Black Lives Matter

Jordan Cohn
June 08, 2020 - 12:54 pm
NFL Employee Bryndon Minter says the he ‘was ready to lose his job’ when he decided to produce a video featuring several of the league’s superstars in an attempt to right the NFL’s stance on racism and social justice.
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Buffalo protests
A demonstrator stands with his arms in the air in front of the US Courthouse in Buffalo with the words of the Constitution at his back(WBEN Photo - Tim Wenger)
WBEN Newsroom
June 05, 2020 - 11:29 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The chants may have been the same, but the tone was a bit different Friday night in Buffalo as hundreds of demonstrators protester for hours in Niagara Square and during two lengthy marches through the streets of Buffalo. There was a conviction in the air Friday among the...
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Sophia Hall
June 05, 2020 - 5:49 pm
A pint-sized activist has taken the world by storm after video showed her marching in a Black Lives Matter protest in Long Island, New York this week.
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David Caplan
June 05, 2020 - 3:02 pm
Washington, D.C. municipal workers and activists on Friday painted “Black Lives Matter” in massive yellow letters on the street that leads to the White House, a confirmation that the city firmly embraces the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Sam Masterson
June 05, 2020 - 10:20 am
BLM masks meant for protesters seized by law enforcement… Four boxes each contained 500 masks and were mailed from Oakland, California by a The Movement for Black Lives.
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Buffalo Police Department
Buffalo Police administer medical attention to a 75 year old man who was pushed by officers in front of city hall(WBEN Photo)
WBEN Newsroom
June 04, 2020 - 9:30 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It was a tragic end to a day of demonstrations as an elderly male protester was pushed by Buffalo Police before falling backwards and slamming his head on the concrete sidewalk in front of city hall Thursday evening. The man was taken to ECMC for serious injuries and now two...
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Protesters gather in front of Buffalo Police E District
Protesters gather in front of Buffalo Police E District/WBEN Photo
WBEN Newsroom
June 01, 2020 - 9:04 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Anger and unrest again filled the streets of Buffalo Monday as a protest that began in front of city hall in Niagara Square slowly wound its way through the streets of Buffalo before culminating with a rally in front of the Buffalo Police E District station on Bailey Avenue...
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Stop police brutality
Protesters fill steps of city hall in Buffalo/WBEN Photo
WBEN Newsroom
May 30, 2020 - 5:58 pm
BREAKING: A State of Emergency has been issued for Erie County due to protests. A countywide curfew is in effect from 10:30pm Saturday thru 7am Sunday. Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "We're disheartened about the situation," said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. He and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown held a...
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Protests at Colonial Circle bring forth Antifa/Black Lives Matter and pro-Trump supporters. July 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 21, 2019 - 5:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Emotions ran high at Sunday afternoon’s protests along Bidwell Parkway in the City of Buffalo. Colonial Circle was the epicenter of the demonstrations as supporters of President Donald Trump’s gathered to voice their support while members of the local Black Lives Matter...
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Buffalo Bills vs. Denver Broncos
Associated Press
Richard Root
September 25, 2017 - 6:27 am
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - Just how loud were the boos during the Bills/Broncos game yesterday? Apparently pretty loud, if the reports from people at the game are accurate. Those who were at the game say the boos seemed quite loud while the players were kneeling just prior to the national anthem...
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