Thursday, June 21, 2018

Tag: Black Lives Matter

Gina Prince-Bythewood Hopes to Bring ‘Black Lives...

Coming off celebrating her Oscar-nominated film Beyond the Lights, Gina Prince-Bythewood is embarking on a new project that could bring the Black Lives Matter movement...

The Coalescing of the Pan-African Cultural Revolution

“Let the martial songs be written, let the dirges disappear. Let a race of men now rise and take control.” –Margaret Walker in...

Bar Owner Says Martese Johnson Was ‘Cordial...

University of Virginia students, faculty and parents are still searching for answers as to why honors student Martese Johnson was violently arrested outside a...

Black Lives Matter: Remembering Tyrone West

This profile is part of an ongoing series of narratives focused on men and women who have been killed by the police. It is...

Unlike Rapper Common, Black Lives Matter Founder...

The two leading ladies behind the Black Lives Matter movement took on a variety of racial topics during a panel at South by Southwest...

Black Teen Fatally Shot By Wisconsin Officers...

Protests filled the streets of Wisconsin’s capital after yet another community is mourning the loss of a Black teen at the hands of police...

Yet Again Kanye West Insists That It’s...

When Kanye West took to the stage of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on Monday, he gave a speech that covered everything...

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Surprised By The Prevalence...

Following the death of her 17-year-old son, Trayvon Martin, many things came as a surprise to Sybrina Fulton. The overwhelming amount of support from...

Report: Justice Department To Sue Ferguson Police...

If media reports are true, the Ferguson police department, where white officer Darren Wilson worked when he shot and killed unarmed Black teenager Michael...

Rapper Talib Kweli and Activists Distribute $100K...

Rapper Talib Kweli announced that he is joining with activists to distribute $100,000 in grants to address the issue of many young Black men...

Artists, Musicians Are Using Their Work and...

“Albums still matter. Like books and Black lives, albums still matter.” Those were all the words that music icon Prince had to use during the...

10 Years Later, Family Still Fighting Pain...

This profile is part of an ongoing series of narratives focused on men and women who have been killed by the police. It is...

6 Months After Ferguson: Is Al Sharpton...

What are we to make of Rev. Al Sharpton? Six months since the killing of Michael Brown on the streets of Ferguson by a white...

Mother Desperately Seeks Justice After Chicago Police...

This profile is part of an ongoing series of narratives focused on men and women who have been killed by the police. It is...