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Detective on leave over posts ridiculing Seattle protesters struck by car

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The King County Sheriff’s Office in Washington state said it has placed a detective on leave as it investigates Facebook posts that ridiculed protesters who were struck by a car on a closed freeway, one fatally, over the weekend. Detective......
New York Post

Texas protesters dump beer keg on street to demand bars be allowed to reopen

NYPost
Texas protesters gathered at El Paso’s Cincinnati Entertainment District over the Fourth of July weekend to demand bars be allowed to reopen. Bars were ordered closed for a second time June 26 after the state experienced a resurgence in coronavirus cases. The entertainment center, which is made up of restaurants,......
New York Post

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in upstate NY park on anniversary of speech

NYPost
A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass has been toppled and destroyed in upstate New York — on the 168th anniversary of his most famous anti-slavery speech. Rochester police said the statue of the former slave was taken on Sunday from Maplewood Park, a site along the Underground Railroad where Douglass......
TMZ.com

Christopher Columbus Statue Toppled by Baltimore Protesters, Thrown In Harbor

TMZ
Play video content Breaking News @louiskraussnews, @jmgpix / Twitter Christopher Columbus took an involuntary swim Saturday night, after protesters toppled his statute in Baltimore and threw it in the drink. It seems almost inevitable that Columbus is about to become a scarce sight in this country, given the fact he......
New York Post

Two Seattle protesters hit by speeding car; One dead, other in ICU

NYPost
Two female protesters in Seattle were hit on Saturday by a speeding car that drove into a crowd demonstrating on an interstate highway, causing injuries that led to the death of one, while leaving the other in serious condition. Seattle has been the scene of numerous protests, some on interstate......
New York Post

Baltimore protesters topple Christopher Columbus statue, toss it into Inner Harbor

NYPost
BALTIMORE — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument near the Little Italy neighborhood, news outlets reported. Protesters mobilized by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police......
New York Post

Horace Mann students want to remove Bill Barr from distinguished-alumni list

NYPost
Students of prestigious Bronx prep school Horace Mann are continuing to push the Alumni Council to remove Attorney General Bill Barr from its distinguished-alumni list following reports that law enforcement followed his orders to clear protesters in DC for a Donald Trump photo op. An open letter was sent to......
New York Post

City Hall protesters clash with cops hours after NYPD budget cuts approved

NYPost
City Hall protesters clashed with cops Wednesday morning — hours after the City Council passed its budget including $1 billion in cuts to the NYPD. As was the case Tuesday, tensions came to a head when protesters became enraged as police removed barricades they had illegally set up. Video posted......
New York Post

Protesters, politicians slap the NYPD for a quarter-century of saving lives

NYPost
With multiple members complaining about the failure to defund the agency that has done by far the most good for New York City and its citizens over the past quarter-century, and protesters outside all but spitting in police officers’ faces, the City Council on Tuesday voted through a budget that......
New York Post

Protesters set up guillotine in front of Jeff Bezos’ DC home

NYPost
Protesters have set up a guillotine outside a Washington, DC complex where Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos purportedly resides, according to reports. Several videos circulated on social media showing what resembled the apparatus known for beheading executions during the French Revolution in a residential area of the nation’s capital. A sign......
New York Times - Politics

Trump Shares Video of Armed White Couple Confronting Protesters

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday morning retweeted a video of a white man and woman brandishing a semiautomatic rifle and a handgun at peaceful black protesters in St. Louis over the weekend, amplifying a surreal scene that embodied the racial divisions roiling the country. Mr. Trump’s promotion of the......
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White couple aims guns at St. Louis protesters

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A white couple pointed guns at protesters in St. Louis as a group marched toward the mayor’s home to demand her resignation. A social media video showed the armed couple standing outside their large home Sunday evening in the......
New York Post

Video shows Detroit police SUV plow through screaming protesters

NYPost
A Detroit police SUV plowed through a group of protesters in a terrifying caught-on-camera showdown — sending several flying off the hood as it accelerated through them. The officer’s vehicle was surrounded Sunday night by protesters who claim it blocked a peaceful march against police brutality, according to witnesses. Chanting......
Detroit News

Chaotic scene as police SUV pushed through crowd after protesters climb on hood

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Rahal and Gregg Krupa, The Detroit News Published 12:19 a.m. ET June 29, 2020 | Updated 1:09 a.m. ET June 29, 2020 Detroit — What started as a peaceful demonstration against police brutality in Detroit took a troubling......
TMZ.com

Aurora PD Boots and Pepper Sprays Peaceful Protesters at Violin Vigil for Elijah McClain

TMZ
Play video content @jessiedesigngal / Twitter Cops in Aurora, CO came in like a military unit to forcibly remove — not to mention pepper spray — peaceful protesters who were watching a violin performance to honor Elijah McClain. This went down Saturday in City Center Park, where a musical vigil......
TMZ.com

Minneapolis Pride/BLM Protesters Decorate Police Station with Streamers

TMZ
Pride and Black Lives Matter came together this weekend for a meaningful demonstration in the city where George Floyd was killed … which left a fortified police station with a whole new look. Sunday marked the start of the Stonewall Riots 51 years ago in Greenwich Village in NYC —......
History

What the Protesters Tagging Historic Sites Get Right About the Past

Smithsonian
As protesters march in towns and cities across the country, denouncing racial injustice and police brutality, they have focused much of their animus on the monuments and statues that dot their local streets. Mostly memorials to members of the Confederacy, these monuments erected during the Jim Crow era were designed......

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