black lives matter

Walmart to stop selling “Bulletproof: Black Lives Matter” shirts after police union complains

In Walmart-is-terrible news, the billion dollar company will no longer sell “Bulletproof: Black Lives Matter” shirts because the Fraternal Order of Police asked them not to.

Bené Viera | December 21, 2016 - 3:18 pm

Officer who shot Philando Castile charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi announced, “It is my conclusion that the use of deadly force by Officer [Jeronimo] Yanez was not justified and that sufficient facts exist to prove

Lauren Holter | November 16, 2016 - 12:45 pm

Why it matters that the suspected Iowa cop killer had a Donald Trump sign in his yard

Not only has Trump consistently advocated for wider access to guns, which potentially enabled Greene, but Trump has also glorified violence among his supporters.

Kylie Cheung | November 4, 2016 - 8:51 am

Kim and Kanye helped Alton Sterling’s oldest son celebrate his 16th birthday

This kid needs to run for office.

Karen Fratti | November 3, 2016 - 12:32 pm

Police officer’s wife framed Black Lives Matter for a robbery she completely faked

“Something wasn’t quite right,” Millbury Police chief Donald Desorcy said.

Kylie Cheung | November 1, 2016 - 12:18 pm

Singer pulled from NBA national anthem performance because of “We Matter” jersey

“I was never given any kind of dress code. I was never asked beforehand to show my wardrobe,” she explained.

Lauren Holter | October 27, 2016 - 11:24 am

America’s largest police group apologized for “historical mistreatment” of black communities

And some of them thought his statement would put more officers in danger.

Karen Fratti | October 18, 2016 - 3:25 pm

Man who went to Black Lives Matter protest in gorilla mask charged with civil rights intimidation

Rettke also wore a Confederate flag emblazoned on his backpack, just to really make sure everyone was aware he’s a racist (you know, because his gorilla mask hadn’t made that entirely clear).

Kylie Cheung | September 29, 2016 - 4:21 pm

Young Charlotte girl’s speech about police shootings will bring everyone to tears

So often, black men and women disproportionately persecuted by police are fathers and mothers, and the effects police brutality has on their children can’t be ignored.

Kylie Cheung | September 28, 2016 - 8:44 am

Trump said “law and order” during the debate, because his impression of crime clearly comes from TV

Audience members at the debate retained about as much from Trump’s discussion of crime and police relations in communities of color as they would from stereotypical images of “dangerous” streets on TV shows. 

Kylie Cheung | September 26, 2016 - 10:20 pm

Tulsa police officer charged in shooting death of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man

She is being accused of shooting Crutcher “unlawfully and unnecessarily.”

Karen Fratti | September 23, 2016 - 11:41 am

Congressman says Charlotte protesters “hate white people,” clearly not understanding Black Lives Matter

The Republican representative demonstrated an alarming amount of ignorance towards the plight of the Black Lives Matter activists in Charlotte protesting the shooting of Keith Scott at the hands of the police.

Bronwyn Isaac | September 23, 2016 - 10:57 am
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