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Breonna Taylor’s Family Claims She Was Alive After Shooting but Given No Aid

A new court filing says Ms. Taylor, whose death set off protests, received no medical help after she was shot by the police. The coroner asserts that her injuries were so severe she could not have been saved.
Tags: News, Police Brutality, Taylor, Black Lives Matter Movement, Walker, Search And Seizure, Misconduct and Shootings, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Ms Taylor, Breonna Taylor, Breonna (1993-2020, Kenneth (March 13, 2020 Shooting


‘It’s Got to Stop’: Atlanta’s Mayor Decries a Surge of Violence as a Girl Is Killed

Secoriea Turner, 8, was one of several children killed across the country over the holiday weekend. Her death has roiled Atlanta.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Black People, Bottoms, Demonstrations, Murders, Black Lives Matter Movement, Brooks, Floyd, Lori, Lightfoot, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Protests and Riots, Atlanta (Ga, Keisha Lance, George (d 2020


Harry and Meghan: Commonwealth must acknowledge the past and right the wrongs – video

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have said the Commonwealth must acknowledge the past even if it may be uncomfortable to do so, but that after doing so ‘everyone benefits’.The couple were speaking in discussion by video link on justice and equal rights with young leaders from the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust (QCT), of which Harry and Meghan are president and vice-president respectively.The Sussexes spoke of historic injustice, unconscious bias and racism in light of the Black Lives Matter movement, ...
Tags: Race, UK News, Monarchy, Prince Harry, Harry, Duke, Sussex, British Empire, Commonwealth, Black Lives Matter Movement, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Queen 's Commonwealth Trust QCT


Are Protests Dangerous? What Experts Say May Depend on Who’s Protesting What

Public health experts decried the anti-lockdown protests last spring as dangerous gatherings in a pandemic. Health experts seem less comfortable doing so now that the marches are against racism.
Tags: News, Black Lives Matter Movement, Bassett, Christakis, Nicholas A, Mary Travis, Coronavirus Reopenings, George Floyd Protests (2020, Disease Rates, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns


Harry and Meghan say Commonwealth 'must acknowledge the past'

Couple say process will be uncomfortable but ‘needs to be done because everyone benefits’The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have said the Commonwealth “must acknowledge the past”, even if it is “uncomfortable”, as the couple spoke of historic injustice, unconscious bias and racism in light of the Black Lives Matter movement.They said the Commonwealth, which grew out of the British empire and is headed by Prince Harry’s grandmother the Queen, needed to follow the example of others, and they accepted ...
Tags: Race, UK News, World news, Monarchy, Prince Harry, Harry, Duke, Sussex, British Empire, Commonwealth, Black Lives Matter Movement, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex


Are Protests Unsafe? What Experts Say May Depend on Who’s Protesting What

Public health experts decried the anti-lockdown protests last spring as dangerous gatherings in a pandemic. Health experts seem less comfortable doing so now that the marches are against racism.
Tags: News, Black Lives Matter Movement, Bassett, Christakis, Nicholas A, Mary Travis, Coronavirus Reopenings, George Floyd Protests (2020, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns


Everyone’s an Antiracist. Now What?

Recognizing that Black people deserve dignity isn’t progress.
Tags: News, United States, Black People, Discrimination, Whites, Black Lives Matter Movement, Race and Ethnicity, Chauvin, Derek (1976-, George Floyd Protests (2020


It's time the UN faced up to its own treatment of black people like me | Rosebell Kagumire

An honest conversation about race has to recognise the marginalisation and exploitation of many aid workersThe global push for racial justice following the death of George Floyd in the US has resulted in a flurry of solidarity statements from within the international aid industry, including the UN.After a shaky start, where its secretary general, António Guterres, was forced to backtrack on a note to staff that suggested they shouldn’t participate in Black Lives Matter (BLM), UN People of Africa...
Tags: US, World news, United Nations, Global development, Un, Black Lives Matter Movement, Antonio Guterres, Rosebell Kagumire, George Floyd, BLM UN People of African Descent Unpad


Police Seek 2 White People Who Were Seen Vandalizing Black Lives Matter Mural

“I’m not so surprised that it happened,” said the mural’s organizer, Justin Gomez. “I’m surprised at how bold they chose to be.”
Tags: News, California, Black People, Vandalism, Black Lives Matter Movement, Calif, Martinez, Murals, Justin Gomez


Massachusetts Detective Is Fired Over Black Lives Matter Post

Florissa Fuentes of the Springfield Police Department shared a photo on Instagram of her niece at a Black Lives Matter protest holding a sign that her colleagues said was offensive.
Tags: News, Police, Massachusetts, Social Media, Black People, Black Lives Matter Movement, Springfield Police Department, Appointments and Executive Changes, Springfield (Mass, George Floyd Protests (2020, Florissa Fuentes




Gove and Johnson 'sold as slaves' at Oxford student charity event

After PM’s behaviour with the Bullingdon Club, evidence emerges of further antics at Union Society fundraiser It may have only merited a few paragraphs in the student newspaper and have taken place 33 years ago, but an Oxford Union Society “slave auction” in which Boris Johnson and Michael Gove were involved is powerful proof of how politicians’ pasts can come back to haunt them.“Union slave auction” was the headline in Cherwell, the journal for Oxford students, on 12 June 1987. The small story ...
Tags: Politics, Education, Conservatives, UK News, Higher Education, Oxford, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, University of Oxford, Johnson, Gove, Black Lives Matter Movement, Cherwell, Bullingdon Club, Union Society, Oxford Union Society


At Mt. Rushmore and the White House, Trump Updates ‘American Carnage’ Message for 2020

His ominous remarks were a concession to his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture wars to buoy his loyalists.
Tags: News, Trump, Black Lives Matter Movement, Donald J, Race and Ethnicity, Speeches and Statements, Presidential Election of 2020, Monuments and Memorials (Structures, Mount Rushmore National Memorial (SD, Independence Day (US) (July 4, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, George Floyd Protests (2020, White House Trump Updates ` American Carnage


At Mt. Rushmore, Trump Updates ‘American Carnage’ Message for the Election

His ominous remarks were a concession to his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture wars to buoy his loyalists.
Tags: News, Trump, Black Lives Matter Movement, Donald J, Race and Ethnicity, Speeches and Statements, Presidential Election of 2020, Monuments and Memorials (Structures, Mount Rushmore National Memorial (SD, Mt Rushmore Trump Updates ` American Carnage


‘They Have Lost Control': Why Minneapolis Burned

After George Floyd’s death, pent-up frustrations, provocateurs and inexperienced leadership led to mayhem for three nights.
Tags: News, Demonstrations, Black Lives Matter Movement, Frey, Floyd, Minn, Protests and Riots, Arradondo, Police Department (Minneapolis, Jacob (1981-, George Floyd, George (d 2020, George Floyd Protests (2020, Medaria


George Floyd’s Killing Prompts Africans to Call for Police Reform at Home

Africans are increasingly pushing to hold police agencies to account and “decolonize” the repressive institutions they inherited from colonial rulers.
Tags: News, Nigeria, Africa, Senegal, South Africa, Kenya, Police Brutality, Black Lives Matter Movement, Moyo, Police Reform, Misconduct and Shootings, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests (2020, Yassin (d 2020


11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

The tragic history of “I can’t breathe.” Why you can have a kid or a job right now, not both. How Brooklyn Drill went global. Farewell, Carl Reiner. And more.
Tags: News, Police Brutality, Edge, Maya, Black Lives Matter Movement, Moore, Carl, Reiner, Carl Reiner, Misconduct and Shootings, Southern Foodways Alliance, John T, Brooklyn Drill


Lifting the Cone of Silence From Black Composers

Listen to how artists have explored what it means — and could mean — to be American.
Tags: Music, News, Classical Music, Davis, Alvin, Black People, Smith, Leon, Black Lives Matter Movement, Coleman, Bryan, Roberts, Nathalie, William Grant, Singleton, Tania


Latinos Back Black Lives Matter Protests. They Want Change for Themselves, Too.

Many Latinos are pushing for an acknowledgment of the systemic racism they face, and a conversation about over-policing in their own communities.
Tags: News, Black People, Police Brutality, Discrimination, Criminal Justice, Black Lives Matter Movement, Police Reform, Hispanic-Americans, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration, George Floyd Protests (2020


Have Americans Warmed to Calls to ‘Defund the Police’?

As they learn more about it, voters have shown some receptiveness to the phrase, polling suggests. But they largely want to reinvest resources, not eliminate departments.
Tags: News, Police Brutality, Black Lives Matter Movement, Police Reform, Budgets and Budgeting, Misconduct and Shootings, Polls and Public Opinion, George Floyd Protests (2020


As U.S. Confronts Anti-Black Racism, Latinos Wonder Where They Fit In

Latinos are enthusiastically backing Black Lives Matter protests, while pushing for an acknowledgment of the systemic racism they face, too.
Tags: News, Black People, Police Brutality, Discrimination, Criminal Justice, Black Lives Matter Movement, Police Reform, Hispanic-Americans, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration, George Floyd Protests (2020


FedEx Joins Push for Washington Redskins to Be Renamed

The shipping giant paid $205 million for the naming rights to FedEx Field under a sponsorship deal that began in 1999.
Tags: News, Football, United States, Black People, National Football League, Washington Redskins, Smith, Names, Marshall, Black Lives Matter Movement, Snyder, FedEx Corporation, Bowser, Franchises, Washington (DC, Organizational


Maya Moore's Help to Win Jonathan Irons's Freedom Shows Women Leading Change

Largely outside of the limelight, athletes like Maya Moore, who helped win the freedom of Jonathan Irons in a questionable conviction, have led the charge for social change.
Tags: News, Missouri, Basketball, Black People, Police Brutality, Irons, Maya, Black Lives Matter Movement, Moore, Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx, Misconduct and Shootings, Women's National Basketball Assn, False Arrests, Convictions and Imprisonments, Jonathan Irons


Colleges Rescinding Admissions Offers as Racist Social Media Posts Emerge

Amid a national accounting over racism after George Floyd’s death, at least a dozen schools have revoked admissions offers to incoming students.
Tags: News, Social Media, United States, Discrimination, Black Lives Matter Movement, Floyd, Colleges and Universities, Admissions Standards, Race and Ethnicity, Freedom of Speech and Expression, First Amendment (US Constitution, George Floyd, George (d 2020, George Floyd Protests (2020


Trump Is in Trouble in Pennsylvania, but ‘He’s Been Way Behind Before’

The president’s campaign and allies have sketched out a comeback path in the battleground state, which he narrowly won in 2016, hoping to capitalize on factors like energy policy.
Tags: News, Police, Pennsylvania, Republican Party, Biden, Suburbs, Trump, Democratic Party, Black Lives Matter Movement, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Philadelphia (Pa, Presidential Election of 2020, Pittsburgh (Pa, Polls and Public Opinion, George Floyd Protests (2020


Whose Statue Must Fall?

Jamelle Bouie joins the podcast to talk revolution, and how America remembers.
Tags: News, America, Wilson, Trump, Marx, Black Lives Matter Movement, Karl, Jamelle Bouie, Woodrow, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Monuments and Memorials (Structures, George Floyd Protests (2020


Richmond Removes Stonewall Jackson Statue From Monument Avenue

“We have needed to turn this page for decades,” Mayor Levar Stoney said. The capital of Virginia will take down other Confederate statues in the coming days.
Tags: News, Virginia, Jackson, Richmond, Stonewall, Black Lives Matter Movement, Levar Stoney, Civil War (US) (1861-65, Monuments and Memorials (Structures, Richmond (Va, George Floyd Protests (2020


California closes bars and indoor dining across state as Covid-19 cases surge – as it happened

Trump says plan to paint Fifth Avenue will ‘denigrate’ itCuomo urges Trump to ‘admit you were wrong’US reports record one-day increase in cases as Trump stays silentSign up to our First Thing newsletter 12.47am BST 12.17am BST The heads of four big tech firms – Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook – have agreed to participate in a House judiciary committee hearing in late July. The House judiciary antitrust subcommittee has been investigating whether the market power of these tech giants ...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, New York, Vladimir Putin, California, Russia, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, House, Fifth Avenue, Donald Trump, Trump, Black Lives Matter Movement


We Asked Four Documentarians: How Does Film Shape the Fight for Racial Justice?

Ava DuVernay, Stanley Nelson, Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis have all made movies that help explain our nation’s current efforts to face hundreds of years of inequity. Here’s what they said.
Tags: News, United States, Davis, Black People, Discrimination, Nelson, Ava, Black Lives Matter Movement, Damon, DuVernay, Stanley, Documentary Films and Programs, 13th (Movie, Folayan, Damon Davis, Whose Streets? (Movie


A Public Art Project Devoted to Dismantling Racism at Every Level

With “Amends,” the artists Nick Cave and Bob Faust have created a multipronged platform for self-scrutiny and, they hope, lasting change.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Bob, Nick Cave, Ill, Black Lives Matter Movement, Faust, Race and Ethnicity, Arts Venue, Facility (Chicago, Bob Faust



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