#BlackLivesMatter

2014 felt like the year that many Black people woke from their slumber. Somehow we’ve been lulled into a comfortable sleep, but it’s apparent that…

Best Selling Author Tryce McQuirter joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the vegan diet and how healthy eating is a social justice issue.…

This past Friday, an incident that’s scarily become too familiar occurred yet again. Another unarmed, Black man was shot–this time it was 19-year-old Tony Terrell Robinson,…

In the wake of the Department of Justice’s scathing report on the Ferguson Police Department and their racially biased procedures, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne…

From Eric Garner, an unarmed 43-year-old man killed by NYPD on July 17, 2014, to Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager killed by a Ferguson police…

Incredibly, the City of Cleveland responded on Friday to a lawsuit filed by the family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by saying he was responsible for…

Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette took the time to mention the need for equal pay for women during her Oscar acceptance speech saying, “To every woman…

A new youth group has sprung up in Oakland, California, aimed at getting young girls to use their voices to speak out against injustice. In…

In an effort to provide economic support to activists on the front lines of protests against police violence in Ferguson, Mo., rapper Talib Kweli on…

“Selma” director Ava DuVernay addressed attendees of the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards with a heartfelt and passionate message about #BlackLivesMatter. During her speech she reminded…

The outcry for social and racial equality–and the resulting protests across the nation–has forced Dartmouth College and create a new college course. With the deaths…

#BlackLivesMatter grew from a hashtag to a movement and is now a college course at Dartmouth College. Starting in the spring, the Ivy League college will launch…