Protests

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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Jacob Blake Speaks Out For the First Time Since Kenosha Shooting

Jacob Blake, the 29-year-old Black man at the center of a police-involved shooting that has let to protests and rioting, has spoken out for the first time.
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8 Arrested for Damaging NYC Stores During Protest: NYPD

Eight people were arrested for damaging stores in New York City during a protest on Friday night. The New York Police Department announced the charges.
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New Bill Would Make Protesters Foot Cost of Policing, Cut Looters and Vandals From Federal Unemployment

Amid Black Lives Matter protests and civil unrest exploding in parts of the country, an Indiana Republican proposed what he sees as a solution to violence, looting and vandalism.
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Police Body Camera Footage Leaked in George Floyd Case

Police body camera footage has been leaked in the George Floyd case. Floyd, a black man died in police custody after a now-fired white police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes in Minneapolis, MN on May 25.
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St. Louis Couple Charged for Pulling Guns at Protest

Felony charges for couple who flourished guns at protesters… Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, in a statement, says “it’s illegal to wave weapons in a threatening manner at those participating in non-violent protest.”
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Teen Who Spent Hours Cleaning Up After Protest Is Rewarded With Car and College Scholarship

As protesters across the nation demanded police accountability, some have turned violent. A teenager spent hours cleaning up after a protest and was rewarded a car and a college scholarship.
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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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Princeton University Drops Woodrow Wilson's Name From One of Its Schools

Princeton University’s Board of Trustees has voted to rename the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in an effort to stand against racism. The school will now be known as The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.
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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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