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The NRA Called Black Lives Matter Racist, Here's Why It's So Wrong

Black Lives Matter is under fire again. Because Monday. The National Rifle Association (NRA), a non-profit organization that fights for gun rights in the United States, accused the civil rights organization of promoting "racial hatred" in a segment o…
By Marquaysa Battle

Black Lives Matter Is Giving The Best Mother's Day Present To Women In Jail

Groups affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement are giving a huge Mother's Day gift to women in jail: freedom. A group of organizations including Southerners on New Ground, the Movement for Black Lives, Color Of Change has raised over $250,000…
By Joseph Milord

Kendall Jenner Straight-Up Exploits A Black Lives Matter Moment For Pepsi Ad

If I told you Kendall Jenner were "woke," would you believe me? The 21-year-old supermodel recently appeared in an ad for Pepsi, and a vast majority of those who've seen the commercial wouldn't believe me for a second. No, Kim, you stop. People are …
By Robert Anthony

Young People And BLM Activists Are Changing Their Minds About Hillary

It looks like Hillary Clinton is finally winning over more young voters, as well as prominent Black Lives Matter activists, with less than two weeks until the election. This is a big deal. Throughout this election cycle, Clinton has struggled to gain…
By John Haltiwanger

This Is What It Feels Like To Join The Black Lives Matter Movement In Tulsa

I find myself between the states of anger and disbelief. I shift around the numbness of accepting that another unarmed black man has been gunned down, to the anger of the support the murderer is getting, to the disbelief that something like this coul…
By Ezekiel Wariboko

A White Navy Vet Kneeled In A Black Lives Matter Shirt And Everyone Lost It

In the aftermath of the shootings of Terrence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott, two unarmed black men, hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets and to social media to protest police brutality against the African-American community. Ri…
By Adam Silvers

College Students Make Fun Of 'Black Lives Matter' In Blackface Snapchats

Four students at the University of North Dakota poked fun at the Black Lives Matter movement by covering their faces in black face masks and captioning the photo "Black lives matter." In the racist photo posted to Snapchat, three girls and one boy lo…
By Eleanor Harmsworth

MLB Player Wants 'Pathetic' Black Lives Matter 'Animals' Put Behind Bars

I'm a pretty big baseball fan, but up until this morning I had no idea who Steve Clevenger was. Steve Clevenger is a back-up catcher for the Seattle Mariners, and if his recent tweets are any indication, he's also a racist piece of shit. On Thursday,…
By Adam Silvers

Most Young White People Now Support Black Lives Matter, But There's A Catch

A majority of young white people are now supportive of Black Lives Matter and its efforts to address police brutality, according to a new GenForward poll. The GenForward survey was conducted by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago in …
By John Haltiwanger

The Weeknd Just Made A Major Donation To The Black Lives Matter Movement

The Weeknd is using his money to help causes he believes in. On Wednesday, the 26-year-old singer announced he was donating $250,000 to the Black Lives Matter Network, according to a report from the AP. The organization was founded in 2012 after the …
By Anna Menta

Michael Jordan Just Did Something Huge For The Black Lives Matter Movement

From athletes to political activists, everyone is speaking out on the recent violence that has befallen the United States of America. Now, it's NBA legend Michael Jordan's turn. Earlier today, Jordan made a powerful statement addressing the shootings…
By Adam Silvers

People Are Furious Over The Black Lives Matter Joke On This Restaurant's Sign

Paisano's, an Italian restaurant in New Mexico, caused a stir after it put up the sign below in order to advertise its tapenade: OK, obviously one restaurant that may or may not give you diarrhea's sign is not the end of the world. But it's indicati…
By Alec MacDonald

I'm Black And This Is How I Feel About The Dallas 'White Lives Matter' Protest

I've never felt more mocked than when I heard about the "White Lives Matter" protest held in Dallas on Sunday, July 17. This is just another example of people belittling a staggering problem that exists in this country. It's even worse than “All Live…
By Taylor Allen

Samira Wiley Explains How That 'OITNB' Spoiler Reflects Black Lives Matter

WARNING: In case you missed it from the headline, this post contains major spoilers for the end of season four of "Orange Is the New Black." By now, you've either seen the end of the new "Orange Is the New Black" season, or you know the big spoiler t…
By Anna Menta

This Photo Of A BLM Protester In A Dress Is Going Viral For A Powerful Reason

A photo of a woman facing armored police officers during a protest against police brutality is going viral, and it's easy to see why. The picture is stunning, capturing a powerful moment between nurse and mother Ieshia L. Evans, and the police she fa…
By Alexandra Svokos

Law Professor Shuts Down Students Who Criticized His Black Lives Matter Shirt

The Black Lives Matter movement is all about justice for black citizens nationwide who have been affected by police brutality in the US. It's completely, totally 100 percent about the plight of black people, but some people (who are not black -- impo…
By Kelli Boyle

Hundreds Of People In NYC Are Protesting For The Black Lives Matter Movement

As I walked out of my office and approached 5th Avenue today at 6 pm, I came upon hundreds of peaceful protesters marching in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. The march comes less than 24 hours after Philando Castile was shot and kil…
By Kelli Boyle

Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Launches Bid For Baltimore Mayor

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson is putting his money where his mouth is and is officially running for mayor of Baltimore. The 30-year-old from Baltimore, who first became a leader within the movement on social media during protests in Ferg…
By Stacey Leasca

Family Perfectly Responds To Cop's Rant About Black Lives Matter Sign

The Cox family had a great response to police calling for a boycott of their farm after a family member posted a Black Lives Matter sign in a window. Cox Farms in Centreville, Virginia runs a popular fall festival with tractor rides and pumpkin picki…
By Alexandra Svokos

A Dunkin' Donuts Employee Wrote 'Black Lives Matter' On A Cop's Cup

Dunkin' Donuts apologized for the behavior of an employee who reportedly wrote #blacklivesmatter on a police officer's coffee cup. According to Boston.com, the officer was buying coffee at a Dunkin Donuts in Providence, Rhode Island at around 3 pm on…
By Sean Levinson

Hillary Clinton Discusses Black Lives Matter With Several Activists (Video)

Hillary Clinton spoke with three representatives of the Black Lives Matter movement last week about several race-related issues. According to New York magazine, members of the Massachusetts-based group intended to interrupt a forum on substance abuse…
By Sean Levinson

Protesters Replace Forever 21 Display With 'Black Lives Matter' T-Shirts

On Saturday, the pastel and lace clothes usually covering the mannequins of Forever 21 in New York City's Union Square were hidden by dark t-shirts reading, "Black Lives Matter." The shirts, placed in the store's window as part of a vigilante effort,…
By Emily Arata