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Black Lives Matter

  1. the system
    The Law Is Not Made for Breonna TaylorAnd its capacity to deliver justice is functionally null.
  2. the bigger picture
    ‘This Is Breonna Taylor’s Home’: Scenes From LouisvillePhotographer J.D. Barnes captures the anguish and the outrage over the grand jury’s decision in Breonna Taylor’s killing.
  3. black lives matter
    Renewed Unrest After Officers in Breonna Taylor Case Cleared of Criminal ChargesTwo police officers have reportedly been shot in Louisville, where the officers who killed Breonna Taylor were cleared of criminal charges.
  4. black lives matter
    19 Black Lives Matter Signs for Your Window, Yard, Bumper, or FlagpoleAnd it all directly benefits Black communities and businesses.
  5. politics
    Justice Department Designates NYC an ‘Anarchist Jurisdiction’The city could lose federal funding as a result.
  6. emmys 2020
    Regina King Wears a Breonna Taylor T-Shirt to the 2020 EmmysBoth she and Uzo Aduba honored the 26-year-old during their acceptance speeches.
  7. emmys 2020
    Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Dedicates His Emmy to ‘All the Black Women’ In His LifeThe actor won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series
  8. games
    If Athletes Want to Force Real Change, They Need to Stop PlayingSocial-justice momentum in the NBA and NFL is already stalling. Radical action is needed.
  9. power
    Naomi Osaka Wanted Her U.S. Open Masks to Make You Think“What was the message that you got, was more the question.”
  10. play ball
    Chloe x Halle Perform Stunning Rendition of the National Anthem to Empty StadiumThe sisters wore T-shirts with images of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd during the performance.
  11. racial justice
    Naomi Osaka’s Powerful Tribute to Victims of Police ViolenceThe tennis champion is wearing masks emblazoned with the names of police-brutality victims for each match of the U.S. Open.
  12. daniel prude
    Black Man Died of Asphyxiation in Rochester After Officers Placed a Hood on HimSeven officers have now been suspended, and the Rochester police chief has resigned, calling the past week “an attempt to destroy my character.”
  13. games
    The NFL Is Returning To a Different World. Can It Adapt?Every NFL season brings with it madness and unpredictability, but none has ever had more potential for implosion than this one.
  14. cultural leeches
    Sigh, Another White Woman Has Been Exposed As Pretending to Be Black for CloutThis time it’s George Washington University professor Jessica Krug.
  15. crime
    L.A. Deputies Fatally Shot a Black Man During a Biking StopThe sheriff’s department says deputies opened fire on Dijon Kizzee after they saw him drop his gun.
  16. politics
    Rand Paul Says Washington Police Saved Him From BLM ‘Mob’Video shows protesters surrounding the senator, who did not appear to be in serious danger.
  17. power
    Athletes Are Holding a Massive Strike to Protest Police BrutalityEverything we know about the historic, unprecedented sports strike taking place right now.
  18. democratic national convention
    How Will the RNC Counter the Diversity of the DNC?The Democrats presented a diverse slice of the country at their convention. Will Republicans bet on racial appeals?
  19. black lives matter
    Dolly Parton Talks Supporting Black Lives Matter, Dumping the Word ‘Dixie’To use the singer’s own words, “Don’t be a dumbass.”
  20. okay guys
    Montauk Brewing Is Being Attacked After Offering Support for Black Lives Matter“Blue lives matter ! Never again ! Pouring your shit beer down the drain.”
  21. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClainThe 23-year-old died last year after police brutally detained him while he was walking home from a convenience store.
  22. watch what happens hive
    Porsha Williams Hasn’t ‘Really Talked’ to the White Housewives About Activism“Even though we’ve been in quarantine, I’ve been busy as hell!”
  23. police
    Secret Service Agents Accosted Two Black Mothers With a RifleThe women say they were pulled from their car and handcuffed while their young children looked on.
  24. feature
    Two Lawyers, a Summer of Unrest, and a Molotov CocktailWhat would make a young professional with everything to lose throw a gasoline-filled Bud Light bottle at a cop car?
  25. george floyd
    Body Cam Footage of George Floyd’s Arrest Has Been ReleasedLeaked video from the body cams of two former officers show police immediately pulling a gun on Floyd, who pleads not to be shot.
  26. empires
    Trump’s Authoritarian Theater Was Just for Show, Until It Wasn’tThe presence of federal forces in Portland marks, for the president, a political strategy ripe for replication anytime he faces the will of voters.
  27. fashion
    This Sale Bridges the Gap Between Fashion and PhilanthropyAll of the profits go toward the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the Movement for Black Lives.
  28. crime
    Ferguson Officer Who Killed Michael Brown Won’t Be ChargedSix years after the teen’s death, a St. Louis County prosecutor confirmed Darren Wilson will not face charges.
  29. #sayhername
    Oprah Honors Breonna Taylor on the Cover of O MagFor the first time ever, Oprah won’t be on the cover.
  30. portland
    Militarized Federal Agents to Begin Withdrawal From PortlandAfter weeks of highly publicized clashes with demonstrators, DHS agents and U.S. Marshals in Portland will begin a “phased withdrawal.”
  31. protests
    What We Know About the Austin BLM Protest ShootingGarrett Foster was shot and killed on Saturday night in an altercation with a motorist who had turned into an intersection full of protesters.
  32. portland
    Trump Administration Sends More Federal Officers to PortlandThe 100-plus federal agents at the courthouse have made the unrest worse. As many as 150 more are reportedly on their way.
  33. protests
    Austin Protester Fatally Shot at Black Lives Matter MarchGarrett Foster’s mother said her son was pushing his fiancée’s wheelchair as a car plowed through the intersection.
  34. sports
    The Uncanny Return of Major League BaseballImages from the bizarre — and much-delayed — 2020 opening day.
  35. black lives matter
    The Protest Movement’s Path ForwardThe fervor of May and June has inevitably faded. What comes next?
  36. george floyd protests
    Meet the Young Activists Leading New York’s Black Lives Matter ProtestsMany have yet to vote for president. Some just graduated from high school. But now thousands are following their lead to march for racial justice.
  37. strike for black lives
    Thousands of Essential Workers Are Going on Strike for Black LivesTens of thousands of people are walking off their jobs on Monday in protest of racial inequality.
  38. portland
    Trump’s Military Tactics in Portland Will Likely BackfireJust because law enforcement officers can take certain action doesn’t mean they should.
  39. politics
    John Lewis Never Lost HopeThe congressman and civil-rights legend died on Friday. He recently spoke with Zak Cheney-Rice about why he stayed the course.
  40. power
    87 People Charged With Felonies After Breonna Taylor ProtestMeanwhile, the officers who killed her have yet to be charged with any crime.
  41. new york city
    ‘Black Lives Matter’ Painted on Fifth Avenue Outside Trump TowerMayor Bill de Blasio, who ordered the mural to be painted last month, grabbed a roller and helped paint.
  42. crime
    Protester Dies After Car Plows Into Peaceful Seattle MarchSummer Taylor, 24, died in the hospital on Saturday. Diaz Love, who was also hit, remains in critical condition.
  43. lawsuits
    Renamed Band Lady A Is Suing Anita ‘Lady A’ White Over Use of the Name Lady AAnita White has responded to the lawsuit, tweeting “no weapon formed against me shall prosper.”
  44. 2020 elections
    Loeffler Attacks WNBA for Honoring Black Lives MatterThe endangered Georgia Republican senator triangulated against the league and the team she partly owns.
  45. police violence
    Andy Samberg Says Brooklyn Nine-Nine ‘Rethinking’ How to Make a Police Comedy“We’re taking a step back, and the writers are all rethinking how we’re going to move forward, as well as the cast.”
  46. improv
    Groundlings Community Calls Out ‘Whitest Improv Institution’ in Open Letter“If you honestly believe that black life matters, prove it by taking the steps to make them matter on your stages.”
  47. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  48. vulture sports
    NFL Plans To Play The Black National Anthem Before Games, But Only For One WeekThe (gorgeous and powerful) ‘Lift Every Voice’ will be performed before the (boring and old) ‘Star Spangled Banner.’
  49. vision 2020
    Trump Believes That He Is Losing Because He Hasn’t Been Racist EnoughOn the one hand, all available evidence suggests this is wrong. On the other hand, Tucker Carlson suggests it is right.
  50. vulture sports
    Nothing Will Make You Happier Than Maya Moore Seeing Jonathan Irons Leave PrisonThe WNBA star put her career on hold to support his case.
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