Posted in #BlackLivesMatter #Books #EntertainmentNews #IndieBrew #MusicNews #Newsfeed #Racism #Resist

Shop with authors: Books on Black resilience

Authors Vashti Harrison and Renee Watson on why Black resilience and joy in books can improve all children’s understanding of others’ everyday lives. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/best-childrens-books-black-authors-n1235946…

Continue Reading... Shop with authors: Books on Black resilience
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Coffee #Government #Newsfeed #People #Political #Politico #Politics #Racism #Trending connecticut OR CT OR Danbury

The Black, Millennial Mayor Who Tore Down His City’s White Monuments

RICHMOND, Va.—At noon on June 2, more than a thousand people thronged the plaza outside city hall to hold the young mayor to account. The…

Continue Reading... The Black, Millennial Mayor Who Tore Down His City’s White Monuments
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Health #Newsfeed #People #Racism

Racism and the body: Why racism is a ‘death sentence’ for Black Americans

COVID-19 has made it impossible to ignore the ways that discrimination drives health disparities among Black Americans. It’s an issue that Former First Lady Michelle…

Continue Reading... Racism and the body: Why racism is a ‘death sentence’ for Black Americans
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Newsfeed #People #Politics #Republicans #RichAssholes #Trending #TrumpLiesMatter

Rudi Giuliani wildly claims Black Lives Matter are a 'domestic terror group' who 'hate white men in particular'

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has claimed Black Lives Matter is a “domestic terrorist group,” despite the group never being tied to a…

Continue Reading... Rudi Giuliani wildly claims Black Lives Matter are a 'domestic terror group' who 'hate white men in particular'
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Government #Newsfeed #Police #PoliceBrutality #PoliceReform #Political #Politics #Protest

Police committed 125 human rights violations during Floyd protests: Amnesty

Police in the U.S. committed 125 human rights violations in response to George Floyd protests, according to a new report from Amnesty International.In the report…

Continue Reading... Police committed 125 human rights violations during Floyd protests: Amnesty
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Canada #Coffee #History #Newsfeed #Racism #Random #WorldNews

Canada has a long history with systemic racism

As a young child, I was by told my mother that skin color didn’t matter—everyone’s the same. Almost all of the faces I encountered on…

Continue Reading... Canada has a long history with systemic racism
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Newsfeed #PoliceReform #Political #Politico #Politics #Trending

Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death

CLAYTON, Mo. — St. Louis County’s top prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in…

Continue Reading... Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #CivilRights #History #Newsfeed #OpEd #Politics #Protest

Civil Rights Icon Bernard Lafayette on His Friend John Lewis, Freedom Rides & Practicing Nonviolence

We revisit civil rights leader and Congressmember John Lewis’s early years of activism with Bernard Lafayette, one of Lewis’s closest friends and collaborators. Lafayette participated…

Continue Reading... Civil Rights Icon Bernard Lafayette on His Friend John Lewis, Freedom Rides & Practicing Nonviolence
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #CivilRights #Congress #Newsfeed #People #Political #Politico #Politics #Trending

Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in his hometown

TROY, Ala. — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural Alabama county where his story began…

Continue Reading... Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in his hometown
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Newsfeed #Police #Political #Politics #Protest Kentucky

76 protesters arrested in Louisville after police declare unlawful assembly

Seventy-six protestors in Louisville were arrested Friday night after police declared the gathering an unlawful assembly. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/509006-76-protesters-arrested-in-louisville-after-police-declare-unlawful Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

Continue Reading... 76 protesters arrested in Louisville after police declare unlawful assembly
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #CivilRights #Congress #Newsfeed #People #Political #Politics #Racism Virginia

Robert E. Lee High School in VA to be renamed after John Lewis

The Fairfax County,Va., School Board in an unanimous vote on Thursday afternoon decided to give Robert E. Lee High School a new namesake: late Congressman John…

Continue Reading... Robert E. Lee High School in VA to be renamed after John Lewis
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Fire #Investigation #Newsfeed #Protest #Trending Minnesota

Charred body found in pawnshop that was set alight during George Floyd protests

Authorities investigated tip from public nearly two months after fire Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/george-floyd-protests-minneapolis-body-pawnshop-fire-a9630356.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

Continue Reading... Charred body found in pawnshop that was set alight during George Floyd protests
Posted in #BlackLivesMatter #EntertainmentNews #IndieBrew #Music #Musicians #MusicNews #NPR #Reviews #Spin #Video

Lenny Kravitz Calls Fans to Consider ‘What Side of History You Standing On?’ on NPR Tiny Desk

Lenny Kravitz, like many artists, have been encouraging people to not just call for change but act for progress. In the latest edition of Tiny…

Continue Reading... Lenny Kravitz Calls Fans to Consider ‘What Side of History You Standing On?’ on NPR Tiny Desk
Posted in ! #Headlines #Axios #BlackLivesMatter #Newsfeed #Politics #Protest #Racism #Strike new york nyc NY nypd nyfd

Thousands to walk off the job across the U.S. in Strike for Black Lives protest against racism

Strike for Black Lives organizers expect tens of thousands of union workers to join social and racial justice advocates in more than 25 U.S. cities…

Continue Reading... Thousands to walk off the job across the U.S. in Strike for Black Lives protest against racism
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Crime #Newsfeed #NewYork #NYC #Police #Politics #Protest new york nyc NY nypd nyfd

Three arrested after paint thrown on NYC Black Lives Matter mural

This time, blue paint was used to vandalize the city-approved mural on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/three-arrested-after-black-lives-matter-mural-near-trump-tower-n1234257 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

Continue Reading... Three arrested after paint thrown on NYC Black Lives Matter mural
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #CivilRights #Congress #Democrats #Newsfeed #People #Politics #Random #RIP

Rep. John Lewis, 1940-2020

Civil rights hero and Democratic Party representative John Lewis is dead at 80. Lewis was a key organiser of the 1963 March on Washington, badly…

Continue Reading... Rep. John Lewis, 1940-2020
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #CoronaVirus #Economy #Government #Newsfeed #NewYork #NYC #TwoAmericas new york nyc NY nypd nyfd

In New York’s Harlem, small businesses reel from coronavirus toll on Black communities

“I’m expecting that from the Black perspective Harlem is going to come back very different. When the nation bleeds, Harlem hemorrhages.” Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/new-york-s-harlem-small-businesses-reel-coronavirus-toll-black-n1233891 Droolin’ Dog…

Continue Reading... In New York’s Harlem, small businesses reel from coronavirus toll on Black communities
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Government #Investigation #Newsfeed #Police #PoliceReform #Politics #Racism #Trending Kentucky

Louisville mayor to be investigated after hundreds arrested demanding Breonna Taylor's killers be jailed

Since protests began 435 individuals have been arrested, according to Louisville police Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/breonna-taylor-protests-louisville-mayor-kentucky-investigation-david-mcatee-a9625221.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

Continue Reading... Louisville mayor to be investigated after hundreds arrested demanding Breonna Taylor's killers be jailed
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Newsfeed #Police #Politics #Protest #Trending #TrumpLiesMatter Oregon

Portland protesters hit with tear gas and snatched into unmarked vans as federal officers crack down

Six weeks of protests sparked by George Floyd’s killing have drawn the Trump administration’s ire Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/portland-protests-police-violence-tear-gas-oregon-a9624756.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

Continue Reading... Portland protesters hit with tear gas and snatched into unmarked vans as federal officers crack down
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Newsfeed #Politics #Protest #Random

Chalk “Black Lives Matter” on the sidewalk, got to jail for a year

Chalk washes away with the next rain, and there’s plenty of both in Washington state. But that’s not stopping authorities in Selah, Wa., from threatening…

Continue Reading... Chalk “Black Lives Matter” on the sidewalk, got to jail for a year
Posted in ! #Headlines #BlackLivesMatter #Newsfeed #Political #Politics #Protest #Racism

Black Lives Matter billboard erected next to giant Confederate flag in NC

A Black Lives Matter billboard was erected next to a Confederate flag in the town of Pittsboro, North Carolina, according to the … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/507588-black-lives-matter-billboard-erected-next-to-giant-confederate-flag-in…

Continue Reading... Black Lives Matter billboard erected next to giant Confederate flag in NC