“I don’t know why they want to stop fireworks. They don’t last that long.”
The 23-year-old died in Colorado after police put him in a chokehold and paramedics injected him with ketamine.
"Black characters on an animated show should be played by Black people."
The world’s premier health agency pushed a flawed coronavirus containment strategy — until it disappeared from public view one day before the outbreak was declared a pandemic.
A Man With Bipolar Disorder Who Was Tased By Police Multiple Times Went Into Cardiac Arrest And Has Died
The NYPD has been criticized for how often its officers use a Taser on people of color and those experiencing mental health issues.
The men are facing nine charges, including felony murder.
Drawing inspiration from the 2011 Occupy Wall Street movement, protesters are now vowing to eat, sleep, and protest outside City Hall in Manhattan until the NYPD is defunded.
Before Protesters Chanted Her Name On The Streets, Breonna Taylor Was "Making Things Happen" For Herself
“I’ve always heard Tamir Rice’s story, Trayvon Martin’s story, Mike Brown’s story, and a list of other people’s stories. But to have to add my niece to this... I still can’t fathom it.”
These High Schoolers Organized A Graduation March Where No One Wore Masks, And Now The Community Is Divided
“A lot of people might think that graduation is the most important thing that’s happening right now, and it really isn’t,” one graduating senior told BuzzFeed News.
A Judge Blocked The Deportation Of A 16-Year-Old Boy Who Claims Trump Is Using The Coronavirus As An Excuse
Attorneys say the Honduran boy is trying to join his father in the US after witnessing a murder and then being threatened by a gang.
Citing “racial bias in facial surveillance,” the Boston City Council voted unanimously to stop the use of facial recognition by public agencies.
The win by Jamaal Bowman, an educator in the Bronx, over Eliot Engel, a 16-term member of Congress, is a signal victory for progressives.
The Courts Say Sex Discrimination Laws Protect Trans People, But Trump May Use Religious Exemptions To Get Around Them
LGBTQ activists may have already won the battle over what sex discrimination laws mean, but now they expect the Trump administration to weaken the laws with religious freedom exemptions.
The Justice Department asked a judge to dismiss Flynn's case after a new review of evidence was ordered by Attorney General Bill Barr.
During a national reckoning over racism and inclusion, the campaign is breaking with recent Democratic tradition by keeping its diversity numbers private.
"Our mutual unease increases."
In a letter, the police chief said he was "alarmed and stunned" by the use of deadly force.
Even though hundreds of thousands of protesters and police crowded onto the streets, overall social distancing actually strengthened in big cities with major protests.
Anthropologie Is “Whitewashed” From Top To Bottom, From How It Treats Its Black Staff To How It Profiles Shoppers
Former Anthropologie employees allege racial profiling at their stores, being followed around when they shopped at other locations, and earning less than their white colleagues.
The boy's mother and swim instructor explained the method to BuzzFeed News, but others in the industry find the video controversial.
The FBI Says The Noose Found In NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace's Stall Had Been There Since At Least October
"Whether tied in 2019 or whenever, it was a noose. It wasn't directed at me, but somebody tied a noose," the driver said after the FBI's findings.
There's no evidence that the fireworks lighting up US cities are caused by anything other than oversupply and understimulation. That hasn't stopped the conspiracies.
The assaults occurred at a bar and a home in West Hollywood from 2014 to 2019, prosecutors say.
If you've ever used a glory hole, either before the pandemic or because of it, BuzzFeed News wants to hear from you.
Chrystul Kizer, A 19-Year-Old Sex Trafficking Victim Who Killed Her Abuser, Has Been Released From Jail
Kizer was released on Monday after being bailed out by advocacy groups.
"Think about it."
Activists are calling to defund the police, but New York City is doubling down on aggressively policing fireworks.
"One of the saddest lessons of our contemporary moment is our inability to learn from the recent past."
The wives of two of the UK's most famous soccer players have been in a nasty spat since one accused the other of leaking stories about her to the tabloids.
The company said it was an accident, but the woman who received the posters said she's skeptical.
“30 Rock” Episodes That Show Characters In Blackface Are Being Pulled From Streaming Services And Syndication
“I understand now that ‘intent’ is not a free pass for white people to use these images. I apologize for pain they have caused,” Tina Fey said in a statement.
A US Soldier Allegedly Gave Classified Information To Satanic Neo-Nazis With The Goal Of Starting A New War
Ethan Melzer allegedly told members of the extremist group he was prepared to die in the attack if it meant starting another war in the Middle East.
The Atomic Blonde producer faces 21 years to life in prison if convicted.
Shiny new updates for your shiny Apple toys.
The Trump administration said the suspension is needed to ensure jobs go to Americans first as the economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, but employers say it will actually make things worse.
A Judge Ruled The Trump Administration Must Face A Lawsuit Over Denying Coronavirus Checks To Undocumented Parents
US citizen children filed a lawsuit after Congress restricted CARES Act relief money to individuals with Social Security numbers, excluding undocumented immigrants.
The Billionaire CEO Behind "Bratz" And "LOL Surprise" Dolls Called A Black Influencer Who Accused Them Of Plagiarism "A Disgrace To Black People"
Isaac Larian, who runs MGA Entertainment, called influencer Amina Mucciolo a "disgrace to Black people and the BLM cause."
The statue depicts Roosevelt on horseback being guided by a Native American and African man on foot, which objectors say celebrates colonialism and racial hierarchy.
The driver, Bubba Wallace, called it a "despicable act of racism."
From Jeff Sessions to John Bolton, the president has insisted he only hires "the best people." He tends to change his mind and insult them when they leave.