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.”

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July 3, 2017

Florida judge rules part of “Stand Your Ground” law unconstitutional

Judge Milton Hirsch ruled that a change to the law making it harder to prosecute shooters violated "constitutional separation of powers."
May 18, 2017

Missy Elliot's sample of Rachel Jeantel was a nod to Trayvon Martin

Rachel Kaadzi Ghanash profiled Missy Elliot for Elle Magazine.
May 5, 2017

Trayvon Martin's family to receive the pilot's degree the slain teen dreamed of earning

The university's posthumous award to Trayvon Martin is perhaps the best reminder of what was lost in his tragic death.
May 3, 2017

From Jordan Edwards to Alton Sterling, what will it take for justice to be served?

Alton Sterling's family didn't get justice. We can only hope Jordan Edwards' family won't wait in vain.
April 27, 2017

Terence Crutcher's sister: "We're going to fight for a conviction."

The Mothers of the Movement said they want justice along with police reform at a civil rights convention in New York on Wednesday.

April 24, 2017

This teen's prom dress features the faces of black people killed by police

Milan Morris showed up to her prom in Florida ready to make a statement.
March 24, 2017

Jay Z will tell Trayvon Martin's story in new docuseries and feature film

The rapper continues his work in creating social justice films.
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Feb. 28, 2017

#OurSonTrayvon: Celebrities remember Trayvon Martin five years after he was killed

Trayvon Martin died a senseless death, but his legacy has sparked a movement.
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Feb. 27, 2017

Ava DuVernay made a powerful fashion statement on Oscars night — but not how you think 

DuVernay remembered Trayvon Martin with a special hoodie.
Feb. 24, 2017

Tidal's visual EP '17' invokes Trayvon Martin to send a powerful message about race

The creators of the visual EP said they hope to continue a conversation spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement.

Jan. 31, 2017

In powerful video, Mothers of the Movement share what they'd rather be doing with their loved ones

If their loved ones hadn't been victims of senseless violence, these mothers tell Mic how they would spend their time.
Jan. 28, 2017

Florida woman not allowed to claim “Stand Your Ground” against abusive husband is freed

The case sparked a national debate about inequity for women of color and domestic abuse victims in the justice system.
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Jan. 20, 2017

Exclusive: Trayvon Martin-inspired group Million Hoodies makes call to action under Trump

As Donald Trump took the oath, Million Hoodies reflected on what will be required of young activists.
Jan. 8, 2017

The Google search that launched Dylann Roof's journey into violent white nationalism

A Google search launched Dylann Roof on a path to the worst act of anti-black terrorism in half a century.
Dec. 9, 2016

Dylann Roof's FBI confession tape played for jury on day 3 of trial: "I had to do it"

"What I did is so minuscule to what black people are doing to white people every day," Roof told his interrogators.

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Nov. 10, 2016
Nov. 3, 2016

"Dear Child" is a heartbreaking video that shows black parents giving "the talk"

This is a reality of being black in the United States.
Oct. 21, 2016
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Oct. 17, 2016

Man who shot at George Zimmerman's car sentenced to 20 years in prison

The man who fired a shot at Trayvon Martin's killer will serve 20 years.

Oct. 14, 2016

Surprise! Ken Bone, the internet's unvetted fave, thinks the Trayvon Martin killing was "justified"

The debate questioner posted his thoughts on Reddit after George Zimmerman tried to auction the gun he used to kill the teen.
Oct. 7, 2016

Protesting Alabama teen stands up to school official after he tried to deny her rights

"The law doesn't abide to people of color, but it applies to the guy with the Trump sticker, apparently."
Sept. 23, 2016

What happens when you Google Black Lives Matter

"What's driving this misperception is simply a racist response to what is inarguably a civil rights movement."
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Aug. 31, 2016

Florida prosecutor Angela Corey just lost her re-election bid in a blowout

The state's attorney who oversaw a failed prosecution of George Zimmerman has a reputation for being cold to defendants of color.

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Aug. 29, 2016

No, Beyoncé wasn’t joined by "mothers of Black Lives Matter victims" on VMAs' white carpet

They are actually called "mothers of the movement."
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July 30, 2016

Fox's Judge Jeanine Pirro Says Black Lives Matter Is "Based on Something That Is Not True"

Jeanine Pirro did not hold back her criticism of Black Lives Matter.
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July 27, 2016

There's 1 Big Problem With Hillary Clinton's Focus on Grieving Black Mothers

On America's most powerful stage, the Mothers of the Movement spoke their truths.
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July 27, 2016

Sybrina Fulton at DNC 2016: "I Am Here Today for My Son Trayvon Martin"

"I will do everything I can to focus some of this light on the pain of a path out of the darkness."