Tag: Black lives matter

Kendall Jenner’s New Pepsi Commercial is Flat

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kendall Jenner’s New Pepsi Commercial is Flat

In an attempt to profit off the real life struggles and issues of oppression in the United States, Pepsi released a new ad starring Kendall Jenner and it misses the mark. The commercial is just over two minutes long and features a crowd of protesters making their way towards a line of police officers. While […]

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Sage Steele Has Been Replaced on ‘NBA Countdown’… The World Rejoices

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sage Steele Has Been Replaced on ‘NBA Countdown’… The World Rejoices

ESPN’s Sage Steele is being benched as the NBA playoffs are about to hit our airwaves. Steele who was the host of NBA Countdown on ABC and ESPN until today when it was reported that she would be replaced by Sportsnation host Michelle Beadle. Now when a African-American woman loses her job randomly, most black […]

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Jurassic 5 member Akil The MC preaches #BlackLivesMatter and supports abuse of black women

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Jurassic 5 member Akil The MC preaches #BlackLivesMatter and supports abuse of black women

It is very sad when you find out a persons true colors especially when its one of your favorite celebrities that you grew up listening to on the radio. You praise them for their wise words and hang on to their every bit of wisdom only to find out they are a fraud who supports […]

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Free At Last: Black Lives Matter Activist #Deray McKesson Released from Baton Rouge Jail

| July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Free At Last: Black Lives Matter Activist #Deray McKesson Released from Baton Rouge Jail

Less than 24 hours after being arrested by Baton Rouge police, Black Lives Matter activist Deray McKesson was released from a local jail for allegedly walking in the roadway which many believe he was targeted for his activism. He was taken into custody while walking along the side of the Airline Highway with fellow protesters […]

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Shocking! Did Donald Trump’s Goons Rough Up Black Lives Matter Protester?

| November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shocking! Did Donald Trump’s Goons Rough Up Black Lives Matter Protester?

Mercutio Southhall Jr. attended a Donald Trump rally on November 21, 2015 in the majority African-American city of Birmingham, Alabama. At the rally Southhall began shouting “Black Lives Matter.” This is not a first interaction #BlackLivesMatter has had at presidential rally. It is not uncommon for protesters to attend political gatherings as this has been […]

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Black Lives Matter! Except Nia Long’s As She Gets Dragged on Social Media for #AllLivesMatter Post

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Black Lives Matter! Except Nia Long’s As She Gets Dragged on Social Media for #AllLivesMatter Post

Nia Long is one of those actresses that the black community has grown up on. From Boyz N the Hood, Friday, Soul Food, Love Jones, and The Best Man, Nia Long has had a long career and beloved by all that have seen her work. Well showing how strong the Black Lives Matter movement is, […]

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New Video Alert: Scarface – Mental Exorcism

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: Scarface – Mental Exorcism

On the eve of the release of his 12th studio album, Deeply Rooted, Hip-Hop pioneer Scarface delivers a visual for the album’s third offering, ‘Mental Exorcism’ that at once captures the maturity of the album and pays homage to the many instances that have given rise and strength to the Black Lives Matter movement. The […]

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The Horrifying Story of Jamycheal Mitchell, Who Starved to Death in Jail After Stealing a Snickers (Via @ShaunKing)

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Horrifying Story of Jamycheal Mitchell, Who Starved to Death in Jail After Stealing a Snickers (Via @ShaunKing)

Credit to Shaun King, story first appeared on DailyKos. The story of Jamycheal Mitchell should make national headlines. For a living, I wade through hundreds and hundreds of awful cases of police brutality, torture, prison/jail abuse, misconduct, and racial injustice and have the agonizing pressure to choose which of those stories to amplify to the […]

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Seriously? Elisabeth Hasselback Says Black Lives Matter Should be Classified as a Hate Group

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Seriously? Elisabeth Hasselback Says Black Lives Matter Should be Classified as a Hate Group

If you were not watching Monday’s broadcast of Fox & Friends, no one blames you otherwise, you may have missed this thought-provoking questioned poised by Elisabeth Hasselback. When discussing the Black Lives Matter movement in St. Paul, Minnesota where some protesters were heard chanting, ‘Pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon’ While this is […]

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Justice Or Else? Bet Hip Hop Award Show Being Held Same Weekend as Historic Million Man March

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Justice Or Else? Bet Hip Hop Award Show Being Held Same Weekend as Historic Million Man March

The 2015 Bet Hip Hop Awards takes place on October 9th in Atlanta, Georgia and of course it will be the biggest night in hip hop. The 20th year anniversary of the Million Man March entitled ‘Justice or Else’ is occurring on the 10th. While it is clear which event is more important in light […]

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#BlackLivesMatter: Texas City Names Road Sandra Bland Was Arrested on After Her

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
#BlackLivesMatter: Texas City Names Road Sandra Bland Was Arrested on After Her

City Council members of Prairie View, Texas have named the road she was arrested on in her name. According USA Today, the council hopes this will serve as a constant reminder of the injustices they say she suffered. Also adding that it should help law enforcement make the best decisions possible and follow the best […]

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Black Voices Matter: Shaun King Continues to Fight Against Race Allegations

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Black Voices Matter: Shaun King Continues to Fight Against Race Allegations

Over the last few days social activist Shaun King has been fighting off allegations that he is a white male. While King has always identified as bi-racial, conservative media outlets have tried to discredit his contributions to the Black Lives Matter movement with these claims.  King has had to open up his private life to […]

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They Tried It: Conservative Media Attempted to Out Activist Shaun King as White

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
They Tried It: Conservative Media Attempted to Out Activist Shaun King as White

One of the faces of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ matter movement has been a man named Shaun King. King has been recently under attack by a right-wing website named, Breitbart. The site has been accusing Shaun King of lying about his race to receive a Oprah Winfrey scholarship to Morehouse University. As well as making […]

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Protests Underway in St. Louis After Police Kill Black Suspect

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Protests Underway in St. Louis After Police Kill Black Suspect

Another day in St. Louis ends with police fatally shooting a black teenager. Officers shot and killed 18-year old Mansur Ball-Bey while executing a search warrant. The shooting has drawn protesters chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’, this of course is near the same city just after Micheal Brown was murdered so the tensions and emotions run […]

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Fight the Power! Chuck D Talks Black Lives Matter, Hip Hop & Bill Cosby

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fight the Power! Chuck D Talks Black Lives Matter, Hip Hop & Bill Cosby

Legendary emcee Chuck D of Public Enemy did a Q & A with The Washing Post. With the movie ‘Straight Outta Compton’ grossing $56 million this weekend and earning rave reviews, it seems only right to speak to the front man of Public Enemy. Public Enemy and N.W.A. were around at the same time even […]

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Family of Sandra Bland Files for Wrongful Death Lawsuit

| August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Family of Sandra Bland Files for Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A federal lawsuit against the arresting state trooper and other authorities is being filed by the family of Sandra Bland. According to NBC, the lawsuit was filed in a Houston court and says the trooper was reckless for pulling Sandra out of her car. It also states there was a ‘conscious disregard’ for her safety […]

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Alright’ Used as a Chant During a Police Protest

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Alright’ Used as a Chant During a Police Protest

When Hip Hop and social activism melt together>>> your existence. A Black Lives Matters conference was held at Cleveland State and a 14-year old boy was detained for apparently being intoxicated in public. Witnesses say the boy was slammed to the ground in an act of police brutality, according to Consequenceofsound, and that is when […]

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Family of Eric Garner & Reverend Al Sharpton Stop By The Breakfast Club, Talk Social Justice, Eric Garner & Donald Trump

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Family of Eric Garner & Reverend Al Sharpton Stop By The Breakfast Club, Talk Social Justice, Eric Garner & Donald Trump

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Forgiveness? Negro Please! Blogger Tells Christians Stop The Madness (Video Alert)

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Forgiveness? Negro Please! Blogger Tells Christians Stop The Madness (Video Alert)

With the systematic burning of black churches across America, many are wondering why in the world a more aggressive approach has not happened to combat this type of racism in America. If the terrorist organization ISIS were to hold racist protests across American communities, their presence would be met with great resistance by the Government […]

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Breaking News: Lawyers, Community Activist Come Out in Support of VSU Student Eric Sheppard

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Breaking News: Lawyers, Community Activist Come Out in Support of VSU Student Eric Sheppard

Attorneys for Eric “EJ” Sheppard held a press conference along with several leaders in the African-American community who all voiced their support in solidarity for the safe surrender of Sheppard and for him to receive his due-process of law. Sheppard has been in the national spotlight ever since he held a protest on the campus […]

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The Systematic Extermination of The Black Man in America

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Systematic Extermination of The Black Man in America

An alarming report came out of the New York Times detailing that there are 1.5 million black men missing from everyday life in the United States. Some statistics included that in New York alone there are 120,000 black men from the ages of 25-54 that are no longer around. In Chicago that number is 45,000 […]

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White Cop Who Shot Black Man in The Back Faces Death Sentence If Convicted

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
White Cop Who Shot Black Man in The Back Faces Death Sentence If Convicted

A white North Charleston police officer was arrested and charged with murder on Tuesday. After this video footage showed him opening fire on a fleeing unarmed black man shooting him in the back. The man murdered name was 50 year-old Micheal L. Scott , a father of four and Coastguard veteran. The officer’s name is […]

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