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Jesse Williams’s speech on BET last weekend wasn’t just for black people — it was the speech America needed to hear and act on, including LGBT Americans. 

6:36 AM

That one word in a speech to a crowd of mostly white supporters in Westchester, N.Y., by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, lit up Twitter: "our." 

June 08 2016 12:43 AM

"This is really the system's lynching of Jasmine Richards," says fellow Black Lives Matter organizer and scholar Dr. Malina Abdullah.

June 07 2016 1:28 PM

A Black Lives Matter protester was convicted of "attempted lynching" after she confronted police. Was her punishment related to her appearance?

June 07 2016 5:08 AM