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Guilty Again! BLM Leader Pleads To More Sex Abuse Charges

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

On Blogging and BLM

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

TimesTalks | Patrisse Cullors and Angela Davis in Conversation with Melissa Harris-Perry

'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

Living With Cancer: Black Cancer Matters

2 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

A documentary shines a spotlight on the grim relationship between race and cancer.

Cartoon: Enough

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

The Feministing Five: Black Lives Matter Co-founder Patrisse Cullors

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 […]

Black Lives Matter co-founder explains what people get wrong about Black History Month

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

Black to the Future’: A Q&A With Alicia Garza on Building Black Political Power

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.

Law Professor Absolutely Destroys Student Letter Protesting Her Wearing a 'Black Lives Matter' T-Shirt

2 weeks agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

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’m Reading 50 Books by Women of Color This Year—Here Are Some of My Favorites So Far

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.

BLM's Alicia Garza Launches Census Project To Mobilize Black Political Power

2 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza has created a new initiative aimed at helping black communities achieve greater political power.

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors on Her Memoir, Her Life and What’s Next for the Movement

The activist and artist spoke to TIME about the political themes in her new memoir, 'When They Call You a Terrorist'

Black Lives Matter Founder Launches Project To Mobilize Black Political Power

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The Black Census Project is the first initiative of Alicia Garza's Black Futures Lab.

Never Assume An Election Is in the Bag

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 […]

Black Lives Matter Activist Patrisse Cullors On The Connection Between Race And Gun Violence

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

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

#Black Lives Matter Fist In The Air KOBY BYRANT And The Selective "BLACK LEFTIST INTERSECTIONALITY" Seeking To Avoid The CAR CRASH Of Recalling His RAPE CHARGES


Black Dollars Matter, Black Lives Matter, and Black (S)Heroes Matter

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.

How Russia Exploited Black Lives Matter, Sean Hannity, and Mass Shootings

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

Nonfiction: Arrested at 12, She’s Now an Activist Fighting for Social Justice

Patrisse Khan-Cullors’s memoir, “When They Call You a Terrorist,” recounts the life of a Black Lives Matter co-founder.

While We Were Out: Ivanka Trump “All Lives Matter”-ed Black History Month

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

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