Articles Tagged 'Black Lives Matter'
City Council passes $88.1 billion budget with $1 billion in cuts to NYPD
The New York City Council passed the city’s $88.1 billion budget just after midnight Wednesday with hopes to solve the Big Apple’s $9 billion budget… READ MORE
George Soros spokeswoman: Conspiracy theories about funding protesters are ‘insulting’ and a distraction
A spokeswoman for George Soros said people claiming the billionaire liberal donor has funded recent protests throughout the United States are trying to distract from… READ MORE
Black Lives Matter network establishes $12M grant fund
NEW YORK — The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation has established a fund worth more than $12 million to aid organizations fighting institutional racism,… READ MORE
‘No cop-free zone’: Police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution
Videos posted to social media early Monday show a group of protesters toppling a chain-link fence outside an auto repair shop in Seattle’s Capitol Hill… READ MORE
Democrats seize on protests, pandemic in push to flip state houses
Democrats are looking to seize upon the issues of racial injustice and the coronavirus pandemic in their effort to take back control of state legislature… READ MORE
Seattle demonstrators can’t decide on name for their cop-free protest space
Seattle activists just can’t settle on a name for their cop-free protest pace.
Once known as the “Capital Hill Autonomous Zone,” or CHAZ, the protesters… READ MORE
Protesters Topple Jefferson Davis Statue In Richmond, Va.
Protesters in Richmond, Va., late Wednesday toppled a statue of Jefferson Davis that has stood on the city’s Monument Avenue since 1907.
Local news organizations… READ MORE
Seattle-area protest updates: No police reports filed about use of weapons to extort Capitol Hill businesses, Best says
It has been more than two weeks since the death of George Floyd, a Black man who was killed on May 25 by a white… READ MORE
Democrats take a knee in US Congress in George Floyd tribute
Washington (AFP) – Democratic lawmakers knelt in silent tribute to George Floyd in the US Congress on Monday before unveiling a package of sweeping police… READ MORE
Andrew Gillum sees little involvement from Black Lives Matter despite racially charged campaign
The 2012 slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin ignited both the Black Lives Matter movement and the political career of Andrew Gillum, whose campaign against Florida’s… READ MORE