It's ok if you don't want to march – you can still be a good activist

Black Lives Matter then came along with a far more emotive cause. People marched, cried, screamed, collided with police because it was their lives on the line. People were sick of having their sons, husbands, friends, killed by the police. Online activity just wasn't getting the black community anywhere …

It's ok if you don't want to march – you can still be a good activist
Source: Black Lives Matter

The Speakers and Participants of the Dallas Women's March Herald Progress For 2018

BJ Austin's Winnebago sprung a leak Saturday morning, but she still made it to the Dallas Women's March. In the past year, the former KERA reporter has been to about 15 women's marches, Black Lives Matter demonstrations, and rallies against police brutality. She first parked that RV in College Park, …

The Speakers and Participants of the Dallas Women's March Herald Progress For 2018
Source: Black Lives Matter

Definitely the best part of President Trump's first year in office

The stunning progress of gay rights has been the defining social movement of my era, followed closely by the emergence of Black Lives Matter and the growing public reckoning with the ways African Americans have lost ground since the Civil Rights era. Americans have also been preoccupied with …

Definitely the best part of President Trump's first year in office
Source: Black Lives Matter

Read Downtown Boys' open letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

The Black Lives Matter movement and the Zapatista movement in Mexico, have unearthed so many of the connections between the Israeli army and the U.S. military and police forces. I write to you in solidarity with immigrants crossing the U.S./Mexico border who are met with brutal force tactics that stem …

Read Downtown Boys' open letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Source: Black Lives Matter

Study: Having a cop at school makes students feel 'significantly safer, less stressed'

Following a controversial move by the Toronto Public Schools to get rid of police officers in its schools, a new study shows that doing just that is actually be a pretty bad idea. In August, the district caved to Black Lives Matter and immigration activists who demanded school-based officers be removed from …

Study: Having a cop at school makes students feel 'significantly safer, less stressed'
Source: Black Lives Matter

Women's March on Wilmington 2018 highlights array of issues, concerns

The event included efforts and sponsorships from organizations such as the local Black Lives Matter movement, the League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, Carolina Jews for Justice and more. The crowd was filled with the infamous “pussyhats,” signs and enthusiastic cheering as hundreds of …

Women's March on Wilmington 2018 highlights array of issues, concerns
Source: Black Lives Matter

United They Stood

About 200,000 people showed up in support of immigrants, science, gun control, the Black Lives Matter and #MeToo movements, health care and more. But underneath it all was a general dislike for President Donald Trump, who was inaugurated exactly one year ago Sunday, that united the crowd.

United They Stood
Source: Black Lives Matter

Anti-Abortion Harassment Goes Way Beyond Picketing Clinics

When they see me, a black woman, entering the clinic, they yell things like “Black lives matter, black genocide, don't kill your black babies!” For all their purported concern about “saving” black lives from abortion, they have very little to say about the countless black people who have lost their lives at the …

Anti-Abortion Harassment Goes Way Beyond Picketing Clinics
Source: Black Lives Matter

"Writing My Way Into Existence"