Business owners and neighbors in Oak Park said planning a protest in the area was strategic. They said it’s easy to make noise, as the location chosen for the protest is close to the freeway. So, if protestors want to block traffic, it’s an area where they can do that. … [Read more...] about Hundreds Of Black Lives Matter Activists Protest Death Of George Floyd In Sacramento
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The series provides an incredible, behind-the-scenes look into Jordan’s life and that of his Chicago Bulls teammates. It’s entertaining and compelling; however, given today’s landscape, it also raises unanswered questions. Jordan has been criticized for not using his powerful platform the way Muhammad Ali did before him and James has afterwards, and “Dance” does little in terms of providing cover for that decision. … [Read more...] about Column: Why did Michael Jordan never use his giant megaphone? White America didn’t want to hear it
Be respectful when you talk to white folks. That didn't seem to help Christian Cooper, the Ivy League-educated black man who was bird-watching in New York's Central Park last weekend when a white woman threatened to call police on him after he confronted her about not leashing her dog. In video Cooper shot that shows part of their encounter, he seems calm and polite. … [Read more...] about George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. What can black parents possibly tell their kids now about staying safe?
An emailed statement from a Starbucks spokeswoman said: "We have absolutely no tolerance for this type of behavior in our stores, and are grateful to the partners (employees) and customers who stepped in to help until officers arrived." … [Read more...] about Man goes on racist rant at Starbucks, calls black man a slave
President Trump on Saturday praised the Secret Service for its protection of the White House during protests in Washington D.C. on Friday night, calling them “very cool & very professional” -- and warned that any protesters who breached the fence would have met by "vicious dogs" and "ominous weapons." … [Read more...] about Trump warns White House protesters would have been met by ‘vicious dogs’, ‘ominous weapons’ if they breached fence