Category Archives: Black Lives Matter

White supremacists vicious assault on Deandre Harris in Charlottesville

A savage attack on a counter-protester during Saturday’s violent “Unite the Right” rally in Virginia evoked memories of the ugliest days of the civil rights movement, an original Freedom Rider said Monday. Among the victims of the Charlottesville violence was … Continue reading

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Bianca Nikol Roberson,18, executed by white male in road rage attack

Police are hunting for a man who shot and killed a teenage girl in a road rage attack after the two merged into the same lane on a highway in Pennsylvania. Bianca Nikol Roberson, 18, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, was … Continue reading

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Philando Castile’s mom reacts to officer acquittal in the killing of her son

I am distraught over this. Acquitted of all charges. The cop wasn’t even charged for disarming a fire arm….with a little girl in the back seat. Bullets came within inches of the child. It didn’t matter to the jury. It’s … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin Awarded Posthumous Degree in Aviation

MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) — Trayvon Martin was awarded a posthumous Bachelor’s Degree in aviation five years after he was fatally shot in central Florida. Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, accepted a degree in Aeronautical Science on his behalf … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | #BettyShelby found not guilty in death of Terrence Crutcher

A crowd gathered outside the courtroom after a jury found Tulsa police Officer Betty Shelby not guilty of first-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man, last year. “Bring her out,” the crowd yelled, referring … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin, Who Dreamt Of Being A Pilot, To Receive Honorary Aviation Degree

An aviation school in Florida is honoring Trayvon Martin with a posthumous degree at its commencement this month. Florida Memorial University, a historically black college, announced in a Facebook post Wednesday that the 17-year-old, who was gunned down by a … Continue reading

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Watch the rage: Officer Zachary Rosen stomps on black man’s head

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus police officer who was seen on video kicking a suspect in the head Saturday morning was identified as one of the officers involved in the shooting death of Henry Green last year. According to Columbus … Continue reading

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