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The majority of looters were opportunists who had no ties with the BLM, though some individuals may have been implicated.
The police response to the assault and vandalism of the federal Capitol building has unleashed a wave of comparisons to the summer Black Lives Matter protests in Washington, D.C. President-elect Joe Biden said the restrained handling of the Trump sup
Was Pope Francis arrested in Vatican City after a supposed blackout and was he indicted for child trafficking and fraud? No, that's not true: there is no evidence for any of this and the claim went viral through a website run by an anonym
The arrest followed days of intense media coverage of the fracas at the hotel and demands by the teen's family and activists that she face criminal charges.
A video of has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube alongside a claim it shows “Batman” at a pro-Trump protest at the US Capitol in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. The claim is false; the video
A white Ohio police officer was fired after bodycam footage showed him fatally shooting 47-year-old Andre Hill, a Black man holding a cellphone, and refusing to administer first aid for several minutes.
Body camera footage released Wednesday shows Andre Hill, a 47-year-old Black man, emerging from a garage and holding up a cellphone in his left hand seconds before he is fatally shot by a Columbus police officer.
In June, Melinda Gates said Black people "should be," and not must be, first in line, after health care workers, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Is labeling a black crayon "negro" a racial reference and does Crayola have "some explaining to do"? No, that's not true: This is an example of a practice detected by Lead Stories: other languages use different words than English. The bla
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/san-francisco-lincoln-blm/ On Dec.
Lionel Womack was on his way back home from a business trip to California when a Kansas Highway Patrol officer in western Kansas initiated a chase over “an alleged traffic violation,” according to the lawsuit.
A story that rocketed around the internet for its clickbait value employed misleading framing of an issue in San Francisco.
Democratic lawmaker Cynthia Johnson appeared to threaten Trump supporters in a Facebook video.
Police on Sunday said they were investigating the incidents.
Pride died Saturday in Dallas of complications from Covid-19, according to a spokesperson.
A white former police officer has been charged with falsely reporting a gunfight with a group of Black youths at his lakeside camp in the Adirondacks while he was off duty, the Essex County District Attorney’s Office said.
More Americans have been getting flu shots this year, apparently heeding the advice of health officials fearful of a flu and coronavirus double pandemic, public health officials said.
Civil rights and FBI investigators will help look into the fatal shooting by an Ohio sheriff's deputy of a Black man whose family says that he was holding not a gun, but a sandwich.
A photo widely shared online for several years appears to show Muhammed Ali, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X and other Black icons posing together. While the striking image has sparked an emotional reaction on social media, it is in fact an altered photo of
The CDC has labeled shopping in crowded stores during the holidays a “higher risk” activity and says people should limit any in-person shopping.
Several reports suggest that the rate of African American death due to gun homicide is ten times more than that of other races or ethnicities.
Did Senator Kelly Loeffler of Georgia post on Parler that Stacey Abrams must not be allowed to again register hundreds of thousands of Black voters? No, that's not true: A screenshot showing the purported post was not from Loeffler's offi
Twitter users believed the tweet was meant to go out via an alternate, fake account to bolster support for Republican causes.
Did the NAACP issue a warning in Georgia that white supremacists and other fringe groups will be targeting black men for violent acts this weekend? No, that's not true: The national leadership of NAACP and its Georgia chapter said separat
Baby Nancy, the first Black baby doll to have an Afro and other authentic features, has been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame.
The film "The Green Mile" highlights the disparity between the sentencing and treatment of white and Black penitentiary inmates during the Great Depression.
US President Donald Trump claimed on Twitter that his Democratic rival Joe Biden referred to young Black men as “super predators.” This is false; it was Hillary Clinton, not Biden, who used the phrase in the 1990s when she was speaking about gangs.
Black Lives Matter has been a lot of things in its brief, fiery life.
Joe Biden enters the final weekend of the presidential campaign with an intense focus on appealing to Black voters whose support will be critical in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump.
An anti-slavery narrative from the early 1800s also contains America’s first vampire, who is Black.
Tennessee laws prohibit campaign slogans on clothing at polls, but does BLM count?
Circulating message claims that NASA has predicted a total blackout of the planet for a three-day period in December. The post Hoax – NASA Predicts Total Blackout of Planet in December appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
Black licorice may look and taste like an innocent treat, but this candy has a dark side.
Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, would be the first African-American to hold the cardinal position.
Did Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden say he was raised in a "Black Baptist Church," despite also saying he has been a "practicing" Catholic all his life? That claim is partially true, but it's missing context: Although Biden has
Does Black Lives Matter want to keep Black men from raising their children and has Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden endorsed the organization? No, there is no evidence to support either claim: A political ad attacking Biden relie
Did Joe Biden call young Black criminals "super predators"? No, that's not true: He used the term "predators" multiple times when giving speeches in support of the The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, which he co-aut
In two debates, U.S. President Donald Trump mistakenly conflated a remark made by Joe Biden with one made by Hillary Clinton.
President Donald Trump was referring to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's history of backing "tough on crime" policies. While overseeing the Senate Judiciary Committee, Biden over the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act