“Black July” Events Highlight Racial Injustice and Resilience of Black Communities in US and Brazil

Last week a delegation from the Black Lives Matter movement joined with activist groups based in Rio de Janeiro for a series of events under the name “Julho Negro” or “Black

Black Lives Matter Wants to Turn Rio Athletes Into Activists

Yahoo.com -An iconic moment in Olympic Games history is the 1968 image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the gold and bronze medalists in the 200-meter dash, raising their black-gloved

Activists invoke lessons from ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests while planning for Republican National Convention in Cleveland

By Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio — Demonstrations sparked by the Black Lives Matter movement are informing local activists’ plans for the upcoming Republican National Convention in Cleveland, according to

‘Black Lives Matter’ Activists Meet in Cleveland to Plot Movement’s Future

npr.org-Black Lives Matter became a powerful digital tool to mobilize thousands of protesters angered over the use of deadly police force in cities across the country. The group will meet