Black Lives Matter
A judge has dismissed hate crime and other charges against a white woman who spat on a Black woman during competing protests at the Connecticut state Capitol in 2021.
Adidas is withdrawing its challenge to a Black Lives Matter trademark application featuring three parallel stripes, two days after it contested the image with the U.S.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Reno City Council approved a $250,000 settlement Wednesday with a former American Civil Liberties Union official who was shot by police with rubber bullets while serving as a legal observer at a 2020 civil rights protest in the wake of George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis.
The only Black designer belonging to Italy’s fashion chamber has withdrawn from this month’s Milan Fashion Week, alleging a lack of support for diversity and inclusion after the chamber “abandoned” a project to promote young designers of color working in Italy.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A school district in Oregon has quietly rescinded its ban on educators displaying symbols of the Black Lives Matter movement or gay pride, following a court settlement with a teachers’ union.
More than 100 racial justice groups are making a last push on a large-scale survey that will be the basis for a public policy agenda focused on the needs of Black people.
The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation has launched a new relief fund aimed at Black college students, alumni and dropouts overburdened by mounting education costs and the student loan debt crisis.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials under then-President Donald Trump compiled intelligence dossiers on people who were arrested at Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, Oregon.
The Milan Fashion Week opening Wednesday celebrates perhaps its most diverse season ever. The five-day calendar is showcasing collections by perhaps its most diverse lineup of designers, including the new creative directors at Salvatore Ferragamo and Bally and the return of Haitian-Italian designer
EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area city council member accused of handcuffing a woman who placed Black Lives Matter stickers on 2020 pro-Trump campaign signs pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace.
Every player on the Los Angeles Rams will wear a “Choose Love” decal on their helmet for the season opener against the Buffalo Bills.
The Salt Lake City Police Department has released body-camera footage of a struggle between police officers and an unarmed man, who wound up dead.
The NAACP is supporting efforts to bar a New Mexico-based county commissioner from holding public office, alleging that the Cowboys for Trump cofounder has sought to disenfranchise voters -- including people of color -- and stoke insurrection.
A Wisconsin school board has voted in favor of a policy that prohibits teachers and staff from displaying gay pride flags and other items that district officials consider political in nature.
LONDON (AP) — Premier League players will no longer take the knee ahead of every match, but will do so at “significant moments” during the upcoming season in a gesture against racism.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former police officer has been found guilty of damaging a family’s Halloween decorations outside their home west of Portland, Oregon, in 2020.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The city of Portland has paid $55,000 to two independent journalists who alleged excessive force by Portland police during a 2020 Black Lives Matter demonstration.
The shooting of a young Black man whose family says he was experiencing a mental health crisis has stoked some activists’ mistrust of Minneapolis’ troubled police department and their perception that officers go to greater lengths to capture white suspects alive.
Hundreds of people filled a theater as family and friends shared their memories of Jayland Walker at his funeral.
Questions posed about the safety of tear gas remain unanswered, even after more than a dozen U.S. senators asked a congressional watchdog to look into the issue.
Thousands of people in several Spanish cities are protesting the deaths of at least 23 migrants last week at the frontier between the Spanish enclave of Melilla in Africa and Morocco.
SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle resident critically injured by a driver during a Black Lives Matter demonstration has filed a lawsuit against the state, city and suspected driver.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Diocese of Worcester has told a local middle school that it can no longer identify itself as a Catholic school because it disobeyed the bishop’s order to take down its Black Lives Matter and Pride flags.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The city of Spokane will pay a woman $210,000 after police fired a nonlethal bean bag round at her throat during a downtown Black Lives Matter protest in May 2020.
SEATTLE (AP) — A woman who was struck in the eye with a so-called “rubber sbullet” during the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests, causing an injury that required surgery, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Seattle Police Department.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A protester who suffered eye damage when a rubber bullet fired by Fort Lauderdale police struck her in the face during a 2020 protest over George Floyd’s murder filed a federal lawsuit this week accusing the officer and the department of violating her civil rights.
Elected leaders in Kansas convened community groups and held town hall conversations after demonstrators protested George Floyd’s death statewide.
A new, 63-page IRS tax filing shared exclusively with The Associated Press shows the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation Inc. ended its last fiscal year with nearly $42 million in net assets.
ATLANTA (AP) — Several Black students who were suspended for trying to protest Confederate flag displays at their school in Georgia have filed a federal lawsuit against their school district and its board members, accusing them of allowing an extensive pattern of racism including “overt bigotry and
NEW YORK (AP) — The foundation started by organizers of the Black Lives Matter movement is still worth tens of millions of dollars, after spending more than $37 million on grants, real estate, consultants, and other expenses, according to tax documents filed with the IRS.