#BlackLivesMatter

According to a poll, support for the Black Lives Matter movement has increased among young white adults, as well as Asian and Hispanic. Jetmagazine.com reports that “fifty-one percent of white adults between the ages of 18 and 30 say in a GenForward poll they now strongly or somewhat support Black Lives Matter, a 10-point increase […]

HOUSTON (AP) — The family of Sandra Bland, a black Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail after a contentious traffic stop last summer, has reached a $1.9 million settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit, the family’s attorney told a Houston television station Thursday. But local officials said the agreement hasn’t been finalized and […]

"If they take football away, my endorsements from me, I know that I stood up for what is right."

While many continue to question what exactly is the immediate and long-term agenda of the Black Lives Matter movement — aside from disrupting life any time a black male is gunned down by cops — the organization continues to receive an outpouring of donations and support, including efforts from liberals to raise more than $100 […]

Overnight, a crowd of at least 200 people protested and burned a police car and several businesses in the Wisconsin city.

New York Life handed its managing director Corey Multer a pink slip for calling Shanelle Matthews a "racist pig whore" on Facebook.

Donnell Thompson, 27, was shot to death by a Los Angeles deputy that mistakenly believed he was involved in a carjacking.

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Gunshots rang out after a car struck a protester during a demonstration in Ferguson, Missouri, on the second anniversary of Michael Brown‘s death, disrupting what had been a peaceful gathering but apparently striking no one. Witnesses told The Associated Press that a car drove through a group of protesters who were […]

Tyrese Gibson is the most recent Hollywood voice to chime in on social and racial injustice, and the singer turned to Instagram recently to deliver a PSA to Hollywood’s powerful rappers. His message included an image of Jay Z, Future, DJ Khaled and others on the set of DJ Khaled’s latest single, “I Got the […]

Singer, Producer, Writer and Maroon 5 bandmate PJ Morton sits down with BlackAmericaWeb.com exclusively to talk about his new music, moving back home to New Orleans and touring with songstress Emily King. He also dishes on the conversation he now has with his five-year-old son about the police. Watch part one of our interview above and check […]

Meagan Good, Tika Sumpter, Michael Ealy, Larenz Tate, Omar Epps and many more from black Hollywood got together to launch a public service announcement #SomedayIsToday, which promotes the message that today is the day “we shall overcome.” “The #SomedayIsToday messaging presents the opportunity for today marking the day we take control of our narrative, take […]