Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson Sues Fox News And Host Jeanine Pirro Over Violence Claims

The New York Daily News reports: Fox News host Jeanine Pirro smeared Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson by claiming he directed violence against a Baton Rouge police officer in 2016, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The defamation case Mckesson filed in Manhattan Supreme Court stems from Pirro’s commentary about a protest over the fatal police shooting of Alton …

Read More »

LOUISIANA: Federal Court Rules Cop Can’t Sue Black Lives Matter As They’re Not “An Entity Of Any Sort”

The Associated Press reports: A federal judge has ruled that Black Lives Matter is a social movement that can’t be sued over an officer’s injuries during a protest following a deadly police shooting in Baton Rouge last year. A Baton Rouge police officer sued Black Lives Matter and DeRay Mckesson, a prominent activist in the movement. But U.S. District Judge …

Read More »

Critics Rage Against Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Ad [VIDEO]

From the Hollywood Reporter: The marketing execs at Pepsi and the agency it hired to create its new protest themed campaign centered around that well-known rabble-rouser Kendall Jenner were probably thinking of that old Oscar Wilde adage that “there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.” But judging …

Read More »

American Family Association Petitions NFL To Discipline Player For Not Standing During The National Anthem

When Donald Trump says America isn’t great, the right wing wets themselves in adoration. But when a sports star says America isn’t great, he gets deluged with death threats and calls for him to be fired. Enter the American Family Association: As a player who wears a professional football uniform, Kaepernick is a public representative of the National Football League …

Read More »

BALTIMORE: All Charges Dropped Against Final Three Cops In Freddie Gray Police Brutality Case

The Baltimore Sun reports: Prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers accused in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in a downtown courtroom on Wednesday morning, concluding one of the most high-profile criminal cases in Baltimore history. The startling move was an apparent acknowledgement of the unlikelihood of a conviction following the acquittals of three other …

Read More »

The Liberal Redneck On Black Lives Matter [VIDEO]

Viral YouTube star and real life comedian Trae Crowder is back today with a commentary on Black Lives Matter. As usual I won’t recap the clip below so that the jokes aren’t ruined. Crowder is on tour as part of the WellRED Comedy Tour, see his dates and locations at this link.

Read More »

CANADA: Singer Who Inserted “All Lives Matter” Into National Anthem Revealed As “Flat Earth” Nutjob

Earlier today I reported that singer Remigio Periera caused an uproar yesterday when he inserted a mention of “All Lives Matter” into his performance of the Canadian national anthem at Major League Baseball’s all-star game in San Diego. You’ll be shocked to learn that this guy is totally crackers. MassLive reports: In the wake of his rogue lyricism, Pereira has …

Read More »

Furor After All-Star Game Singer Changes Lyrics Of Canadian Anthem To “All Lives Matter” [VIDEO]

ESPN reports: A member of a Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in his country’s national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming “All Lives Matter” during a pregame performance at baseball’s 87th All-Star Game on Tuesday. The Tenors, a group based in British Columbia, caused a stir at Petco Park with Remigio Pereira’s actions while singing “O Canada.” In …

Read More »

PORTLAND: Trump Supporter Faces 40 Years In Prison After Threatening Protesters With Gun [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Michael Strickland, the right-wing agitator and Trump supporter seen in this video brandishing a gun at a peaceful Black Lives Matter rally, has been charged with two class A felonies after being arrested and initially released Friday morning on his own recognizance without bail. At his arraignment today at the Multnomah County Courthouse in downtown Portland Strickland …

Read More »

Sarah Palin Blames Media For Dallas Attack

Sarah Palin has gone all splodey-head on the media in response to the attack in Dallas. Here’s a bit of her jillion-word Facebook rant: Shame on our culture’s influencers who would stir contention and division that could lead to evil such as that in Dallas. Shame on politicians and pundits giving credence to thugs rioting against police officers and the …

Read More »

DALLAS: Dead Gunman Named As Micah Johnson

From the Dallas CBS affiliate: Dallas Police Chief David Brown confirmed the death of one gunman, later identified by CBS News as 25-year old Micah Xavier Johnson of Mesquite, the suspect that police cornered in a parking garage at El Centro College in the downtown area immediately following the shooting. According to Brown, police cornered Micah Johnson and negotiated with …

Read More »

New York Post: This Is Civil War

Mediaite reports: The more conservative of the New York City tabloids is under fire this morning for its choice cover following the tragedy that unfolded late last night in Dallas. The reaction on social media was swift, with some decrying the sensationalized Post cover as race-baiting and editorially irresponsible. The headline implies that a national civil war is now underway …

Read More »

Dallas Police Chief: Suspect Was Angry About Police Shootings, Wanted To Kill White Officers [VIDEO]

In a nationally televised press conference, Dallas Police Chief David Brown just revealed that the dead suspect in last night’s attack had declared his anger over recent police shootings and wanted to kill white officers. “The suspect said he was upset about Black Lives Matter. He said he was upset about recent police shootings. The suspect stated he wanted to …

Read More »

TIME Reporter Scuffles With Secret Service During Black Lives Matter Protest At Trump Rally [VIDEO]

From the Daily Beast: A reporter was allegedly kicked and choked by security Monday afternoon at a rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump in Radford, Virginia. Fellow reporters have identified the manhandled member of the press as Time photographer Chris Morris. Details on what led to the confrontation are scant. Breitbart is claiming it was the Secret Service agent that …

Read More »

SNL: The Day Beyonce Turned Black [VIDEO]

Mediaite sets up the clip: The surreal streak that ran through this week’s Saturday Night Live cold open continued into the show’s first sketch, a filmed piece that lampooned the collective freakout over Beyoncé‘s Super Bowl 50 halftime show and overall blackness. Cut like a horror movie trailer, the white characters are increasingly shocked and horrified to find out that …

Read More »

Wingnuts To Protest “Racist” Beyonce At NFL Offices Over Her Super Bowl Tribute To Black Lives Matter

Teabagistan is been up in arms all week about Beyonce’s tribute to the Black Lives Matter during the Super Bowl halftime show. Next week there will be a protest outside NFL headquarters in Manhattan. From the New York Daily News: Beyoncé haters are ready to get in formation. The anti-Beyhive is planning to protest the “Drunk in Love” singer outside of …

Read More »

OHIO: Grand Jury Returns No Charges For Cops In Death Of Black Youth Tamir Rice, Protests Planned

The trend continues. CNN reports: An Ohio grand jury has decided not to return an indictment in the 2014 police shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, prosecutor Tim McGinty said Monday. A recent FBI video analysis shows Tamir “was drawing his gun from his waist as the police slid toward him and Officer Loehmann exited the car,” McGinty said. After …

Read More »