatMatters2020 Campaign, created to engage communities in the all-important 2020 election. Co-founder Patrisse Cullors hosted an intimate fireside chat […]

Protestors Swarms Sacramento City Council Following Aftermath of Stephon Clark

Protestors Swarms Sacramento City Council Following Aftermath of Stephon Clark

Frustrated protestors erupted in the Sacramento City Council after California’s attorney general decided not to charge the police officers in the shooting of Stephon Clark. View this post on Instagram #BlackLivesMatter ✊? Protestors rush the Sacramento City Council following the aftermath of unjust shooting of #StephonClark #TwoBeesToldMe A post shared by Two Bees Entertainment ?? […]

NYPD Admits To Surveilling #BlackLivesMatter Protestors

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The NYPD was backed down by a state judge who ruled that the department must answer to a public records request about its surveillance of Black Lives Matter protesters’ cell phones and social media activities. State Supreme Court Justice Arlene Bluth agreed with members of the civil group on Monday, rejecting the NYPD’s argument that […]

Steph Curry Raises Over $21K For Nia Wilson’s Family

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Golden State Warriors player Steph Curry helped raise over $21,000 for the family of Nia Wilson, the 18-year-old young woman who was murdered on an Oakland BART train platform last month. He spoke out about Wilson on Tuesday before a showcase game for young Bay Area athletes and urged his audience to donate to Wilson’s […]

I Can’t Breathe: Eric Garner Killed By NYPD Four Years Ago Today

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On July 19, 2014, unarmed Staten Island resident Eric Garner was taken down to the ground by police officers, and eventually died after an officer applied an outlawed chokehold known as the “seat belt.” Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, put Garner in the lethal chokehold, which is banned under NYPD policy. The heavyset Garner, who […]

#BlackLivesMatter Premiere Advocate DeRay McKesson Sues Fox News For Defamation

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Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson is suing Fox News and network host Jeanine Pirro, alleging that she made “false and defamatory statements” about him while discussing the Black Lives Matter movement. Mckesson, one of the movement’s leaders, said that Pirro defamed him when she claimed during a “Fox & Friends” segment that he directed protesters […]

These Air Jordan 1s Are Inspired By “Black Lives Matter”

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Troubled Times… We are dealing with a terrible time in the U.S. right now, and with Donald Trump as president things aren’t looking to become any better.  With supremacist moods at an all-high, it seems as though Mr. Trump has brought out the worse in racism around the nation. The attacks in Charlottesville, Virginia that […]

Colin Kaepernick Plans To Donate Earnings From Jersey Sales To The Communities

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Colin Kaepernick’s #7 San Fransisco 49ers jersey has skyrocketed to the number 1 selling jersey in the NFL shop. A growing number of people purchased his jersey to support his decision to sit out during the national anthem. Public figures like Jabari Parker, J. Cole, and Trey Songz have been seen sporting his jersey following his […]

Selena Gomez Dismisses #BlackLivesMatter In Attempt To Drag Fan

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In the midst of reality star Kim Kardashian exposing singer Taylor Swift for playing the victim to the infamous Kanye West “Famous” lyrics, Swift bestie Selena Gomez has made her stance on #BlackLivesMatter very clear. Taking to Twitter to voice her disdain for the new rivalry between the two media-mavens, Gomez proposed an alternative of […]

G-Eazy Gets Emotional While Speaking On #BlackLivesMatter

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Deeply moved by the recent tragedies occurring in America, rapper G-Eazy utilized his stage to share his views on the social injustices of Blacks. During his stop at the California Shoreline Amphitheater on the Endless Summer tour [Friday, July 8], the These Things Happen artist interrupted his own performance to express his discontent and feelings on the frequent […]

Atlanta Officer Fired After Killing Unarmed Young Man

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It seems the slaying of young, unarmed individuals is becoming more and more common every day and justice for these indiscretions appears nonexistent. However, it does seem like officers are slowly being held accountable for their actions, as James Burns of the Atlanta police department was recently fired for his acts. Unarmed 22-year-old Deravis Caine […]

Lil Durk Inks Support For #BlackLivesMatter Movement

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In the midst of a slew of social injustices on the rise, rapper Lil Durk recently turned to his tattoo artist to show his support. No stranger to getting ink done, the Chicago native recently decided to allow his latest tattoo be more than just a cosmetic modification, but a representation of his political stance. Sharing […]

#BlackLivesMatter Protest Held at Taste of Chicago Food Festival

Tensions continues to escalate in the U.S. since the police shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile last week, and the recent Dallas shooting, in which 11 police officers were shot, five fatally. Chicago is the latest city to make headlines after over 100 protesters infiltrated downtown Chicago for hours on Saturday, July 9. Beginning at […]

Facebook Puts Up Large #BlackLivesMatter Sign At Its Headquarters

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In light of the recent tragedies that ended in deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Mark Zuckerberg and the good people at Facebook put up a humungous Black Lives Matter sign outside of their Menlo Park campus. A close-up of the sign shows that the words are formed from individuals’ names, including Emmett Till, […]