Tag: Black Lives Matter

Cops Furious They Won’t Be Able to Kill More Black People After Prosecutor Announces Not-So-Radical Police Reform

Minnesota Prosecutor Defunds Police All by Himself Advertisement But wait…I thought they wanted to protect and serve? I thought “Blue Lives” mattered? This policy is backed up by years of research and statistical evidence, why would they oppose a policy that reduced their workload, made them safer and made their relationship with the public better? […]

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The NFL’s Inspire Change Initiative Is Back to Wave More Performative Activism in Our Faces

The NFL’s Inspire Change Initiative Is Back But please, hide behind Jay-Z and tell me more about how this initiative was devised to demonstrate “how football and the NFL brings people together to work as one” and how the league will “use our example and our actions to help conquer racism.” Advertisement Even the league’s […]

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White Florida Man Wants to Use ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense After Threatening Teens With Gun, Yelling Racial Slurs

G/O Media may get a commission Here is more on the story, per Local 10 News: On MLK Day 2019 in Brickell, a group of teenagers, boys, and girls ― some as young as 11 years old — protested the lack of affordable housing in Miami. The boys rode their bicycles to Brickell as part […]

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Black Michigan Couple Forgives Racist White Man Who Shot At Their Home Over BLM Sign In Window

NewsOne Featured Video One of the greatest character traits a person can possess is forgiveness, especially when the bigger person in the situation is faced with prejudice and life-threatening harassment. A Black couple from Michigan had to experience that firsthand when a 25-year-old white man shot at their home due to his anger over the […]

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BLM Protesters Getting Paid After ‘Karen’ Law Violated By Shop Owner Who Called Cops

NewsOne Featured Video Source: EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ / Getty In today’s episode of When Keeping It Racist Goes Wrong, a former ice cream shop owner in New York has been ordered to pay $4,500 after being accused of calling the police on peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters and falsely claiming they threatened him with violence. […]

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Minneapolis Home Depot Threatened To Fire Worker For Supporting Black Lives Matter, Labor Group Claims

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Alex Wong / Getty Home Depot is the destination for all your household needs and projects, but it appears the one-stop-shop may be stopping short of showing support for the ever-growing Black Lives Matter movement. According to a complaint filed by a regional official with the National Labor Relations Board, employees […]

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Racist White Florida Woman Placed on Leave From School Job After Calling Kids ‘Half Breeds’

Collier County, Fla., School Teacher Goes on Racist Rant and Calls Children ‘Half Breeds’ The neighbors say they just want peace and fear someone will get hurt if the woman’s behavior continues. Everyone in the neighborhood knows who the woman is and did in fact identify her as Patricia Schmidt, who works at the Lely […]

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The 6 Kinds of Karens

Advertisement Carols are usually stay-at-home moms, so they have a lot of extra time on their hands to volunteer with the charity drives, her church’s women’s auxiliary club and the PTA. In fact, anthropologists estimate that Carols are responsible for 69 percent of bake sales, 86 percent of potlucks and 92 percent of all people […]

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#PublicPoolKaren Charged With Assault for Trying to Prevent Black Boy From Entering Community Pool

One more time: You would think after ALL of the incidents of the past year that these bitches would learn, but no. Whiteness never sleeps, takes a vacation or thinks about anything other than their own needs. Hey Richard Cooper THIS IS WHY THE BITCH THAT CALLED THE POLICE ON YOU DIDN’T SUFFER ENOUGH!!!! These […]

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How the Far Right Weaponized America’s Democratic Roots

But out of these ashes, a different political vision for the far right would coalesce—one that would reject white supremacy as an ideology and seek out the more generative ground of American nationalism as an alternative. Nationalism always operates, as historian Benedict Anderson put it, as an “imagined community,” connecting strangers in a settled sense […]

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Video Shows White Texas Deputy Laying on Black Teen as She Screams ‘I Can’t Breathe’

Advertisement Martin can be heard shouting, “Do not touch me! Back up! Back up!” as Ray reaches for her daughter to comfort her. From the News: Ray tells the deputy that he doesn’t have to restrain Trigg, but he says that she was trying to jump in front of cars. As another deputy walks up […]

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‘The Black Male Needs to Put These Black Chicks in Their Place’: A Karen Has Lost Her Mind in California

Wilkerson panned the camera to himself to show the astonished-at-this-caucasity look on his face, but really, I was just astonished that this woman’s face barely moved the entire time she was talking—that must be white girl magic. “You said that Black women are messing with your mom?” Wilkerson asks the Karen who Rosa Parks would […]

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Aurora, Colo., Cop Faces Felony Charges, Accused of Beating Black Man With Pistol and Choking Him in Violent Arrest

From the Post: Haubert and Martinez were dispatched at 2:16 p.m. Friday on a report of a person trespassing in the 3100 block of South Parker Road and contacted three people who were sitting on a nearby curb, the affidavits state. After Martinez learned that the three people had felony warrants, the officers tried to […]

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If Black Media Doesn’t Tell The Truth About This Nation, It Won’t Be Told

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Screenshot/Ceros / Ceros Letter from the Editor: In April of this year, approximately three months into my new role at iOne Digital, Allison McGevna-Cirino, iOne’s Senior Vice-President of Content, came to me with an ambitious idea. She wanted to pay homage to pioneering Black newspapers, while simultaneously highlighting some of the […]

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Ohio Democrat Proposes New Police Bodycam Law Inspired by Fatal Shooting of Andre Hill

Black Lives Matter Activists hold signs outside the Franklin County Common Pleas Courthouse during the arraignment of Adam Coy, the former Columbus Police officer who shot and killed Andre Hill, in Columbus, Ohio on February 5, 2021.Photo: Stephen Zenner (Getty Images) On December 22, 2020, 47-year-old Andre Hill was shot and killed in Columbus, Ohio, […]

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Arizona Sen. Wendy Rogers Says She Likes Confederates but Doesn’t Like ‘Traitors Who Hate America.’ So Here’s the Thing…

Arizona Sen. Wendy RogersScreenshot: True News White conservatives have made it abundantly clear they have no interest in students learning the true history of America. They have also made it abundantly clear they need to learn this shit more than anyone else. Advertisement Meet Arizona Republican state Sen. Wendy Rogers. We often claim that white […]

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‘The Epitome of White Privilege’: White Woman Who Spit on Black Protester Might Have Hate Crime Charge Dropped

Screenshot: News 8 On Jan. 6—the same day as the whiny wypipo rebellion at the U.S. Capitol—Black woman Keren Prescott was leading a Black Lives Matter protest outside the Connecticut Capitol building when she told an “all lives matter”-spewing white woman, Yuliya Gilshteyn, to “back up,” because she wasn’t wearing a face mask. Gilshteyn wasn’t […]

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Black Man Attacked for No Reason by South Carolina Police Officer Sues Police Department for Defamation

A Black man in South Carolina is suing the city of Rock Hill, its police department and U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) for defamation after charges against him were dropped in an incident where he was attacked by a police officer for no reason. Advertisement According to HuffPost, on June 23, Travis Price went to […]

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#ChangeFashion: Joan Smalls Partners With Color of Change and the Black in Fashion Council to Refashion Race the Industry

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain (Getty Images) “[There’s] a point where you get frustrated, where you give your body, mind, and time to an industry and you feel like, ‘Can you now support us, we’ve been the pioneers of your creativity, of your artistry, and of your inspiration so give us the platform and the voice […]

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#ChangeFashion: Joan Smalls Partners With Color of Change and the Black in Fashion Council to Refashion Race in the Industry

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain (Getty Images) “[There’s] a point where you get frustrated, where you give your body, mind, and time to an industry and you feel like, ‘Can you now support us, we’ve been the pioneers of your creativity, of your artistry, and of your inspiration so give us the platform and the voice […]

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Black Life Expectancy in the US Just Dropped the Most Since WWII

Kennedy Rutland gets vital information from a COVID-19 patient at Roseland Community Hospital on December 17, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images) Life expectancy in the U.S. saw its biggest one-year plummet since World War II, according to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday. The numbers further illustrate […]

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Proud Boys Leader Pleads Guilty to Burning Black Lives Matter Banner Stolen From D.C. Church

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Before the Capitol riot even took place, groups like the Proud Boys were already making it known they were prepared to act a fool on Jan. 6. The leader of the group pleaded guilty to burning a Black Lives Matter banner during a violent demonstration in Washington D.C., last December. […]

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White People vs. Everybody

Supporters react as former US President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas on July 11, 2021Photo: Andy Jacobsohn (Getty Images) Although the National Football League claims to have 32 franchises—all those logos, mascots and jerseys really mean nothing. When it comes down to it, there are only two […]

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NYPD Officers Swarm and Tase Black Man on Subway After Accusing Him of Letting Someone on Without Paying Fare

Screenshot: NBC News There’s always going to be a rift between Black people and police officers as long as cops believe even the slightest challenge to their authority warrants their reckless aggression and uses of force no matter how minor the original offense was. Advertisement Officers with the New York City Police Department became a […]

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Don Jr. Mocks Black Women Protesting for Their Right to Vote

Donald Trump Jr. speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC held at the Hilton Anatole on July 09, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Bell / Getty Images) Like former president, like former president’s son.  Congressional Black Caucus chair Rep. Joyce Beatty and eight others were arrested during a protest in D.C. Thursday […]

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Virginia Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted in Shooting of Another Unarmed Black Man Whose Cell Phone Was Not a Gun

Photo: Bennian (Shutterstock) On April 21, 32-year-old Isiah Brown was shot numerous times by a Spotsylvania County, Va., sheriff’s deputy not long after the same deputy had given him a ride home after his car broke down. The deputy had been called back to the scene to investigate a domestic disturbance, and at the time […]

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Andrew Brown Jr.’s Family Files $30M Civil Rights Lawsuit Over Police Shooting

Photo: Sean Rayford (Getty Images) The family of Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man fatally shot by deputies in North Carolina earlier this year, has filed a $30 million federal civil rights lawsuit. Advertisement According to NBC News, Brown, 42, died on April 21 when his BMW was surrounded by deputies with the Pasquotank County […]

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The Seductive Lie of Post-Pandemic Self-Optimization

Since early last year, four million people worldwide have died from Covid-19, with more than 600,000 people passing in the United States. With the onset of the virus, we were suddenly unable to see family, friends, or partners, or in some cases even to return home. From the acute devastation of lives lost en masse […]

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Rep. Madison Cawthorn Tweets Picture of Swastika, Deletes It, Doesn’t Really Explain Why He Did It in the First Place

“Listen guys, sometimes you just have to tweet a swastika, you know?” Photo: Brandon Bell (Getty Images) The current crop of Republican politicians is filled with grifters, racists, predators, and people who are generally fucking weirdos. North Carolina’s Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn (allegedly) checks just about all of those boxes. The congressman recently drew controversy […]

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Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Breonna Taylor’s Family Alleges Louisville Police Withheld Body Camera Footage From the Night of Her Death

A protestor brandishes a portrait of Breonna Taylor during a rally in remembrance on the one year anniversary of her death in Louisville, Kentucky on March 13, 2021Photo: Jeff Dean (Getty Images) Breonna Taylor’s family has filed a lawsuit against the Louisville Metro Police Department, alleging that the department is withholding records and body camera […]

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