Articles Tagged 'George Floyd'
Pelosi says Republicans ‘trying to get away with murder’ of George Floyd
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asserted in an interview Tuesday that Republicans are “trying to get away with murder, actually — the murder of George Floyd”… 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
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
Black community opposes ‘defunding the police’ by a 21-point margin: Poll
Black people oppose defunding the police by an overwhelming margin of 20 percentage points, according to a new poll that revealed broad support for reforming… 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
L.A. says it won’t seek criminal charges or fines
Faced with growing criticism over the arrests of hundreds of peaceful demonstrators, top Los Angeles law enforcement officials said Sunday they will not pursue criminal… READ MORE
Most of Minneapolis City Council pledges to ‘begin the process of ending’ police department
In their boldest statement since George Floyd’s killing, nine Minneapolis City Council members told a crowd Sunday that they will “begin the process of ending… READ MORE