US rap group in spotlight after member charged with rioting

For decades rap music has turned the spotlight on police brutality. Many of the genre’s stars are household names today, and several have had problems with the authorities. Now an aspiring group of rappers in the US state of Miami have been labelled “extremists,” after one of their members was arrested and charged with inciting … Read more US rap group in spotlight after member charged with rioting

De Blasio: ‘We Are Liberating Fifth Avenue’ as Black Lives Matter Painted Outside Trump Tower

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday, “We are not denigrating anything, we are liberating Fifth Avenue” as a sprawling #BlackLivesMatter mural was painted in front of Trump Tower on July 9, 2020, in Manhattan. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: … Read more De Blasio: ‘We Are Liberating Fifth Avenue’ as Black Lives Matter Painted Outside Trump Tower

‘Defund the police’ explained: what it really means for the Black Lives Matter movement

The new demand of the black lives matter movement is to defund the police. For many this is an extreme slogan. So what does it mean? Where does it come from? And – here in the UK – what exactly would be the impact of “defunding the police”? (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) To understand the campaign to … Read more ‘Defund the police’ explained: what it really means for the Black Lives Matter movement

Brian Ross Investigates: Lawsuit Claims Sales Reps Told, “Sneak” Into Nursing Homes During Pandemic

Brian Ross Investigates: Sneak attack. A whistleblower lawsuit claims sales reps for a major health care company were told to sneak into nursing homes, bring food for the staff, and pose as essential workers in order to recruit patients for the company’s hospice care business. An attorney for Van Wey, Presby & Williams Trial Law … Read more Brian Ross Investigates: Lawsuit Claims Sales Reps Told, “Sneak” Into Nursing Homes During Pandemic

What happened to Elijah McClain? Case draws new attention amid nationwide protests | Nightline

McClain was killed nearly a year ago in Colorado after police responded to a call about a suspicious person. Having anemia, he’d worn a ski mask to stay warm while going to the convenience store. WATCH NIGHTLINE EPISODES: https://abc.go.com/shows/nightline ALSO AVAILABLE ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/2wSmSrZ #Nightline #ElijahMcClain #BLM #BlackLivesMatter #Police #Investigation #Protest #Racism

Beyoncé Honoured By Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama highlighted Beyoncé’s commitment to the black community as she presented the superstar with the BET humanitarian award, saying: “You can see it in everything she does, from her music that gives voice to Black joy and Black pain, to her activism that demands justice for Black lives.” Beyoncé used her speech to encourage … Read more Beyoncé Honoured By Michelle Obama

How should US police forces be reformed? | Inside Story

The killing of Black American George Floyd last month triggered protests across the U.S. and elsewhere against police brutality. People are demanding justice and drastic changes to policing. Activists say officers routinely discriminate against minorities, and use excessive force when making arrests. The protest demands include cutting funding for law enforcement agencies, stripping police of … Read more How should US police forces be reformed? | Inside Story

Are women being left out of the Black Lives Matter movement? | The Stream

George Floyd. Rayshard Brooks. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Eric Garner. The deaths of each of these men at the hands of police have served as rallying cries for the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States. But as BLM picks up steam, some are concerned that women are being left out of the conversation. … Read more Are women being left out of the Black Lives Matter movement? | The Stream

Trump Shares White Power Video; Global Coronavirus Cases Top 10 Million; Louisville Protest Shooting

For more on global coronavirus cases surpassing 10 million, and record spikes in Florida and Texas, click here: https://trib.al/iF9e5Q0 For more on Trump retweeting a video of a fan yelling “white power” and the Breonna Taylor protest shooting, click here: https://trib.al/IeUGiup Here’s what else is happening in your world this week: -Meet NYC’s Sikh community … Read more Trump Shares White Power Video; Global Coronavirus Cases Top 10 Million; Louisville Protest Shooting

Unilever drops ‘fair’ from ‘Fair & Lovely’ skin lightening cream

Some of the world’s largest cosmetics companies have been criticised for selling skin-whitening products, in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. That has led to some of them making big changes to their brands, but activists argued that they are not going far enough. Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley reports. – Subscribe to our … Read more Unilever drops ‘fair’ from ‘Fair & Lovely’ skin lightening cream

US: Breonna Taylor’s mother calls for police reforms

The shooting death of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor is among cases to have sparked outrage in the US. Taylor was killed by police after officers entered her house looking for drugs – and found nothing. One of the officers involved has been fired but Taylor’s mother says that is not enough. Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports … Read more US: Breonna Taylor’s mother calls for police reforms

Phoenix police fire pepper balls at BLM protesters outside Trump rally

Police in Phoenix, Arizona shot pepper balls at protesters demonstrating outside the Dream City Church, where President Donald Trump was holding a rally on June 23. #BlackLivesMatter Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: … Read more Phoenix police fire pepper balls at BLM protesters outside Trump rally

Inside the Black Lives Matter movement | FT

The killing of George Floyd has focused attention on allegations of police brutality and racial profiling, and sparked calls for justice and reform. The FT speaks to protest organisers, activists and lawmakers calling for change. ► Check out our Community tab for more stories on the economy ► Listen to our podcasts: https://www.ft.com/podcasts ► Follow … Read more Inside the Black Lives Matter movement | FT

Live: Black Lives Matter protests continue in the United States 反对种族歧视,美国抗议活动继续

The death of African American George Floyd has triggered the spread of anti-racism protests, leading to government reforms in the United States, among which the New York government signed part of a state police reform bill package into law which bans the use of chokeholds by police officers. However, demonstrations continue across the country. #BLM … Read more Live: Black Lives Matter protests continue in the United States 反对种族歧视,美国抗议活动继续