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Pediatric Doctors Group Apologizes for Racist Past Toward Black Physicians

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently joined other prominent medical organizations in confronting its history of discrimination.
Tags: News, Doctors, Medical Schools, Black People, Discrimination, Apologies, American Academy of Pediatrics, Medicine and Health, Race and Ethnicity, Southern States (US, American Medical Assn, Your-feed-health, Your-feed-healthcare, George Floyd Protests (2020


Social Justice Guides Are All Over Instagram

Artists, activists and academics are dropping knowledge and resources on Instagram in an effort to democratize access to information.
Tags: News, Social Media, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68, George Floyd Protests (2020


Texas Governor Proposes Freezing Taxes in Cities That ‘Defund’ Police

Reacting to a vote in Austin to cut millions from its police budget, Gov. Greg Abbott is backing legislation to deprive cities of control over a major revenue source if they follow suit.
Tags: Texas, News, Police, Austin, Taxation, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Politics And Government, Police Reform, Budgets and Budgeting, Austin (Tex, Gregory W (1957-, George Floyd Protests (2020


Georgia Trooper Is Charged in Fatal Shooting of Black Driver

The trooper, who is white, was fired and charged with murder a week after the killing, which happened after the driver had been pulled over for having a broken taillight, the authorities said.
Tags: News, Georgia, Black People, Police Brutality, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Misconduct and Shootings, Fatal Shooting of Black Driver, George Floyd Protests (2020, Julian Edward Roosevelt Lewis, Jacob Gordon Thompson


Protesting Her Own Employer

How an assistant apparel designer at Adidas came to lead daily protests against her employer’s handling of race.
Tags: News, Adidas, Demonstrations, Strikes, Black Lives Matter Movement, adidas AG, Protests and Riots, George Floyd Protests (2020




Confidence in Police Is at Record Low, Gallup Survey Finds

For the first time in its 27 years of measuring attitudes toward the police, Gallup found that a majority of American adults do not trust law enforcement.
Tags: News, United States, Black People, Police Brutality, Criminal Justice, Black Lives Matter Movement, Floyd, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity, Polls and Public Opinion, Gallup Poll, George (d 2020, George Floyd Protests (2020


The Fandom Around R.B.G. Is Out of Step With Reality

‘The Notorious R.B.G.’ memes hit like relics as the symbol of progressive change looks more like a regular person for whom justice was not served.
Tags: News, Black Lives Matter Movement, Ginsburg, United States Politics and Government, Ruth Bader, George Floyd Protests (2020




After George Floyd Protests, Democratic Voter Registration Surges

New research shows that sign-ups may have surged in early June, boosting hopes that activists can turn energy in the streets into voter turnout this fall.
Tags: News, Democratic Party, Voter Registration and Requirements, Presidential Election of 2020, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests (2020


Hockey, Rocked by Racist Acts, Embraces Black Lives Matter Campaigns

To a degree not seen before, players are kneeling for the United States national anthem and speaking out publicly on fighting racism, with backing from the National Hockey League.
Tags: News, United States, Ice, Black People, Hockey, Discrimination, National Hockey League, American Hockey League, Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, Race and Ethnicity, National Anthems, George Floyd Protests (2020, Hockey Diversity Alliance


Are Racial Attitudes Really Changing? Some Black Activists Are Skeptical

For community activists on the South Side of Chicago, words are insufficient, and an embrace of the Black Lives Matter movement requires caring for communities that both Democrats and Republicans have ignored.
Tags: News, Chicago, Black People, Discrimination, Black Lives Matter Movement, South Side, Chicago (Ill, George Floyd Protests (2020


A Bible Burning, a Russian News Agency and a Story Too Good to Check Out

A story about protesters burning Bibles drew condemnation from conservatives. It now appears to have been wildly exaggerated — and the first viral hit in Russia’s 2020 disinformation campaign.
Tags: News, Russia, Politics And Government, News and News Media, Rumors and Misinformation, Presidential Election of 2020, RT (TV Network, Portland (Ore, GRU (Russia, George Floyd Protests (2020


In the Wake of Covid-19 Lockdowns, a Troubling Surge in Homicides

“People have gotten to the point where they just don’t give a damn,” said a minister in Kansas City, which is on pace for a record number of killings.
Tags: News, Police, Kansas City, Murders, Mo, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Kansas City (Mo, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, George Floyd Protests (2020, Police Department (Kansas City, Wake of Covid




Seattle Police Chief to Resign as Council Pursues Ambitious Plan to Cut Budget

Carmen Best announced her retirement on Monday night, hours after the City Council approved cuts to the police budget.
Tags: News, Police, City Council, Black Lives Matter Movement, Seattle Police, Police Reform, Budgets and Budgeting, Seattle (Wash, City Councils, Carmen Best, George Floyd Protests (2020


Taking Protest to the Streets, and the Mayor’s Front Door

City leaders and public health officials are now seeing protests outside their own homes, with some protesters wielding bullhorns, spray paint, and even eggs and paintballs.
Tags: News, Privacy, Demonstrations, Vandalism, Black Lives Matter Movement, Schaaf, Protests and Riots, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Seattle (Wash, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68, Libby (1965-, Durkan, Jenny A, George Floyd Protests (2020


Porsha in Protest

On “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Porsha Williams is a glamorous goofball. In real life, she’s become a crusader against police violence.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Bravo, Black Lives Matter Movement, Cohen, Porsha Williams, Atlanta (Ga, Andy (1968-, George Floyd Protests (2020, The Real Housewives of Atlanta (TV Program


In the Wake of Protests

Some of what we saw was people cosplaying consciousness — symbolism that cost nothing and shifted no power.
Tags: News, Obama, United States, Black People, Police Brutality, Giuliani, Pew Research Center, Barack, Trump, Black Lives Matter Movement, Donald J, Police Reform, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity, Rudolph W, Polls and Public Opinion


‘Top Cop’ Kamala Harris’s Record of Policing the Police

Senator Harris is speaking out amid the police reform movement. But how did she oversee police misconduct as a district attorney and attorney general?
Tags: News, Black People, Police Brutality, Racial Profiling, Attorneys General, Kamala Harris, Democratic Party, Black Lives Matter Movement, Calif, HARRIS, Police Reform, Crime and Criminals, District Attorneys, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity, Presidential Election of 2020




N.Y.P.D. Besieges a Protest Leader as He Broadcasts Live

A helicopter and dozens of officers, some in riot gear, were deployed for an arrest at a Manhattan apartment but withdrew after protesters arrived.
Tags: News, Manhattan, Black Lives Matter Movement, Ingram, Police Department (NYC, Instagram Inc, George Floyd Protests (2020, Derrick Jr


N.Y.P.D. Besieges Black Lives Matter Leader as He Broadcasts Live

A helicopter and dozens of officers, some in riot gear, were deployed for an arrest at a Manhattan apartment.
Tags: News, Manhattan, Black Lives Matter Movement, Ingram, Police Department (NYC, Instagram Inc, George Floyd Protests (2020, Derrick Jr




Abolish the Police? Those Who Survived the Chaos in Seattle Aren’t So Sure

What is it like when a city abandons a neighborhood and the police vanish? Business owners describe a harrowing experience of calling for help and being left all alone.
Tags: News, Small Business, Seattle, Black Lives Matter Movement, Police Reform, Seattle (Wash, Durkan, Jenny A, George Floyd Protests (2020


Milwaukee Police Chief Demoted After Questions Over Protest Response

Officers’ use of tear gas against protesters was among the issues that led to Alfonso Morales’s removal from his post.
Tags: News, Milwaukee Police, Wis, Police Reform, Milwaukee (Wis, Police Department (Milwaukee, Alfonso Morales, George Floyd Protests (2020


Who Was Behind the Largest Mass Arrest in U.S. History?

Washington’s police chief took the blame. But Nixon was behind the decision.
Tags: News, Washington, United States, Dc, Vietnam War, Defense Department, Demonstrations, Justice Department, Esper, Trump, Nixon, United States Army, Dean, H R, Haldeman, Rehnquist


A Family Cries ‘Justice for Hannah.’ Will Its Rural Town Listen?

People in rural areas are killed in police shootings at about the same rate as in cities, but victims’ families and activists say they have struggled to get justice or even make themselves heard.
Tags: News, Police Brutality, HANNAH, Police Reform, Misconduct and Shootings, Rural Areas, George Floyd Protests (2020, Fizer, Sedalia (Mo


Nixon Also Called In the Military Against Protesters

Washington’s police chief took the blame. But Nixon was behind the decision.
Tags: News, Washington, United States, Dc, Vietnam War, Defense Department, Demonstrations, Justice Department, Esper, Trump, Nixon, United States Army, Dean, H R, Haldeman, Rehnquist