• New York City Mayor Helps Paint Black Lives Matter Mural in Front of Trump Tower

    25 days ago - By Hypebeast

    This Thursday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio took part in painting the massive Black Lives Matter street mural located in front of the Trump Tower in Manhattan. The mayor announced plans to paint the mural last month. De Blasio alongside his wife, Chirlane McCray and the Reverend Al Sharpton helped paint the mural as activists chanted “Whose streets? Our streets!” “The president is a disgrace to the values we cherish in New York City,” Julia Arredondo, a spokesperson for the mayor, told the New York Times when the plan was unveiled last month. “Any time wants to set foot in the place...
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  • Awake NY Reveals Collaborative Black Lives Matter LA Benefit Tee

    Awake NY Reveals Collaborative Black Lives Matter LA Benefit Tee

    25 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Awake NY is releasing a special edition T-shirt to benefit specific organizations and communities. The sales will forward 100% of its profits to Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, Building Black Bedstuy, and Equality for Flatbush. The pair of T-shirts arrive in black or white bases and contain front and back printed graphics. On the front, "BY ANY MEANS" is written in red, black and green - the triband colors of the Pan-African flag - while the back has "BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL" in similar styling. Undearneath and on both sides, dual-branded Black Lives Matter LA and Awake NY logos cement the...
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