Protesters started at the Oak Park Market on 12th Avenue around 6 p.m. They began gathering in the street around 6:30 p.m., chanting “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” and “George Floyd Can’t Breathe.” Crowds then marched down Franklin Boulevard to the South Sacramento Police Station. … [Read more...] about Hundreds Of Black Lives Matter Activists Protest Death Of George Floyd In Sacramento
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A City of Phoenix worker stands near graffiti at a bus stop, Friday, May 29, in Phoenix, in the aftermath of a demonstration protesting the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in police custody Monday with much of the arrest captured on video of a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of Floyd. less … [Read more...] about Phoenix march to protest George Floyd’s death turns violent
Stay away from bad places. That didn't seem to work for Breonna Taylor. She was an EMT who was shot at least eight times and killed by police officers who forced their way into her Louisville, Kentucky, apartment in March while she was sleeping. Police say they were there to serve a search warrant for a narcotics investigation and exchanged fire with Taylor's boyfriend. No drugs were found in the home. … [Read more...] about George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. What can black parents possibly tell their kids now about staying safe?
The singer’s rant came after the fourth consecutive day of protests over the death of George Floyd — protests which have devolved into riots that have included looting, buildings being set on fire, businesses destroyed, the White House going on lockdown, and people being beaten and killed. … [Read more...] about Singer Billie Eilish: ‘IF ALL LIVES MATTER WHY ARE BLACK PEOPLE KILLED FOR BEING BLACK?’
After listing the problems he thought law enforcement officers across the country need to acknowledge, he relayed his credentials, “his affection for cops,” his “law enforcement family.” That family, in a broader context, strongly criticized Mayor Bill de Blasio and President Obama’s responses to the deaths in New York City, Ferguson, Missouri, and Cleveland, Ohio, this past year. … [Read more...] about NYPD Commissioner Says Police Had Role in ‘Worst Parts of Black History’