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Olympic Ban: No ‘Black Lives Matter’ Apparel Allowed

The postponed 2020 Summer Olympics are set to start in July with a new warning for athletes.  The International Olympic Committee has specifically banned the slogan “Black Lives Matter’” from any athlete’s clothing or gear.  It’s part of the IOC’s long-standing rules about no political demonstrations on the playing field, medal stand, or during official ceremonies.  Words like “peace”, “respect”, “solidarity”,… Read more »

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Russell & Ciara Put Up Black Lives Matter Billboards in Several Cities

There’s a new billboard alongside the I-94 in Milwaukee and it’s all thanks to Russell Wilson and Ciara.  Installed at the exit for Becher Street and Holt Avenue, the billboard simple reads in all caps, “BLACK LIVES MATTER. Love Russell & Ciara”.  The Seattle Seahawks quarterback and his R&B singer wife have installed similar billboards in… Read more »

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Katt Williams Urges People to Vote

Katt Williams stars in a new ad for Supreme. The Fall-Winter collection for Supreme is set to debut and the brand has tapped the comedian to remind fans of the brand that there is work to do this election year. Williams, who performs a monologue wearing a supreme t-shirt and debuting colorful Tekashi 6ix9ine-inspired hair…. Read more »

Rachel Dolezal Claims BLM Movement has Vindicated Her

Rachel Dolezal is the white woman who claimed to be Black. She was the president of the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP. She said Black Lives Matter has, vindicated her. Rachel said she has received hundreds of messages from people saying, this is your moment, you’re vindicated. She said she, hopes we can rework… Read more »

Black Lives Matter Founders

Meet the 3 Women Who Founded ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement

The 2012 case of Trayvon Martin sparked what we now know as the Black Lives Matter movement. Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi are the women who founded the movement and were appalled by the acquittal of George Zimmerman. Garza saw the verdict on social media and took to Facebook to share her reaction… Read more »