Black Lives Matter

Colin Kaepernick continues to make headlines for his determination to stand for his principles and make a difference. After his widely covered decision not to stand during the national anthem, Kaepernick was looked at as a hero to many, which is why it was of little surprise that his jersey became the number one best-seller […]

On September 14, Black Lives Matter activists plan to rally on Capitol Hill in an effort to push against a bipartisan criminal justice reform compromise ahead of a late September vote.

Plus, Colin Kaepernick jerseys soar to #1 on the Niners website and poll finds that support for Black Lives Matter growing among young white adults.

Another day, another black celebrity that has jumped on “all lives matter” train, this time it’s NFL player Cam Newton who has caused a social media uproar after an interview he did with ESPN was released. In the interview, Newton didn’t explicitly say that “all lives matter,” but he went a step further and proclaimed […]

Ever since the news first broke that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick publicly announced that he would no longer stand during the national anthem due to the way black people are treated in this country, there have been a flood of opinions of both support and disagreement. On Tuesday, former NFL player Rodney Harrison […]

There is nothing that can be done to bring back a loved one who’s life was cut short due to the unnecessary violence at the hands of police officers, but perhaps the family of Akai Gurley can manage to find some peace and comfort in knowing that a settlement was reached in the wrongful death […]

The suit claims law enforcement officers 'employed unconstitutional tactics to disturb, disrupt, infringe upon, and criminalize.'

A poll conducted by Monmouth University showed that more Blacks are concerned with access to economic opportunity than civil rights.

When the disappointing and outrageous news broke today that all of the officers tried in the Freddie Gray murder case had been acquitted, most people were shocked, saddened and disheartened by another injustice of a black man being murdered with no one held accountable. However it wasn’t just regular citizens who were highly upset, as […]

Scores of protesters walked 6 miles to spread awareness about police misconduct and the negative impact it has on our nation.

In this edition of Community Affairs, Denise Hill interviews the newly installed President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives; and Brian Jordan, Chief of Police at Howard University. There have been several incidences of African-Americans being killed by law enforcement in the news as of late. This interview explores the #BlackLivesMatter and #BlueLivesMatter […]

Plus, The Game launches new program to help mothers in need, author and activist Nikki Giovanni says Nina Simone would have joined Black Lives Matter, and more news.