Tag: Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson Will Host Social Advocacy Podcast Published by Crooked Media

McKesson aims to use the platform to continue to spread his message of the importance of organizing and activism, particularly in “Trump’s America.”

Protesters Celebrate Dairy Queen Closure After Owner Called Woman & Her Children “Ni***rs”

What was supposed to be a protest turned into a celebration when a Dairy Queen in Zion, Illinois was closed after the owner hurled a racial slur at a black woman and her children.

T.I. Reprimands His “Friend” Lil’ Wayne Over Black Lives Matter Comments

T.I., who swears he is very cool with Lil' Wayne, called his "friend" out on social media after footage of Wayne dismissing and disparaging the Black Lives Matter movement hit the web.

Lil Wayne Ain’t Got Time for the Black Lives Matter Movement

While most black celebrities and musicians are tripping all over themselves to appear and sound woke on social media, Lil Wayne can't be bothered.

Sevyn Streeter Calls Out 76ers for Canceling Her National Anthem Performance Over “We Matter” Jersey

We all know the controversy and debates surrounding statements “Black Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter.” Do we now have to add “We Matter” to the list?

WATCH: Big K.R.I.T.’s Powerful, Woke BET Hip Hop Awards Performance About Police Brutality & Black Lives Matter

Big K.R.I.T. took things to a whole 'nother level at the 2016 BET Awards.

Fantasia Uses God and Martin Luther King to Justify Her Problematic “All Lives Matter” Concert

Welp, God spoke to Fantasia and told her jump on the Kevin Gates/The Game/Keke Palmer train. In light of the killing of yet another unarmed black man by a...

WATCH: Live Stream of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting Protests in Charlotte, North Carolina

Protests are erupting in Charlotte, North Carolina tonight over the officer-involved shooting resulting in the death of a black man named Keith Lamont Scott earlier today.

Officer Brentley Vinson Identified As Cop Who Shot & Killed Keith Lamont Scott

Charlotte police officer Brentley Vinson has been identified as the cop responsible for the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott in North Carolina.

Keith Lamont Scott: Some Things to Know About Disabled Black Man Killed by Police in Charlotte, North Carolina

A black man is dead after yet another officer-involved shooting, this time in Charlotte, North Carolina. The man's name has officially been revealed as Keith Lamont Scott. Here are some things to know about Keith Scott and the police-involved shooting that took his life.

WATCH: Daughter’s Facebook Live Video After Her Disabled Father Was Shot & Killed by Charlotte Police

A woman in Charlotte, North Carolina streamed live video footage via "Facebook Live" after her father was shot and killed by police.

Terence Crutcher: Some Things to Know About Unarmed Black Man Shot & Killed by Tulsa Police Officer

40-year-old Terence Crutcher was shot and killed by a white Tulsa, Oklahoma female police officer named Betty Shelby, even though he had his hands in the air and was unarmed.

Colin Kaepernick Gives No F*cks, Says He’ll “Continue to Sit” for National Anthem

"This country stands for freedom, liberty, justice for all – and it’s not happening for all right now," he said. "I'll continue to sit. ... I'm going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed."

Parents Blame Black Lives Matter for Their Teenage Sons Shooting at Police Officers

Two teenage boys have been arrested for opening fire on police officers. However, their parents claim Black Lives Matter is responsible for the incident Cousins Trenton Nace (18) and Marquell Rentas...

Michael Jordan Finally Speaks Out on Race Issues in America in the Best Way Possible

When discussing the most influential athletes of our generation, without fail, Michael Jordan comes in high on that list. Arguably the greatest basketball player of all time, Jordan managed...

Ex Jail Guard Admits to Lying About Checking on Sandra Bland Before Her Death

It’s been a year since Sandra Bland mysteriously died while being held in a Texas jail cell and police are still trying to cover up what actually happened. However,...

WNBA Players Fined for Taking a Stand Against Police Brutality and Violence Against Officers

Celebrities and athletes arguably have the greatest platform to bring awareness to social issue and concerns. However, several WNBA players have been fined for using their platform to acknowledge...

The Game Deems Black Lives Matter Movement Hypocritical, Supports “All Lives Matter”

No matter how much we try to explain it, some celebrities will continue to promote “All lives matter” while completely erasing the Black Lives Matter movement. Unfortunately, rappers The...

Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade & LeBron James Open ESPYs With Powerful #BlackLivesMatter Message

No one ever really expects much out of the ESPYs, which has always been a showcase of awkward moments where sports stars are taken out of their comfort zone...

Jennifer Lopez Tweets & Deletes “All Lives Matter,” Forgetting She Often Appropriates Black Culture

Do celebs not learn from each other’s mistakes? Jennifer Lopez is the latest celebrity to tweet "All Lives Matter." Though it was deleted from her account shortly after it...

South Carolina Firefighter Fired After Threatening to “Run Over” Black Lives Matter Protesters

A public servant proves once again why the Black Lives Matter movement is so important. A South Carolina fire captain was fired after writing on his Facebook page that...

Ignorance & Whiteness Shields Sarah Palin from Seeing Black Lives Matter Protesters as People

It's 2016 and, unfortunately, Sarah Palin is still a thing. The former vice presidential candidate recently shared her thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement. And yes, she’s still…...

Police Brutality Protesters Pepper Sprayed & Arrested in Phoenix, Officers on High Alert After Dallas Shooting

Protests against police brutality have popped up across the nation in response to the shocking deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. While most have been peaceful, cops are...

The Game and Snoop Dogg Lead Peaceful March to LAPD Headquarters

Just hours after the shooting that claimed the lives of five Dallas police officers during a Black Lives Matter protest, rappers the Game and Snoop Dogg led a peaceful march...

Raising Black Kids Causes Kim Kardashian to Support Black Lives Matter Movement

Have you ever wondered about the conversations Kanye West and Kim Kardashian must have? Kanye is so politically outspoken and Kim spends most of her day finding the perfect...

Everything You Should Know About the Dallas Police Shooting Massacre

The recent fatal and tragically unnecessary shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile (both black men) by law enforcement within the brief span of just two days sparked demonstrations across the...

Chris Brown, Desiigner & Snoop Dogg Are NOT Helping the Black Lives Matter Movement With These Posts

The brutal, unnecessary and race-motivated deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile have rocked the country. And the outpouring of reactions from black celebrities has been ramping up as...

Keke Palmer Called Out By Black Twitter for Supporting “All Lives Matter” Statement

The recent police shootings Alton Sterling and Philando Castile have brought out some emotional and heartfelt messages from many celebrities. However, the "All Lives Matter" crowd is speaking loudly...

President Obama Criticizes Black Lives Matter Movement: “You Can’t Just Keep Yelling”

President Barack Obama is sure to ruffle some feathers with this one. At a youth town hall meeting in London on Saturday (Apr 23), the POTUS called out leaders of...

Study: How #BlackLivesMatter Blew Up on Twitter

Black Lives Matter is now considered a major political force, but can you believe that it hasn't even been two years since the protest movement began as a simple...