Black Lives Matter Launches Website To Promote Black-Owned Businesses

Black Lives Matter is making it easier than ever to find and support black-owned businesses.  In partnership with ad agency J. Walter Thompson New York, the organization launched a beta version of BackingBlackBusiness.com, a website that allows people to discover black-owned businesses throughout the country, on Monday. Shoppers can search for businesses through categories like food […]

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Lil Wayne Apologizes for “Black Lives Matter” Comment During Interview (Video)

Lil Wayne apologized for his comment made during his interview with Dateline this week, telling the reporter that the movement didn’t matter to him because he is young, black, and rich. He has since apologized for offending anyone, telling TMZ, “When the reporter began asking me questions about my daughter being labeled a bitch and a […]

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Alton Sterling’s Oldest Son Celebrated His 16th Birthday With Kanye West and Kim Kardashi

  During his Saint Pablo tour stop in Inglewood, California, on Tuesday, Kanye West took the time to meet a very special audience member: Alton Sterling’s oldest son. According to a Twitter post by attorney Justin Bamberg, Cameron Sterling was at the concert celebrating his 16th birthday. Watching the rapper perform in person is probably […]

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Colin Kaepernick Just Started A Black Panther Inspired Youth Camp.

Any critics who thought Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem as a protest against racism and police brutality wasn’t enough to drive social change, well, how about now? During the San Francisco 49ers‘ bye week this past weekend, the team’s woke quarterback held his “I Know My Rights Camp” in Oakland for hundreds of young Black and […]

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Memphis Police Department Threatens To Demote Black Cops If They Keep Complaining About Racism

  The Memphis, Tennessee Police Department is threatening to demote dozens of African American police officers simply because they are standing up to racism in the department. Officials with the Memphis police say that African American cops would be forced to pay back money theyearned after receiving promotions if they don’t back down from their claims […]

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University Students Raise Black Lives Matter Flag Next To American Flag

  Amid nationwide protests following high-profile officer-involved shootings, students at the University of Vermont took a stand this weekend by hoisting a “Black Lives Matter” flag alongside the state flag and the American flag. The flag, which was raised outside of the campus’s Dudley H. Davis Center in Burlington, Vermont, was met with both outrage and support, as […]

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Officer Involved In El Cajon Shooting Had Been Sued, Demoted For Sexual Harassment

  One of the police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in El Cajon, California, on Tuesday has been identified as former police Sgt. Richard Gonsalves, who was demoted last year after another officer sued him for sexual harassment. El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells confirmed Gonsalves’ identity in a press conference Wednesday […]

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