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Black Lives Matter Los Angeles Shut it Down for ‘Black Memorial Day’ Protest

Mother of Ezell Ford Joined Black Lives Matter Black Memorial Day Protest   Tritobia Ford joined activists on Memorial Day to remember unarmed Blacks killed by the police and sheriff’s in Los Angeles County LOS ANGELES, CA – Tritobia Ford, 43, the mother of Ezell Ford joined Black Lives Matter Los Angeles on Mon., May […]

ThisNthat Quickbits: Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore State Atty, Speaks! (Watch)

*”You have to at some point change the culture of what’s happening in the police department, and the way that you do that is by holding them accountable.” — Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore State Attorney In the video below, Baltimore State Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, who was voted into office in January of 2015, speaks to Chris Hayes […]

Time Magazine Honors Walter Scott with ‘Black Lives Matter’ Cover

*In big bold letters, Time magazine featured the words “Black Lives Matter” to mark the shooting of African American man Walter Scott by white Charleston, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager. The cover also features screenshots of the cell phone footage that captured Slager shooting Scott as he flees. Slager, who had stopped Scott over […]

Kerry Washington Graces Ebony Cover; Talks #BlackLivesMatter

*Kerry Washington graces the cover of Ebony‘s March/April double issue. And inside, she shares her thoughts on #BlackLivesMatter and being an activist even when it’s “inappropriate.” Washington told Ebony why she won’t ignore racial issues and will speak up about it. Just like how she did at the Emmys.

Black Lives Mattered A Lot During the Grammys (Pics)

*On more than one occasion, the “Black Lives Matter” mantra was front and center at the 57th Grammy Awards on Sunday. Pharrell Williams — who went home with three trophies (best urban contemporary album, best pop performance) — led a “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” demonstration during his performance of “Happy.” Williams paid homage to 18-year-old, […]

MLK Marches with Mike Brown, Eric Garner and Trayvon Martin on New Yorker Cover

*Imagine a world where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marches with slain black males who ignited a current day Civil Rights Movement and inspiring the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter. The New Yorker is doing just this with its January 26th edition. “The Dream of Reconciliation” New Yorker cover shows MLK with slain Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Michael Brown and NYPD’s Wenjian Liu […]