Posts Tagged: black lives matter

Andra Day’s Amazing “Rise Up” At The DNC!

Andra Day showed up and showed out at the Democratic National Convention last night! Day along with a drum line performed her song “Rise Up” in a special appearance during night number 2 of the convention. Day performed after very moving speeches from the “Mothers of the Movement”, which features black mothers of children who… Read more »

ESPYs Tackle #BlackLivesMatter!

The 2016 ESPY Awards had a very powerful opening! Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James opened last night’s show with a message that promoted peace in the wake of the deaths at the hand of police in Baton Rouge and Minnesota and the murder of police officers in Dallas. Later in the… Read more »

Black Twitter Attacks Chrisette Michele Over #BlackLivesMatter

Chrisette Michele spoke out on the #BlackLivesMatter movement in an online statement which encouraged Black people to support Black businesses and vote. However Black Twitter wasn’t hearing what Michele had to say and with some posting their response to her. @youngsinick @daniecal Chrisette Michele really said stop marching and go vote and order some lemon… Read more »

Not Again!! This Time Minnesota…

In the aftermath of the police shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, another man Philando Castile was killed by police outside of St. Paul, Minnesota as he was reaching for his ID during a traffic stop. The aftermath of the shooting was recorded by Castile’s girlfriend. “He doesn’t have no records or anything,” Castile’s… Read more »

Protests Break Out In Baton Rouge After Police Shooting!

Some residents of Baton Rouge, LA took to the streets in protest last last night after a video went viral that showed the killing of a black man at the hands of Baton Rouge police. Alton Sterling was selling CDs in front of a convenience store when he was approached by police, after a verbal… Read more »