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Maxine Waters Will Address Nation During 'Angela Rye's State of the Union' Special

The member of Congress will fact check President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address before Rye leads a panel on Black political strategy with several elected officials and activists.

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Black Lives Matter Founders Awarded Sydney Peace Prize

Archbishop Desmond Tutu won the same award in 1999 for his anti-Apartheid work.

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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.

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Black Dallas Cop Sues Black Lives Matter, Obama for 'Igniting a Race War'

From the lawsuit: “The defendants, if not legally reined in, are allegedly responsible, along with others, for igniting a race war that will ultimately totally destroy the freedoms that our founding fathers bequeathed to us.”

FBI Cracks San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone, Drops Suit Against Apple

Many cricitized the FBI over concerns of privacy violations.

READ: Jelani Cobb on the History—and Future—of Black Lives Matter

Cobb’s latest piece for The New Yorker examines how the movement differs from those of the past and how its decentralized leadership style could impact its chances of success.

ICYMI: You Must Read the Letter Activists of Color Wrote to Support Apple Against the FBI

Signed by Shaun King, Opal Tometi and others, the letter criticizes the FBI’s insistence that Apple remove security protections to investigate suspects’ Apple products.