Black Lives Matter Movement

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Records Show NYPD Deployed Video Surveillance Teams to Hundreds of Black Lives Matter, Occupy Actions

The Verge reports that NYPD camera crews monitored protests against police violence and economic inequality from 2011 to 2013 and again in 2016.

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50+ Activist Organizations Unite as 'The Majority' to Advocate for Collective Justice

The coalition will fight for “justice, freedom and the right to live with dignity and respect.”

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Charleston Activist Freed After Arrest for Knocking Down Confederate Flag

Video shows Muhiyidin Elamin Moye, a member of a Charleston, South Carolina-based Black Lives Matter group, jumping through police tape to grab South Carolina Secessionist Party leader James Bessenger’s Confederate flag.

Members of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force stand outside of a press conference regarding the San Bernardino, California, shooting on December 2, 2015.

The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force is Monitoring Standing Rock Water Protectors

Civil rights attorney Lauren Regan: “The idea that the government would attempt to construe this indigenous-led nonviolent movement into some kind of domestic terrorism investigation is unfathomable to me.”

Judge Orders NYPD to Release Black Lives Matter Surveillance Info

The decision comes two years after activists observed officers recording protestors at an action in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal.

Man Who Shot Black Lives Matter Protestors Found Guilty

Allen “Lance” Scarsella could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.

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Trayvon Martin's Parents Consider Run for Political Office

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin’s memoir, “Rest In Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin,” is now available.

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The Inauguration Protests in 11 Tweets

From Black Lives Matter to #NoDAPL, activists are out in full force in Washington, D.C.

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''I Am Not Your Negro' Director Raoul Peck on James Baldwin's Legacy

The Haitian filmmaker’s new documentary weaves the compelling story of Black resistance from the 1950s to present using Baldwin’s unfinished “Remember This House” manuscript as its guide.

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LIVESTREAM: David Oyelowo, Q-Tip and More Honor Dr. King's Legacy at 'MLK Now 2017'

Blackout for Human Rights and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement’s second “MLK Now” event airs live from Harlem’s Riverside Church at 2 p.m. EST

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WATCH: Trailer for 'I Am Not Your Negro' Trailer Brings James Baldwin's Words to Life

The Samuel L. Jackson-narrated documentary opens in theaters February 3.

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WATCH: Trevor Noah Dismantles Argument of Guest Who Says She Doesn't See Color

Conservative talkshow host Tomi Lahren has previously equated the Black Lives Matter movement with the Ku Klux Klan.

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Black Lives Matter Issues Statement on Election of Donald Trump

“Donald Trump has promised more death, disenfranchisement and deportations. We believe him…. In the face of this, our commitment remains the same: protect ourselves and our communities.”

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'SNL's' Michael Che Tackles 'All Lives Matter,' Police Violence in New Stand-Up Special Trailer

“Michael Che Matters” premieres November 25 on Netflix.

#FacingRace Livestream: Multiracial Movements for Black Lives

Michelle Alexander moderates a discussion with leading racial justice activists and thinkers about how #BlackLivesMatter connects with, rather than divides, the movement for racial justice. 

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WATCH: Latest #MannequinChallenge Video Highlights Police Brutality

Creator and Vine star Simone Shepherd depicts the deaths of Sandra Bland, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling.

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T.I., Vic Mensa Criticize Lil Wayne for Black Lives Matter Comments

T.I.: “You have to get outta that bubble that you’ve been living in and get out here and educate yourself on what’s going on around us!”

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Chicago Police Kill Joshua Beal After Cousin's Funeral

Activists who gathered to support his family were met with racist epithets from “hostile” police supporters.

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6 Arrested During Protest of David Duke's HBCU Appearance

Duke—a former Ku Klux Klan leader, current Senate candidate and Donald Trump supporter—railed against the Black Lives Matter movement and Jews during a controversial debate appearance at Dillard University, an historically Black institution.

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Black Lives Matter Founders, Zendaya, Simone Biles Among Glamour's Women of the Year

This is the 27th year the magazine has honored world-changing women.