Tag: Black Lives Matter

Mark McCloskey, Ordered To Surrender Gun He Aimed At Protesters, Poses With New AR-15

Mark McCloskey, the right-wing St. Louis attorney ordered in court just days ago to surrender the semi-automatic rifle he brandished at Black Lives Matter protesters last...

After Chauvin Verdict, Time to Get to Work

April 22, 2021 — On Tuesday, April 20, the country braced for the impact of the verdict in the murder trial of George Floyd....

Floyd: Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugs

George Floyd died of a lack of oxygen from the way he was held down by police, a retired forensic pathologist testified Friday at former...

View: Biden’s condemnation of white supremacists is well begun but the violence and ambushing of cops cannot be ignored

During his inaugural address, Biden very rightly condemned the white supremacists for the January 6 attack on the Capitol in Washington DC. He also maintained...

10 Questions With Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer Actor/author/singer, 27, New York 1. Your new movie, Alice, is about a woman who escapes servitude in 1800s Georgia,...

America’s year has been defined by protests, with the election giving birth to new cries

by Simon Romero, Shaila Dewan, Giulia McDonnell Nieto del RioPHOENIX: In downtown Portland, Oregon, they shouted, “Count every vote!” At the Detroit convention center, they...

View: Joe Biden and Donald Trump present starkly different visions for America’s future

by Sumit Ganguly According to preliminary estimates the two presidential campaigns in the United States have cost a record $14 billion. Yet there is still...

HUL’s new marketing campaign and upcoming products in the pipeline

Mumbai: After changing the name of its flagship brand Fair & Lovely to Glow & Lovely (GAL) in June 2020, now Hindustan Unilever is launching...

Wall of Moms accused of anti-Blackness by Don’t Shoot Portland

In response to the presence of federal agents at Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, a group of largely white moms, dubbed the Wall of...

Face masks often aren’t enough to defeat facial recognition, study finds

Well, there goes the tiniest privacy silver lining on that otherwise dark coronavirus cloud.  A new study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Tinder users still getting banned after showing support for Black Lives Matter

A Tinder user in Utah, Jade Goulart, decided recently to use her account to support Black Lives Matter. She added a to her bio and...

Protests surged nationwide on July 4 in a call for a better America

Independence Day in the United States saw thousands and thousands of protesters eschewing the typical traditions of relaxed grilling and celebration to instead continue the...

10 protests that have defined 2020 so far

You’ll likely tell your grandkids about the protests you attended in 2020.  Future historians, too, will toil over the twists that emerged on what felt...

What is systemic racism?

The fight for racial equality must be heard. Amplify is our series devoted to raising awareness, spotlighting issues, and taking action. Whatever you’ve been up...

12 free and printable Black Lives Matter posters from Black artists

With the fight for racial justice renewed following the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and many other Black people at the hands of...

Breonna Taylor’s death shouldn’t be an insensitive Twitter meme

Twitter users are calling each other out for turning a call for justice for Breonna Taylor into a meme.  Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman,...

Johnson & Johnson will stop selling skin-whitening lotions

By Maria Cramer Consumer-products giant Johnson & Johnson said Friday that it would no longer sell certain products that are advertised as dark-spot reducers but...

Black Lives Matter: should tech companies remain apolitical?

It’s also a question for us, a tech media outlet that could be criticized for talking about something that doesn’t directly concern us. But the...