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Photoshop Redesign

I have been using Photoshop for the past 11 years and it's one of the most, if not the most, versatile and powerful tool for any designer. The …

Six Simple Tips For Designing Stunning Infographics

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Infographics remain one of the best forms of visual content in the digital world today. They catch the eye and they can publicize a great deal of …

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This Is How Solange Knowles Beautifully Captures The Black Liberation Struggle In 'A Seat At The Table'

In what could be considered protest music at its core, Knowles acknowledges her anger, vulnerability, fear, and pain while embracing her triumphs, …

Why some Black Lives Matter activists are second-guessing social media

Today, many activists still rely heavily on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to organize protests, connect with like-minded people, and amplify underrepresented voices.<p>But a new revelation is causing them to second-guess how they use social media.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced …

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Civil rights group sues the federal government over the surveillance of black activists

It's no longer a secret that police have conducted surveillance on activists involved in the Movement for Black Lives. Increasingly, these activists …

Fifty years since the Black Panthers formed, here’s what Black Lives Matter can learn | Kehinde Andrews

The Panthers were known for their high-profile trials and confrontations, but that’s not where their true revolutionary work was done<p>On 15 October 1966 Huey P Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in Oakland, California. The Panthers quickly became one of the most …

Black Lives Matter Cofounder Alicia Garza on the Global Movement for Black Lives

Black Lives Matter started as a hashtag in 2013 in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American teen …

How Photographs Define the Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter Movements

Police officers O.M. Strickland and J.V. Johnson apply force in arresting the Reverend Martin Luther King for loitering<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Bettmann—Getty …

How Black Lives Matter made the leap from social media to social action

Black Lives Matter.<p>Those three seemingly simple words have catapulted the U.S. into a modern-day civil rights movement. It's a movement that has …

Colin Kaepernick’s Anthem Protest Was Inspired By Black Lives Matter Movement

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision not to acknowledge the national anthem wasn’t on the spur of the moment. In fact, the …

Talking With Activist Michaela Angela Davis About Black Lives Matter, Self-Care, And Afro-Feminism

I practice radical self-care because I want radical change<p>A few years ago, I was introduced to a woman with these simple sentences: “T, this is Michaela. I feel like you should know each other. You might get along.”<p>Judging purely by the golden halo of an afro she sported, in tandem with some of the …

Jesse Williams Wants You To ‘Stay Woke’ In New Film On Black Lives Matter

The actor spoke about the power of the movement and why he decided to chronicle it in a powerful documentary.<p>Jesse Williams wants the world to wake up.<p>In a new documentary titled "Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement," the well-respected actor and activist is encouraging others to be more …

Black Lives Matter is dramatic, unsettling and inconvenient. That’s the point

<i>Naila Keleta-Mae is a professor at the University of Waterloo where she researches race, gender, theatre and performance.</i><p>Some people are livid that Black Lives Matter staged a 30 minute sit-in at Pride Toronto's marquee parade on Sunday afternoon.<p>Pride Toronto is the status quo in terms of …

Jesse Williams, Black Lives Matter and the new age of civil rights activism

<i>Naila Keleta-Mae is a professor at the University of Waterloo where she researches race, gender and performance</i><p>On Sunday night, Jesse Williams delivered an acceptance speech that embodied the tone and sophistication of the black activism that's shaping conversations about social justice in the …

Black Lives Matter Is Not a Hate Group

Each year, the Southern Poverty Law Center, of which I am the president, compiles and publishes a census of domestic hate groups. Our list, which is …

This Is Why The Black Lives Matter Movement Is Happening In Britain Too

As the police watchdog releases its annual deaths in custody statistics, activists in solidarity with campaigners in the US tell BuzzFeed News why the movement is also relevant in the UK.<p>It took just two days for 20-year-old poet Aliyah Hasinah and her friend Olivia Brown to organise a Black Lives …

#BlackLivesMatter Goes Global

Black Lives Matter may have started in the U.S. in response to police violence against black people, but its message has now gone global.<p>Mass protests have recently taken place not only across the U.S. but also in countries including France, England, Senegal, Canada, South Africa and Germany.<p>Just …