Wednesday, December 2, 2020

#blacklivesmatter

by Jennifer Peltz and Russell Contreras --  KENOSHA, Wis. — A Black man, accosted by police on a domestic dispute call, is left with bullet wounds in his back that will likely keep him from ever walking again. A white...
by Aaron Morrison, Kat Stafford and Ashraf Khalil --  WASHINGTON — Capping a week of protests and outrage over the police shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin, civil rights advocates began highlighting the scourge of police and vigilante violence...
by Mike Householder and Scott Bauer -- KENOSHA, Wis. — Illinois police arrested a juvenile Wednesday after two people were shot to death in a possible vigilante attack during a Black lives matter protest in Kenosha over the police shooting...
by Mike Householder and Tammy Webber -- KENOSHA, Wis. — Anger over the shooting of a Black man by police spilled into the streets of Kenosha for a second night Monday, with police again firing tear gas at hundreds of...
(Neilsen) -- When history is set, former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the Star-Spangled Banner back in 2016 to protest reported police brutality and oppression against people of color, it will be viewed as a key...
by Gary Jefferson --  Black Lives Matter is a powerful and necessary movement. Growing up in rural Georgia, I watched on television as young, Black urban men complained that police officers stopped, arrested or killed other Black men unlawfully. Like many in...
If some members of the Memphis City Council have their way, “201 Poplar Ave.” will become “201 Black Lives Matter Ave.” “This name change is largely symbolic, but it represents our move toward the full civil rights we have been...
NEW YORK — Workers from the service industry, fast-food chains and the gig economy rallied with organized labor Monday to protest systemic racism and economic inequality, staging demonstrations across the U.S. and around the world seeking better treatment of...
Members of a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force who fatally shot a 20-year-old Black man after he pointed a rifle at them will not be charged in his killing, the top prosecutor in Memphis said Friday. Shelby County District...
NEW YORK — A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the...
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