Protests

Barack Obama Holds Virtual Town Hall to Discuss Death of George Floyd

Former president Barack Obama will host a virtual town hall to discuss the death of George Floyd and encourage Americans to make a ‘real change’ following a wave of protests that has swept the nation in response.
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Home Depot Donates $1 Million, Citing George Floyd

Home Depot is contributing $1 million to the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, CEO Craig Menear announced Tuesday citing “the senseless killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and other unarmed black men and women in our country.”
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Coronavirus: The COVID Cost of Demonstrating

The wave of street civil-rights demonstrations in the wake of George Floyd’s death raise obvious concerns for medical professionals, who have been stressing for weeks the importance of keeping social distance with strangers.
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Brands Like Macy’s, Chipotle, Wayfair Show Solidarity for BlackOut Tuesday

Brands like Macy’s, Chipotle, and Wayfair were just some of the many companies and organizations that showed solidarity on social media for the BlackOut Tuesday movement, which was organized in response to the killings of African Americans by police.
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About 200 Arrested As Thousands Flood Streets on Day 6 of Protests in NYC

The NYPD arrested about 200 people Tuesday night on the sixth day of protests in New York City. While isolated looting was reported in Manhattan, it didn’t reach the severity of the nights before.
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Powerful Images Of Togetherness You Might Not Otherwise See

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Which Major Cities Have Set Curfews Amid the Ongoing Protests?

As protest rallies against police brutality continue, cities across the nation have implemented curfews. Protests throughout the country have been peaceful and violent at times.
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‘Riverdale’ Star Cole Sprouse Says He Was Arrested for Peacefully Protesting George Floyd’s Death

Cole Sprouse has revealed he was one of the people arrested protesting the death of George Floyd over the weekend. The “Riverdale” star disclosed the incident took place at a Black Lives Matter march in Santa Monica, California on Sunday.
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Six Atlanta Officers Fired, Charged With Excessive Force for Tasing Black Students in Their Car

Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard has announced criminal charges against 6 Atlanta police officers following the arrests of 2 college students Saturday night.
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Joe Biden Strongly Speaks Out on George Floyd, Protests

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden addressed the civil unrest across the nation in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, a Black man, by a white Minneapolis police officer.
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