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The Problem isn't Black Lives Matter. It's the Occupation.

The release early this month of “A Vision for Black Lives,” the extensive policy platform developed by more than 50 organizations affiliated with the …

Israel
Justice

Federal judge to Seattle police union: Black lives matter.

U.S. District Judge James Robart held a dramatic hearing on Monday that began with a fierce rebuke of the Seattle police union’s refusal to address …

Law Enforcement
Bernie Sanders

The ‘Get Down’’s Black Lives Matter Moment

Baz Luhrmann’s new Netflix series is certainly messy. But if there’s one thing it does powerfully, it’s connect struggles of the past to battles …

Republicans

Stop Conflating Activists With Assassins, Black Leaders Tell Police

In Baton Rouge, local activists want public officials to draw an unequivocal distinction between them and murderous madmen. “They’re trying to tag [Micah Johnson] and Gavin Long with the black community."<p>BATON ROUGE — Local black community leaders and activists said they are angered and even …

Hillary, Delete Yourself: Black Lives Matter Not Voting Clinton

Activists from the U.S.-based Black Lives Matter movement made it clear they would not be voting for Hillary Clinton as she still has a long way to …

Michael Jordan: ‘I can no longer stay silent’

His statement on the shootings of African-Americans and the targeting of police officers<p>As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a …

Justice

Black Lives Matter Is Silly.

Getty Images.<p>So sayeth former NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly.<p>“I think these demonstrations are counter-productive, they’re silly,” Kelly said.<p>Speaking …

#BlackLivesMatter Began Two Years Ago, What Difference Have They Made?

It’s been two years to the day since Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, sparking a national outcry against police, so what has …

Baton Rouge

Confirmed: Black Lives Matter Anti-American, Marxist, Racist Organization

Well, it’s official! The Black Lives Matter is what most of us have already concluded: an anti-American, Marxist, racist organization.<p>While that …

Black Lives Matter

67 former civil rights era activists endorse Black Lives Matter: “y’all take it from here”

Former members of SNCC recognize the intergenerational fight for racial justice.<p>Delegates from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee have a message for their millennial comrades in the movement for black lives: “Y’all take it from here.”<p>A group of 67 former members of the civil rights …

Black History

What Black Lives Matter really is about

The other day I wrote: “Black Lives Matter is not about black lives; it’s about the fact that ‘Occupy Wall Street’ fizzled, requiring the radical …

Bernie Sanders

Black Lives Matter: The timeline of a movement

Black Lives Matter didn't form from nothing after the fatal police shooting of Mike Brown on Aug. 9, 2014, but it was then that the movement began to …

Black Lives Matter

The Weeknd supports Black Lives Matter with donation

The singer gives major bucks to the movement<p>In recent weeks, athletes, celebrities and public figures have used their platforms to take a stand …

Black Lives Matter

Trying to Explain Black Lives Matter

I attended Netroots Nation held in St. Louis, Mo., this month. It was held there, in part to improve dialogue between the progressive movement and the Black Lives Matter movement. There were many panels designed to facilitate dialogue so it would be easier to understand the intersection of a …

Black History

10 ways white people are more racist than they realize

Progressives like to believe they’re enlightened, but they’re no less vulnerable to their implicit biases<p>If there’s anything our fraught national dialogue on race has taught us, it's that there are no racists in this country. (In fact, not only do multiple studies confirm that most white Americans …

African-American News

Nine essential tips to save on higher education

College and grad school are unavoidably expensive, but there are ways to lower the burden. Financial aid is just the start.<p>You don't need reminders …

College & University
RSPCA

Islands facing existential threat urge UK to ratify Paris climate change agreement

The UK and other countries have been urged to stop "dragging their feet" over ratification of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change by …

We Need To Save Large Mammals From Extinction Before It's Too Late

Elephants are majestic, amazing creatures, but they could be in trouble, along with other species of large mammals. If they disappear, we’d be robbed …

Kids' lemonade stand idea helps raise funds for endangered species

Two budding philanthropists are using a summertime staple to support endangered species.<p>Lemonade stands are a go-to for kids looking to put a little …

The 6 steps to extinction - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Invasive plants are a problem around the world, but are they just a nuisance or are they killers? So far there are no documented cases of native …

399 Endangered Baby Crocodiles Saved From Becoming Leather Goods

Designer handbags are expensive, but the true price of luxury leather accessories are the countless numbers of exotic animals that are illegally …

Wildlife

Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscar speech spiked climate change searches and discussions on social media, study finds

When Leonardo DiCaprio won an Academy Award in February this year, after many years of near-misses, the internet reacted with delight.<p>Following years …

Climate