Williamsburg, VA – Black Lives Matter activists shut down the Virginia executive director of the ACLU at a “celebration of free speech” at William & Mary College last week.
Black Lives Matter
Baton Rouge, LA – A federal judge threw out a police officer’s lawsuits against Black Lives Matter and Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson on Thursday, September 28.
Washington D.C. – 3,000 Russian-bought Facebook ads that were allegedly used to manipulate the U.S. presidential election included ads promoting Black Lives Matter.
The St. Louis Police Department is investigating a report that one of its officers posted a meme on Facebook that called Black Lives Matter protesters “domestic terrorists.”
Charlottesville, VA – On Tuesday night, September 12, a crowd of about 100 Black Lives Matter activists, all students, faculty, and local residents, gathered at the statue of Thomas Jefferson on the campus of the University of Virginia, and issued a list of demands for the University.
The cofounder and core organizer of Black Lives Matter Louisville released a wish list that included asking white people to get their fellow employees fired for being racist and giving their homes and money away to black and brown people.
Phoenix, AZ – A Grand Canyon University professor who spoke critically about Black Lives Matter in a public forum has been suspended from the University after Black Lives Matter activists complained.
Philadelphia, PA – Black Lives Matters protesters went to the home of Philadelphia Police Officer Ryan Pownall Thursday night, August 24, and posted live video of their marching and chanting on Facebook.
A car drove through protesters blocking the street during vigil for a transgendered woman who was shot and killed by police after allegedly stabbing a neighbor.
St. Paul, MN – Black Lives Matter Minneapolis posted a photo to social media of a man hanging from a tree, telling everybody that the picture was of a black man who had just been lynched.