Roland Martin called out the CMA Awards for removing all traces of Beyonce from their social media platforms after a racist backlash.
On Friday, September 16th, music student and father of four Terence Crutcher was shot and killed by Officer Betty Shelby of the Tulsa Police Department despite being unarmed, fully cooperative with police and having committed no crimes. Monday, the video of his unlawful death was released and thousands have taken to social media to voice their anger, sadness, […]
The attempt to get Black Lives Matter labeled a terrorist group has come to a halt. On July 6, a “We the People” petition was created on the White House website in efforts to have the federal government officially recognize the movement as an extremist group. “Terrorism is defined as ‘the use of violence and […]
The Black Lives Matter activist came in 6th, while State Sen. Catherine E. Pugh came in first with 37 percent of the city's support.
Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson on Tuesday lost a bid to become the 50th mayor of Baltimore, receiving only 2 percent of the vote in his effort to win the Democratic nomination. The Baltimore Sun reports that Mckesson was among 12 contenders–including former mayor Sheila Dixon and Nick Mosby, who is married to Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn […]
Civil rights leaders, community leaders and social media users expressed outrage Monday after a grand jury failed to bring charges against a Cleveland officer in the death of Tamir Rice
King was on Twitter airing out his thoughts on the importance of making #BlackLivesMatter death videos go viral to bring justice after he was accused of being shady and unethical by Elzie and Mckesson.
"It's not just a fight about race," Mckesson said. "It's also a fight about systemic and structural issues that affect so many of us around LGBTQ issues as well—people like me."