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They say such measures could undermine the Black Lives Matter movement that grew out of the 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and other shootings by police around the country.
Black Lives Matter of Columbus will join with other groups at a rally and march at 2 p.m. Saturday to raise its voice and money to help people in Flint, Michigan, get their tainted water problems resolved.
Awarding the founding members the Sydney peace Prize affirms the goals and the work accomplished by BLM so far have been crucial to any modern ...
The Canadian offshoot of the Black Lives Matter movement isn't a fan of police officers. Having previously hijacked Toronto's Gay Pride march with a list of demands that included banning "oppressive" police floats from partaking in the event, the BLM ...
A professor at California State University-Los Angeles is organizing a week-long Black Lives Matter "youth activist" camp for children as young as ten years old.
We know what's wrong. You know what's wrong. Politicians and policy makers know what's wrong. More government promises to fight anti-Black racism won't ...
A man vandalized a Black Lives Matter sign in front of a City of Ithaca alderperson's house on Monday morning in an act that was caught on video.
The Black Lives Rally: Cincinnati rally planned for Wednesday night at Inwood Park is postponed for one week. Protesters calling for the conviction of Ray Tensing will meet instead May 31 at 6 p.m.
Cumberland County Superior Court Justice Lance Walker on Wednesday denied a motion by the State of Maine seeking to restore the case to docket involving ...
Many community members felt the skit to be making fun of the Black Lives Matter movement. Now, an attorney representing a number of Black Lives Matter protesters who have been charged with misdemeanors related to protest activities is asking for the ...
The weekend after Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby was found not guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of unarmed black motorist Terence Crutcher, people gathered for rallies in Oklahoma City on two separate days to say "Black Lives Matter.".
And what happens when farcical characters peddle a show's messy plot championing a topic as critical as the Black Lives Matter movement? It looks silly, as does what it stands for. While the inmates affirm their riot as a heroic response to the unjust ...
The New York chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and activists with Millions March NYC sued the New York police Department after the department refused to confirm or deny the existence of records on Black Lives Matter activists.
For roughly a month, a vandal or vandals has been targeting Black Lives Matter signs on private lawns in Shorewood, the police lieutenant said Tuesday.
FILE - Last summer, police arrested 17 protesters at a Black Lives Matter rally in Portland after authorities say they blocked traffic on Commercial Street and pushed against a vehicle as it attempted to drive down the thoroughfare.
Black Lives Matter founders Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi will be awarded the Sydney peace Prize in November.
with about 150 people as they march from Lincoln Park down Pearl Street to Commercial Street for a Black Lives Matter protest on July 15, 2016.
The Black Lives Matter movement will receive the Sydney peace Prize, an award given by the Sydney Peace Foundation - part of the University of Sydney - and be honored at an event in the city in November, the foundation announced this week.
Black Lives Matter Cambridge organizers Stephanie Guirand and DiDi Delgado take questions from the audience at First United Methodist Church last week.
police officers in Toronto have been invited to march in New York's Pride parade, after getting banned from Toronto Pride. Pride Toronto took the unprecedented step this year of banning LGBT police officers from participating in this year's Pride ...
Black Lives Matter of Columbus will join with other groups at a rally and march at 2 p.m. Saturday to raise its voice and money to help people in Flint, Michigan, get their tainted water problems resolved.
DiDi Delgado, an organizer with Black Lives Matter Cambridge, began by saying she was nervous to speak in Melrose last week.
Calla Wahlquist talks to Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and Aboriginal activist Latoya Rule, whose brother Wayne Morrison died in custody in South Australia last year.
The most recent incident was captured on surveillance from a home in the northeast area of Shorewood. It happened around 11:00 p.m.
"It comes at a time when this movement is more important than ever."
Western Australian Labor senator Pat Dodson, who was awarded the Sydney peace prize in 2008 for his advocacy for Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander peoples, applauded the selection of Black Lives Matter as a movement that stood against "ignorance, ...
Elected officials and Haitian leaders rallied in Foley Square for the extension of Temporary Protected Status for 50,000 Haitians in the United States.
The Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund (ICCI) have announced that the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter network, Alicia Garza, will be a featured speaker at their annual convention. Keynote speaker for the July 15 event will be ...
Shouts of "Black Lives Matter!" echoed down Houston streets Saturday during a spirited solidarity march ending outside City Hall, where activist Ashton Woods announced his intention to run for City Council in 2019.
Despite 10 months consulting hundreds of people and organizations, the Vancouver Pride Society's decision to include uniformed police in the Pride Parade ...
La TaSha Levy is an Assistant Professor of American Ethnic Studies at the University of Washington. Patricia Murphy talks to her about the intersection between Black Lives Matter and the Black Panther Party and how the two movements have more in ...
A Maine judge is expected to issue a ruling next week in the case of Black Lives Matter protesters who were charged with obstructing a public way.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Activist and Black Lives Matter organizer Serena Seals will seek a seat in city government this fall. Seals -- who goes by "Rahzie" -- is running for the Common Council's 4th district seat, currently held by Khalid Bey.
Ruling on Black Lives Matter Protesters Expected Next Week. A Maine judge is expected to issue a ruling next week in the case of Black Lives Matter protesters who were charged with obstructing a public way. | May 19, 2017, at 4:46 p.m.. MORE.
PORTLAND (WGME) - There were demonstrations outside and inside court, as Black Lives Matter protesters face a judge, again.The 17 protestors were back in ...
PORTLAND (WGME) -- The Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland will be back in court Friday as prosecutors try to get the charges in the case reinstated.
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - The case of 17 Black Lives Matter protesters arrested in Portland last summer, was back before a judge today.
After an all-day hearing Friday, a judge in Cumberland County Superior Court said he will rule next week on whether 17 Black Lives Matter protesters who were arrested after a march in Portland last summer fulfilled the terms of a plea agreement or ...
Sheriff Who Calls Black Lives Matter a terrorist Group Is Joining the Trump Administration. May 18, 2017, 12:18pm Tina Vasquez.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who is reportedly taking a job at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has a history of statements opposing progressive causes and movements, including marriage equality and Black Lives Matter. Clarke said ...
Edward Crawford, an activist with the Black Lives Matter movement, died earlier this month in what police are calling an apparent suicide.
Krasner's win is a major victory for Black Lives Matter, as the civil rights attorney has not only defended the group, pro bono, on multiple occasions but has also campaigned on a platform that dovetails with the group's aims.
Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke - who once urged civilians to arm themselves because "calling 911 is no longer the best option" - announced Wednesday during an interview with a local radio station that he has accepted a job offer as assistant ...
The security guard of a grocery store in the Mission District accused a customer of having a Black Lives Matter episode for filming him during a confrontation in a neighborhood often at the center of racial tension in San Francisco.
This year, more than a dozen Black Lives Matter-affiliated groups participated in Mama's Bail Out Day for Mother's Day, working together to bail mothers out of jail so that they could spend the holiday with their children.
After being dragged by the Internet, Chilli is walking back recent comments where she used the phrase "all lives matter" to describe her feelings about activism ...
After two years of working to cover the city with Black Lives Matter signs, Making Evanston Equitable Together is bringing its sign distribution campaign to a close.
But on Friday, Bynum was one of hundreds of black women bailed out of jail for Mama's Bail Out Day, a Mother's Day campaign orchestrated by more than a dozen groups affiliated with Black Lives Matter. So far, social justice groups like Color of Change ...


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