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UNCUT: Jesse Williams Speaks Black People’s Truth At The 2016 BET Awards

Jesse Williams Condemns Police Brutality In Moving Speech at 2016 BET Awards

Painting “Black Lives Matter” Is A Symbol Of Hate — Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said painting “Black Lives Matter” on New York’s Fifth Avenue would be “a symbol of hate” and wind up “denigrating” the street outside of Trump Tower, as he ratcheted up objections to a plan that he suggested the city’s police could stop.

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British Teenager Raises Her Voice Out Of The Crowd: “Black Lives Matter”

Zara: Black Lives Matter
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Missouri Couple Points Guns At Protesters

A couple have been filmed standing in front of their house while pointing guns at demonstrators in St Louis, Missouri.

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2020 BET Awards: Black Lives Matter Messages And Performances Dominate The Event

This year’s BET Awards were a virtual event because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the performances and speeches were pre-taped, allowing for dramatic stagings and high production values.

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Beyoncé Urges Viewers to Vote in BET Awards Acceptance Speech

“We have to vote like our life depends on it, because it does.” Beyoncé urged black communities to vote as she accepted an award for her humanitarian work at the virtual BET Awards.

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2020 BET Awards: Here’s the Full List of Winners

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2020 BET Awards

The 2020 BET Awards finally happened last night, June 28. Performers on the broadcast included Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Chloe X Halle, DaBaby, Jay Rock, Jennifer Hudson, Questlove, Nas, Usher, YG, and many more.

Beyoncé was honored with the annual Humanitarian Award in recognition of her ongoing philanthropic efforts, and Wayne Brady paid tribute to the late Little Richard.

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“Nick News” To Return On Nickelodeon With Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, Hosted by Music Superstar Alicia Keys

Nickelodeon’s Nick News is set to return with a special hour-long presentation — Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, premiering Monday, June 29. 2020.

Hosted by global superstar Alicia Keys, the program will amplify the voices and experiences of Black children across the country amid current events.

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Alicia Keys To Host Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special
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Flashback: How George Floyd Murder Sparked Off The Protracted Black Lives Matter Protests

Police brutality against black people sparked off Black Lives Matter Protests across the cities of America and the world

12-year-old Keedron Bryant Who Sang Moving Song About Living Life As A Young Black Man Signs Major Deal With Warner Records

12-year-old boy whose song about fears of being a young African-American went viral has been signed by a major US record label.

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Hollywood Star Lonnie Chavis, 12, Writes Moving Essay on His Experiences With Racism

“This Is Us” actor Lonnie Chavis has written a powerful and emotional essay detailing what it’s like to be black in America in 2020.

Chavis plays young Randall Pearson, an African American boy adopted by a white family who struggles with understanding himself on the NBC series.

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Juneteenth: BBC Takes Look Into The Tulsa Race Massacre

In 1921, groups of white people attacked groups of black people in what is now known as the Tulsa Race Massacre. There are claims that attempts have been made to cover up how and why it happened ever since. Today, people in the US celebrate the official end of slavery in the country with a holiday called Juneteenth

First Lady Melania Trump Reads “All Different Now” By Angela Johnson In Commemoration Of The End Of Slavery And Recognition Of Racism In America

Melania Trump: Today we celebrate #Juneteenth
, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the U.S. In honor of today, I would like to share the story “All Different Now” by Angela Johnson, which sheds a light on the first Juneteenth through the eyes of a young girl.

“I Did Something Good: I Made Juneteenth Very Famous” — President Donald Trump

Donald Trump took credit for popularizing Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, citing the backlash over his plans to hold a campaign rally on the holiday amid a national reckoning over racism and police brutality.⁣

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Black Lives Matter: The ‘Monopoly’ Analogy

Kimberly L. Jones: How Can We Win

Rev. Al Sharpton: We Were Better But FOR 401 Years You Have Kept Your Knee On Our Neck

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The Wars Black People Fight

How Africans Ended Up Being So Expendable

In a short video that Hollywood star, Salma Hayek posted on her Instagram platform, June 4, 2020, she makes an impassioned plea to her brothers and sisters, from Mexico and Latin America, to come around and lend support to the African Americans’ cause.

“To my Latin-American Community,” she started carefully, making cogent of the need to join the Black Lives Matter Movement and speak up against injustice. She, practically, was imploring them to drag themselves from their it’s-not-my-fight attitude, and rise to the occasion.

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Writer Kimberly L. Jones Video About The Black Lives Matter Protests, Inequality, And Police Brutality Goes Viral

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Movie Trailer: Equal Standard

New York City police officers’ lives collide in interweaving stories of race, rank, loss, and betrayal.

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee Tells Off President Trump

Following days of violent confrontations with protesters, police in Seattle have largely withdrawn from a neighborhood that protesters have transformed into a festival-like scene that has Pres. Trump fuming. Take back your city NOW. If you don’t do it, I will,” Trump tweeted.

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British Rapper Pledges £10 Million To “Black Lives Matter” Causes

British Rapper Stormzy has said he will donate £10m to “organizations, charities and movements that are committed to fighting racial inequality, justice reform and black empowerment within the UK” over the next 10 years.

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Trevor Noah Contextualizes Black Lives Matter Protests In The Most Philosophical Way Ever

Trevor Noah Explains Race Relations In America

BLACK LIVES MATTER: Racism Is So American…

U.S. Navy To Prohibit The Confederate Flag on All Navy Installations, Ships, Aircraft And Submarines

“Kim” Adds Voice To The BLM Campaign

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