Protesters Stand Off With Detroit Police Where Officer Fatally Shot Man

Dozens of people protesting police brutality in Detroit confronted officers following the fatal shooting of a man Friday who the city’s police chief said fired at officers investigating a Fourth of July block party shooting. Tear gas canisters appeared to have been shot into the crowd, which assembled Friday evening at the shooting site on … Read more Protesters Stand Off With Detroit Police Where Officer Fatally Shot Man

Keeping the Peace: New Audio Released in Breonna Taylor Case & George Floyd Cop Seeks Dismissal

Bob Bianchi Discusses the Following Cases: Audio released in the investigation of the no-knock warrant that ended in the death of Breonna Taylor. The statement her boyfriend gave to police just hours after the shooting. Anm, the statement the lead officer gave weeks after the warrant. Plus, continuing coverage of the death of George Floyd. … Read more Keeping the Peace: New Audio Released in Breonna Taylor Case & George Floyd Cop Seeks Dismissal

Bill de Blasio helps paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ outside Trump Tower

Bill de Blasio on Thursday helped to paint the large, bright yellow mural on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan. Similar murals have been painted on New York City streets and in other US cities including Washington DC, Raleigh in North Carolina, and Oakland in California. The Black Lives Matter movement gained … Read more Bill de Blasio helps paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ outside Trump Tower

ABC News Prime: Pause on reopenings; George Floyd’s final moments; Supreme Court’s busy day

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Barr: More Funding Is Needed for Police, Not Less

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday pushed back against calls to defund the police in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. A movement to dismantle police departments or reallocate large chunks of their budget to social services gained support after Floyd’s death. Barr, speaking at a news conference in Little … Read more Barr: More Funding Is Needed for Police, Not Less

Robert Fuller: Police Confirm Suicide Death of California Black Man Found Hanging in Tree

A police investigation confirmed suicide was the cause of death of a Black man found hanging from a tree in a Southern California city park last month, authorities said Thursday. The investigation revealed Robert Fuller, 24, suffered from mental illness and took his own life early on June 10 in a park near City Hall … Read more Robert Fuller: Police Confirm Suicide Death of California Black Man Found Hanging in Tree

General Mark Milley comments on George Floyd’s death

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley told the House Armed Services Committee that he was ‘personally outraged by George Floyd’s brutal and senseless killing’ and that the military was still struggling with racism. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for … Read more General Mark Milley comments on George Floyd’s death

Keeping the Peace: New Details in George Floyd Death, Amy Cooper to be Charged, Ahmaud Arbery Update

Host Bob Bianchi Discusses the Following Cases: New details in the death of George Floyd. Transcripts show Floyd said “I can’t breathe” more than 20 times. Photos of the alleged counterfeit $20 bill Floyd used. And one of the former officers is now asking for charges against him to be dismissed. Plus the case against … Read more Keeping the Peace: New Details in George Floyd Death, Amy Cooper to be Charged, Ahmaud Arbery Update

Police ignored George Floyd’s ‘I can’t breathe’ plea: transcript

The former U.S. police officer charged in the death of George Floyd told him to stop shouting and save his breath as he knelt on his neck and Floyd gasped for air, according to a newly released transcript of police body camera footage. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news … Read more Police ignored George Floyd’s ‘I can’t breathe’ plea: transcript

Major League Soccer players take a knee in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement

Nearly 200 players and officials performed a silent demonstration lasting eight minutes and 46 seconds, the length of time a police officer knelt on George Floyd’s neck, ahead of Major League Soccer’s return on Wednesday night. Orlando City beat Inter Miami 2-1 in the match that followed, former Manchester United winger Nani scoring the winner … Read more Major League Soccer players take a knee in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement

Why monuments in the US are being taken down – BBC News

Council leaders in a Mississippi city named after President Andrew Jackson have voted to remove a statue of him, in the latest move to reconsider statues of people with ties to slavery or the Confederacy. There has been long debate around many of the statues being discussed, but it was recently ignited again after the … Read more Why monuments in the US are being taken down – BBC News

Amazing 13 Year Old Is the Voice behind the New Black Lives Matter Anthem | Good Morning Britain

A teen gospel singer whose song protesting the killing of African Americans by police went viral has been signed by Warner Records. Keedron Bryant, 13, got loads of credit and support when his song “I Just Wanna Live” was posted on social media after George Floyd was killed while in the custody of Minnesota police. … Read more Amazing 13 Year Old Is the Voice behind the New Black Lives Matter Anthem | Good Morning Britain

Senegal’s slave island renames ‘Europe Square’

Anti-racism protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd in the U.S. have inspired a name change on the island of Goree, Senegal, a key port in the Transatlantic slave trade. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more Senegal’s slave island renames ‘Europe Square’

J&P: White Woman who Called 911 on Black Man in Central Park to be Charged for Making False Report

Racial tensions which have been overspilling in the USA are ending up in the courts, in various places. We hear of several racially aggravated incidents in this Law & Crime piece, including the story of Vauhxx Booker, a former candidate for City Council, who believes he was the victim of an attempted lynching in Indiana. … Read more J&P: White Woman who Called 911 on Black Man in Central Park to be Charged for Making False Report