We Urgently Need A Transformative Approach To Public Safety

By Dr. Melina Abdullah, Black Lives Matter Global Network. -

On Tuesday, October 26, Black Lives Matter joined fellow civil rights leaders to engage with and discuss tangible policy proposals to transform current approaches to public safety with senior [...]

Two DC Officers Indicted For Murder Of Karon Hylton-Brown

By Black Lives Matter DC, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC – After months of fighting for justice in the police murder of Karon Hylton-Brown, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for D.C. announced the indictment of Terence Sutton for second-degree [...]

Met Gala Protest: Interview With An Activist

By Left Voice. -

A photo-journalist and activist who was at the Met Gala told Left Voice about the brutal police attack on protesters and gives a perspective on AOC’s participation in the event. The Met Gala, [...]

How The US Government Stokes Racial Tensions In Cuba

By Alan MacLeod, Mintpress News. -

Havana - “A Black uprising is shaking Cuba’s Communist regime,” read The Washington Post’s headline on the recent unrest on the Caribbean island. “Afro-Cubans Come Out In Droves To Protest [...]

Movement For Black Lives: Feds Targeted BLM Protesters

By Kat Stafford, Associated Press. -

The federal government deliberately targeted Black Lives Matter protesters via heavy-handed criminal prosecutions in an attempt to disrupt and discourage the global movement that swept the nation [...]

Black Lives Matter DC Responds To Brutal Beating Of Black Man By Officer

By Black Lives Matter DC, Popular Resistance. -

On Sunday August 1, 2021 we were alerted to a video of a Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officer brutally punching Kimon Johnson in the head in Southeast D.C. This kind of brutality is not [...]

Standing With The Cuban People

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The Movement for Black Lives has an interesting and sometimes contradictory political history. Popularly known as Black Lives Matter (BLM), they gave birth to a now international rallying cry [...]

Over 100 Anti-Protest Bills Have Been Introduced Since George Floyd Rebellion

By Ella Fassler, Truthout. -

This June, a dangerously low-flying helicopter operated by the Department of Homeland Security descended on the largest civil disobedience action yet against the Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota. In [...]

‘Rural People Against Racism’ March In Washington

By Andrew Freeman, Liberation News. -

On May 29, local activists in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, (population 11,739) and the greater Skagit County area held a march against racism marking the one year anniversary of the murder of [...]

Michigan Marches Unite Palestine Solidarity And BLM

By Tristan Taylor, Left Voice. -

On Tuesday, May 18, roughly 200 people gathered to march in front of the Ford Motor Company plant in Dearborn, Michigan where Joe Biden was speaking. Dearborn is home to the largest Arab American [...]

Afro-Pessimism And The (Un)Logic Of Anti-Blackness

By Annie Olaloku-Teriba, Black Agenda Report. -

In the late afternoon of 10 February 2015, local police in Chapel Hill responded to a report of fired shots. They entered a Finley Forest condominium to find the lifeless bodies of three young [...]

Activists Push For Charges To Be Dropped Against Demonstrators For Black Lives

By Ella Fassler, Truthout. -

At a press conference last month, members of the coalition stood in front of Travis County District Court in Austin with banners highlighting her case and calling for the dropping of charges [...]

Scheer Intelligence: ‘When We Fight, We Win’

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

As the world  awaited the fate of  Derek Chauvin–the Minneapolis police officer who was convicted of killing George Floyd–Black Lives Matter co-founder Melina Abdullah joined Robert Scheer on [...]

Will We Stand Up For Black Trans Lives Too?

By Eddie Conway, The Real News. -

Last summer, during what some have called the largest social justice uprising in United States history, the lives of Black trans people were ignored. While many rightly raged against the murders [...]

Black Lives Matter Inland Empire Announces Break WIth BLM Global Network

By Former Inland Empire BLM, Black Agenda Report. -

Recently, a group of BLM chapters known as the BLM 10 has come forward to voice their concerns and opposition to the Global Network. Those concerns, along with the egregious conduct the Global [...]