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California Mayor Who Accused BLM of Encouraging...

The mayor of Piedmont, Calif., has resigned amid outcry over a series of controversial posts he made about Black Lives Matter, Democrats and transgender...

Black Arizona Professor Apologizes for Comments Suggesting...

A Black professor at Arizona's Grand Canyon University has been suspended following his comments suggesting that members of the Black Lives Matter movement "frankly,...

‘Run ‘Em Over!’: Portland Radio Host Fired...

A Portland sports radio host has been fired for his comments suggesting that Black Lives Matter protesters be run over by cars. Alpha Media Sports...

Singer Kat Graham On Black Lives Matter...

Singer Kat Graham's chance encounter on a flight to Atlanta led her to help create a bold new public service announcement for Black Lives Matter. The concept...

Fox News Host Inadvertently Gives BLM Some...

Video clip courtesy of Media Matters. The day after a white nationalist rally left one woman dead and several counter-protesters injured in Charlottesville, Va., over...

New Poll Suggests Surveyed Voters View ‘Black-on-Black...

Since 2012, Black Lives Matter has fought to shed light on the racial injustices faced by Black people in America, but a majority of...

Many Learn of #SilentParade For First Time...

Friday, July 28, 2017, marked the 100-year anniversary of the Silent Parade, a demonstration where nearly 10,000 Black Americans quietly paraded down New York's...

‘Permanently Disabled’ Baton Rouge Cop Sues Black...

A lawsuit filed in federal court in Louisiana last week claims Black Lives Matter and several of its leaders are to blame for the...

Third Trial a Possibility In Ohio Case...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Amid protests and other local pressure, an Ohio prosecutor is pondering whether to try a third time to get a conviction...

Are White Gun Owners Protecting the Second...

A Black, off-duty St. Louis policeman was shot by a white colleague when he went to assist officers with an arrest. The Black officer...

As Hate Crime Attacks Increase In the...

The news has been filled with stories involving hate crimes. In Aspen, Colo., for example, a homeless man was charged with pulling a knife...

Major Standford Study Finds Black Motorist Are...

The death of Philando Castile on July 6, 2016, shined an unflattering light on the issue of police stops. Castile, who was stopped 52...

Stay ‘Woke’: Oxford Dictionary Adds the Term...

The Oxford English Dictionary has expanded its definition of "woke." The previous edition, which defined the word simply as "past tense of wake," has...

Judge to Decide If Officer Injured In...

U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson in Baton Rouge, La., said on Wednesday, June 15, that he will rule "within the coming days" on whether...

Juror Admits Decision to Acquit Ex-Cop for...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The world learned of Philando Castile's death through a grim livestream launched by his girlfriend seconds after Castile was...

Suicide Among African-Americans Is on the Rise and...

A Georgia pastor is on a mission to raise awareness of suicide in the Black community and its connection to the church. How's he doing...

DA’s Office Declines to Bring Charges Against...

A Los Angeles police officer will not face charges in the fatal shooting of a Black woman in South Los Angeles, a controversial killing...

A California Firefighter Is Fighting to Wear...

A firefighter in Eureka, Calif., is expected to make his case today, June 7, as to why he should be allowed to wear a...

BLM, NAACP, Local Groups Appeal to Arizona...

Arizona doesn't immediately come up in discussions about the American Civil War, but the western state finds itself at the center of a new...

Should the Black Community Support Bill Cosby...

It has been nearly 22 years since former Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers running back-turned-actor O.J. Simpson was found not guilty in one...

Examining the Movements for Civil Rights and...

“I was especially concerned to try to convey its long continuous movement, flowing like a river, sometimes powerful, tumultuous, and roiling with life; at...