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The protest continues into day two, violating the park's policy to clear out by midnight. Organizers are documenting the occupation on Twitter using the hashtag #shutdowncityhallnyc.

The league also stressed that will spend the Olympic Games break improving how they will address societal issues down the road.

The mother of three from Blue Island, just 16 miles outside of Chicago, says she is unsure where we will go as a country from here, but her protest exemplifies the notion that in the fight for social justice and equality, it is deadly to be silent.

The Lynx protest also comes days after NBA star Carmelo Anthony urged more athletes to cement their role in the fight for justice.

The songstress lent her support to the city on Sunday by attending a Baton Rouge protest against police brutality.

In the wake of an extremely violent week, which saw two Black men killed at the hands of police, as well as five police officers in a mass shooting in Dallas, Texas, thousands of protesters took to the streets in support of Black Lives Matter. But one image stood out to many on social media […]

Activist Deray McKesson, one of the most prominent voices in the Black Lives Matter movement, was arrested around 11:15 p.m. late Saturday evening while protesting.

It's unclear if the protest is directly related to the shooting.

A Swedish woman of color confronts neo-Nazi marchers in Sweden. Her opposition to racism was captured in what will certainly become an iconic moment.

Actress/activist Rosario Dawson was among the more than 900 hundred people arrested throughout the week of protests. Most were charged with a misdemeanor, processed, and released on the scene.

When we were growing up in Hollis, Queens in the '70s, there was not a single person who wasn't affected by the drug epidemic that began to ravage our community.