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"The NFL is growing our social justice efforts."
Kanye Sets Up College Fund For George Floyd Daughter
Kanye West has finally broken his silence in the wake of the senseless killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery.
NFL Slammed For Corporate Apology To Protesting Players
In response to the Black Lives Matter movement, the NFL officially apologized for silencing peaceful protest during the national anthem prior to games over the past few years.
Minneapolis City Council Vows To Dismantle Police Department
The Minneapolis City Council voted on Sunday, June 7 to dismantle the city's police department after concluding that more attempts to reform the force would not work.
John Lewis Visits New Black Lives Matter Mural In D.C.
The new Black Lives Matter mural was visited by Civil Rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis as he joined Washington mayor Muriel Bowser at the sight of the painting.
Democrats Kneel At Capitol Building To Honor George Floyd
The Democratic party kneeled at the Capitol's Emancipation Hall on June 8 for eight minutes and 46 seconds in honor of George Floyd and others who have been killed by police.
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BET sends a message of love, power, hope and perseverance to the Black community.
Racist Yearbook: Black Students Targeted With N-Word Slur
The principal of Collins Hills High School in the Gwinnett County area of Georgia is investigating how a racist picture made it into the school's 2019-20 yearbook.
Trayvon Martin's Mother Sybrina Fulton Is Running For Office
Sybrina Fulton is taking the next steps toward becoming an elected official, the mother of Trayvon Martin shared that she will appear on the 2020 ballots in South Florida.
LeBron James And More NBA Players Create Voting Rights Group
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James has joined other star Black athletes and entertainers to start a voting group aimed to protect African-Americans’ voting rights.
NFL Commits $250M To Battle Systemic Racism
The NFL is putting their money where their mouth is in further support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Louisville Passes "Breonna's Law"; Bans "No Knock" Warrants
The Louisville City Council voted unanimously on June 11 to ban "no knock" warrants in a new ordinance called "Breonna's Law."
Starbucks Reveals New "Black Lives Matter" Shirts
Following the backlash after their leaked memo on prohibiting Black Lives Matter attire worn by its employees, Starbucks has now revealed a new co-designed BLM t-shirt.
Atlanta Man Fatally Shot In Wendy's Drive-Thru By Police
Atlanta resident Rayshard Brooks was reportedly shot and killed by police on June 12 during a struggle with officers in a Wendy's drive-thru line.
NFL Commissioner Says Team Should Sign Colin Kaepernick
After speaking to ESPN NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that he would support and encourage teams interested in signing Colin Kaepernick.
Hanging Deaths Of Two Black Men Spur Demands For Probes
Two hangings deaths of Black men in separate incidents in California are causing skepticism about what really happened to them after they were found weeks apart.
Celebrate Juneteenth with BET's Freedom Day Marathon
Spend Juneteenth watching inspirational movies, shows and social justice commentaries, featuring "Race," "Marshall," "Do the Right Thing" and the BET premiere of "Selma."
Netflix CEO Donates $120M To Atlanta HBCUs And UNCF
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and Patty Quillin made history with the single-largest individual donations to fund scholarships at historically Black colleges and universities.
Aunt Jemima Gets Name Change After Years Of Racist Imagery
After 131 years of using racist imagery, Quaker Oats, the company that owns Aunt Jemima, announced the brand is getting a name change.
Rayshard Brooks Shooting: DA Announces Murder Charges
Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard has charged Garrett Rolfe, the former Atlanta police officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks, with felony murder.
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