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AP Exclusive: Black Lives Matter has $42 million in assets

May. 17, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The foundation started by organizers of the Black Lives Matter movement is still worth tens of millions of dollars, after spending more than $37 million on grants, real estate, consultants, and other expenses, according to tax documents filed with the IRS. In a new,...

'Black Panther' director mistaken for bank robber in Atlanta

Mar. 10, 2022 17:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Movie director Ryan Coogler was briefly handcuffed by Atlanta police after he was mistaken for a robber when he passed a teller a note while trying to withdraw a large amount of cash from his account, police said. The “Black Panther” director, who is Black,...

California cop gets 6 years for shooting mentally ill man

Mar. 04, 2022 18:03 PM EST

A California police officer was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed mentally ill man during a slow-speed car chase in a wealthy San Francisco suburb. An attorney for the man’s family called it “a watershed moment” and an example of progress...