Latest Black Lives Matter News

Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop (30) is hit by Vegas Golden Knights' William Carrier (28) during the third period of an NHL hockey playoff game Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Golden Knights rally for 5-3 playoff win over Stars

Aug. 3, 2020 10:27 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Will Carrier scored the tiebreaker with 5:12 left in the game, Robin Lehner had 24 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 5-3 in Western Conference round-robin play on Monday. Carrier backhanded a rebound off the back wall through his legs to beat goaltender Ben...

40 people arrested in Austin during weekend protests

Aug. 3, 2020 9:23 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Forty people were arrested over two nights of weekend protests in Austin, police said Monday. The majority of the 40 arrests were made downtown near the corner of 4th Street and Congress Avenue, the site of a makeshift memorial for Garrett Foster, a man who was fatally shot during a...

Dallas Stars' Jason Dickinson (18), Tyler Seguin (91) and Vegas Golden Knights' Ryan Reaves (75) and goalie Robin Lehner (90) take a knee for Black Lives Matter prior to an NHL hockey playoff game Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Stars, Knights players kneel in support of social justice

Aug. 3, 2020 7:59 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Players from the Vegas Golden Knights and Dallas Stars knelt on the ice before their game Monday to support Black Lives Matter and other social causes. Dallas forward Tyler Sequin and Jason Dickinson knelt alongside Vegas forward Ryan Reaves and goaltender Robin Lehner during the...

Black Dallas church alleges intimidation by pro-police rally

Aug. 3, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A predominantly Black Dallas church active in the “Black Lives Matter” movement alleges a pro-police rally tried to intimidate its members by roaring into its parking lot Sunday afternoon. Organizers of the “Back the Blue Cruise” sponsored by clubs of pickup truck...

Members of the Orlando Magic and Brooklyn Nets kneel around a Black Lives Matter logo during the national anthem before the start of an NBA basketball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Analysis: Early returns say so far, so good for NBA bubble

Aug. 3, 2020 1:43 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — So far, so good. The NBA’s bubble remains intact. The extraordinary health protocols put into place to try and save this season seem to be working. The mission shared by coaches and players to use their platform and continue the conversation about racial injustice is...

Michigan pastor leaves corporate job to make a difference

Aug. 3, 2020 1:00 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sean Holland has a memory of closing a multimillion-dollar business deal in Chicago. “Everybody was doing a toast to this deal. And I blanked out,” he said. “I was at the top of this posh restaurant and I was overlooking Lake Shore Drive. I just said,...

Artists paint 'Black Lives Matter' Indianapolis street mural

Aug. 2, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A group of artists are painting a mural reading “Black Lives Matter” on part of a downtown Indianapolis street scheduled to reopen Monday. City officials said the portion of Indiana Avenue between Blackford and West streets was closed Thursday afternoon until Monday,...

A Department of Homeland Security officer emerges from the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse after demonstrators lit a fire on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Portland, Ore. Following an agreement between Democratic Gov. Kate Brown and the Trump administration to reduce federal officers in the city, nightly protests remained largely peaceful without major confrontations between protesters and officers. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Portland police declare unlawful assembly during protest

Aug. 2, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

The Portland Police Bureau declared an unlawful assembly Saturday night when people gathered outside a police precinct in Oregon's largest city and threw bottles toward officers, police said. Until that point, federal, state and local law enforcement had been seemingly absent from the protests Thursday, Friday...

FILE - In this September 1916 file photo, demonstrators hold a rally for women's suffrage in New York. The Seneca Falls convention in 1848 is widely viewed as the launch of the women's suffrage movement, yet women didn't gain the right to vote until ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. (AP Photo)

Protests in the long term: How is a lasting legacy cemented?

Aug. 2, 2020 11:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — What sort of staying power does it take for a protest movement to be judged a success? This year, without a centralized team of senior leaders, perhaps the largest protest movement in U.S. history has been unfolding nationwide since the May 25 death of George Floyd at the hands of...

FILE - In this September 1916 file photo, demonstrators hold a rally for women's suffrage in New York. The Seneca Falls convention in 1848 is widely viewed as the launch of the women's suffrage movement, yet women didn't gain the right to vote until ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. (AP Photo)

Protests in the long term: How is a lasting legacy cemented?

Aug. 2, 2020 11:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — What sort of staying power does it take for a protest movement to be judged a success? This year, without a centralized team of senior leaders, perhaps the largest protest movement in U.S. history has been unfolding nationwide since the May 25 death of George Floyd at the hands of...