Black Lives Matter
Social movement originating in the United States
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Johnson: People should not be ‘bullied’ into ‘taking the knee’
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Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest
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Donald Trump Calls Black Lives Matter Mural a ‘Symbol of Hate’
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Spike Lee welcomes white support for Black Lives Matter movement
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Terry Crews under fire over controversial Black Lives Matter tweet
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#AfricaForBlackLives gives BLM voice to Africans
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Who was Edward Colston, why was his statue toppled?
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Alicia Keys: We should hold each other accountable
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Lin-Manuel Miranda is proud 'Hamilton' has a link to anti-racism protests
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Students demand change for racial inequality in All Black Lives Matter march
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Stuart Broad: I thrive off pressure so empty stadiums will be a challenge
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National Women's Soccer League Start Tournament Protesting Racial Injustice
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Lin-Manuel Miranda feels 'proud' of Hamilton's links to anti-racism protests
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Netflix To Stream Spike Lee's 'Rodney King' Free
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Mille Bobby Brown Waist Length Blonde Hair
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Beyonce and H.E.R.'s protest tracks among Spotify's 2020 'Songs of Summer'
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Alicia Keys to host Nickelodeon special about Black Lives Matter
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A white man, woman vandalized a Black Lives Matter mural on July 4, called racism 'a leftist lie,' California police sayPolice are looking for two white people who vandalized a Black Lives Matter mural in downtown Martinez, California, on the Fourth of July.
Massachusetts Detective Is Fired Over Black Lives Matter PostFlorissa Fuentes of the Springfield Police Department shared a photo on Instagram of her niece at a Black Lives Matter protest holding a sign that her colleagues said was offensive.
Southern towns grapple with their pasts as they host Black Lives Matter protestsCommunities debate best steps forward as protests stir up long-silenced conversations on racial justice.
Fourth of July celebrations draw protests around USDemonstrators peacefully protested on July 4 to express frustrations and rally for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Church pastor suspended after calling Black Lives Matter organizers 'maggots'The diocese in Lafayette, Indiana, has suspended a priest from public ministry after calling Black Lives Matter organizers "maggots and parasites"
They overcame police dogs and beatings: Civil rights activists from 1960s cheer on Black Lives Matter protesters leading new fightCivil rights veterans are praising today's young protesters for continuing the fight against police brutality, injustice and discrimination.
As U.S. Confronts Anti-Black Racism, Latinos Wonder Where They Fit InLatinos are enthusiastically backing Black Lives Matter protests, while pushing for an acknowledgment of the systemic racism they face, too.
Gen. Milley: Some soldiers mobilized to DC amid Black Lives Matter protests were issued bayonetsMembers of both the 82nd Airborne Division and the Old Guard were given bayonets, but were instructed to keep them in their "scabbards."
Black Lives Matter mural painted outside NY courtsTeams of painters and artists gathered for a second day on Thursday to paint a "Black Lives Matter" mural in the middle of a street that passes federal buildings in lower Manhattan. (July 2)
Finding love, tolerance at Black Lives Matter protest in 'most hate-filled town' in TexasAs a gay, Black man, DeVon Noe has experienced the hatred Vidor, Texas is known for. But it was love that gave him the courage to speak at a protest.
Black Lives Matter: We must live up to Declaration of Independence's promiseThe U.S. will mark July 4 against a backdrop of crisis. As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, we embark on a national reckoning on racial equity.
Trump calls proposed Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower 'a symbol of hate'New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said painting Black Lives Matter on Fifth Avenue is designed in part to send a message to President Trump.
Vehicle carrying Iowa governor struck Black Lives Matter protester who blocked the roadActivists with Des Moines Black Lives Matter showed up public events Tuesday to urge her to sign an executive order restoring felons' voting rights.
Kellyanne Conway's teen daughter hopes to help 'educate' with TikToks opposing Trump, supporting Black Lives MatterWhite House counselor Kellyanne Conway's 15-year-old daughter is making waves with anti-Trump TikTok videos.
Homeowner pointed gun because he was 'terrified'A St. Louis homeowner who stood outside his mansion and pointed a rifle at Black Lives Matter protesters says he and his wife were "terrified" that they would be killed. (June 30)
Mayor resigns after backlash from criticizing Alabama football team's Black Lives Matter videoAn Alabama mayor resigned after criticizing a video posted by the Crimson Tide football team supporting Black Lives Matter.
5 things you missed at the 2020 BET Awards, from Black Lives Matter tributes to Beyoncé reigningThe 2020 BET Awards were filled with tributes to George Floyd, Black Lives Matter and featured Michelle Obama praising Beyoncé. Five big moments:
Louisville shooting: At least one person shot in Jefferson Square Park where Black Lives Matter protests heldPeople have been gathering in the downtown park to protest Breonna Taylor's death and police brutality.
NWSL players wear 'Black Lives Matter' shirts, kneel before first game of Challenge CupPlayers from NWSL's North Carolina and Portland teams wore "Black Lives Matter" shirts and kneeled in a moment of silence at Saturday's Challenge Cup.
Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski records powerful Black Lives Matter videoMike Krzyzewski, one of the most respected voices in college basketball history, made a powerful plea to end systemic racism and social injustice.
Black queer pride: LGBTQ Kentuckians at the forefront of Black Lives Matter movement2020's Pride Month looks different. June has been filled with protests for social justice. In Kentucky, Black, queer individuals are at the forefront.
NYC scrambles to save protest art as city reopensAs New York City reopens, a push is on to save the anti-racism messages painted on plywood that protected stores from damage during the Black Lives Matter protests. (June 24)
Stevie Wonder calls for action on Black Lives Matter efforts: 'Move more than your mouth'Wonder said he has listened to "voices on the left, voices on the right" and wants "a unanimous commitment to atone for the sins of this country."
Nextdoor Removes App’s ‘Forward to Police’ FeatureThe change came after many users accused the platform of deleting posts related to Black Lives Matter and not tamping down on racial profiling.
Supermodel Joan Smalls pledges wages to Black Lives Matter, calls out fashion industry's 'insulting' silenceJoan Smalls pledges half of her 2020 wages to Black Lives Matter while calling out the fashion industry for its "insulting" silence and urging action.
Protests begin peacefully outside Trump rallyBlack Lives Matter protests against President Donald Trump began peacefully Saturday as the president held his first campaign rally in months in Tulsa, Oklahoma, despite warnings from public health..
Pence Won’t Say the Words ‘Black Lives Matter’ in an InterviewOn Juneteenth, a holiday that honors the end of slavery in America, the vice president said that “all lives matter’’ but twice declined to say that black lives matter.
Coronavirus surges aren't linked to George Floyd, policing, Black Lives Matter protestsProtests were as common in places with surging coronavirus cases as in others. However, new spikes are in places with a lower rate of spread so far.
U.S. Watched George Floyd Protests in Over 15 Cities Using Aerial SurveillanceFrom Minneapolis to Buffalo, Homeland Security officials dispatched drones, helicopters and airplanes to monitor Black Lives Matter protests.
Fact check: Images of witches, 'Amish' supposedly at Floyd protest are out of contextAmong the viral images of George Floyd and Black Lives Matter protests are misleading claims about groups that support the movement.
All the celebrities who've been fired for their racist comments, as Hollywood takes accountCheck out our list of stars (many from reality-TV shows) who were fired for racist comments in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests.
Where Black Lives Matter Protesters Stream Live Every Day: TwitchThe Amazon-owned site, known for showing video game play, has become a hub for airing the sit-ins and marches over racial inequality.
Taco Bell says employees can wear Black Lives Matter masks after a worker was fired for wearing oneTaco Bell said it doesn't prohibit its employees from wearing Black Lives Matter masks after an Ohio worker says he was fired for wearing one.
'Boycott for Black Lives': People plan to stop spending in companies that don't support BLMSupporters of the Black Lives Matter movement will protest by refusing to shop in companies that don't support the movement.
Ferguson, Missouri's first black mayor sworn inThe Missouri town that became synonymous with the Black Lives Matter movement after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown has sworn in its first black mayor. Ella Jones was sworn in on Wednesday...
FBI arrests Texas man for racist video threat to kill 'at least 200' Black Lives Matter protestersFBI agents arrested Manuel Flores on a federal charge of making a threat over the internet, the FBI and U.S. Attorney's Office said Wednesday night.
Arthur Ashe Statue in Virginia Vandalized With ‘White Lives Matter’The statue of Mr. Ashe, a Richmond native, was defaced with “WLM” and “White Lives Matter.” The letters “BLM,” for Black Lives Matter, were spray-painted over the initial graffiti.
Powerful photos show 'Black Lives Matter' painted across streets nationwide"Black Lives Matter" has been painted on streets across the nation after a street mural in Washington D.C. gained national attention.
'It got ugly': What happened when Black Lives Matter protests came to small town OhioIn Bethel, Ohio, peaceful protesters were seen by some as no different than looters. Here, the protesters' message was a challenge to a way of life.
Black Lives Matter protester in Denmark was infected with coronavirus, health minister saysDenmark's health minister on Tuesday urged people who took part in a large Black Lives Matter demonstration in Copenhagen to get tested for COVID-19 after one protester tested positive.
Black Lives Matters Protests Across the US: Live UpdatesThe former Atlanta officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks had been issued a written reprimand in 2016 for another use of force incident involving the use of a firearm.
Couple calls police on man writing 'Black Lives Matter' on his own propertyA couple called police on a person of color who was stenciling "Black Lives Matter" in front of his own property.
Black Lives Matter banner removed from U.S. Embassy in South KoreaA Black Lives Matter banner was unfurled Saturday at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul. By Monday, it was gone.
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'We saved a life today': Black Lives Matter protester rescues injured counter-demonstratorBritish Black Lives Matter protester Patrick Hutchinson carried an injured, white counter-demonstrator to safety.
Calls for action, not words, as Johnson launches UK racism commissionBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure on Monday to deliver action on racism after he launched a commission on the issue following Black Lives Matter protests.