BlackLivesMatter

Chris Brown Releases New Music In Light of Today’s Injustices

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Chris Brown has delivered two new songs right on time: “A Lot of Love” and “My Friend.” Brown recently took to his Instagram to express how fed up he was about the violence going on against his own race and how we have to come together and take a stand. After posting the short clip […]

UPDATE: Eleven Officers Shot, Five Fatally, During Dallas Protest

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UPDATE: A fifth officer has been pronounced dead, six officers are recovering and there are currently four suspects, with one suspect claiming bombs were also planted downtown. Dallas Police have rounded up two suspects who unloaded their weapons during a Dallas protest tonight [Thursday, July 7], hitting eleven officers and killing four. The protest was in […]

Stay Woke: Jesse Williams to Produce and Star in #BlackLivesMatter Documentary

Jesse Williams is the true definition of “woke.” The Grey’s Anatomy star, who has been very vocal in the Black Lives Matter Movement, is lending his talents to the cause. Stay Woke will air on BET May 26th, and will share the trials and tribulations of those at the forefront of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement across […]

‘Black-Ish’ Gets Real About Police Brutality In Latest Episode

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The sitcom Black-ish is known for its humor while discussing serious issues pertaining to race relations in America. The show has notably raised controversial issues like the use of the N-word and appropriate disciplinary techniques for kids. Last night’s episode, entitled “Hope,” showed the Johnson family gathered in front of the television set as they watched the news coverage […]

#BHM TONIGHT! ImageNation & 103.9FM Present “Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution!” In NYC

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ImageNation Cinema Foundation has announced the return of its #RevolutionAwards to celebrate innovative trailblazers for their groundbreaking efforts in media, arts and social change.    WHO: Honorees include Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay, writer of the Broadway play Eclipsed and Walking Dead actress Danai Gurira, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, actor Hill Harper of Limitless and CSI, NY, and Black Lives Matter. Hosted by: 103.9FM on-air personality Tony Bello. Panelists: Image activist Michaela Angela Davis, 1982 film […]

Protesters Shut Down San Francisco’s Bay Bridge on MLK Day

Yesterday (January 18) all lanes of the Bay Bridge going into San Francisco were blocked by #BlackLivesMatter protesters just east of Treasure Island, according to California State Troopers. At 4pm, California activism group Black Seed, a Black and Queer liberation group, announced they’d taken the Bay Bridge and claimed responsibility for the protest. The group took […]

Happy Kwanzaa! 5 Ways African Americans Have Shown Self Determination In 2015

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Habari Gani? KUJICHAGULIA!(Self Determination) The second principle of Kwanzaa is arguably one of the most important elements for an individual and a collective body of people who strive to advance against adversity; self determination(KUJICHAGULIA). There have been movements and events that have proven that the struggle for civil and human rights continues in this country […]

Young Jeezy Said Hip Hop Helps Spread the Word Of #BlackLivesMatter

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Young Jeezy has been known to be a socially conscious rapper. In “2008” he payed homage to Prez Barack Obama’s victory in the presidential election with the song “My President is Black.” Years before that, he was spitting about unarmed black men dying. So he was best fit to speak with Don Lemon about the #BlackLivesMatter […]

13 People Arrested As #BlackLivesMatter Protests Shut Down Mall of America

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Following last month’s killing of unarmed black man Jamar Clark, hundreds of protesters gathered on Wednesday to march on Bloomington, Minnesota’s Mall of America, which resulted in at least 13 arrests for trespassing, disorderly conduct, failure to obey lawful order, unlawful assembly and obstruction of the legal process with force. Shouting phrases and demanding justice, […]

Trial For Sandra Bland’s Wrongful Death Suit Set For 2017

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A trial date of January 23, 2017 by U.S. District Judge David Hittner has been set for the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Sandra Bland, despite the July 13, 2015 suicide ruling by the medical examiner. “That’s right. It’s undetermined,” was Hittner’s response when asked whether he disputed the suicide claims. The Bland family […]

Five People Shot At #BlackLivesMatter Protest In Minneapolis

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Five protestors from the #BlackLivesMatter movement were shot last night at the Fourth Precinct police station in North Minneapolis, Minnesota. Those who were shot received non-life threatening injuries. A media contact for the #BlackLivesMatter movement said that three white supremacists approached the protestors, with at least one of the three donning a mask. When a […]

Watch #BlackLivesMatter Supporter Get Attacked At Trump Birmingham Rally

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According to CNN, Donald Trump rally turned violent in Birmingham, Alabama as a #BlackLivesMatter supporter was punched, kicked and stomped before being dragged out by security to the delight of the almost all White Trump supporters. Donald Trump can be heard saying on the video, “Get him the hell out of here.” On Fox & […]

#BlackLivesMatter Protest On Ivy League Campus Breaks Out In Violence

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About 150 #BlackLivesMatter protestors stormed into the Baker Berry Library on the Dartmouth College campus in New Hampshire last Thursday, berating and cursing at white students who were studying at the time of their impromptu protest. Protesters reportedly shouted, “F– you, you filthy white f–-” “f– you and your comfort” and “f– you, you racist […]