America Divided

Situation Room: Hate Crimes

People have been tossing this phrase around a lot lately — but does it mean what they think it does?

Why It's So Hard To Measure Racial Bias In Police Shootings

What a headline-grabbing study misses when it comes to use of lethal force.

Celebrities Responded To Alton Sterling And Philando Castile With A Week Of Musical Tributes

Beyoncé, Jay Z, Schoolboy Q and more honored the victims of police killings this week.

On The Ground In Saint Paul: Mourners Rail Against The Murder Of Philando Castile

"I'm done praying about this," one man said. "I'm done getting on my knees."

Kim Kardashian Doesn't Want To Teach Son Saint ‘To Be Scared Of The Police’

Kim Kardashian pens heartfelt essay about Black Lives Matter and her son Saint: 'I do not ever want to have to teach my son to be scared of the police.'

Miguel Mourns The Loss Of Black Lives On Heart-Wrenching New Song ‘How Many’

Miguel releases 'How Many,' a rough version of a new song inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

MTV News Social Justice Forecast For July 8–16

We’re looking at black power sunshine coming to Baton Rouge, LA, sky-clearing calls for justice over Asheville, NC, and a look at racial injustice through the prism of art in Philadelphia, PA.

Jay Z Pleads ‘Don't Shoot’ On Raw New Single ‘Spiritual’

Jay Z releases new song 'Spiritual' as a response to the recent killings Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and others killed by police in recent years.

Fifth Harmony's Normani Wrote A Heartbreaking Message On Why Black Lives Matter

Normani speaks

Mistah F.A.B. Confronts Pain Of Alton Sterling's Death With New Song ‘6 Shots’

Mistah F.A.B. releases "6 Shots," inspired by the police shooting death of Alton Sterling.

Watch Beyoncé's Powerful ‘Freedom’ Performance For Alton Sterling And Philando Castile

Halfway through her Formation World Tour stop in Glasglow, Beyoncé stopped her performance to honor the victims of police brutality.