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Nearly 100 Lowery Institute Change Agents to Pay Tribute to Dr. Joseph Lowery at 96th Birthday Celebration

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Change Agents to Dr. Lowery: We Got Next! Atlanta, GA – As civil rights icon, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, watched the frightening images of racist protesters marching through Charlottesville, VA with tiki torches, he was reminded of America’s ugly past when he lived with constant bomb threats and was shot at by the Ku Klux […]

Hip-Hop Legend T.I. Condemns Police Brutality in Powerful Social Justice EP “Us or Else”

Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Earns Only 3,000 votes in Baltimore Mayoral Primary

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By Jason Silverstein (NY Daily News) – Turns out 340,000 Twitter followers don’t translate well into votes. DeRay Mckesson, one of the leading Black Lives Matter activities on social media, faced a crushing defeat Tuesday in the Baltimore mayoral race — scoring just 2.5% of the Democratic primary vote and finishing sixth. Mckesson, who has […]

The Black Lives Matter Movement Is Most Visible on Twitter. Its True Home Is Elsewhere

Actress Vivica Fox Campaigns for Hillary Clinton at Voorhees College as Part of the Get Out The Vote Effort Urging Students at HBCUs

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Denmark, SC — Actress Vivica Fox educated Voorhees College students on the importance of not letting their voices or votes go unheard in the upcoming South Carolina Democratic presidential primary. “We have a very, very important election that’s going to be coming up. We need to make sure that we pay attention at all times,” […]

VIDEO: Donald Trump Speaks On How Much He “Respects” Women

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Win in New Hampshire Primary

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MANCHESTER, N.H. — Donald J. Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont harnessed working-class fury on Tuesday to surge to commanding victories in a New Hampshire primary that drew a huge turnout across the state. The success by two outsider candidates dealt a remarkable rebuke to the political establishment, and all but guaranteed protracted, bruising […]

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Locked in a Race Too Close to Project

Old fight, New dance: Black Lives Matter Pole Dance Performance Video Tribute

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Los Angeles, CA – Dance has always been a catalyst for empowerment. As a powerful tool of artistic expression, its potency can liberate the viewer and incite change. After being bombarded with news and images per the recent upsurge in senseless killings, from Trayvon Martin to Eric Garner to Sandra Bland, Mia Shanté knew she […]

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Win in New Hampshire Primary

Video Interview with Hosts of Pool Party in McKinney, Tx Busted Up by a Gun Wielding Cop in a Frenzy

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E Johnson (@ejohnsoniv on instagram @ejcreoleboy on twitter) interviews 19-year-old Tatiana and her mother — hosts of the now infamous pool party in McKinney, Tx — about what started the incident that led to the melee between teens attending the party and police responding to a call. Here’s the video of the melee that ensued […]

“Will Racism Ever End, Will I Ever Stop Being A ______?” New Utne Reader Cover Story by Kevin Powell