September 22, 2016

State of emergency declared in Charlotte, NC #BlackLivesMatter

A state of emergency has been declared in Charlotte after a man was shot in the head by a civilian as a peaceful protest over the fatal police shooting of a black man turned violent. The man is on life support after being wounded by a civilian during the tense […]
August 5, 2016

#BlackLivesMatter protesters block road leading to Heathrow Airport

Black Lives Matter protesters have blocked off a road leading to Heathrow Airport in London on Friday, causing traffic jam. The activists are seen carrying a spread out banner with the words ‘this is a crisis’ and laid down on a turnoff from the M4 freeway heading to the airport, […]
August 5, 2016

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson sues Baton Rouge over his arrest at a protest

Mckesson was arrested for protesting the police killing of Alton Sterling and  is suing the city of Baton Rouge over his arrest last month at a protest of the black man fatally shot during a struggle with two white police officers. DeRay Mckesson was among nearly 200 protesters arrested in […]
July 26, 2016

‘I can no longer stay silent’- Michael Jordan on shootings of African-Americans

For most of his time as a public figure, Michael Jordan has come under fire for not being outspoken enough on politics and social justice issues. On Monday, Michael Jordan broke the jinx when he wrote a personal essay for the African-American themed sports blog The Undefeated. Read his statement […]
July 25, 2016

Black Disney princess says she was racially profiled and beaten by white police

You may remember the little girl from “A Time to Kill” or little Tina Turner, when she was the cute kid with the big voice in the choir on the movie “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” Her name is Rae’Ven Kelly. She also played in the Vampire Slayer […]
July 21, 2016

Not again! Video shows police shooting black man lying down with arms in the air

Charles Kinsey, 47, says that North Miami police shot him in the leg with an assault rifle while he was attempting to help his patient with autism. Kinsey’s attorney released cellphone video on Wednesday afternoon showing his client lying on the ground with his hands in the air, asking the […]
July 18, 2016

Touching Facebook post from officer Montrell Jackson 10 days before he was killed in #BatonRouge yesterday

The Police Louisiana in State confirmed that three officers were killed and three others were injured with a rifle by a suspect clad in all black around 8.40am (2.40pm BST) local time on 17 July in Baton Rouge.  Police said that they believe the shooter responsible for the deaths was […]
July 14, 2016

#BlackLivesMatter:14-year-old’s ‘White Boy Privilege’ poem goes viral

A teen from Atlanta, Georgia USA, is an Internet star for his poem about race in America. The video was recorded this spring, in May and now has more than 10 million views online. His words are drawing intense reaction from all sides. Royce Mann, 14, won his school poetry […]