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The people have spoken: 'Vaxed and waxed' is the summer 2021 motto

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Every summer needs a motto, and summer 2021's has officially arrived. In 2019 we said "Hot Girl Summer," in 2020 we said "stay home, wear masks, and social distance," and in 2021 — as fully vaccinated people plan to emerge from quarantine to safely reconnect …


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Milk Tea Alliance: Twitter creates emoji for pro-democracy activists

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The Milk Tea Alliance unites pro-democracy protesters in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand and Myanmar.


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Kehlani expresses outrage, calls for reform after Columbus police shooting: 'What is justice'

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Celebrities including Kehlani and Kathy Griffin are calling for reform after the fatal police shooting Tuesday of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant.


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Obama addresses #BlackLivesMatter movement

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President Barack Obama described his personal encounters with law enforcement while discussing the #BlackLivesMatter movement at a White House forum on criminal justice. CBSN's Contessa Brewer has details.


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WNBA Hopes Derek Chauvin Verdict for George Floyd Murder Is 'True Turning Point'

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The WNBA and WNBPA released statements Tuesday after former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted for the murder of George Floyd...


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Nationwide security concerns after Dallas protest massacre

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CBS News security consultant Ron Hosko joins CBSN to discuss public safety during #BlackLivesMatter protests.


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EEOC chairwoman orders review of work climate in wake of USA TODAY probe. Employees are skeptical

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Managers of the EEOC office profiled in a USA TODAY investigation met with staff Wednesday but failed to fully address concerns or let workers speak.


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Sports World Reacts to Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict in Murder of George Floyd

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Derek Chauvin was found guilty Tuesday of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in  the   killing   of George Floyd ...


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Democratic candidates asked whether black lives matter

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A question from Facebook asked candidates to grapple with the #BlackLivesMatter movement and what they would do about racial injustice in the U.S.


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Teen writes #BlackLivesMatter 100 times for his college essay - and it worked

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Stanford University issued an acceptance letter to Ziad Ahmed, a New Jersey teen who answered the essay question "What matters to you and why?" with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter 100 times. CBSN's DeMarco Morgan has the story.


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An Anti-Abortion Rally Led By Far-Right Trolls Was a Capitol Riot Warning Sign

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According to a newly uncovered report, a 2019 rally outside a Texas Planned Parenthood showed the ways far-right groups continued to build relationships by demonizing abortion providers.


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Amazon's Latest Win Over Labor Was Decades in the Making

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Unionizing the company’s Bessemer, Ala. warehouse became a rallying cry for worker advocates, but that wasn’t enough.


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Britney Spears shows support for Black Lives Matter on Instagram

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Singer reshared photo on social media


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‘Justice is truth’: Whoopi Goldberg, Shonda Rhimes, Viola Davis, and more celebrities react to Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

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‘A reminder that victory would be George Floyd being alive,’ tweeted poet Amanda Gorman


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Milk Tea Alliance: Twitter launches emoji to unite protests across Myanmar, Thailand and Hong Kong

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Twitter says it has seen more than 11 million tweets with the #MilkTeaAlliance hashtag over the past year


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5 things to know about USA TODAY’s investigation of discrimination within EEOC

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USA TODAY released an investigation this week into claims of discrimination within the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


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News24.com | Déjà views: Helen Zille stirs up yet another social media storm, this time over #BlackLivesMatter

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DA Federal Council chairperson Helen Zille has found herself at the centre of another social media storm, after claiming in a post that the #BlackLivesMatter movement has been silent in the face of insurgent attacks in northern Mozambique.


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‘Within our own walls.’ Employees at federal civil rights watchdog describe their own workplace discrimination, retaliation in Texas

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Current and former EEOC investigators, others in the Texas office say they have been targeted at the agency designed to enforce employment laws.


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News24.com | Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza unveiled as Cricket SA's new social justice ombudsman

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Cricket South Africa has unveiled Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza as the ombudsperson for its Cricket for Social Justice and Nation Building project.


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Britney Spears Praised for Supporting BLM As Derek Chauvin Verdict Imminent

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The pop star took to Instagram on Monday night to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement.