Black Lives Matter
Waiting for credibility assessment of U.S. elections
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.
New York promotes first Black woman to key police post
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…
Black Lives Matter Voices Solidarity With #EndSARS Protests
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…
US policeman charged over Breonna Taylor shooting
A Louisville police officer was charged Wednesday with three counts of "wanton endangerment" in connection with the shooting of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old black woman
Tear gas, fire bombs as police declare Portland protest a 'riot'
Police arrested dozens of people and used tear gas against hundreds of demonstrators in Portland late Saturday as the western US city marked 100 days...
Hamilton takes knee in muddled pre-race gesture
Lewis Hamilton took a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign and Formula One's "End Racism" stance on Sunday during another chaotic pre-race gesture by drivers ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Aston Villa to investigate racist abuse aimed at Zaha
Aston Villa pledged to investigate and issue a lifetime ban against a supporter after Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha revealed a shocking series of racially
New York paints Black Lives Matter sign outside Trump Tower
New York City on Thursday painted a huge Black Lives Matter sign on the pavement outside Trump Tower on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, replicating similar murals supporting the movement elsewhere in the United States.
UK historian quits Cambridge over slavery claim
A British royal historian who said slavery was not genocide has quit his honorary position at Cambridge University...