Unlike some other celebs, Halle Berry did not embarrass herself when asked about the Movement for Black Lives. The recently pregnant-not-pregnant knock out did say she was tired of hearing about Black Lives Matter ... with one redeeming caveat.
According to HipHollywood, Berry had this to say during Cannes:
An article was published Wednesday that questioned the organization, the leadership, the purpose, the plans and the goals of Black Lives Matter. It was an article that organizers in the Movement for Black Lives say included multiple inaccuracies, and as the group seeks corrections or a retraction, they responded with…
For the second time, jurors were unable to reach a unanimous verdict in the murder trial of Ray Tensing, the (now-former) University of Cincinnati police officer who shot Sam Dubose in the head during a traffic stop.
The city of Ferguson, Mo.’s insurance company paid out $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was gunned down by Police Officer Darren Wilson in August 2014.
Tanya Faison, a self-described “abolitionist” with Black Lives Matter Sacramento in California’s state capital, has been the repeated target of attacks on a Facebook page purported to be the “unofficial voice to the hardworking men and women of the Sacramento Police Department.”
This past Sunday morning, Seattle police responded to a 911 call from 30-year-old Charleena Lyles reporting an attempted burglary at her home. Shortly after police entered her apartment, Lyles was dead—officers fatally shot her while three of her children were present. It’s unclear what led to the rapid escalation and…
A newly released video shows Diamond Reynolds’ young daughter’s concern for her mother’s life after St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez gunned down Philando Castile—Reynolds’ boyfriend—in front of the young child.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Sandra Bland Act into law Thursday, in what was supposed to be a decisive move to address the issues that led to Bland’s death.
A federal judge approved a secret settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown over his 2014 shooting death at the hands of now former Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson.
A new study from Stanford University has shone a light on how different police officers from state to state treat drivers of different racial backgrounds.
Police dashcam footage of the fatal shooting of Philando Castile by St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez has been released to the public.
On Monday night, Daily Show host Trevor Noah took some time out to blast the National Rifle Association for its deafening silence over the recent verdict regarding the police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile—a legal gun owner—during a traffic stop.
Stevie Wonder, the man I always wanted to sing at my wedding if one should ever happen, made an appearance at the North Minneapolis Conference on Peace on Saturday. The iconic singer spoke about Black Lives Matter but took a line out of the “All Lives Matter” playbook when he went all “You black people kill each…
Last October, teachers in the Seattle Public Schools district planned a Black Lives Matter in the Seattle Public Schools event that consisted of wearing T-shirts with the slogan printed on them, despite the fact that a similar effort at Seattle’s John Muir Elementary in September was met with criticism, hate mail and…
The mother of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards on Friday filed to formally join the lawsuit against the city of Balch Springs, Texas, and ex-Police Officer Roy Oliver, who killed her son with a rifle as he was leaving a house party in April.
Thousands of angry, woke and fired-up Minnesotans took to the streets on Friday, hours after ex-Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of 32-year-old motorist Philando Castile nearly one year ago.
Updated Friday June 16, 2017, 5:04 p.m. EDT: The Associated Press reports that the city of St. Anthony plans to dismiss Jeronimo Yanez, the police officer who has been acquitted in the shooting death of Philando Castile.
The family of Terence Crutcher is still seeking justice and filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday seeking damages and widespread reform of the Tulsa, Okla., Police Department.
Lawyers for Black Lives Matter Chicago and other community groups filed a class action lawsuit Wednesday accusing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel of trying to cut “a back-room deal” with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and demanding federal oversight of the city’s Police Department.