black lives matter

Opinion: Rittenhouse Verdict Consistent with Right Wing’s Effort of Destroy Democracy

Opinion: Rittenhouse Verdict Consistent with Right Wing’s Effort of Destroy Democracy

The Rittenhouse verdict is one piece of this larger campaign to destroy democracy and energize white supremacy.

2 years ago

History Won’t Smile Well on Him: Watch as GOP Rep. Kinzinger Blasts Ron Johnson

Over the last few months, Wisconsin's Ron Johnson has become one of the most talked about lawmakers in America. He…

3 years ago

Opinion: Biden’s Support For Labor Unions Is Unprecedented Promotion Of Democracy Itself

When President Joe Biden recently voiced support for unions, encouraging workers at Amazon currently involved in a vote to unionize…

3 years ago

Battle to Exclude Undocumented People from Census Exemplifies Trump Agenda: Make Many Lives Not Count

Last Friday the Supreme Court indicated that on November 30 it will hear arguments in the Trump administration’s appeal regarding…

4 years ago

Opinion: Can Progressives Harness “White Rage” to Defeat Trump?

Rage has, no doubt, been a powerful political force in U.S. history. Dr. Carolyn Anderson demonstrates this fact most fully…

4 years ago

Tucker Carlson: Country Won’t Survive Unless We Defeat Black Lives Matter

The principles of the Black Lives Matter movement are clearly stated on the organization's website. The BLM website reads, "Our…

4 years ago

Trump Says Mitt Romney “Couldn’t Be Elected Dog Catcher” in Utah Despite His 56% Approval Rating

Donald Trump mocked Mitt Romney on Thursday, claiming the Utah senator would struggle to win an election in the state.…

4 years ago

Opinion: Biden, Dems, BLM Must Embrace and Re-define “Law and Order”

Donald Trump has repeatedly declared himself the “law and order” candidate, wearing this mantle proudly. At last week’s Republican National…

4 years ago

Dolly Parton Comes Out in Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Many, many fans of country music lean Conservative politically. Who could ever forget the treatment of the Dixie Chicks (now…

4 years ago

Trump Says He’ll Lose the Election If He’s Wrong About Black Lives Matter: “That’s OK With Me”

Donald Trump said he's fine with losing the election in November if he's wrong about Black Lives Matter. The President…

4 years ago

Has Black Lives Matter Brought Us Closer To The Tipping Point On Class Inequality?

The Black Lives Matter movement, in demanding that we reconsider how Black lives have been valued, or rather de-valued, in…

4 years ago

WATCH: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Tears Into William Barr

William Barr makes a lot of controversial decisions, but he is not frequently challenged on them. The Attorney General, like…

4 years ago

Oregon Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Federal Agents in Portland

A judge in Oregon has issued a temporary restraining order against federal agents in Portland. The move comes amid growing…

4 years ago

Portland Mayor Accuses Trump Administration of “Urban Warfare” and “Occupation”

The Mayor of Portland has lashed out at the Trump administration after he was teargassed in the city on Wednesday…

4 years ago

Kevin McCarthy Wants to Withhold Money from States That Don’t Protect Statues

Kevin McCarthy wants to withhold federal funds from any state that does not protect statues from protesters. The Republican will…

4 years ago

Trump Calls Black Lives Matter a “Symbol of Hate”

Donald Trump has called Black Lives Matter a "symbol of hate." The President took to Twitter to attack New York…

4 years ago

Will Trump’s Genocidal Administration Push Americans to Address History, Make All Lives Matter?

As many have pointed out, making Black lives matter is a precursor to making all lives matter.  To make all…

4 years ago

Trump Goes Full Racist And Accuses Black Lives Matter Of Treason

Trump is testing out his racist messages by accusing Black Lives Matter of committing treason against the United States.

4 years ago

Mike Pence Declines to Say “Black Lives Matter,” Declares “All Lives Matter” During Interview

Vice President Mike Pence was repeatedly asked to say the words "Black lives matter" during an interview with 6ABC Action…

4 years ago

Trump Responds To Black Lives Matter By Defending The Confederacy

Trump tried to give a speech on policing reform that turned into a ramble about the economy and closed with…

4 years ago

Trans Lives Matter, Too: November 2020 Will be a Reckoning on Civil Rights for All

Amidst the recent mass nationwide uprisings, dominated by the sentiments of the Black Lives Matter movement, an effective reincarnation of…

4 years ago

Opinion: Alicia Garza and William Barber Explain Why Black Lives Matter is the Ultimate Antidote to Trumpism

Recent polling indicates that an overwhelming number of Americans, close to 75%, support the protests, inspired by George Floyd’s murder,…

4 years ago

Mitt Romney Joins Religious March On The White House To Support Black Lives Matter

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined 1,000 Americans of faith in a march to the White House in support of Black…

4 years ago

Opinion: Racist Contradictions in Defining Freedom in Trump’s America

Last May, the conservative group Michigan United for Liberty organized protests in the state capitol against Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home…

4 years ago

Trump Spends His Morning Going After Biden and His “Radical Left” Supporters as Protests Rage

President Donald Trump railed against his Democratic opponent, former vice president Joe Biden, on Twitter this morning, falsely accusing him…

4 years ago

Can an Economy be “Amazing” if it Promotes Sexual Violence?

When he resigned his position as Labor Secretary in the Trump administration yesterday, Alexander Acosta explained, “It would be selfish…

5 years ago

Chicago officer unjustified in killing black teen, prosecutor says

By Robert Chiarito and Suzannah Gonzales CHICAGO (Reuters) - The white police officer who shot to death a black teen…

6 years ago

Killing Spree: Police Are Killing Three Men Per Day in the United States

Police in the United States are on a killing spree. According to a new study from the American Public Health…

6 years ago

Roman J. Israel, Esquire, a Film that Connects Us to Our Radical Past to Challenge Trump’s Malevolence

Dan Gilroy’s 2017 film Roman J. Israel, Esquire, starring Denzel Washington and still lingering in theaters, has either been critically…

6 years ago

Trump Cares More About NFL Players Protesting Than People Dying In Puerto Rico

It is scandalous that the President of the United States of America has given more time and attention to whether…

7 years ago

Republicans in Congress Forgot That “All Lives Matter” When Crafting Trumpcare

If Republicans in Congress wanted to demonstrate that indeed all lives mattered to them they would not be making drastic…

7 years ago

‘Women’s Protest’ Sent Trump Republicans A Powerful Frightening Message

The diverse protesters said that what is about to happen to any American at the hands of Trump Republicans “should…

7 years ago

Trump’s Homeland Security Prospect Portends a Real Constitutional Crisis

About a million people should be scooped up, “charged with treason, and under habeas corpus, detain them indefinitely at Gitmo.”

7 years ago

It’s Seriously Perilous To Be Black In ‘Trump’s America’

Whatever perceived progress on race relations was wiped out when Donald Trump made racism the centerpiece of his presidential campaign.

8 years ago

GOP Says Exercising First Amendment Rights is Terrorism but Domestic Terrorism is Not

"The U.S. government should never subject Americans to surveillance for exercising basic Constitutional rights."

8 years ago

A Weaponized Drone On American Soil Portends the End of Due Process

The only thing separating a tyrannical police state from a free society is due process that too many African Americans…

8 years ago

Bill O’Reilly and Rudy Giuliani Claims That BLM is Racist Projects Their Own Racism

Fed by a racist, "constrictive ideology," O'Reilly and Giuliani project an invisible "only" before "Black Lives Matter"

8 years ago

Oath Keepers’ Crazy Idea to ‘Reestablish the Militia System’ to Defeat ‘Marxist Agenda’

Stewart Rhodes wants “patriotic Americans” to “go armed at all times” and to "reestablish the militia system" against "Marxist terrorism"

8 years ago

America Has Had A One-Sided Race War For Decades

"We feel powerless to keep you from killing black people in front of their loved ones. That we cannot halt…

8 years ago

Don’t Listen To Those Using The Dallas Tragedy To Divide Us

We should be listening to and emulating those who bring us together, not using this moment to deepen tensions that…

8 years ago

Joe Walsh Warns ‘This is now war. Watch out Obama. Real America is Coming After You’

“3 Dallas Cops killed, 7 wounded. This is now war. Watch out Obama. Watch out black lives matter punks. Real…

8 years ago

Snyder Sent Flint Emergency Manager To Poison Detroit School Children

The poisoning of Flint's school children is what is expected when Republicans abolish democracy to provide more money for the…

8 years ago

Clinton, Sanders Stand With Planned Parenthood. Republicans Stand Silent After Shooting

The Democratic candidates stood with Planned Parenthood on Twitter, while Republicans mostly tried to ignore the shooting.

8 years ago

Trump Claims 100 Black Religious Leaders Will Endorse Him Monday

Donald Trump has shown what he thinks of African-Americans, yet he claims to have 100 black religious leaders lined up…

8 years ago

This Is Why White Supremacists Opened Fire On Peaceful Black Lives Matter Protestors

white racists with guns, cops or otherwise, lust to shoot human beings who are African American and peaceably protesting.

8 years ago

Senator Sanders’ Criticism Of President Obama Is Baseless Historical Revision

Obama "failing to directly engage millions of voters" is not a valid complaint against the Obama Administration but revisionist history

9 years ago

Scott Walker Dismisses Black Lives Matter As Not One Of The “Things That Matter”

Scott Walker dismissed the Black Lives Matter movement on Friday, by saying it was ridiculous to ask him to meet…

9 years ago

Jeb Bush Completely Lied About Meeting With Black Lives Matter Activists

Jeb Bush's campaign said he met with Black Lives Matter activists before his Las Vegas campaign event, but he didn't.

9 years ago

Black House Democrats Support Black Lives Matter Disrupting Bernie Sanders Events

Two African-American House Democrats have voiced their support for the Black Lives Matter activists who have disrupted the campaign events…

9 years ago

Bernie Sanders’ “Racial Justice Platform” Wins Praise From Black Lives Matter

As racial justice platforms go, even though it appears to have taken some pressure from desperate activists, it is beyond…

9 years ago

Heavily-Armed White Oath Keepers Roam Ferguson Streets As Police Order Protesters To Disperse

On the anniversary of Michael Brown's murder, a group of heavily armed white militiamen paraded around playing army, and looking…

9 years ago

Black Lives Matter Protesters Shut Down Bernie Sanders Rally In Seattle

Two Black Lives Matter protesters shut down a Bernie Sanders rally on Social Security and Medicare today. The Senator did…

9 years ago

Sanders And O’Malley Appear Politically Tone Deaf To Black Lives Matter Protest In Phoenix

Sanders and O'Malley both failed to address the "Black lives matter" protesters in a substantive or even symbolically meaningful way.

9 years ago

The Tide Is Turning: Time Magazine Puts ‘Black Lives Matter’ On Its Cover

But this time, things were different. Here's what happens when things start to change. Time magazine, one of the most…

9 years ago