Black Lives Matter Gearing Up To Fight For Net Neutrality

By Aaron Morrison, -

Imagine if, in the moment when Philando Castile was shot by a police officer in Minnesota, his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, wasn’t able to livestream it on Facebook. What if Missouri residents [...]

NYPD Has 30 Days To Turn Over Surveillance Of BLM Protesters To Court

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By Stephen Rex Brown for The Daily News - The NYPD has 30 days to turn over surveillance videos of Black Lives Matter protesters after a Manhattan judge ruled Wednesday that the department [...]

Envisioning The US Without Police Violence & Control

By Rashmee -

By Rashmee Kumar for the Intercept. Starting with the “original police force,” the London Metropolitan Police, Vitale provides a succinct historical framework to understand how police in the U.S. [...]

‘White Lives Matter’ Rally Canceled After Resistance In Tennessee

By Christopher Mathias, -

By Christopher Mathias for Huff Post. White supremacists, neo-Nazis and fascists descended on a Middle Tennessee town Saturday for a “White Lives Matter” rally, striking fear into communities [...]

BLM Partners With Organizations To Halt Jail Expansion

By Kirsten West Savali, -

By Kirsten West Savali for The Root - Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Black Lives Matter co-founder, veteran organizer, artist and freedom fighter, has partnered with more than 30 organizations to launch [...]

Driver Speeds Through ‘Convict Stockley’ Protest in Kirkwood, Mo

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By Sarah Fenske for Riverfront Times. A protest in Kirkwood last night took a potentially ugly turn when an SUV barreled through the crowd, horn honking. The protesters had assembled in the [...]

Philly Cop Suspended After Shooting Unarmed Black Man

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By Jack Burns for Mint Press News - Video of the deadly shooting shows Jones running away from the officer, around a vehicle, before being killed by the officer’s bullet. But police do not [...]

Charges Against Portland Black Lives Matter Protesters Dropped

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By Jake Bleiberg for BDN - PORTLAND, Maine — A year after Portland police ended a Black Lives Matter demonstration with a mass arrest, the resulting legal drama has come to a close with the [...]

100 Years Ago African-Americans Marched Down 5th Ave To Declare: Black Lives Matter

By Chad Williams, -

By Chad Williams for The Conversation - The only sounds were those of muffled drums, the shuffling of feet and the gentle sobs of some of the estimated 20,000 onlookers. The women and children [...]

Mumia Abu-Jamal Speaks About Black Lives Matter And Police Violence

By Tasasha Henderson, -

By Tasasha Henderson for Truthout - In his new book Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?, author and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal explores this question over 75 essays, spanning from the late 1990s to [...]

Newsletter – This Juneteenth, End “US Way Of War”

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. We just returned from the weekend-long United National Anti-War Coalition (UNAC) conference in Richmond, VA. This is the fourth UNAC conference since its [...]

Fight For $15 And Movement For Black Lives Join Forces On Anniversary Of MLK’s Assassination

By Maha Ahmed, -

By Maha Ahmed for In These Times - Protesters rallied at three locations in Chicago: Federal Plaza, a McDonald’s at the intersection of Adams Street and Wells Street, and the Illinois Policy [...]

NYPD Infiltrated Black Lives Matter, Got Access To Messages

By George Joseph, -

By George Joseph for The Guardian - Undercover officers in the New York police department infiltrated small groups of Black Lives Matter activists and gained access to their text messages, [...]

Police Killings In The US Continue To Rise

By Rachael Revesz, -

By Rachael Revesz for Independent - More people have died at the hands of law enforcement in the US so far this year than during the same period in 2016, casting a dark shadow over the Donald [...]

Five Years Ago Today, Trayvon Martin Was Killed

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Staff for #RememberTrayvon. The murder of Trayvon Martin was the beginning of the Black Lives Matter movement that accelerated with the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and has grown with [...]