Black Lives Matter activist Trevor Gerard responded to a restraining order from Los Angeles police commission president Matt M. Johnson, who alleges "a pattern of stalking and violent threats," by saying the claims "distort the truth and are politically motivated."
Civil rights leaders including Andrew Young, C.T. Vivian and Xernona Clayton talked with several University of Alabama and University of Washington football players about continuing the fight for progress and overcoming racial divides during a discussion at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday night.
There appears to be some good news coming from the ongoing Black Lives Matter protest and it involves one of its central activists. DeRay McKesson has a reason to celebrate because he was just offered a highly respected position with the Baltimore Public Schools system.