Vote like your life depends on it

Another Black man has been shot by those sworn to protect and serve. Yet during this turmoil, we are expected to remain calm as we watch our loved ones continue to be slaughtered in the streets. Black Lives Matter, a global movement, has been at the forefront of the push for social justice, freedom and […]

Tulsa cop who shot and killed unarmed Black man quits the force

Betty Shelby, the Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed Black man, submitted her resignation from the force Friday. She quit nearly two months after a jury acquitted her of manslaughter for the September 2016 death of Terence Crutcher, who was unarmed when she shot him on a Tulsa street. Shelby, who […]

Jordan Edwards’ family sues Dallas cop for wrongful shooting death

BALCH SPRINGS, Texas — The family of the Black, unarmed teen shot and killed by a White suburban Dallas police officer has sued the officer and his department, saying in the complaint the department did not provide sufficient training and allowed the officer to continue on duty despite wildly erratic behavior. Jordan Edwards, 15, was buried […]