Feb. 17, 2018

Jury awards Korryn Gaines’ family $36 million in wrongful death lawsuit over 2016 police shooting

The jurors awarded more than $36 million to Korryn Gaines' family, with the bulk of the money going Gaines' son and daughter.

Feb. 7, 2018

Black Lives Matter activist Muhiyidin Moye dies after New Orleans shooting, family says

The Charleston, South Carolina, activist had gained national notoriety for taking a running leap to snatch down a Confederate battle flag during a white nationalist protest, in February 2017.
Feb. 5, 2018

After Super Bowl protests, Black Lives Matter supporters turn their focus to schools

The week of action comes on the heels of Black Lives Matter protests at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis.
Jan. 30, 2018

For Trump’s first State of the Union, Black Lives Matter and “resistance” leaders stage clapbacks

Maxine Waters, Black Lives Matter movement activists and #MeToo voices are among those planning response's to Donald Trump's first State of the Union address.
Jan. 27, 2018

Black immigrants with temporary protected status seek options to delay Trump era deportations

There are a handful of options available to Haitian nationals who have just 18 months left of legal residency in the United States.
Jan. 17, 2018

Colin Kaepernick says he met his goal of $1 million in donations to social justice organizations

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback said he will announce gifts of $10,000 each to groups over the next 10 days.

Jan. 17, 2018

Glo Merriweather witnessed a shooting death at a Charlotte protest. Now, they face a felony charge.

Glo Merriweather, an activist in Charlotte, is to face trial over rioting and assault charges after asking why police killed a black man named Keith Lamont Scott.
Dec. 30, 2017

Activist Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, is dead at 27

After the death of her father at the hands of the NYPD, Erica Garner became a prominent, fiery voice of the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as in national and local politics.
Dec. 21, 2017

How Black Lives Matter activists are already gearing up to fight the net neutrality repeal

Public education campaigns, lawsuits, street protests and lobbying Congress will be part of the movement's response to a net neutrality repeal.
Dec. 8, 2017

What to know about the FBI’s “black identity extremists” label and the black community’s response

Will the FBI respond to the black community’s concerns and rescind its controversial counterterrorism assessment?
Nov. 27, 2017

FBI’s “black identity extremists” label is ill-advised, the nation’s largest black police group says

Black law enforcement leaders are asking the FBI to trash its "black identity extremists" counterterrorism assessment.

Nov. 3, 2017

Black Lives Matter receives the Sydney Peace Prize: “This movement is global and has been global.”

Australia's International Prize for Peace is arguably the most prestigious award the movement has received to date.
Oct. 19, 2017

Stop peddling the black-on-black crime myth. These DOJ stats prove it’s not a thing.

Conservatives can stop talking about black-on-black crimes — it's been declining steadily over the last 20 years.
Oct. 17, 2017

Black Lives Matter activist calls “bullshit” on the FBI’s “black identity extremist” label

"We’re not going to allow for the potential elimination of black leadership in this generation,” one BLM activist said on Tuesday.
Oct. 10, 2017

FBI’s hunt for “black identity extremists” echoes civil rights movement-era war on black activists

Black Lives Matter movement activists say they have been concerned about federal surveillance and threats since their movement took root in 2014.
Oct. 6, 2017

St. Louis activists explain why the Jason Stockley verdict protests won’t end any time soon

More than 300 people have been arrested over 20 days of anti-brutality protests in St. Louis.

Oct. 6, 2017

Patrick Harmon was shot in the back by Utah police. The district attorney says it was justified.

Patrick Harmon had been riding his bike across the lanes of a local road when an officer stopped him.
Oct. 2, 2017

For Elle Hearns, the fight against transphobia starts with dismantling white supremacy

The Black Lives Matter activist has made it her mission to change how black trans women are treated in social justice spaces.
Sept. 15, 2017

Inside the Movement for Black Lives’ first permanent exhibit in New York City

The exhibit is the first to tell the story of the movement and its growth beyond street protests, one of the curators said.
Aug. 28, 2017

How one DA candidate in a crowded race is trying to shape the future of criminal justice reform

Marc Fliedner is America's first openly gay candidate for district attorney — and he's looking to lead the criminal justice reform movement from the inside.
Aug. 4, 2017

Patrisse Cullors talks BLM, police reform and why we need to support black trans women

“We have to follow the leadership of black trans women."

July 28, 2017

100 Years of Black Protest: How the fight against hatred and violence has evolved since 1917

From lynchings to police shootings, black activists mark 100 years of protesting to preserve their freedom, dignity and lives.
July 24, 2017

Baton Rouge police chief resigns after a year of political turmoil over Alton Sterling shooting

Baton Rouge's mayor had campaigned on a promise to replace the city's police chief, in the wake of Alton Sterling's shooting death.
July 24, 2017

‘Whose Streets?’ film highlights Ferguson activists’ battle with the trauma of protests

Brittany Ferrell, an organizer of the Ferguson Uprising, says a new documentary about Black Lives Matter protests shows why activists should be more intentional about checking in on each other.
July 18, 2017

Ray Tensing Murder Trial: Prosecutor decides he will not try Ohio police officer for third time

Twice already, jurors have not been able to agree whether Ray Tensing was guilty of murdering Sam DuBose.
July 13, 2017

At four years old, the Black Lives Matter network takes stock of its work on the ground

"Despite all that we are up against given this new political landscape, we are uniquely positioned to build substantial power for black people.”

July 11, 2017

Video shows Georgia police officer beating homeless black woman during her arrest in June

The officer was initially cleared of wrongdoing, even after admitting that he struck the woman in the head.
July 7, 2017

This Black Lives Matter chapter just clapped back at the NRA with a biting ad of its own

Black activists are speaking out against the NRA's controversial ad.
July 6, 2017

Philando Castile’s classmates give out the first scholarship in his honor, one year after his death

The Philando Castile Memorial Scholarship will be given to a young man of color annually, an award committee said.
July 5, 2017

Protesters at Alton Sterling march arrested in clashes with police as city marks year since he died

The protesters tried to break through police barricades.