Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: black lives matter movement

FBI Database to Track Deadly Encounters With...

The federal government is launching a national database that will track when law enforcement officers use deadly force, providing more transparency about police shootings...

MLK50: Bernice King Discusses Her Father, His...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Bernice King stared with purpose at the video of her father, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., concentrating on the...

Family of Sandra Bland Seeks Police Reform,...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The mother of a Black woman who died in a jail near Houston following a confrontational traffic stop in 2015...

White California Protesters Call Out White People’s...

A group of white Los Angeles protesters stood in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement to address recent cases of police brutality. The Oct....

Glenn Beck Calls for Empathy for Black...

Politically conservative commentator Glenn Beck penned a surprisingly liberal op-ed for the New York Times Wednesday encouraging Americans to lend a listening ear to...

New Rochelle Cop Suspended After Anti-BLM Facebook...

The New Rochelle, New York police department suspended one of its sergeants Tuesday after the officer was found to have posted a series of...

DCCC Encourages Candidates to Meet with BLM...

A series of leaked memos from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee made its rounds on social media Wednesday — one of which included instructions on...

Why Comedian Dave Chappelle Takes Issue with...

Comedian Dave Chappelle is known for his raunchy comedy that's often laced with hard-hitting commentary on race and politics. But Chappelle took a New...

David Clarke Named ‘Person of the Year’...

One of New York City's largest police unions has selected outspoken Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke to be its 2016 Person of the Year. The...

Sheriff Fired over Comments on How He...

The Lucas County Sheriff's Office fired one of its deputies Wednesday after the 19-year veteran made a series of inappropriate Facebook posts in reference...

White Supremacist Stabs Random Black Man on...

In a professed crusade against the Black Lives Matter movement, a Washington state white supremacist walked up and stabbed an African-American man outside a...

Trump Rhetoric, Police Brutality Videos Give White...

As of late, the daily news cycle has been clogged with reports of deadly police encounters between law enforcement officials and people of color....

Did #ShutDownCityHallNYC Lead to Early Resignation of...

New York City's Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is expected to announce his resignation Tuesday following a heated protest calling for his firing and an...

‘A Vision for Black Lives:’ 60 BLM...

Birthed from protest against the ongoing issue of police brutality, Black Lives Matter has grown to become an international movement aimed at drawing attention...

Somerville Police Union Refuse to Accept Mayor’s Option...

https://youtu.be/AF957i1gAiE A police union in suburban Massachusetts is protesting a mayor's refusal to remove a "Black Lives Matter" banner from the front of City Hall,...

Richard Sherman Discusses BLM, Tackling Violence in...

Richard Sherman is speaking out about the Black Lives Matter movement and the role he thinks the NFL should play in preventing violence against...

Texas Lt. Governor Wants Attorney General to...

The Texas lieutenant governor who referred to Black Lives Matter activists as "hypocrites" following the deadly police ambush in Dallas is now calling for...

White House Rejects Petition to Designate Black...

Two weeks after its posting, the White House has finally issued a statement in response to the petition calling for the federal government to...

New Black Lives Matter Documentary Starring Jesse...

In a new documentary titled "Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement," actor Jesse Williams hopes to shed light on the mistreatment of African-Americans...

More White Men Killing Cops in the...

https://youtu.be/MIIJ-M51z3M Fatal shootings of police are up in 2016, and the chagrin of many in law enforcement, Black men are not to blame. The facts...

Photo of Black Army Cadets with Their Fists...

The raised fist has long been a symbol of resistance, whether it be along the lines of race, gender, or socioeconomic status. A number...