Posts Tagged: black lives matter

NFL: Players Can Wear Helmet Decals With Social Justice Messages

NFL players can honor victims of police brutality on their helmets this season. The league says a player can either put a person’s name or one of four “preferred phrases”: Stop Hate, It Takes All Of Us, End Racism, or Black Lives Matter.” The NFL is following in the footsteps of NBA players who have worn social… Read more »

Protests Sparked in Wisconsin Over Police Shooting

Overnight protests erupted near Milwaukee after video appears to show police shooting a Black man in the back. The video begins with the man walking around an SUV on Sunday afternoon in Kenosha as police yell at him. When the man opens the driver-side door of the SUV, an officer grabs the man’s shirt and… Read more »

FBI Exploring All Credible Leads In Breonna Taylor Investigation  

An advocate for shooting victims, Christopher 2X, spoke with a local Kentucky news station about the FBI’s investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor.  Christopher 2X says the FBI is investigating all credible leads and says the FBI told him that if Breonna’s civil rights were violated, the warrant that was issued had false information… Read more »

Oprah Winfrey Gives Cover Of O Magazine To Breonna Taylor

Oprah Winfrey is always on the cover of her O Magazine.  The September edition will be different. Winfrey is dedicating the issue to Breonna Taylor. Taylor’s photo will be on the cover. Taylor’s death at the hands of Louisville Police is a lightning rod for Black Lives Matter protests around the world.  Winfrey said, “What… Read more »

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys Making Documentary on Black Women Entertainers

Alicia Keys is shining the light on Black women in entertainment.  She is teaming with PBS to create a documentary titled American Masters: How It Feels To Be Free.  Six legendary entertainers have been chosen to spotlight: Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson, Pam Grier, and Abbey Lincoln. These women had to overcome the roadblocks… Read more »