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BLM’s Patrisse Cullors to step down from movement foundation

Associated Press A co-founder of Black Lives Matter announced Thursday that she is stepping down as executive director of the movement’s foundation. She decried what...

George Floyd’s family holds rally, march in brother’s memory

By Mohamed Ibrahim Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of George Floyd’s family, and others who lost loved ones to police encounters, joined activists and citizens...

Family, activists demand answers in officer-involved shooting of 28-year-old 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  Desmon Ray Jr. had a big smile and even bigger heart, remembered family members during a candlelight vigil Thursday...

Texas officer charged with murder after killing 31-year-old Black man

MSN News A Texas police officer stands charged with murder in the shooting of a 31-year-old Black man after a preliminary investigation determined his actions...

Jacob Blake Is Paralyzed From Waist Down After Being Shot By...

CBS Minnesota KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The father of a Black man who was shot, apparently in the back, by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, says...

Memorials, protests in Ferguson on the sixth anniversary of Michael Brown’s...

By Bryce Gray and Rachel Rice St. Louis Post-Dispatch FERGUSON — About 100 people gathered in a Ferguson street Sunday to mark the sixth anniversary of...

T. Marie King on ways for parents to talk race with...

By Richard Friedman Southern Jewish Life As our national temperature continues to rise over racial issues, the Levite Jewish Community Center (LJCC) recently hosted a Zoom seminar...

Alabama dancer’s Black Lives Matter video goes viral

By Michael Tomberlin Alabama Newscenter Rachel Lockhart is giving her own movement to the Black Lives Matter movement. The 19-year-old Birmingham dancer was preparing to shoot a...

‘Know Justice, Know Peace’: BLM’s Fight Against Racial Injustice from Birmingham

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times (First of two parts on fight against racial injustice in Birmingham) On a recent humid Friday afternoon, Eric Hall, Jilisa...

Eric Hall, Co-Founder of Local BLM, Patterns Activism After Mom’s Work...

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times Activist Eric Hall grew up in two cities with names that make people think of Black lives. The 38-year-old is...

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