How #TrustBlackWomen pushes back against racially-motivated anti-abortion activism

A group of women gathered in Atlanta want you to Trust Black Women. This week, more than 60 Black women activists and community leaders met to discuss reproductive justice and about how to deal with the increasingly manipulative tactics of an anti-abortion movement aimed at Black communities. The women, representing a variety of nonprofits and […]

What Black Lives Matter really wants from 2016 presidential candidates

Thus far, the presidential debates have barely mentioned Black Lives Matter, and the movement is now petitioning for that to change. The Black Lives Matter network recently sent out a call to the Democratic National Committee for a Democratic presidential debate focused solely on racial justice policies. It is not enough to poll the presidential […]

Why the Internet cannot defend the #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh

Warning:This article contains video that may be potentially triggering. He came. He saw. He brutalized. In a disturbing viral video, Columbia, South Carolina deputy Ben Fields (a white male police officer the size of an offensive lineman, better known as Officer Slam to students) leers toward an unsuspecting young Black female student at Spring Valley […]

Following Spring Valley video, Black Lives Matter NYC launches protest campaign

This article contains video that may be triggering for some readers. Organizers of Black Lives Matter want black girls to know the organization stands up for them and their safety. The New York City chapter is launching a national call of action and campaign for every black girl in the U.S. The “Every Black Girl” […]

Hillary Clinton Says Assault At Spring Valley High Cant Be Justified

Hillary Clinton joined on Monday to discuss criticism of her criminal justice platform as well as the black teenager who was thrown from her desk by a school resource officer in Columbia, South Carolina, last week. of former Spring Valley High School resource officer Ben Fields ShakaraThe adults in a school should be modeling appropriate […]

Black Lives Matter won’t stop interrupting Hillary Clintonand that’s a good thing

Saying Black Lives Matter isnt enough. That was the message a group of activists hoped to deliver to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday, when they interrupted the presidential candidates speech in front of a mostly Black audience in Atlanta. As the crowd sang Hell You Talmbout, Janelle Monas powerful BLM anthem, Clinton […]

Flawed Jury Selection Methods Could Favor White Cop Who Allegedly Raped Black Women

Twelve white jurors will ultimately decide if Daniel Holtzclaw, 28, a former Oklahoma City police officer, is guilty of raping and sexually assaulting at least 13 black women, attorneys announced on Tuesday Final jury selections were made on Tuesday and not only is the jury all-white, but it’s also majority-male. This is concerning.  Common strategyProspective jurors […]

Flawed Jury Selection Methods Could Favor Ex-Cop Who Allegedly Raped Black Women

Twelve white jurors will ultimately decide if Daniel Holtzclaw, 28, a former Oklahoma City police officer, is guilty of raping and sexually assaulting at least 13 black women, attorneys announced on Tuesday Final jury selections were made on Tuesday and not only is the jury all-white, but it’s also majority-male. This is concerning.  Common strategyProspective jurors […]