How does one conveniently protest a genocide? Our popular renditions of Dr. King obscure the reality of his unpopularity during his life, writes Rev. Osagyefo Sekou.

Bethune-Cookman University students are protesting campus conditions after the failed hire of Ed Reed, who raised awareness of such issues.

Plans for a multi-million dollar police training facility have not been greeted warmly.


The nationwide anti-gun violence protests included a notable contingency of Black people devastated by gun violence in which white supremacy has many times been a motivating factor.


A rally for NBA player Kyrie Irving that also served as a protest against the vaccine mandate preventing him from playing this season drew comparisons to the Jan. 6 Capitol riots after turning violent in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon.

Race Matters

Students at Coosa High School in Rome, Georgia, said they were suspended for staging a protest after school officials refused to do anything about white students flying Confederate flags.

Former NFL wide receiver Dez Bryant recently joined the I AM ATHLETE podcast to talk about his life after the NFL. During the interview, he criticized Colin Kaepernick’s protest saying it lacked a true call to action.

The International Olympic Committee reissued their stance on barring political speech or silent acts of protest at the games, with a specific reference to the phrase "Black Lives Matter."

A report from The Daily Wire claimed protesters trapped shoppers at a local Wegmans inside, but videos of the demonstration show a different story.

Across the United States demonstrators held rallies to honor the life and legacy of Breonna Taylor, a Black 26-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, woman who was killed by police in her home.


Between the pandemic, the high-profile murders of Black people and the state-sanctioned violence against protesters that followed, we have been through hell. But how have we emerged on the other side?

Local Black Lives Matter activists claim Mayor Muriel Bowser and the MPD did little to stop the racist and violent demonstrations that broke over the weekend in Washington, D.C.