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National Anthem Singer Bows on Knee for Anthem, Wore Black Lives Matter Shirt

Symbolic activism, but will anything come from it? Before a Heat-76ers game at Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena, Denasia Lawrence stood at midcourt as an announcer asked the crowd to rise while introducing her. She then unbuttoned her turquoise jacket, revealing a “Black Lives Matter” shirt underneath, got on one knee and performed the song. To all of […]

National Anthem Singer Bows on Knee for Anthem, Wore Black Lives Matter Shirt

Illinois State Flies ‘Black Lives Matter’ Flag

Doesn’t flying the ‘Black Lives Matter’ flag validates vandalism and property destruction? Illinois State University celebrated the Black Lives Matter movement by flying its official flag on campus throughout the day Monday. “Proud of our students and community,” one school administrator, Vice President for Student Affairs Levester Johnson, tweeted with an image of students gathered […]

Illinois State Flies ‘Black Lives Matter’ Flag

Black Lives Matter Leader Walks Away from Group, but News Ignores His Failed Congressional Bid and Tactics to Fire a Teacher

Rashad Turner, a failed congressional candidate in the state of Minnesota and who forced a longtime special education teacher named Theo Olson to retire over a Facebook post, is now separated from the Black Lives Matter movement over their stance on charter schools. In the reports about his about-face from the national activist umbrella of Black […]

Black Lives Matter Leader Walks Away from Group, but News Ignores His Failed Congressional Bid and Tactics to Fire a Teacher

Cal-Irvine Sponsors Black Lives Matter Writing Contest

From Campus Reform: The University of California, Irvine is sponsoring a “Black Lives Matter Writing Contest,” but warns students to carefully consider “the effects of their words” before submitting an entry. The contest, which is subtitled “A Conversation about Black Connections: How to overcome internal and external violence,” is being co-sponsored by the Department of […]

Cal-Irvine Sponsors Black Lives Matter Writing Contest

Black Lives Matter Activist Tells Hillary Clinton to Acknowledge ‘Implicit Bias’ and ‘Anti-Blackness’ in Police DNA

From the Daily Caller article on the private meeting between Black Lives Matter activists and Hillary Clinton: One attendee in the meeting told Hillary, “And so we can’t have a conversation about eradicating police issues without talking about eradicating implicit bias and eradicating anti-blackness within the DNA code of policing.” In her response, Hillary said, […]

Black Lives Matter Activist Tells Hillary Clinton to Acknowledge ‘Implicit Bias’ and ‘Anti-Blackness’ in Police DNA

In Private Meeting with Hillary Clinton, Black Lives Matter Activists are Critical of Police and White Privilege

In a private meeting between Hillary Clinton and some Black Lives Matter activists, it got quite contentious when the activists brought up the issue of policing, according to a Wikileaks e-mail dump. Check out this piece of news from the Daily Caller: The attendees were hostile with Clinton at points. “I think that you’re really speaking for […]

In Private Meeting with Hillary Clinton, Black Lives Matter Activists are Critical of Police and White Privilege