Last week we reported that Micah Rhodes, one of the Black Lives Matter organizers in Portland, was found guilty of sex abuse charges in Washington county, adjacent to Portland. Rhodes has now plead guilty to another sex abuse chargeShow More Summary
I started a shitstorm (not my first) when I posted about the January UFT Delegate Assembly. This was the one when Dermot Myrie got up to propose a resolution to support Black Lives Matter and it was voted down by Unity. When I write about meetings, I mostly write whatever I see or hear without editorial content. Show More Summary
'Join Patrisse Khan-Cullors, artist, freedom fighter and Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter, and Angela Davis, world-renowned activist, academic, and author, for an important and timely conversation about survival, strength, and seeking...Show More Summary
A documentary shines a spotlight on the grim relationship between race and cancer.
Black Lives Matter is a bunch of thugs advocating killing cops. Antifa is a terrorist organization equivalent to Nazis and white supremacists. The Women’s March on Washington is a bunch of women searching for a cause while wearing vaginas on their heads, which needs to be over in time to cook dinner. The #MeToo movement [...]Show More Summary
Patrisse Cullors is a queer artist, activist, freedom-fighter, and Black Lives Matter co-founder. Originally from Los Angeles, Patrisse is an NAACP History Maker and has received numerous awards for her activism and movement building, including being named a Civil Rights Leader for the 2st Century by the Los Angeles Times. Patrisse’s first book, When They […]
Patrisse Cullors has had a major influence on the Black Lives Matter movement ever since it began in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting. Here she explains what many people get wrong when it comes to how they think about Black History Month and where the focus should be. Read more... More about Mashable Video, Gender, Social Good, Black Lives Matter, and Black History Month
The Black Lives Matter co-founder launched the Black Futures Lab earlier this week "to transform Black communities and the constituencies that are building power in cities and states." The post ‘Black to the Future’: A Q&A With Alicia Garza on Building Black Political Power appeared first on Rewire.
A little while ago some first year law students saw fit to write a letter to their professor, protesting the professor's wearing of a 'Black Lives Matter' t-shirt during lectures. The letter called the t-shirt 'highly offensive' and 'inappropriate'. In...
I've already reviewed Patrisse Khan-Cullors' gorgeous, evocative, and thought-provoking When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, which I think everyone should read. Here are some others I've finished so far, for your to-read list. The post I’m Reading 50 Books by Women of Color This Year—Here Are Some of My Favorites So Far appeared first on Rewire.
Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza has created a new initiative aimed at helping black communities achieve greater political power.
The activist and artist spoke to TIME about the political themes in her new memoir, 'When They Call You a Terrorist'
The Black Census Project is the first initiative of Alicia Garza's Black Futures Lab.
Two years ago, a Black Lives Matter activist challenged Hillary Clinton about her use of the word superpredator in a 1996 speech. The next day Clinton said she regretted that: “I shouldn’t have used those words, and I wouldn’t use them today.” Did this kind of confrontation reduce black support for Clinton and contribute to […]
Patrisse Cullors of Black Lives Matter believes we need to have a “courageous conversation” about why the Parkland students are being listened to after being impacted by gun violence, and black youth aren’t
100% EQUALITY OF BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA WON'T BE TELEVISED THE DAY A BLACK MAN BECAME MERELY A "RICH MAN IN AMERICA WHO COULD PAY FOR 'JUST' OUTCOMES" WHEN THE PROGRESSIVE NATIONALISTS CAN'T UNIFORMLY ENFORCE THEIR OWN STANDARDS - THESE STANDARDS BECOME WEAPONIZED, FOR EXCLUSIVE USE AGAINST THEIR IDEOLOGICAL ENEMIES
Wakanda is here to stay and white supremacists and racist Hollywood better get used to it. The post Black Dollars Matter, Black Lives Matter, and Black (S)Heroes Matter appeared first on The Good Men Project.
On Friday, special counsel Robert Mueller indicted thirteen Russian nationals for attempting to sabotage the 2016 US elections. The 37-page indictment alleges that Russians working for the Internet Research Agency, a Kremlin-linked troll...Show More Summary
Patrisse Khan-Cullors’s memoir, “When They Call You a Terrorist,” recounts the life of a Black Lives Matter co-founder.
Feministe was recently down with technical issues, so of course that's when Ivanka Trump would unload the dual Twitter turd of underscoring her father's flat-out incompetence and super-duper racism in issues relating to equality, dignity, opportunity, and/or race whilst negating the "Black" part of Black History Month. Show More Summary