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Black Lives Matter to have say in reforms in CPD

Groups secure rights to enforce consent decree that will focus on CPD’s use of force against people with disabilities, Black and Latino Chicagoans In a...

Black Lives Matter concludes Super Bowl week of counter actions with...

Today, over a hundred activists joined leaders representing the Movement for Black Lives; including the Black Lives Matter Network, BYP100, St. Louis Action Council...

Black Lives Matter cannot be sued by Louisiana police officer, federal...

By Derek Hawkins, washingtonpost.com A federal judge ruled Thursday that Black Lives Matter was not an organization but a social movement akin to the tea...

Kaepernick protest could spark rebirth of rights movement

By Vernon A. Williams, Gary Crusader One of the shortcomings of Black Lives Matter is the fact that however well conceived and purposed, there is...

Black Lives Matter files lawsuit to force Chicago police reforms

By Amanda Vinicky, Chicago Tonight/WTTW A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday morning seeks federal intervention “to end the historical and on-going pattern and practice of excessive force...

Black Lives Matter takes new approach

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader During the summer of 2014, Black Lives Matter was established in response to the killing of Black men by...

‘Emergency protest’ in Chicago this evening after Trump’s victory

By wgntv.com An “emergency protest” against Donald Trump’s victory has been scheduled this evening in Chicago. According to the Facebook event page hosted by Answer Chicago,...

Co-founder of Black Lives Matter: “Black immigrants face even more problems...

By Opal Tometi and Carl Lipscombe, time.com “I called you to help me, but you killed my brother.” The cries of loved ones, like this...

Who killed Ferguson activist Darren Seals?

By Wesley Lowery, washingtonpost.com When the gunfire stopped on Aug. 3, 2013, Darren Seals had six gunshot wounds. The then-26-year-old, known for running with a...

Black banks matter, but where are the customers?

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Nearly a dozen Black faith leaders from around the Chicagoland area held a press conference at Seaway Bank in...