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Black Lives Matter Activists Criticize Selection of Moore as LAPD Chief
June 11, 2018
Garcetti was given three finalists to choose from by the board, the civilian body that oversees the LAPD. They were Moore, San Francisco Police Chief William “Bill” Scott and Deputy LAPD Chief Robert Arcos. Moore has been with the department since 1981. ... read more »
‘When They Call You a Terrorist’ a Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors with asha bandele, Foreword by Angela Davis Book Review
May 11, 2018
Although the African American community appreciated her efforts, the same couldn't be said for the LAPD which labeled Patrisse a terrorist and fabricated a flimsy excuse to conduct a SWAT team raid of her apartment. All of the above is revisited in riveting fashion in When They Call You a Terrorist, a fascinating combination autobiography and blow-by-blow account of the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. ... read more »
15 Past and Modern Day Female Activists of Our Time 
March 1, 2018
Since the beginning of its inception, women have dedicated their lives to shaping and transforming America into the country we see today. This week, we kick-off the celebration of Women’s History Month by paying homage to a few women of color, who have rallied for change both locally and nationally.  ... read more »
Righteous Outrage and Action Must Be Sustained
January 25, 2018
Since the civil rights era, there’s not been sustained outrage to high-profile incidents, or countless other similar incidents of police abuse. ... read more »
Black Lives Matter’s #BlackXmas: Why a Black Economic Agenda Is Necessary for Black Liberation
December 21, 2017
#BlackXmas is not a call to replace White capitalism with Black capitalism ... read more »
CBC Meets with FBI Director Over ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Report
December 7, 2017
CBC Members Met with FBI Director Christopher Wray about the FBI’s Controversial “Black Identity Extremists” Report. This Is What They Learned. ... read more »
The Provocateurs Series kicks off at the California African American Museum
December 1, 2017
Last week, members of their Black Lives Matter California, Detroit and Montreal, Canada chapters celebrated that dialogue amongst artists that have made an impact on today’s culture. ... read more »
Empowerment Requires Unaccustomed Unity
November 30, 2017
We must never minimize the fundamental importance of being unified especially since Blacks have not been unified on key social, political, economic and ethical issues for many years. ... read more »
NAACP Set to Change Tax Status to Engage Politically
November 13, 2017
During a call with reporters, NAACP officials announced that the civil rights group will transition from a 501(c)(3) to a 501(c)(4) designation. ... read more »
Blacks Must Define and Stand Their Common Ground
October 26, 2017
Blacks must work cooperatively among themselves and collaborate with allies to reduce the likelihood of current and future Trayvon Martins being killed again and again.” ... read more »
Black Lives Matter Seeks 10,000 Signatures to Pressure D.A. to Prosecute OIS Deaths 
September 14, 2017
The families of Los Angeles residents fatally shot by law enforcement officers joined Black Lives Matter organizers Monday outside the downtown Hall of Justice to demand that District Attorney Jackie Lacey prosecute some of those officers. ... read more »
Whiteness is Personal Not Just An Abstract Concept
September 7, 2017
Trump is dangerously narcissistic and his performance to date signals a scary, if not catastrophic, future for the country. ... read more »
After Death of Black Gay Man in Top Democratic Donor’s Home, Petition Calls on Democrats to Return Money 
September 7, 2017
Family of Gemmel Moore and activists launch Color of Change petition  ... read more »
3 arrested at Los Angeles Police Commission meeting
August 24, 2017
Police could not immediately provide the names of the three people who were arrested. ... read more »
Film Director Damani Baker on “The House on CoCo Road”
August 10, 2017
Film Director Damani Baker talks about THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD, an intimate documentary exploration of heritage and history against the backdrop of a brewing Afro-centric revolution as the U.S. government prepares to invade the island nation of Grenada. A captivating story of a woman who risks the lives of herself and her young children in pursuit of liberty. First hand accounts from activists Angela Davis, Fania Davis and Fannie Haughton weave together director Damani Baker’s family portrait of Utopian dreams, resistance and civil unrest with a film score composed by music luminary Meshell Ndegeocello. Reporter: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
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