Tag: Black Lives Matter

White woman granted probation for spitting on Black woman

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HARTFORD, Conn. — A white woman who was charged with a hate crime after being caught on video spitting on a Black woman during...

BLM activists question equal exercise of Florida protest law

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MIAMI — Some Black Lives Matters activists say a double standard is being used as protesters in Florida block busy roadways this week in...

IOC gives athletes more scope for protest at Tokyo Olympics

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GENEVA — The IOC finally relented on Friday to let Olympic athletes make gestures of protest in their field of play at the Tokyo...

Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby, Lil Nas X set for BET Awards

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NEW YORK — Sunday‚Äôs BET Awards will be packed with performances by Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X and H.E.R., a tribute to late...

Q&A: Abdul-Jabbar talks new documentary, MLK, social justice

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LOS ANGELES — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an NBA legend, but the man known for his trademark skyhook shot has also devoted his life advocating...

Retailers shine a spotlight on Black-owned beauty brands

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NEW YORK — When Rose Ingleton launched her own namesake skincare line two years ago, she couldn't break into the big chains and was...

Workers begin removing Forrest remains from Tennessee park

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Workers arrived at a Tennessee park Tuesday to begin the process of digging up the remains of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford...

London teenager charged in shooting of BLM activist

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LONDON — A teenager from south London appeared in court Saturday on charges that he was involved in the shooting of a prominent member...

Lawyers: Biden in office makes 2020 protest suit unnecessary

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WASHINGTON — Lawsuits filed by protesters who were forcefully removed from a park near the White House before a photo op by former President...

Black leaders decry sentence for man who targeted protesters

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ST. CHARLES, Mo. — Black leaders called Thursday for federal prosecutors to file hate crime charges after a judge gave a lenient sentence to...