School boards from Pennsylvania to Washington state have endorsed “Black Lives Matter at School” week, according to The Washington Post, though it’s unclear just how many schools participated.
Dozens of protesters in Minneapolis, including members of the Black Lives Matter movement, tried sabotaging the Super Bowl Sunday afternoon by stopping fans from entering the stadium.
Hundreds of students, staff and reporters gathered outside Montpelier High on Thursday for the ceremonial raising of the Black Lives Matter flag on school grounds.
The Minnesota Black Lives Matter chapter released a travel advisory for Super Bowl weekend Thursday, warning black people of extremely dangerous St. Paul police officers.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts kicked off Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday by calling President Donald Trump a “racist bully” whose supporters are “white supremacists.”
Sen. Rand Paul accused Democrats of willfully sabotaging the debate on immigration reform through racial attacks and an unwillingness to compromise, Monday on “Fox and Friends.”
Members of the Hillsborough County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People met with the Tampa police chief Thursday to discuss concerns of racial profiling and the arrests of black people as police hunt for a potential serial killer.
According to a recent article in Vox, conservatives who denounce government overreach aren’t really concerned about burdensome regulations. No, it turns out the “language of small government” is really just “a handmaiden to ethno-nationalism.”
Local leaders labeled the incidents as racist and told the public that statements like “it’s okay to be white” would not be tolerated.
At a community forum about race issues in Vermont, a panel of black and white social-justice activists approached the discussion with sensitivity as well as calls for action in towns, businesses and schools across the state.
While politically progressive states such as Vermont are often viewed as bastions of racial equality, MoveOn Manchester’s members say there is ample evidence that racism is a real issue in the state.