Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

Cardi B Revealed She Struggled With Decision To Turn Down Performing At The Super Bowl To Back Colin Kaepernick

The rapper said she had “mixed feelings” about turning down the opportunity. She felt it was necessary to “stand behind” Kaepernick because he “stood up” for minorities.

Second Woman Claims She Too Was Assaulted by Man at Center of Alleged Rape Inside Atlanta Nightclub

A second alleged victim has come forward after a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman inside Atlanta’s Opera nightclub was arrested this week.

Detroit Officer Demoted After Filming Himself Mocking Black Woman He Pulled Over, Then Forced Her to Walk Home In Freezing Temperatures

A Detroit police officer is under investigation after he filmed himself making racist remarks about a young Black woman he forced to walk home in freezing temperatures after a traffic stop.

Nearly 51 Years After His Assassination, Kansas City Will Rename Street To Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Leaders in Kansas City, Missouri, one of the nation’s largest cities without a public memorial to Martin Luther King Jr., voted to rename a 10-mile stretch of roadway after the civil rights leader.

Middle School Denies Conducting A Strip Search On 4 Black Girls After Community Outrage

During the meeting school officials denied reports, that the students were questioned and searched by a school nurse and an assistant principal who accused them of drug possession.

Angela Davis Reoffered Award By Birmingham Civil Rights Institute After Controversy

Angela Davis has been reoffered an award from an Alabama civil rights museum after it sparked controversy for rescinding the honor this month. 

Four 12-Year-Old Black Girls Were Allegedly Strip Searched At A Middle School In New York

Four 12-year-old black girls were allegedly strip searched at a middle school in New York last week, angering community members who are asking district officials why no action has been taken.

Jay-Z, Meek Mill And Van Jones Launch Effort To Slash US Prison Population

Rappers Jay-Z and Meek Mill announced they are launching a new criminal justice reform organization aimed at dramatically reducing the number of people in the US prison system.

A Black Teen Says Her Dance Team Told Her She Was “Too Dark” To Perform

A black teen is suing her former dance coach after she says she was told she could not perform because her skin was too dark, and was then retaliated against when she spoke up about the discrimination.

A University Of Oklahoma Student Who Posted A Blackface Video Has Been Kicked Out Of Her Sorority

A University of Oklahoma student who was seen in a Snapchat video in which she says the n-word while in blackface has been expelled by her sorority.