Netroots Nation

Attendees raised concerns about Facebook's presence at the progressive gathering.

We’ve seen the impact that a group of #BlackLivesMatter activists had on Netroots Nation during the presidential forum a few weeks ago. Now that 10 GOP presidential candidates are preparing to take the stage for their first debate on August 6, 2015, the question arises — what impact will the #BlackLivesMatter movement have on the Republican primary […]

Black Lives Matter founder Patriss Cullors lead a protest at Netroots Nation in Phoenix, Arizona, effectively shutting down the speeches of presidential hopefuls Martin O’Malley and Sen. Bernie Sanders, MSNBC.com reports. “It’s not like we like shutting sh*t down, but we have to,” Cullors said. “We are tired of being interrupted.” With shouts of “Black lives […]