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Video shows man vandalizing NYC 'Black Lives Matter' mural

New York City police have released surveillance photos and video of a man who splashed red paint on the “Black Lives Matter” street mural in front of Trump Tower
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July 14, 2020, 9:43 AM

Their painful bond: Black mothers speak out together on their unimaginable loss

The mothers of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Botham Jean, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Antwon Rose and Trayvon Martin speak out to "GMA" about their shared bond in mourning.
July 14, 2020, 9:43 AM
Their painful bond: Black mothers speak out together on their unimaginable loss
July 13, 2020, 5:22 PM

I’m Antwon Rose’s mother. My son had to be killed by police in order for him to change the world.

Antwon Rose II, a 17-year-old, was killed June 19, 2018, in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Antwon’s mother, Michelle Kenney, reflects on her son's life and legacy.
July 13, 2020, 5:22 PM
I’m Antwon Rose’s mother. My son was killed by a police officer. He was 17.
July 13, 2020, 5:17 PM

Botham Jean's mother: Every time a Black person is killed by police, I relive my son’s death

Allison Jean shares the life, death and legacy of her middle child, Botham Jean.
July 13, 2020, 5:17 PM
Every time police kill a Black person, I relive the death of my son, Botham Jean
July 13, 2020, 4:32 PM

Hip-hop has been standing up for Black lives for decades: 15 songs and why they matter

Decades before “Black Lives Matter” became a global hashtag, hip-hop artists were profiled, targeted and vilified for standing up for Black lives.
July 13, 2020, 4:32 PM
15 hip-hop protest songs and why they matter
July 13, 2020, 2:07 PM

South Carolina man charged with pointing gun at protesters

Police in South Carolina have identified the man accused of pointing a gun at “Black Lives Matter” protesters as he drove past the State House
July 13, 2020, 2:07 PM
Man charged with pointing gun at protesters
July 13, 2020, 1:25 PM

Black mothers speak out on their unimaginable loss

The mothers of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Botham Jean, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Antwon Rose and Trayvon Martin come together for the first time to share their pain of losing children to police.
July 13, 2020, 1:25 PM
Black mothers speak out on their unimaginable loss
July 13, 2020, 1:35 AM

New Orleans' 1st Black subdivision officially historic

It is now on the National Register of Historic Places.
July 13, 2020, 1:35 AM
July 12, 2020, 3:14 PM

LeBron won't wear social justice message on Lakers jersey

He says his thoughts on social justice can’t be contained on a basketball jersey
July 12, 2020, 3:14 PM
July 11, 2020, 10:10 AM

Bill de Blasio paints Black Lives Matter street mural outside Trump Tower

Mayor Bill de Blasio brought Black Lives Matter right to Donald Trump's New York doorstep.
July 11, 2020, 10:10 AM
Bill de Blasio paints Black Lives Matter street mural outside Trump Tower
July 10, 2020, 8:18 PM

Black Lives Matter: A movement in photos

A look at the Black Lives Matter movement.
July 10, 2020, 8:18 PM
Black Lives Matter: A movement in photos
July 9, 2020, 7:57 PM

How Black Lives Matter became a multicultural awakening

Some activists say that since the first protests in 2013, Black Lives Matter has blossomed into a multicultural awakening.
July 9, 2020, 7:57 PM
How Black Lives Matter became a multicultural awakening
July 9, 2020, 7:20 PM

New Yorkers paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ outside Trump Tower

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio participated in painting the slogan on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower.
July 9, 2020, 7:20 PM
New Yorkers paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ outside Trump Tower
July 9, 2020, 4:44 AM

Driver who hit Seattle protesters charged with 3 felonies

Prosecutors have filed three felony charges against the man who hit two protesters with his car while driving on a Seattle freeway that was closed for Black Lives Matter demonstrations
July 9, 2020, 4:44 AM
July 9, 2020, 4:10 AM

Protesters in Indiana and New York injured in alleged car attacks, days after Seattle demonstrator was killed

Protesters in Indiana and New York were injured by cars after Seattle protester Summer Taylor was killed.
July 9, 2020, 4:10 AM
Protesters injured in alleged car attacks, days after Seattle demonstrator was killed
July 8, 2020, 5:17 PM

California couple charged with hate crime for allegedly vandalizing Black Lives Matter mural

A white California couple was charged with a hate crime after they were seen vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural in footage released by authorities.
July 8, 2020, 5:17 PM
Couple charged with hate crime for allegedly vandalizing Black Lives Matter mural
July 7, 2020, 3:26 PM

Man accused of driving car into Black Lives Matter protesters

One of the protesters was struck and killed.
July 7, 2020, 3:26 PM
Man accused of driving car into Black Lives Matter protesters
July 7, 2020, 10:10 AM

Thousands rally at Black Lives Matter protests in Australia

Several thousand people rallied in Black Lives Matter protests across Australia
July 7, 2020, 10:10 AM
Thousands rally at Black Lives Matter protests in Australia
July 6, 2020, 6:50 PM

Police: Men yelled racial slurs at Black family in Oregon

They also used Nazi salutes during a July Fourth incident in a beach town.
July 6, 2020, 6:50 PM
July 6, 2020, 3:25 PM

Protester dies after struck by speeding car at Black Lives Matter freeway demonstration in Seattle

One other demonstrator hit by the luxury vehicle was critically injured.
July 6, 2020, 3:25 PM
Protester dies after struck by car at Black Lives Matter freeway demonstration
July 6, 2020, 12:33 PM

'Lift Every Voice and Sing' hymn ignites hope across nation

“Lift Every Voice and Sing” was created more than a century ago
July 6, 2020, 12:33 PM
'Lift Every Voice and Sing' hymn ignites hope across nation
July 6, 2020, 12:32 PM

Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter

A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders have now pivoted to new targets
July 6, 2020, 12:32 PM
Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter
July 1, 2020, 9:54 PM

What happened to Elijah McClain? Case draws new attention amid nationwide protests

McClain was killed nearly a year ago in Colorado after police responded to a call about a suspicious person. Having anemia, he'd worn a ski mask to stay warm while going to the convenience store.
July 1, 2020, 9:54 PM
What happened to Elijah McClain? Case draws new attention amid nationwide protests
July 1, 2020, 8:51 PM

Hollywood is addressing its racist past -- but there's still more work to be done

#OscarsSoWhite creator April Reign and UCLA's Darnell Hunt discuss Hollywood addressing its racist past and the work that still needs to be done.
July 1, 2020, 8:51 PM
Hollywood is addressing its racist past -- but there's still more work to be done
July 1, 2020, 11:02 AM

Blacks account for nearly half of all NYC arrests 6 years after end of stop-and-frisk: NYPD data

Blacks make up about 24% of the population in New York City.
July 1, 2020, 11:02 AM
5 million were arrested in NYC from 2006-2019; half were Black
June 29, 2020, 5:59 PM

Woman whose father was lynched in 1947: Time for US to 'acknowledge our sinful past'

"The people are now suffering as I suffered," Josephine Bolling McCall said.
June 29, 2020, 5:59 PM
Woman whose father was lynched in 1947: Time for US to 'acknowledge our sinful past'
June 29, 2020, 12:57 PM

Alabama mayor resigns after post on Crimson Tide's BLM video

A controversial small-town mayor in Alabama has resigned after complaining online about the University of Alabama football team's support for the Black Lives Matter movement
June 29, 2020, 12:57 PM
June 28, 2020, 3:10 PM

Coach K uses his platform to assert ‘Black Lives Matter’

Respected Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski lent his voice to the “Black Lives Matter” movement in an impassioned way after countless stories and cases shed light on race inequality in the country.
June 28, 2020, 3:10 PM
Coach K uses his platform to assert ‘Black Lives Matter’
June 27, 2020, 10:31 AM

FBI joins hate crime investigation

Police are investigating an incident of an 18-year-old biracial woman in Madison, Wisconsin, who said she was attacked by four white men, sprayed with a liquid and set on fire in her car.
June 27, 2020, 10:31 AM
FBI joins hate crime investigation
June 25, 2020, 2:11 PM

Black Lives Matter protests prompt police car removal from video games

The removal was in response to the Black Lives Matter protests regarding police brutality throughout the U.S.
June 25, 2020, 2:11 PM
Black Lives Matter protests prompt police car removal from video games
June 24, 2020, 3:10 PM

From the start, Black Lives Matter has been about LGBTQ lives

Two of three Black Lives Matter founders identify as queer.
June 24, 2020, 3:10 PM
From the start, Black Lives Matter has been about LGBTQ lives
June 23, 2020, 12:55 PM

Richmond police declare unlawful assembly as protesters try to tear down Confederate statue

Police in Virginia's capital declared an unlawful assembly on Sunday night as protesters tried to tear down a Confederate-era monument.
June 23, 2020, 12:55 PM
Police declare unlawful assembly as protests try to tear down Confederate statue
June 22, 2020, 8:56 PM

Teen activists mobilize massive Black Lives Matter protest through social media

How a group of young girls from Nashville met on Twitter and formed the group, “Teens for Equality,” to fight racism.
June 22, 2020, 8:56 PM
Teen activists mobilize massive Black Lives Matter protest through social media
June 21, 2020, 12:02 AM

Divisions emerge on renaming military bases, reparations amid unrest: POLL

Divisions emerge on renaming military bases as well as reparations amid unrest, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll released Friday.
June 21, 2020, 12:02 AM
Divisions emerge on renaming military bases, reparations amid unrest: POLL
June 20, 2020, 8:44 PM

The fight to vote: Black activists work to upend a history of voter suppression

African Americans have long fought for their right to vote, from the ratification of the 15th Amendment to the Civial Rights Era today.
June 20, 2020, 8:44 PM
The fight to vote: Black activists work to upend a history of voter suppression
June 20, 2020, 8:13 AM

Hollywood says Black Lives Matter, but more diversity needed

As protests erupted across the country following the death of George Floyd, every major entertainment company in Hollywood issued statements of support for the black community
June 20, 2020, 8:13 AM
June 19, 2020, 6:06 PM

9-year-old girl skates across Black Lives Matter Plaza to inspiring 'Rise Up' song

9-year-old girl skates across Black Lives Matter Plaza: "I felt like I was floating and that it was limitless."
June 19, 2020, 6:06 PM
9-year-old girl skates across Black Lives Matter Plaza
June 19, 2020, 3:25 PM

Coco Gauff delivers moving speech at Black Lives Matter rally in her hometown

"The silence of the good people is worse than the brutality of the bad people,” Gauff said at the rally.
June 19, 2020, 3:25 PM
Coco Gauff delivers moving speech at Black Lives Matter rally in her hometown
June 19, 2020, 1:51 PM

John Legend talks about his new album and the Black Lives Matter movement

The EGOT-winning singer will also be hosting an ABC special in honor of Father’s Day.
June 19, 2020, 1:51 PM
John Legend talks about his new album and the Black Lives Matter movement
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'White Lives Matter' sprayed on Arthur Ashe memorial

Police said they have information on possible suspects.
1 month ago
1 month ago

Seattle Trader Joe's employees claim company closed store due to their support of Black Lives Matter

A Trader Joe's store in Seattle has been closed temporarily, and some workers says it's related to employees' support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
1 month ago
Trader Joe's accused of punishing Seattle store over Black Lives Matter participation
1 month ago

Murals and signs celebrating the Black Lives Matter movement pop up across the country

Wayne Bennett Pettus, designer of the Black Lives Matter Plaza sign in Washington, D.C., discussed how it all came to life.
1 month ago
Murals and signs celebrating the Black Lives Matter movement pop up across the country
1 month ago

Video of resident confronted by white couple for stenciling Black Lives Matter goes viral

A video of a white couple confronting a person of color stenciling Black Lives Matter in chalk outside his San Francisco home has been viewed more than 12 million times.
1 month ago
Video of man confronted by white couple for stenciling Black Lives Matter goes viral
1 month ago

Couple calls police on man chalking 'Black Lives Matter' on his property

A San Francisco man, who identifies as a person of color, shared a video showing his encounter with a white couple.
1 month ago
Couple calls police on man chalking 'Black Lives Matter' on his property
1 month ago

Andre 3000 releases statement shirts to benefit Movement for Black Lives

André 3000 turned his iconic statement jumpsuits into charitable shirts to support the Movement for Black Lives.
1 month ago
Andre 3000 releases statement shirts to benefit Movement for Black Lives
1 month ago

H.E.R. and Skip Marley are making history amid Black Lives Matter protests

Bob Marley’s grandson and Grammy award winning artist, H.E.R. have teamed up to tell the world not to ‘Slow Down’ when it comes to change.
1 month ago
H.E.R. and Skip Marley are making history amid Black Lives Matter protests
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10 diverse children's books to teach kids about racism and representation

We spoke with experts about their diverse book recommendations to help teach kids about race, racism, antiracism, representation and diversity.
1 month ago
10 diverse children's books to teach kids about racism and representation
1 month ago

10-year-old black boy shares call to action with homemade sign, 'Do I scare you?'

"What if I raise my voice? What if I take a stand? What if we say ENOUGH?"
1 month ago
10-year-old black boy shares call to action with homemade sign, 'Do I scare you?'
1 month ago

What is Black Lives Matter?

#BlackLivesMatter is a global organization that campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people.
1 month ago
What is Black Lives Matter?
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15 arrested in Black Lives Matter protest in Uganda

Several Americans were among those arrested.
1 month ago
15 arrested in Black Lives Matter protest in Uganda