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Florida Memorial University to Honor Trayvon Martin...

Trayvon Martin dreamed of becoming a pilot, but he was killed in 2012. Now, Florida Memorial University has announced he will posthumously receive a bachelor's degree...

The Resurgence of ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws...

The criminalization of Black people and the use of white vigilantism as a weapon of violence against us are by no means a new concept in...

Sacramento Cop Who Dragged, Beat Jaywalking Pedestrian Is...

A viral video of a Sacramento, Calif., police officer throwing a pedestrian to the ground and repeatedly punching him has led to an investigation by...

Relieving White Guilt: The Expectation That Black...

After an act of violence is committed against a member of a Black family, a mother, a father or a grieving relative is trotted...

Hit Series ‘Luke Cage’ Nabs Second Season...

Fans rejoiced after Netflix announced on Twitter and Facebook that "Luke Cage" was renewed for a second season. Its 13-episode first season was released...

Study: Florida’s Controversial ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law...

Highlighted by the 2012 shooting death of Black teen Trayvon Martin, Florida's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law has gained national notoriety over the years. But the...

Clinton and ‘Mothers of the Movement’ Team...

At her most recent appearance in Durham, North Carolina, Hillary Clinton had some notable guests in her entourage. They refer to themselves as the...

‘Luke Cage’ Star Reveals Trayvon Martin Inspired Hero’s...

The star of the new Netflix series "Luke Cage" opened up about the Black superhero's trademark hoodie, a bow to the victim who spurred the Black...

This Young Girl’s Unbelievably Passionate Speech About...

A young girl highlights her fears in the aftermath of a string of controversial police-involved shootings of Black people. For the last two weeks, three...

George Zimmerman Plays Victim in 911 Call...

George Zimmerman — the man found not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin — was punched in the face after bragging about the...

Bill O’Reilly Says Exactly What Everyone Else...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m_2LiwwvNM In Thursday's night edition of the O'Reilly Factor, Bill O'Reilly shared his views on George Zimmerman's canceled auction of the 9mm pistol that killed...

George Zimmerman Brushes Off Death Threats After...

In an interview Wednesday with Florida's Fox News affiliate WOGX, George Zimmerman — the man responsible for killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012 —...

Fortune Ranks Black Lives Matter Founders Among...

A new Fortune ranking puts the three founders of the Black Lives Matter Movement high among other global politicians and leaders. In a list of...

Young Man Recalls ‘Routine Traffic Stop’ that...

As he pulled over after being stopped on a pizza delivery, 25-year-old Chris Jeffries grabbed his cellphone and recorded his interaction with Bladensburg, Maryland's police...

With a Year Left in Office, People...

With less than a year left in office, people have begun speculating as to what President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle will do...

Freddie Gray Described in the Media as...

The description of the mother of Freddie Gray by one news outlet underscores the ways in which the mainstream media use their power and...

Social Media in Uproar After George Zimmerman...

George Zimmerman retweeted an image over the weekend showing the body of Trayvon Martin, the Black teenager he shot and killed without conviction three...

National Bar Association Poll: Race Relations Are...

A new poll released by the National Bar Association (NBA)—the nation's oldest and largest national association of predominantly African-American lawyers and judges—sounds the alarm...

As Sandra Bland Is Laid to Rest...

The Black Lives Matter movement found itself at a pivotal moment as Sandra Bland was laid to rest in Chicago, and peaceful activists were...

9 Black Moms That Couldn’t Celebrate Mother’s...

Mother's Day is a time for celebrating not only the women who gave birth to us but the women who have been instrumental in our...