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Tag: Black Lives Matter

Summer of protest: Chance for change, but obstacles exposed

Published 09/07/2020 | Reading Time 4 min 1 sec By COLLEEN LONG, KAT STAFFORD and R.J. RICO, with the Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) — Memorial Day brought the death of George Floyd […]

Chadwick Boseman’s early death underscores why Black Lives Matter

The sudden death of American actor Chadwick Boseman, aka “King T’Challa,” struck me like an invisible train. I was blindsided and wasn’t ready to hear that unfortunate announcement. His character as the lead in the 2018 superhero film Black Panther gave me and the rest of Black America the same magic felt when the Obamas stepped onto the world stage for the first time. 

Black Dallas church alleges intimidation by pro-police rally

“On Sunday, August 2, 2020 we experienced deceit, hate and an attempt at intimidation from a large group of individuals in support of “Blue Lives Matter” and also known as “Back The Blue.” This caravan, where individuals flew Trump 2020 flags, at least one Confederate Flag and Back The Blue Flags on our parking lot, was quickly asked to shut down and were escorted off of the property.