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

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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

Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter

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CHICAGO — A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracy theories that have pivoted to a variety of new targets. Their latest: Black Lives Matter and the nationwide protests......
CBS US News

Columbus statue in Baltimore torn down and thrown in harbor

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore’s Little Italy was torn down amid protests Saturday night and then thrown into the Inner Harbor. Videos posted to social media showed the statue was pulled down using rope, and then dragged......
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Former NYPD Commissioner Kelly calls Mayor de Blasio ‘atrocious’

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Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly blamed Mayor Bill de Blasio for weakening the police department, allowing crime to run rampant across the city. “This mayor is atrocious,” Kelly told John Catsimatidis on his 77 WABC radio show in a Sunday interview. “If I had a magic wand I’d remove him.......
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Two Seattle protesters hit by speeding car; One dead, other in ICU

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

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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......
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2 women injured when car drives through Seattle protest area

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Two women were hospitalized early Saturday after a car drove through a protest-related closure on an interstate in Seattle, authorities said. One of the women is in critical condition while the other is in stable condition, the Seattle Fire......
ESPN

‘Something’s got to change’: How the Vikings are pushing for social justice

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Anthony Harris wrestled with the consequences of what he wanted to do versus the potential outcome. The Minnesota Vikings safety was on his way to the grocery store one evening in early June when he noticed a police car driving through his neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia, his offseason home. He......
New York Times - Politics

Latinos Back Black Lives Matter Protests. They Want Change for Themselves, Too.

New York Times
“Many Latino youth, they are making the connection, they are pressing their families to have difficult conversations,” said Chris Zepeda-Millán, a professor of Chicano studies and public policy at the University of California, Los Angeles. In one indication that Latinos are reacting to the current moment with urgency, a recent......
Cleveland Scene

Just So Everyone’s Clear: Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams is Lying

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WEWS STILL Police Chief Calvin Williams sheds tears as he discusses the recent shootings in Cleveland. For two straight days, contradictory statements by Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams and Cuyahoga County Sheriff Dave Schilling have been front-page news in The Plain Dealer. At issue are details from the Cleveland demonstrations......
New York Times - World

In Japan, the Message of Anti-Racism Protests Fails to Hit Home

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here TOKYO — As protests were spreading around the globe in response to George Floyd’s killing by the police, Sierra Todd, an African-American undergraduate in Japan, organized a march last month in Tokyo to show solidarity with American demonstrators.......
New York Post

Dad of Seattle CHOP shooting victim still has no answers in teen’s death

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The father of a 19-year-old man who was shot and killed inside Seattle’s Capitol Hill Occupied Protest last month says he still has no answers in his son’s death. see also The teenager shot dead in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest… Horace Lorenzo Anderson Sr.’s son by the same name......
CNBC Business

Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong protests, as analysts weigh in on national security law’s impact

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Protesters chant for five demands during street protests on Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China on July 1, 2020. Tommy Walker | NurPhoto | Getty Images About 370 protesters were arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday — 10 of......
Politico.com

Record cash floods Democrats, Black groups amid protests and pandemic

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here ActBlue processed nearly $25 million in donations on the final day of June, as Biden and other Democratic candidates pushed their email lists to deliver a big end-of-quarter fundraising haul, according to the live fundraising ticker on ActBlue’s website. It......
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Portland police use tear gas to break up rioters

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Police used tear gas to disband rioters wreaking havoc in Portland, Oregon, Tuesday night, new video shows. The footage shows the moment canisters of 2-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile, commonly called CS gas, are deployed in an effort to break up the crowd, as some protesters take out their phones to record the......
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Stepmom of ex-cop charged in Rayshard Brooks’ death decries ‘war on police’

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The stepmother of former Atlanta cop Garrett Rolfe says she was fired in a “political move” after the officer was charged with Rayshard Brooks’ murder — claiming they are both victims of a “horrible war on police officers.” Melissa Rolfe told Fox News on Tuesday that her boss at Equity......
New York Post

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

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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......
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Top Ethiopian politician arrested over protests

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Jawar Mohammed is a top Oromo leader and critic of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Prominent Ethiopian politician Jawar Mohammed is among 35 people arrested following huge demonstrations in the country’s Oromia region. Thousands of mourners had gathered to protest against the killing of popular singer......
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Cops probed over photos of them at Elijah McClain memorial

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Aurora, Colorado — Three Aurora police officers are under investigation for taking inappropriate photos at a memorial for Elijah McClain, sources tell CBS Denver’s Brian Maass. McClain died after a confrontation with Aurora police in August 2019. The community has......

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