The Richmond Planning Commission is reviewing the issue of adding the words “Black Lives Matter” as a temporary art installation on East Grace St. According to WWBT NBC 12, the idea came from a petition started by Anedrea Bourne from Venture Richmond. Richmond would become the eighth city to have the art installation on […]
4/11/17- Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Iesha Evans, the Baton Rouge protester whose photo of her standing up to police in riot gear went viral. “It was laughable at best. I was a little disgusted. I see the similarities. I see little key things. They were trying to take away from it being a […]
A district court judge has called out the Tulsa police officer who allegedly killed Terence Crutcher for doing an interview about the case on national TV. According to the New York Daily News, Judge Doug Drummond had some harsh words for officer Betty Jo Shelby, who is accused of shooting an unarmed Terence to death. […]
Pepsi has apologized for a controversial advertisement that borrowed imagery from the Black Lives Matter movement, after a day of intense criticism from people who said it trivialized the widespread protests against the killings of black people by the police. “Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding. Clearly, we […]
Newly revealed emails suggest that undercover NYPD officers compromised and reported on demonstrations surrounding Eric Garner's death.
Emails also reveal that undercover cops regularly filmed Black Lives Matter activists and posed as protesters during rallies.
According to organizers, people who wish to become more politically involved can have more influence at the state level.
The police department linked to the death of Philando Castile is distancing itself from the town where he was shot to save money. The world was stunned as Philando’s fiancee broadcast the deadly traffic stop where the magnet school cafeteria supervisor was shot by officer Jeronimo Yanez last July on Facebook Live. Now, the St. […]
In an upcoming interview with "60 Minutes," Betty Shelby blames the unarmed father for his own death, claiming that he didn't listen to her commands.
If found guilty, Officer Gwendolyn Bishop could lose up to 30 vacation days and also faces a year of probation.
In an ongoing study, Black Women's Blueprint found that 60 percent of Black women report having been raped before the age of 18. But part of the challenge has been calling Black men into community to reckon not only with racism, but also with racialized sexual violence and sexualized and gendered racism.