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# Black Lives Matter

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'Black Lives Matter'.

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'Black Lives Matter'.

News  »  Politics

Black Lives Matter, NAACP silent in wake of 'Uncle Tim' Twitte...

Some prominent liberal groups, including Black Lives Matter and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), haven't weighed in on the "Uncle Tim" Twitter insults lobbed at Sen. Tim Scott Wednesday nig...


News  »  Health

Black Lives Are Shorter in Chicago. My Family’s History Shows ...

How did a Promised Land to generations of Black families become a community of lost liv...


News  »  Top Stories

George Floyd: Black Lives Matter protesters react to Chauvin c...

Two young women who demonstrated after George Floyd's death react to Derek Chauvin's convicti...


Golden Globes organisers expels ex-president over Black Lives ...

The crisis-hit Hollywood body's ex-president shared a controversial article about Black Lives Matt...


News  »  Politics

Bill, Hillary Clinton say jury made 'right decision' in findin...

Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton each reacted to Tuesday's verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder tri...


Globes group ousts member over his Black Lives Matter email

A former president of the organization that hosts the Golden Globes has been dropped from the group’s board after calling Black Lives Matter a “racist hate movement” in an em...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

His Fence Says ‘Black Lives Matter.’ His City Says Paint Over It.

West St. Paul, Minn., says the nearly 75-foot message violates multiple portions of city code. The conflict is brewing as the Twin Cities region uneasily awaits a verdict in the Derek Chauvin tri...


News  »  World  /  UK

Jen Reid: mural of Black Lives Matter Bristol protester

Street artist Mr Cenz said the image is "symbolic" of the Colston statue being pulled down last ye...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

Police Mishandled Black Lives Matter Protests, Reports Say

Inquiries into law enforcement’s handling of the George Floyd protests last summer found insufficient training and militarized responses — a widespread failure in policing nationwi...


News  »  Politics

Left-wing activist allegedly defrauded $450G using 'Black Live...

A left-wing activist was indicted Friday on four counts of fraud by the Department of Justice for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from donors through his Black Lives Matter of Greater Atlanta Facebook pa...


News  »  Business

Black Lives Matter backs Amazon union push in Alabama

Organizers trying to form the first union at an Amazon warehouse are getting support from another big name: Black Lives Mat...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

Del. Stacey Plaskett rebukes House Republican for attack on Bl...

Stacey Plaskett, a Black Democratic delegate, on Wednesday forcefully rebuked her White Republican colleague in the House of Representatives for accusing the Black Lives Matter movement of being a "group that doesn't like the old-fashioned family,...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

Iowa reporter acquitted on all charges after arrest during Bla...

A Des Moines Register reporter whose trial was the subject of outrage among press freedom advocates was acquitted Wednesday on all charges stemming from her arrest while covering a Black Lives Matter protest last summ...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

The Officers Danced at a Black Lives Matter Rally. Then They S...

What appeared to be racial progress in rural Virginia turned into bitter conflict over a Confederate statue, the election and the Capitol riot. Now, people there foresee “a very dangerous tim...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

Somebody hijacked Salesforce's LinkedIn account to post suppor...

The incident comes after two Black Salesforce employees pointed to workplace issues in resignation letters they published on Linked...


Making Black Lives, Not Just Black Deaths, Matter Onstage

The tragedy of racism is only part of the story in two very different plays from London that carry a dimension of meaning not usually seen in this count...


News  »  Top Stories

WNBA team owner out after Black Lives Matter clash

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Former US senator Kelly Loeffler's controversial stint as a WNBA team owner ended Friday as the women's league and NBA board of governors approved the sale of the Atlanta Dre...