Black Lives Matter was born 5 years ago today. Is America better off?

We asked some of the country's most prominent BLM activists. Here's what they said.

Hype Daily: Cardi B breaks a record and Batman fans are mad at the ‘New York Times’

Plus: A trailer for Jay-Z's Trayvon Martin documentary and an explanation of that new stand-up special on Netflix you keep hearing about.

In new Trayvon Martin docuseries ‘Rest in Power,’ George Zimmerman is not the only villain

The six-part docuseries, which is executive produced by Jay-Z, premiered Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Parkland, school safety and the devastating effects law enforcement can have on black and brown kids

Police involvement in student discipline is at the root of the school-to-prison pipeline.
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New poll shows even Republicans believe race relations are worse under Trump than Obama

The percentage of Republicans who think Trump has helped improve race relations has plummeted since he was elected.

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

Rachel Kaadzi Ghanash profiled Missy Elliot for Elle Magazine.

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.

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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#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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Ava DuVernay remembered Trayvon Martin before the 2017 Oscars

DuVernay remembered Trayvon Martin with a special hoodie.

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.

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Ken Bone thinks the killing of Trayvon Martin was "justified"

The debate questioner posted his thoughts on Reddit after George Zimmerman tried to auction the gun he used to kill the teen.
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This Day in History: George Zimmerman Acquitted for Shooting Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman was acquitted three years ago today. What's changed?
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Beyoncé and the Michigan Beyhive Cut $82K Check for Flint Water Crisis Victims

Beyoncé's fans opted to donate to Flint when they purchased tickets to her Detroit concert.
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Very Woke Beyoncé Greets Trayvon Martin's Family at Her NYC Formation World Tour Concert

During her Formation World Tour concert in New York City, Beyonce checked in with Trayvon Martin's family.

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238 Years of Racism and Hypocrisy in America — In One Tweet

"All men are created equal."

Common Drops an Epic Freestyle About the Reality of Being a Black American on Radio Show

Twenty years in and Common's rhymes have not dulled a bit.
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George Zimmerman Tried to Auction Off the Gun He Used to Kill Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman is calling the gun a "piece of American history."

Beyoncé New Video: Rumors Suggest Mothers of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown Will Appear

Thought Beyoncé was done promoting racial equality and social justice? Think again.
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How Trayvon Martin's Shooting Death Sparked a New Wave of Activism

Stretching from the campaign trail to courthouses in Florida and beyond.
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7 Women Everyone Needs to Remember This Mother's Day

These women deserve our acknowledgement and support.
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Racist Shooting Target Chillingly Sums Up the Hostility Facing Black America Today

It's hard to imagine a more apt symbol for what black Americans face today.
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It's Been 3 Years Since Trayvon Martin's Death — Here's What We've Learned

Three years later, we must take stock.
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Trayvon Martin's Killer Will Not Face Federal Civil Rights Charges

But here's what we can expect to see next.