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January 12, 2022, 12:08 PM

Aboriginal activists in Australia fight back against police brutality

Australia's aboriginal activists are using the momentum of the anti-police brutality movement in the U.S. to fight for justice.
January 12, 2022, 12:08 PM
Aboriginal activists in Australia fight back against police brutality
January 12, 2022, 4:51 AM

Australia's aboriginal community finds hope from BLM

ABC News’ Britt Clennett reports on the systemic racism against Australia’s aboriginal community and how they found hope and inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement.
January 12, 2022, 4:51 AM
Australia's aboriginal community finds hope from BLM
3 months ago

NYPD officers face discipline due to alleged Black Lives Matter protest misconduct

At least 65 NYPD officers may face punishment.
3 months ago
NYPD officers face discipline due to alleged BLM protest misconduct
3 months ago

65 NYPD officers recommended to be disciplined for conduct during protests

The oversight agency of the NYPD has recommended discipline for dozens of officers accused of misconduct during last year's Black Lives Matter protests.
3 months ago
65 NYPD officers recommended to be disciplined for conduct during protests
5 months ago

Proud Boys leader who burned BLM flag gets 5 months in jail

The leader of the Proud Boys extremist group, Enrique Tarrio, has been sentenced to five months in jail
5 months ago
6 months ago

Governor pardons St. Louis couple who pointed guns at Black Lives Matter protesters

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson pardoned the couple who waved guns at a group of Black Lives Matter protesters last year.
6 months ago
Governor pardons couple who pointed guns at Black Lives Matter protesters
6 months ago

Iowa agrees to pay $5K to 4 protesters banned from Capitol

The Black Lives Matter supporters alleged constitutional rights violations.
6 months ago
7 months ago

Officers sue California city over Black Lives Matter mural

Five police officers have filed a lawsuit against the city of Palo Alto for allowing the creation of a Black Lives Matter mural that contained anti-police images
7 months ago
7 months ago

Retired Black officer, Black Air Force veteran killed in possible hate crime: DA

A retired Massachusetts state trooper and a woman were shot by a man who allegedly rammed a stolen truck into a house, police said.
7 months ago
Retired Black officer, Black Air Force veteran killed in possible hate crime: DA
7 months ago

Mystery unfolds in Boston suburb attack

Police said a man drove a truck into a building then shot and killed two people before police shot and killed him.
7 months ago
Mystery unfolds in Boston suburb attack
7 months ago

Wife of man killed by Honolulu police demands justice: 'If it was me, I'd still be alive'

Lindsay Myeni is demanding justice in the wake of the shooting death of her husband, a South African man who was unarmed when he was killed by Honolulu police.
7 months ago
Wife of man killed by Honolulu PD demands justice: 'If it was me, I'd still be alive'
8 months ago

Florida high school pauses yearbook distribution over pages on Black Lives Matter

A Florida high school temporarily halted distribution of its student-run yearbook amid concerns over pages covering the Black Lives Matter movement.
8 months ago
High school pauses yearbook distribution over pages on Black Lives Matter
8 months ago

US embassies authorized to hang Black Lives Matter flags, banners on anniversary of Floyd's murder

State Secretary Blinken authorized all U.S. embassies, consulates overseas to fly Black Lives Matter flags this year, according to an internal memo obtained by ABC News.
8 months ago
US embassies authorized to hang Black Lives Matter flags, banners by Blinken
8 months ago

UK Black activist critical in hospital after shooting

An activist who has played a leading role in anti-racism demonstrations in Britain is in critical condition after being shot in London
8 months ago
8 months ago

Graphic video shows Ronald Greene arrest before death

The video shows officers punching and using a stun gun on Greene in a violent altercation.
8 months ago
Graphic video shows Ronald Greene arrest before death
8 months ago

Black Lives Matter: A movement in photos

A look at the Black Lives Matter movement.
8 months ago
Black Lives Matter: A movement in photos
8 months ago

North Carolina judge accused of almost hitting Black Lives Matter protesters with his car

Protesters were standing on a “Black Lives Do Matter. End Racism Now.” mural when they say Judge John M. Tyson tried to hit them with his car.
8 months ago
Judge accused of almost hitting Black Lives Matter protesters with his car
8 months ago

'Foot soldiers' of Birmingham to BLM: 'Keep on keeping on'

Hundreds helped change the world 60 years ago by marching for civil rights.
8 months ago
9 months ago

Disparity in police response: Black Lives Matter protests and Capitol riot

The difference in law enforcement responses has shed light on what some see as a historically Black and white issue of policing.
9 months ago
Disparity in police response: Black Lives Matter protests and Capitol riot
9 months ago

By the Numbers: Support for Black Lives Matter

New polls show that support for the Black Lives Matter movement is falling while support for law enforcement is rising, depending on who you ask.
9 months ago
By the Numbers: Support for Black Lives Matter
10 months ago

Police pull guns on and spray Black-Latino Army officer during traffic stop, lawsuit says

Two Virginia police officers have been sued for drawing their guns on a uniformed Army officer during a traffic stop and pepper spraying him.
10 months ago
Police pull guns on, spray Black-Latino Army officer during traffic stop: Lawsuit
10 months ago

Virginia police officers sued after altercation with Army 2nd lieutenant

Caron Nazario is suing two Winsor, Virginia, police officers after he was stopped, pepper-sprayed and forcibly removed from his car during a traffic stop.
10 months ago
Virginia police officers sued after altercation with Army 2nd lieutenant
10 months ago

Andre Hill shot 4 times by former Columbus police officer, autopsy report shows

Andre Hill, an unarmed Black man who was shot and killed by a now-former police officer in Columbus, Ohio, last year, died from four gunshot wounds.
10 months ago
Andre Hill shot 4 times by former Columbus police officer, autopsy report shows
10 months ago

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson denies comments about Black Lives Matter protesters racist

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson on Monday denied his comments about Black Lives Matter protesters were racist.
10 months ago
GOP Sen. Ron Johnson denies comments about Black Lives Matter protesters racist
1 year ago

Black Lives Matter activist Janaya Future Khan on the future of the movement

Janaya Future Khan says being an activist is about being "truly alive."
1 year ago
Black Lives Matter activist Janaya Future Khan on the future of the movement
1 year ago

Independent report into deadly police encounter with Elijah McClain to be released

Elijah McClain was a 23-year-old autistic musician who died following a 2019 encounter with Colorado police officers.
1 year ago
Details to be released from report on deadly police encounter with Elijah McClain
1 year ago

Independent investigators in Elijah McClain's death issue scathing report

Scathing independent report slams police, paramedics, homicide investigators in Elijah McClain's death
1 year ago
Independent investigators issue scathing report on death of Elijah McClain
1 year ago

BLM launches Survival Fund amid federal COVID-19 relief wait

The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation formally expanded a $3 million financial relief fund that it quietly launched earlier this month to help people struggling to make ends meet during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic
1 year ago
BLM launches Survival Fund amid federal COVID-19 relief wait
1 year ago

No charges filed against Rochester police officers involved in death of Daniel Prude

Charges will not be filed in the death of Daniel Prude, who was seen on police body camera footage being pinned to the ground with a spit bag over his head.
1 year ago
No charges filed against officers involved in death of Black man pinned to ground
1 year ago

No criminal charges against officer who restrained Daniel Prude

A grandy jury voted not to charge officers shown on body camera video restraining Daniel Prude, a Black man, during an incident last March. Prude died while he was being restrained.
1 year ago
No criminal charges against officer who restrained Daniel Prude
1 year ago

AP Exclusive: Black Lives Matter opens up about its finances

“We want to uplift Black joy and liberation, not just Black death."
1 year ago
Black Lives Matter opens up about its finances
1 year ago

Police chief responds to report on Elijah McClain's death: 'I'm extremely sorry'

Aurora police chief Vanessa Wilson responded to independent investigators' scathing report on Elijah McClain's death.
1 year ago
Police chief responds to report on Elijah McClain's death: 'I'm extremely sorry'
1 year ago

Independent report on death of Elijah McCain

An independent investigation found that police had no legal basis to stop Elijah McCain, an unarmed Black man in Aurora, Colorado, or for using a chokehold during the confrontation in August 2019.
1 year ago
Independent report on death of Elijah McCain
1 year ago

Victim of botched Chicago police raid sues city

A social worker who endured a humiliating raid by Chicago police officers in 2019 has sued the city, alleging officials conspired to cover up civil rights violations
1 year ago
1 year ago

New legislation would protect drivers who hit protesters

Republican politicians are moving to stop protesters' road-blocking maneuver.
1 year ago
1 year ago

By the Numbers: Black Lives Matter nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Black Lives Matter, the largest social movement in U.S. history, was nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.
1 year ago
By the Numbers: Black Lives Matter nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
1 year ago

Norwegian politician receives threats over Black Lives Matter Nobel Prize nomination

BLM was nominated by Norwegian Parliament member Peter Eide.
1 year ago
 Norwegian politician receives threats over Black Lives Matter Nobel Prize nomination
1 year ago

Police: Black teens wrongly detained at Target in California

The three teens were detained at a Target store in a grand theft investigation.
1 year ago
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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 year ago
10 diverse children's books to teach kids about racism and representation
1 year ago

New York AG sues NYPD over handling of Black Lives Matter protests

New York Attorney General Letitia James is suing the NYPD over its handling of the Black Lives Matter protests.
1 year ago
'Excessive, brutal, and unlawful force against peaceful protesters': NY AG sues NYPD
1 year ago

North Carolina trooper under investigation for BLM comment

A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper is under investigation following a social media post in which he described the Black Lives Matter movement as a “racist money laundering hate group.”
1 year ago
1 year ago

Police body camera footage show new details in Andre Hill shooting

The video shows officers not treating the wounded Hill for approximately five minutes.
1 year ago
Police body camera footage show new details in Andre Hill shooting
1 year ago

Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush reflects on her Black Lives Matter roots and why she ran for Congress

Cori Bush talks to ABC News for "The Year," where she looks back at her roots in activism following Michael Brown's death and how it led her to run for Congress.
1 year ago
Rep.-elect Cori Bush reflects on Black Lives Matter roots, why she ran for Congress
1 year ago

Vigil and calls for justice for Andre Hill

The 47-year-old Black man was fatally shot by a Columbus police officer responding to a non-emergency call.
1 year ago
Vigil and calls for justice for Andre Hill
1 year ago

Protesters march on Brooklyn Bridge

Footage of this Sept. 25 protest came during the week a grand jury declined to charge officers in Louisville, Kentucky, with the killing of Breonna Taylor.
1 year ago
Protesters march on Brooklyn Bridge
1 year ago

4 stabbed in skirmishes at DC protests, while 1 person shot at clashes in Washington state

Four people were in critical condition in D.C., police said.
1 year ago
4 stabbed at DC protests, while 1 person shot at clashes in Washington state
1 year ago

One person shot in violent protests in Washington state

Two heavily armed groups with opposing views clashed violently, police said.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Police guide that calls BLM a terrorist group draws outrage

A training group is promoting a document riddled with falsehoods, conspiracies.
1 year ago
Outrage after police guide riddled with conspiracies calls BLM a terrorist group
1 year ago

6 months after George Floyd’s death, Minneapolis activists scramble to save Black Lives Matter art

Kenda Zellner-Smith and Leesa Kelly collected at least 593 plywood boards from around the Twin Cities that could otherwise have been destroyed, disposed of or defaced.
1 year ago
As Black Lives Matter art is torn down, Minneapolis activists save hundreds of works
1 year ago

Calls for justice over death of Black teenager found dead

Quawan Charles, 15, was found dead in a sugar cane field in rural Louisiana; authorities said a preliminary autopsy determined that he likely drowned.
1 year ago
Calls for justice over death of Black teenager found dead