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

True Radical: The real Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In 1966, 63% of Americans had an unfavourable view of Dr. King – and only 22% were in favour of the March on Washington before it took place. [Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe] So how is that 50 years on, Dr King is not just universally loved but even has his own national holiday? What changed? As George … Read more True Radical: The real Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rayshard Brooks, murdered by police, mourned at church where Martin Luther King preached

With tears, some laughter and memories of a generous young man who liked cowboy boots and cracking jokes, more than 200 friends and family members filled the pews of an historic Atlanta church on Tuesday for the funeral of Rayshard Brooks. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more Rayshard Brooks, murdered by police, mourned at church where Martin Luther King preached

Rayshard Brooks’ life matters: Dr. Bernice King

‘Rayshard Brooks’ life matters,’ Dr. Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., said on Tuesday as she addressed mourners at Brooks’ funeral at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. 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 unparalleled. … Read more Rayshard Brooks’ life matters: Dr. Bernice King

Rayshard Brooks Funeral: Mourners Bid Farewell at Martin Luther King Jr.’s Historic Church

Scores of mourners, some dressed all in white and others wearing Black Lives Matter shirts, gathered at the historic Atlanta church that was the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s pulpit for a funeral Tuesday for the Black man whose killing by police in a fast-food parking lot stoked protests across the U.S. against racial injustice. … Read more Rayshard Brooks Funeral: Mourners Bid Farewell at Martin Luther King Jr.’s Historic Church

What is Juneteenth and why is it so important in the history of slavery? | ITV News

Juneteenth is the commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, but the day will take on an extra meaning in the wake of George Floyd’s killing. June 19 marks the day back in 1865 when Major General Gordon Granger landed at Galveston, Texas, to announce the civil war was over and the … Read more What is Juneteenth and why is it so important in the history of slavery? | ITV News

Joe Biden says George Floyd’s death had ‘worldwide impact’

During a round table in Philadelphia, presumptive democratic nominee Joe Biden briefly addressed the death of George Floyd, saying it had a wider impact than the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. because of how many people saw the cell phone video of the police confrontation and were inspired to take to the streets … Read more Joe Biden says George Floyd’s death had ‘worldwide impact’

Anthony Mackie Wants to Register One Million Men to Vote

Anthony Mackie gets emotional while recounting the experience of standing on the balcony where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and encourages men to register to vote. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: https://www.nbc.com/the-tonight-show … Read more Anthony Mackie Wants to Register One Million Men to Vote

Martin Luther King Jr’s son on George Floyd protests: ‘I’ve never seen anything like this’

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Martin Luther King III, the son of Martin Luther King Jr, recounted the anger and frustration he felt upon learning about the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American suffocated by a white police officer. He said that while it was part of a long list of such killings, Floyd’s … Read more Martin Luther King Jr’s son on George Floyd protests: ‘I’ve never seen anything like this’

Has the United States turned a corner on racism? | The Bottom Line

In 1968, African American civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. “Fifty-two years later, all over the streets of America, Blacks and whites and others are saying ‘Black lives matter’,” his son, Martin Luther King III tells The Bottom Line’s Steve Clemons. “We’re still saying to the nation ‘Treat us with dignity … Read more Has the United States turned a corner on racism? | The Bottom Line

‘Racism is taking its last breath’: Martin Luther King’s son on the US protests | ABC News

The son of US civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr says global demonstrations following the death of George Floyd are a sign racism “is taking its last breath”. Martin Luther King III has thrown his support behind Australia’s recent Black Lives Matter protests, declaring he’s hopeful they’ll help lead to widespread social change here … Read more ‘Racism is taking its last breath’: Martin Luther King’s son on the US protests | ABC News

What’s behind the WAVE of PROTESTS in the U.S.? – VisualPolitik EN

On May 25th, 2020, a policeman murdered an unarmed African-American man in Minneapolis: George Floyd. This crime has unleashed a wave of protests in hundreds of U.S. cities—many of which have ended with looting, violence, even dead and wounded citizens. The reason for these protests is police brutality, which seems to go unpunished in far … Read more What’s behind the WAVE of PROTESTS in the U.S.? – VisualPolitik EN

Food security & other topics – Daily Briefing (09 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General Letter to Staff – Food Security – South Sudan – Syria – Lebanon – South Sudan/Intercommunal Clashes – Central African Republic – COVID-19/Democratic Republic of the Congo – Gender and Climate – Briefings Tomorrow – Financial Contribution SECRETARY-GENERAL LETTER TO STAFF In a letter … Read more Food security & other topics – Daily Briefing (09 June 2020)

‘Defund Police’ Painted on Street Outside Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison

Protesters in Madison, Wisconsin, painted “Defund Police” in huge yellow letters in front of the State Capitol on June 8. The letters were written along Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, before the Capitol and between city municipal buildings. Video filmed by Sami Schalk shows the letters on the street, with the Wisconsin State Capitol building … Read more ‘Defund Police’ Painted on Street Outside Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison

How a history of violence and discrimination grew into the Black Lives Matter movement | ABC News

Nearly fifty years after his assassination, realising the dream of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr remains just that. There has been some progress, but activists and black families believe this moment must be seized to drive change for the next generation. Read more here: https://ab.co/3dMAGII For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more How a history of violence and discrimination grew into the Black Lives Matter movement | ABC News