Shanelle Matthews

A Black woman with mid-length, wavy locs speaks at a table of people of color.

Why the Movement for Black Lives Is Using the Media to Build Empathy [OP-ED]

Through real media representation and healthy debate, this movement led by Black, queer and gender nonconforming people is bringing democracy within reach.

Jasmine Richards in black shirt and black backwards hat, standing by street with green trees and brown and white houses in background, black and white police car in background

Black Lives Matter Organizer Jasmine Richards Convicted of 'Attempted Lynching'

The charge stems from an August incident where Richards and other Pasadena, California, activists tried to remove a Black woman from police custody.