black lives matter

City of Louisville Settles with Breonna Taylor's Family for $12M in Wrongful Death Suit

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT killed by police six months ago.
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American Airlines Defends Employees Wearing 'Black Lives Matter' Pin

American Airlines defended employees who wore Black Lives Matters pin. “We are showing our support for our Black colleagues and customers who have experienced discrimination and injustice, not any particular organization,” said the company.
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Twenty One Pilots' Tyler Joseph Responds To Backlash After Joking About Using His Platform

Twenty One Pilots frontman Tyler Joseph has received a whole lot of backlash from the band’s passionate fans and many others online after his first tweet in 3 months joked about using his platform.
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California Couple Charged With Hate Crime for Defacing BLM Mural

The couple caught on video defacing the city-approved Black Lives Matter mural in Martinez on the Fourth of July have been charged with three misdemeanor counts, including a hate crime.
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#BlackOutDay: What Is It and Why It’s Essential to the Global Movement to End Racism

The #BlackOutDay campaign promotion has been taking place across social media platforms and aims to encourage BIPOC consumers to refrain from making any online or in-store purchases unless purchases are made from a Black-owned business.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces $100 Million Racial Justice Initiative

Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking action to fight for racial justice and equality by announcing that the company would commit $100 million to a Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. Read more.
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'The Simpsons' and 'Family Guy' Will No Longer Have White Actors Voicing Non-White Characters

’The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guys’ are making some necessary changes. Fox, the network home of the long-running sitcoms, announced on Friday that it would begin to diversify casting for non-white characters. Read on.
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On 51st Anniversary Of Uprising, Stonewall Inn Faces Possible Closure

Hundreds of people gathered at the landmark Stonewall Inn Saturday for a combined Pride and Black Lives Matter march—51 years after the 1969 uprising and as the legendary bar faces a risk of closing because of the coronavirus lockdown.
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Martin Luther King III on George Floyd Protests, Racial Justice and Police Reform

Martin Luther King III, son of the legendary civil rights movement leader, talks George Floyd protests, police reform and racial justice, with KNX co-hosts Charles Feldman and Mike Simpson.
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What's in the 'Justice in Policing' Act, Supported by Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, and More?

Using their influence for the greater good, many members of the music and entertainment industries have joined forces by signing an open letter in support of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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