Jones, a fierce champion of the Black Lives Matter movement, received 30.4 percent of the vote in the democratic mayoral primary but ultimately lost to Alderman Lyda Krewson.
It’s part of the protest movement’s ‘week of action’ leading up to Donald Trump’s inauguration. Black Lives Matter now offers a social media tool to help protest racism during its Week of Action, from Martin Luther King Jr. Day to Inauguration Day. Mic.com reports that BLM launched MarkYourselfUnsafe.com Tuesday. It allows Black Facebook users […]
A federal lawsuit seeks to compel federal agencies to release surveillance data of Black Lives Matter protesters. The plaintiffs suspect that the FBI and DHS have violated the constitutional rights of demonstrators.
East Tennessee State University police arrested a White student wearing a gorilla mask at a BLM protest. He told the police he wanted to provoke the demonstrators.
The conspiracy theories have already started to fly on social media as racial tensions rise over the deaths of two unarmed Black men, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, followed by the deadly ambush of five Dallas, Texas police officers, who were allegedly shot by a lone Black man. The loss of life on both sides […]