Marchers demand equality on anniversary of MLK’s death

April 4, 2017 in News

By ADRIAN SAINZ MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Activists claiming an imbalance in economic and social equality prayed, rallied and marched in Memphis on Tuesday, the 49th anniversary of the assassination […]

Protesters destroy police cars after officer fatally shoots armed black man in Charlotte

September 21, 2016 in News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A black police officer shot an armed black man at an apartment complex Tuesday, authorities said, prompting angry street protests late into the night. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg […]

Black Lives Matter activist sues Baton Rouge over arrest

August 5, 2016 in News

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) — Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson sued the city of Baton Rouge and police officials on Thursday, saying officers responded in a “militarized and aggressive […]

Protesters cleared from interstate bridge over Mississippi

July 12, 2016 in News

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Hundreds of protesters angry over police killings of black people occupied a key bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night, blocking an interstate highway for hours […]

Black Lives Matter supporters condemn violence in Dallas

July 11, 2016 in News

DALLAS — Supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement on Friday condemned the slayings of police in Dallas but stressed that the shootings should not lessen concerns over the killings […]

Michael Brown’s father says family still in mourning

August 9, 2015 in News

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown Sr. says he and the family are still in mourning one year after his son’s death. Brown spoke Saturday at a parade in Ferguson […]

From Trayvon Martin to Michael Brown to Tamir Rice

December 12, 2014 in Entertainment, News

Ben Crump The “Black Lives Matter” Interview with Kam Williams Through his legal prowess and advocacy in the Trayvon Martin case, the Martin Lee Anderson Boot Camp case, and the […]