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April 7, 2017

Federal court OKs Baltimore police consent decree, despite Jeff Sessions' objections

A federal judge in Maryland said Jeff Sessions' request to delay police reform in Baltimore came too late.

April 7, 2017

Black Lives Matter activists condemn US missile strikes in Syria

Activists in the Movement for Black Lives have come out against a war in Syria, as well as wars against their communities at home.
April 6, 2017

The Movement for Black Lives may seem like it has slowed down. But a new coalition is using MLK's roadmap to reignite its fire.

BLM and Fight for $15 activists say they’ll follow Martin Luther King Jr.'s roadmap to freedom, equality and dignity.
March 31, 2017

Police shooting investigations are rarely transparent. Just ask these victims' families.

Years later, the families of Laquan McDonald, Ramarley Graham and Michael Brown are still getting crucial details.
March 23, 2017

The NYPD sent video teams to film Black Lives Matter and Occupy protesters over 400 times

The worst part is that all evidence that they had permission to film is nowhere to be found.
March 1, 2017

After Trump's joint address, Movement for Black Lives activists offer their own response

Prominent movement voices address Trump's rhetoric in his first ever speech to a joint session of Congress.

Feb. 24, 2017

Transgender rights, immigration protests set for NYC and Chicago as Trump actions sink in

LGBTQ and immigrant rights are the focus of weekend protests in major U.S. cities.
Feb. 23, 2017

Charleston Black Lives Matter activist arrested for snatching Confederate flag gets bond

Muhiyidin Elamin Moye was given a personal recognizance bond in a North Charleston court on Thursday.
Jan. 20, 2017
Jan. 20, 2017

While everyone was watching Trump on CNN, there was a massive clash between protesters and police

A different side to the inauguration is being underreported.
Jan. 9, 2017

233 black people were killed by police in 2016

2016 saw fewer total police-shooting deaths than 2015, but the number of black Americans killed by police remains high.

Oct. 28, 2016
Oct. 14, 2016

Common details 'Black America Again,' and the track list and features look fire

Common has gathered an all-star cast to help him rewrite "the black American story."
Oct. 11, 2016

Green Day's 'Revolution Radio' exposes cracks in the kings of pop-punk

Billie Joe Armstrong's passion is lost in recyclable metaphors of rebellion.
Oct. 7, 2016

Here's the real deal on Ben & Jerry's support for Black Lives Matter

Ben & Jerry's just released a powerful statement about Black Lives Matter.
Sept. 29, 2016

Confused about how Black Lives Matter affects every American? Let T.I. explain.

"This nation of ours is supposed to stand for something greater, and right now it's sucking pretty bad."

Sept. 28, 2016

Solange Knowles' drops 'A Seat at the Table' digital book celebrating black beauty

The Knowles sisters are making 2016 the year of black female power in music.
Sept. 26, 2016

Georgia students hold massive sit-in after alleged confiscation of Black Lives Matter shirts

Students say that an administrator called Black Lives Matter a "terrorist organization."
Aug. 27, 2016

White Lives Matter is a "flat-out white supremacist group," says SPLC

One of the group's leaders, Rebecca Barnette, is also a member of a group called Aryan Strikeforce.
Aug. 26, 2016

New York teen Zaire Downs is giving away sneakers to his classmates to prevent bullying

"I feel bad for some kids who can't afford them."
Aug. 5, 2016

Black Lives Matter Protesters Block Road to Heathrow Airport 

The protests are part of a nationwide #Shutdown organized by U.K. Black Lives Matter activists.

July 28, 2016

From Suffragettes to BLM, the Unexpected Ways That Protesters Have Utilized Fashion

During massive social movements, fashion has played a pivotal role.
July 26, 2016
July 20, 2016

We Asked Rudy Giuliani the Burning RNC Questions Everyone Wants to Know

The former New York City mayor tells us what was behind that fiery convention speech.
July 12, 2016

The Awesome Reason People Are Telling Baristas Their Names Are #BlackLivesMatter at Starbucks

One barista counted 43 customers who gave their names as "Black Lives Matter" during a single shift.
July 12, 2016

Police Protest Minnesota Lynx Black Lives Matter Support With Walkout

Lt. Bob Kroll has ties to white supremacist group and resentment towards BLM.

July 8, 2016

Miguel Asks in New Song "How Many" More Black Lives Must Be Lost Until We See Change

"I'm tired of human lives turned into hashtags and prayer hands. I'm tired of watching these murderers get off."