They Used To Be Strangers. Now They’re Organizing Some Of The Largest Protests In America’s Biggest City.
“I don't believe a peaceful protest is possible, because a protest, by our definition, makes people uncomfortable. It disturbs people,” one organizer said, “but we are adamant about being nonviolent.”
The FBI and Virginia police are looking for those responsible. Under state law, they could face up to five years in prison.
The historic Brooklyn Liberation march for Black trans lives featured righteous fury as well as queer joy — a blueprint for what Prides of the future can be.
A Suspected Boogaloo Extremist Has Been Charged With Killing A Federal Officer In Oakland Last Month
Authorities say Carrillo and an accomplice were trying to take advantage of the national protests against police brutality: "They came to Oakland to kill cops."
Geoff Perrin acknowledges he inflated his résumé, but says it hasn’t helped him get work with American police departments “because they just go, ‘What do you guys know about guns?’”
“The shooting tonight was a tragic, outrageous, and unacceptable act of violence and it has no place in our city."
A 911 Dispatcher Reported Concerns About Minneapolis Police Officers’ Actions As They Restrained George Floyd
New audio reveals the city employee called in a police supervisor as officers were using what would prove to be deadly force.
Bikers And Second Amendment Groups Crashed A Black Lives Matter Protest In A Small Town And Violence Broke Out
One protester was sucker-punched in the back of the head by a man wearing a Confederate flag bandana.
A Couple Confronted A Man For Stenciling "Black Lives Matter" On His Own Property. One Has Been Fired And Both Have Apologized.
"We have concluded that the actions of he and his partner were inconsistent with our values, and the associate is no longer employed with Raymond James."
Black Lives Matter Protester Oluwatoyin Salau Was Found Dead After Tweeting About Being Sexually Assaulted
"[S]he had no hate in her heart and only wanted peace and love," one friend wrote on Twitter.
"I don't think most people realized how much LA and how much cities spend on police."
Inside an experiment in self-government.
"The world saw a modern-day lynching," photographer Sheila Pree Bright told BuzzFeed News.
Trump And His Allies Claimed Tear Gas Wasn't Used On Protesters Outside The White House. The Secret Service Just Admitted It Was.
"The employee utilized oleoresin capsicum spray, or pepper spray, in response to an assaultive individual."
"SNL" Alum Jay Pharoah Says LAPD Officers Pulled Guns On Him While He Was Walking And Kneeled On His Neck
"I could have easily been Ahmaud Arbery or a George Floyd."
Starbucks Is Now Allowing Its Employees To Wear Black Lives Matter Merch After Getting A Ton Of Backlash
The policy reversal comes after employee pushback and calls for a boycott.
Amazon, IBM, And Microsoft Won’t Say Which Police Departments Used Their Facial Recognition Technology
Activists are worried about several key questions that remain unanswered.
Undoubtedly raw, 8:46, Chappelle's set about George Floyd and the killings of Black people feels like the first meaningful mainstream art to emerge from this particular moment.
BriefCam, a facial recognition and surveillance video analysis company, sells the ability to surveil protesters and enforce social distancing — without the public knowing.
"They wanted to me to be able to separate the personal from the professional," EMT Taylor Varela told BuzzFeed News. "Now is not the time to separate anything."
Seattle's mayor said any effort to send the military into Seattle would be unconstitutional and told the president, "Go back to your bunker."
From Bon Appétit to CrossFit, top editors and executives are being called out for racism. But the Black Lives Matter movement is about much more than white-collar accountability.
"He never deserved to be up on that pedestal," said Levar Stoney, the mayor of Richmond, Virginia.
"I should not have been there. My presence in that moment and in that environment created a perception of the military involved in domestic politics."
The decision also came just days after reports that the crew had destroyed footage of deputies in Austin killing a Black man during a traffic stop.
House Democrats Are Pushing To Remove The Names Of Confederate Officers From Military Bases After Trump Defended Them
Rep. Yvette Clarke’s bill would require the government to rename 10 military bases. Trump defended the “Magnificent and Fabled Military Installations” named for Confederate officers.
The company is joining IBM, but it doesn't mean Amazon is totally out of the facial recognition business.
As Black Lives Matter protests yield results, it’s become harder to ignore the gulf between well-meaning but ultimately worthless gestures and real, radical change.
Starbucks Won't Let Employees Wear Gear That Supports Black Lives Matter Because It Is Political Or Could Incite Violence
The retail giant said wearing pro-BLM pins or T-shirts would violate its dress code policy because the accessories advocate a "political, religious, or personal issue."
Statues In The US And Around The World Are Being Beheaded And Torn Down Amid Black Lives Matter Protests
In the US, UK, and elsewhere, public monuments commemorating people with backgrounds linked to slavery and racism are being toppled by angry demonstrators.