For most African Americans, #BlackLivesMatter is welcoming and long-overdue vanguard movement that helps provide a nationwide platform for important dialogue on black issues and to…
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A day after Chicago police officials released graphic video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being gunned down by a Chicago police officer, President Barack Obama took to Facebook express concern.
In an effort to both show the power of their economic freedom while calling for a Justice Department probe into the shooting death of a Black teenager by a White police officer, Chicago protesters planned a large demonstration on the city’s Magnificent Mile to disrupt the Black Friday holiday.
Officials in Chicago have released the dash-cam video footage of Laquan McDonald‘s shooting death at the hands of city police Officer Jason Van Dyke from…
Outraged over the violent shooting of Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer, protesters on Tuesday took to the streets and social media to condemn what appears to be nothing short of an execution.
Dash-cam footage of the police execution of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald has sparked protests in Chicago.
Police officer Jason Van Dyke, who is White, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday morning and “will be the first on-duty Chicago police officer to be charged with that crime,” the report says.
In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One’s NewsOne Now, and Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke discussed Clarke’s views on the Black Lives Matter movement.
As the hashtag trends among #BlackLivesMatter supporters, a march is being held in Cleveland to call for the removal of Prosecutor Tim McGinty from Rice’s case.