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.
July 4, 2017

Delrawn Small’s family marks one year since his fatal shooting by an NYPD officer

Small was fatally shot by NYPD officer Wayne Isaacs.
June 28, 2017

Alton Sterling’s children sue Baton Rouge over shooting, alleging racism and excessive force

The Sterling family alleges that police officers sent racist text messages about people who protested the black man's shooting death.

June 27, 2017

Laquan McDonald Shooting: 3 Chicago officers charged with conspiracy in black teen's shooting death

The three Chicago police officers allegedly conspired to prevent an independent investigation and prosecution against Officer Jason Van Dyke.
June 26, 2017

Philando Castile's family reaches $3 million settlement with Minnesota police

The settlement is the latest in a string of multi-million-dollar payouts that have followed police-involved deaths of African-Americans.
June 24, 2017

Charleena Lyles was a "powerful lady" — until she faced Seattle's flawed criminal justice system

Like Charleena Lyles, women who experience mental health instabilities have been more likely than men to encounter a criminal justice system that is ill-equipped to treat them.
June 23, 2017

Ray Tensing retrial: Judge declares mistrial in retrial of officer who fatally shot Samuel DuBose

The jury spent five days deliberating Ray Tensing's fate.
June 21, 2017

This high-end fashion brand is getting called out for co-opting the Black Lives Matter message

"Every Color Matters," one of their sweaters read.

June 19, 2017

Charleena Lyles was shot dead by Seattle police — after calling 911 for help

Police said the officers who responded to Lyles' call for help were told that she was a "hazard" before they arrived.
June 14, 2017

Two men plead guilty in connection to shooting of protesters at Jamar Clark rally

Two accomplices to the 2015 shooting of five Black Lives Matter protesters have now face possible jail time.
June 8, 2017

Ray Tensing murder retrial: 3 black jurors, 9 white jurors seated in Cincinnati trial

The University of Cincinnati officer fatally shot Samuel DuBose in 2015.
June 5, 2017

Jeronimo Yanez's trial over Philando Castile's death begins with a mostly white jury in Minnesota

Jurors will weigh whether the St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer's use of lethal force was reasonable.