(Video) This #BlackLivesMatter #MannequinChallenge Is Powerful!

The #MannequinChallenge is a fun social media trend that has been huge for the last week, with participants ranging from the high school kids who started it, all the way to Hillary Clinton. Recently, comedians King Keraun and Simone Shepard were crowned with “winning” after they did an R. Kelly “Trapped In The Closet” inspired clip, but a new Black Lives Matter-inspired challenge may really take the cake.

NBA: Michael Jordan Speaks Out on Shootings of African-Americans & Police

While many athletes of the past and present have spoken out about racial injustice and violence, Michael Jordan for the most part had remained silent.  In fact, his silence was the topic of criticism as he continued to make millions from young African Americans.  Today he announced that he could no longer remain silent.  While he finally spoke out, he didn’t exactly choose a side.  He instead saw things from both points of views and wants to come to a resolution.

(Video/Photos) WNBA: Tamika Catchings Speaks on WNBA Backing Other Causes But Not #BlackLivesMatter

WNBA superstar Tamika Catchings is disappointed in her league for its reaction to players supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, and thinks something needs to change quickly.

WNBA Fines 3 Teams & Players For Wearing Shirts Supporting #BlackLivesMatter

Many athletes including players in the WNBA have stepped up and spoken out about injustice.  Unfortunately, the support has come at a price.

(Photos) WNBA: Police Officers Working Game Leave After Lynx Players Wear #BlackLivesMatter Shirts

Four off-duty police officers who were providing security at Saturday night’s game at the Target Center arena walked off the job after Minnesota Lynx players wore pregame warm-up shirts supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.

Celebrities Show Support With #FreeDeRay Following The Arrest Of DeRay McKesson

Last night, #BlackLivesMatter activist DeRay Mckesson was arrested during a peaceful protest in Baton Rouge. Like thousands across the nation DeRay was contributing in spreading awareness to the injustices that members of the minority community go through at the hands of U.S. police. Unfortunately the protesting led to his arrest. Now many celebreties are tweeting #FreeDeRay in support of him and his brave efforts. Take a look at the celebrities supporting tweets after the jump.

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