Inspired by Colin Kaepernick, a Bay Area high school cheerleading squad begins taking a knee during the national anthem, despite backlash from coaches and spectators.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker and writer John Ridley has caused a stir by casting an Asian actress, Freida Pinto, at the center of his new Showtime series Guerrilla.
As the Black Panther Party turns 50, we take a look back at their Ten Point Program. How far have we come?
Another African American was killed. This time by a Charlotte, North Carolina police officer Betty Shelby. Officer Shelby turned herself in…
Youth Radio asked 18-year-old poet, Nykearra Bush from Charlotte, North Carolina, to weigh in on the killing of Keith Lamont Scott.
People were upset, and people were chanting things like “Black lives matter,” “Stop killing us,” “No justice no peace.” But overall it was very very calm [at first].
As a young Latina, I believe young Latinos killed by police also deserve our attention and outrage, but I’m hesitant to co-opt the Black Lives Matter movement.
I thought about how that could have been Derrick, about how someone close to me lives a very different life, one in which he doesn’t feel safe around the sworn protectors of his community.
By Malik Alim with contextual reporting by Todd St.Hill, BYP100 (Chicago) I was having a party at my apartment on the south…