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Obama Voices Support for George Floyd Protesters and Calls for Police Reform

Mr. Obama, offering a starkly more upbeat assessment of peaceful protesters and their motives than President Trump has, urged people to “remember that this country was founded on protest — it is called the American Revolution.”
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Obama, Addressing George Floyd, Calls on Every Mayor to Push for Police Reform

The former president said the wave of protests convulsing the country after the killing of Mr. Floyd was “unlike anything I have seen in my lifetime,” and predicted an “awakening.”
Tags: News, Obama, Police Brutality, Discrimination, Biden, Barack, Trump, Floyd, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Misconduct and Shootings, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests (2020


Watch Live: Obama Addresses George Floyd in Online Town Hall

The former president said the wave of protests convulsing the country after the killing of George Floyd was “unlike anything I have seen in my lifetime,” and predicted an “awakening.”
Tags: News, Obama, Police Brutality, Discrimination, Biden, Barack, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Misconduct and Shootings, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests (2020, Online Town Hall


The Videos That Rocked America. The Song That Knows Our Rage.

Awash in the ghastly video mosaic shot by black people’s cameraphones, I found myself doubled over the kitchen sink. Then a lyric gave me strength.
Tags: News, Black People, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Black Lives Matter Movement, Floyd, LaBelle, Patti, Minn, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Police Department (Minneapolis, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, George (d 2020, George Floyd Protests (2020, If You Don't Know Me by Now (Song


Tom Cotton: Send In the Military

The nation must restore order. The military stands ready.
Tags: News, New York City, Police Brutality, National Guard, Tom Cotton, Urban Areas, Misconduct and Shootings, Attacks on Police, George Floyd Protests (2020


Drew Brees Says He Doesn’t Support NFL Players Kneeling During National Anthem to Protest Racism Because It’s Disrespectful to the Flag

Drew Brees says he does NOT agree with NFL players taking a knee during the United States National Anthem because he says it’s disrespectful to the flag. The New Orleans Saints Quarterback recently sat down for an interview with Yahoo! Finance’s “On the Move” and was asked about Colin Kaepernick’s form of protesting police brutality and racial injustice making a return when the NFL season starts back up in the fall. Brees said he’s 100% against kneeling during the National Anthem. “I will never ...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Protest, Football, Sports, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Drew Brees, Racism, Pop Culture, Jazz, Police Brutality, National Anthem, United States of America, Yahoo Finance


Game Companies Say They’re Supporting Black Lives Matter, But Few Are Offering Specifics

As protests over the killing of George Floyd by police spread throughout the country last weekend, some of the gaming industry’s biggest companies put out statements in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. But while a few have shared some specifics about what they’re doing to help fight systemic racism, almost…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Blizzard, Sony, Nintendo, Valve, Kotakucore, Ubisoft, Police Brutality, Warner Bros, Black Lives Matter, Bethesda, Square Enix, Epic Games, Activision, Riot Games


How to Reduce Police Brutality

Readers’ suggestions include making society “less fundamentally racist” and the immediate firing of offenders.
Tags: News, Police, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, George Floyd Protests (2020


N.Y.C. Sees Peaceful Protests and Less Looting After Earlier Curfew: Live Updates

It was too early to say whether the 8 p.m. curfew was what prevented a repeat of Monday night’s widespread looting.
Tags: News, New York City, Black People, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Black Lives Matter Movement, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Looting (Crime, Curfews, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, George Floyd Protests (2020


NYPD officers assault Associated Press journalist, force crew to stop covering protest

NYPD forced an Associated Press film crew to stop covering protests in New York City, the news agency reported today, pushing and threatening to arrest the journalists in lower Manhattan. The AP describes it as the latest act of aggression against media by police during protests against the killing of George Floyd. Portions of the incident were captured on video by videojournalist Robert Bumsted, who was working with photographer Maye-E Wong to document the protests in lower Manhattan over th...
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A.C.L.U. Sues Minneapolis, Claiming Police Tactics Violated Freedom of Press

The organization filed the suit on behalf of a reporter who said he was hit in the face with a projectile shot by police as he was covering a protest.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Police Brutality, Freedom Of The Press, Black Lives Matter Movement, American Civil Liberties Union, Floyd, News and News Media, Misconduct and Shootings, First Amendment (US Constitution, Minneapolis (Minn, George (d 2020, George Floyd Protests (2020


Earlier N.Y.C. Curfew Sees Peaceful Protests and Less Looting: Live Updates

It was too early to say whether the 8 p.m. curfew was what prevented a repeat of Monday night’s widespread looting.
Tags: News, New York City, Black People, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Black Lives Matter Movement, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Looting (Crime, Curfews, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, George Floyd Protests (2020


For Police Officers, Demonstrations Take a Toll and Test Duty

As the world watches demonstrations unfold on television and social media, both the best and the worst of American law enforcement has been on display.
Tags: News, Police Brutality, Floyd, Tex, Misconduct and Shootings, Police Department (Dallas, George (d 2020, George Floyd Protests (2020


An Interview with the Mayor of Minneapolis

“This is about a hundred years’ worth of intentional segregation and institutionalized racism.”
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Black People, Police Brutality, Black Lives Matter Movement, Frey, Floyd, Misconduct and Shootings, Minneapolis (Minn, Jacob (1981-, George (d 2020, George Floyd Protests (2020


Tear Gas Used in George Floyd Protests Could Lead to New Coronavirus Wave

Tear gas brings temporary misery by stinging eyes and throats. There’s also evidence that it may increase the risk of respiratory illness.
Tags: News, United States, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Respiratory Diseases, Tear Gas, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests (2020


Cameras Didn't Save George Floyd. They Can't Stop Police Brutality.

Body cams have turned brutality into spectacle.
Tags: News, Police, Cameras, Police Brutality, Black Lives Matter Movement, Misconduct and Shootings, George Floyd Protests (2020


The George Floyd Protests and the Price of Not Confronting Racism

We will remain trapped in a cycle of anger and hopelessness until more white Americans come to grips with our past.
Tags: News, Black People, Police Brutality, Discrimination, Black Lives Matter Movement, Kerner Commission, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity, New Orleans (La, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, George Floyd Protests (2020




Police Fatally Shoot Armed Man After Standoff in Brooklyn

Officers said they responded to a report of gunfire in the Crown Heights neighborhood to find an armed man hiding behind a tree.
Tags: News, Brooklyn, Police Brutality, Ny, Murders, Crown Heights, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Misconduct and Shootings, Crown Heights (Brooklyn, George Floyd Protests (2020


Protesters Linger After N.Y.C. Curfew, and Some Are Arrested

It was too early to say whether an earlier curfew had avoided a repeat of Monday night’s widespread looting. Scattered break-ins were reported.
Tags: News, New York City, Black People, Bill, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, De Blasio, Cuomo, Black Lives Matter Movement, Andrew M, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Curfews, George Floyd Protests (2020


Ella Jones Is Elected First Black Mayor of Ferguson

Ms. Jones is also the first woman to lead the Missouri city, which erupted in protests in 2014 after a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, a black teenager.
Tags: Elections, News, Ferguson, Michael Brown, Black People, Police Brutality, Mayors, Jones, Black Lives Matter Movement, Brown, Misconduct and Shootings, Michael (1996-2014, Ferguson (Mo, Ella Jones, Ella M (1954-


Protesters Linger After N.Y.C. Curfew, and Some Are Arrested: Live Updates

It was too early to say whether an earlier curfew had avoided a repeat of Monday night’s widespread looting. Scattered break-ins were reported.
Tags: News, New York City, Black People, Bill, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, De Blasio, Cuomo, Black Lives Matter Movement, Andrew M, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Curfews, George Floyd Protests (2020


In Rare Break, Some Republicans Reject Trump’s Harsh Response to Unrest

The president’s crackdown on peaceful protesters drew condemnations from a handful of Republican lawmakers, but Democrats planned to push them to back up their words with legislative measures.
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Photos: Thousands Peacefully March in D.C. in Response to Police Crackdown on Protests

A massive crowd assembled outside the White House on Tuesday, one day after authorities used jaw-dropping force there to clear one of the many peaceful protests against systemic police brutality and racism triggered by the May 25 police killing of Minneapolis man George Floyd.Read more...
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George Floyd’s 6-Year-Old Daughter & Her Mother Demand Justice for His Murder in Emotional Press Conference

George Floyd’s daughter and her mother appeared at a press conference in Minneapolis on Tuesday (Jun. 2) and demanded justice for his brutal and sudden death at the hands of police. “I’m here for my baby, and I’m here for George, because I want justice for him,” Roxie Washington said through tears while making her first public statement since Floyd’s May 25th killing. “He was a good man … no matter what anybody thinks, he was good. And this is the proof,” Washington said as her and Floyd’s daugh...
Tags: Videos, Crime, News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Washington, Nba, Jazz, Police Brutality, Houston, Jackson, George, Floyd, Gianna, MPD, Hennepin County Medical Examiner


Hundreds Still Marching in N.Y.C. After Earlier Curfew Starts: Live Updates

By 9 p.m., several large groups were still moving through the streets and the police had not yet begun to make large-scale arrests.
Tags: News, New York City, Black People, Bill, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, De Blasio, Cuomo, Black Lives Matter Movement, Andrew M, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Curfews, George Floyd Protests (2020


Trump Deploys the Full Might of Federal Law Enforcement to Crush Protests

Nearly a dozen federal agencies — even the Transportation Security Administration — were sent to Washington and other cities after the president vowed to “dominate” protesters.
Tags: News, Washington, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Transportation Security Administration, Trump, Black Lives Matter Movement, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, George Floyd Protests (2020


Peaceful Protests in N.Y.C. Before Earlier Curfew Takes Effect: Live Updates

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the citywide clampdown would last for the rest of the week, from 8 p.m. each evening until 5 a.m. the next morning.
Tags: News, New York City, Bill De Blasio, Black People, Bill, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, De Blasio, Cuomo, Black Lives Matter Movement, Andrew M, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Curfews, George Floyd Protests (2020


After Months of Coronavirus Isolation, George Floyd Protests Draw Shoulder-to-Shoulder Crowds

Much of the country stayed inside, separated, as a way to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Now protests are creating crowds, threatening a resurgence.
Tags: News, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Black Lives Matter Movement, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings, George Floyd Protests (2020