Black Lives Matter
This August marks the 20th anniversary of the United Nations World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance which took place in South Africa
A female UK Black Lives Matter activist, Sasha Johnson, is in intensive care after she was shot in the head on Sunday morning. Sasha Johnson, a prominent member of the Taking the Initiative Party (TTIP), has been named online as the woman shot in Peckham though police have refused to identify the victim in a…
Belgian police said Sunday they arrested around 10 people from among 200-300 looters who clashed with police on the fringes of a Black Lives Matters protest
The US co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement is calling for a boycott of the Royal Family after Meghan Markle's bombshell claims in her interview with Oprah Winfrey. Opal Tometi, 36, in an interview on TMZ said she believed people should stop standing by the Palace after the Duchess of Sussex alleged one member…
Nine months after George Floyd's death laid bare the racial wounds in the United States, the white policeman charged with murdering the 46-year-old Black man is going on trial.
Black Lives Matter, a movement which became a rallying cry after the killing by US police of an unarmed black man, has been proposed for the Nobel Peace Prize, a Norwegian MP said Saturday.
Other than the pandemic, movements in support of black liberation were some of the biggest highlights of the year 2020. From the streets of New York to London and even Lagos, people marched in numbers against injustice, racism, police brutality and so many other challenges that have troubled Black people around the world. In light…
10 Dec 2020
A group of activists and celebrities have demanded that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari should hold police officers accused of shooting EndSARS protesters accountable. The activists, in an open letter to Buhari, also asked the Nigerian government to release jailed protesters, lift a ban on protests and allow an independent human rights monitor investigation into “the…
5 Dec 2020
When the next generation grow old enough to find out about 2020, how will you tell them about it? It will be the year of the pandemic – vicious, haunting, and era-defining, much like 9/11 or the financial crash, but with a much worse death toll than the former, and much more wide-spread economic implications…
16 Nov 2020
The United States elections have come and gone; and, as normal under democracy, the atmosphere in the country is enveloped with mixed feelings due to the fact that some won; and some lost at different levels of the contests.
29 Oct 2020
New York City promoted a Black woman to a top police post-Thursday, a first that comes as the force continues to face heavy criticism from the Black Lives Matter movement. City mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Juanita Holmes as chief of patrol -- making her the first woman to take on the role of overseeing…
11 Oct 2020
As waves of #EndSARS protests against police brutality sweep across the nation, local and international bodies and celebrities alike have continued to raise awareness for the movement. U.S based social movement, Black Lives Matter yesterday raised it voice in support of the #EndSARS protest. Quoting a Twitter clip of Aisha Yesufu, the official handle for…