in pictures: australians march to demand #justiceforelijah
Less than a year ago Elijah Doughty, a 14 year old indigenous boy was fatally run down by a white man. The driver was found not guilty of manslaughter and given just three years in prison for reckless driving. He'll soon be released on parole. For...
capres willow turner is an activist for the new generation
Using the power of social media, Capres Willow Turner organized a Black Lives Matter protest that brought central London to a standstill. Here, the teen trailblazer discusses the politics of race.
t.i.’s new video protests the killings of black men by police in america
‘Is it because of my people? Is it because of my sneakers?’ he asks in 'Black Man', featuring Meek Mill, Quavo and RaRa.
kelela says it's time for white people to google "white privilege"
On the heels of the most recent US shooting, the singer asks people to "wake up, call yourself out, and listen."
a musical history of black lives matter
Music has always been intrinsic to social uprisings, and nowhere has this been truer than in the fight for racial equality. From Marvin Gaye, to the vogueing scene, to the Black Lives Matter movement, we contemplate decades of revolutionary music.
watch: beyoncé, rihanna, a$ap rocky, and more speak out about the killing of black people in america
'23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America' is a new video collecting music stars sending a message to President Obama and Congress.
black lives matter takes to the streets of london
After the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, London Black Revolutionaries brought thousands to Brixton in support of Black Lives Matter.
watch the new blood orange video for sandra’s smile
Sandra Bland and the words of Trayvon Martin’s mother feature in the lyrics of Dev Hynes’s latest.
quentin tarantino leads protest against police brutality in new york
The Oscar-winning director read out the names of people who have died in dealings with the police at a rally in Washington Square Park.
kendrick lamar’s alright chanted at 20th anniversary million man march
Ty Dolla $ign, Common, J. Cole, Puff Daddy and Jeezy joined thousands marching for racial justice and equality.
rihanna wanted to perform a free #blacklivesmatter gig
Police emails reveal that she intended to walk alongside protesters and perform in Baltimore, but didn’t get a permit.
rapper jay305 made a powerful film about south central
We premiere it here, along with an interview with Jay about the hood.