Black Lives Matter

Laquan McDonald: Black teen remembered as white cop goes on trial

Community holds vigil for McDonald as murder trial continues for white officer Jason Van Dyke over 2014 killing.

Laquan McDonald: Black teen remembered as white cop goes on trial

United States

Jury selection begins in Chicago for Laquan McDonald murder trial

Jury selection began in Chicago for one of the most racially volatile trials in years, and its outcome could have national implications.

US & Canada

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike campaign faces opposition

Controversial campaign featuring former NFL quarterback, who knelt several times during the US national anthem to protest against racial injustice, is dividing NFL fans.

Sport

Athletes side with Kaepernick as shoe ad goes viral

NFL quarterback who sparked debate over race-based police brutality becomes new face of a viral advertising campaign.

Athletes side with Kaepernick as Nike 'Just Do It' ad goes viral

Black Lives Matter

White ex-officer guilty of murder for killing black boy

Jury convicts white former Texas police officer who shot and killed 15-year-old African American in April 2017.

Ex-officer Roy Oliver guilty of murder for killing Jordan Edwards

Black Lives Matter

Protests erupt in Chicago after black man fatally shot by police

Harith Augustus, known as Snoop the barber, was killed on Saturday, prompting clashes between police and protesters.

Protests erupt in Chicago after black man fatally shot by police

United States

US police officer charged over black teen killing

East Pittsburgh officer charged with criminal homicide for shooting 17-year-old Antwon Rose who was fleeing police.

US police officer charged in fatal shooting of unarmed teen

United States

Hundreds protest police killing of unarmed black teen

Protests continue for third day after officer kills unarmed black 17-year-old who was fleeing police.

Antwon Rose: Hundreds protest police killing of unarmed teen

Racism

Remembering Martin Luther King

Tributes paid to Martin Luther King Jr on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the civil rights leader.

Remembering Martin Luther King

United States

Youth live out MLK's legacy 50 years after his death

A new generation of young people are embracing Martin Luther King Jr's message as they lead movements throughout the US.

50 years after MLK's death: The youth are living out his legacy

Opinion

Martin Luther King and the battles that outlived him

50 years on, the three evils MLK talked about -racism, militarism and economic exploitation - still plagues the US.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

Black Lives Matter

Video: Police car strikes woman at Stephon Clark rally

The incident occurred as demonstrators marched to demand justice for unarmed black man killed by police.

Stephon Clark shooting: Police vehicle strikes protester

Black Lives Matter

US police officer fired over shooting of black man

Blane Salamoni's dismissal comes days after Louisiana ruled out criminal charges in 2016 shooting of Alton Sterling.

Black Lives Matter

Hundreds remember unarmed black man killed by police

Grieving protesters call for justice after funeral of 22-year-old black father of two who was shot dead by police.

Opinion

Watching Black Panther in Harlem

Black Panther is a deeply satisfying, and a deeply troubling film, for what it delivers and what it does not.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi