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Ambassador of the Week: Faron Manuel
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Twitter Flags Trump Tweet For Inciting Violence After Minneapolis Protests
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Police Officers Fired After HBCU Couple Tasered On Live TV
After a video of a couple being assaulted at the hands of police went viral on social media, Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that two officers had been fired.
Black AG, Keith Ellison Takes Over George Floyd Murder Prosecution
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced on May 31 that the state's attorney general, Keith Ellison, will take the lead in any prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd.
Moving Photos Of Peaceful Protest And Police Brutality
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Black BBQ Owner Who Fed Cops For Free Killed By Police
David McAtee, the owner of YaYa's BBQ in Louisville, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers on the morning of June 1.
George Floyd Cause of Death Ruled A Homicide In New Autopsy
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Kevin Hart Says Police Need To ‘Stop Ignoring The Problem’
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Joe Biden Says George Floyd's Death Is 'A Wake Up Call'
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Jay-Z And Roc Nation Share Powerful Tribute To George Floyd
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Keke Palmer Stands Up To National Guard During Protest
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As nationwide protests continue across the nation, Drake and The Weeknd are the latest celebrities to donate to the cause, revealing that they made large donations to charities.
Black Lives Matter Joins With L.A. Pride For Solidarity Protest
Los Angeles Pride announced that they will hold a peaceful protest in response to the racial injustices following George Floyd's death.
Obama Calls for Mayors to Review Use of Force Policies
President Barack Obama held a virtual town hall to address the nation following widespread protests sparked by the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery.
Megan Thee Stallion Donates $10K To Bail Relief In Houston
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All Officers Now Charged In George Floyd Killing
Former Minnesota police officers J Alexander Kueng, Tou Thao, and Thomas Lane have been charged with aiding and abetting murder, as a result of the death of George Floyd.
Kanye Sets Up College Fund For George Floyd Daughter
Kanye West has finally broken his silence in the wake of the senseless killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery.
Michael Jordan Announces Donation Towards Racial Equity
Michael Jordan announced that he is committing to a $100 million donation to organizations working towards "racial equity, social justice and greater access to education."
Tyler Perry Talks About Police Killing Of George Floyd
In a powerful essay, Tyler Perry opens up about his thoughts on racial injustice and his optimism and vision for the future of America when it comes to his 5-year-old son.
Fisk Renames Social Justice Institute After John Lewis
Congressman and civil rights legend John R. Lewis will be honored at the prestigious HBCU Fisk University where he is an alumnus for his life's work.
NBA Players Take A Knee In Solidarity For Social Justice
The restart of the 2020 NBA season was led with players kneeling in solidarity to join demonstrators around the country protesting against racial injustice.
Oprah's Breonna Taylor Billboard Vandalized In Louisville
Two weeks after Oprah commissioned 26 Breonna Taylor billboards across the state of Kentucky, one was vandalized with red paint splattered across Taylor's forehead.
Big East College Basketball Teams Will Wear BLM Patches
The Big East shows their support for the Black Lives Matter movement, allowing players on the men’s and women’s basketball teams to wear BLM patches on their uniforms.
Milwaukee Bucks Boycott Game Over Jacob Blake Shooting
Milwaukee Bucks players stood in solidarity during a press conference explaining why they chose not to play on (Aug. 26) following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Kamala Harris Met With Jacob Blake's Family
Kamala Harris' first solo campaign trip since accepting the Democratic nomination for VP was to Wisconsin, where she met privately with Jacob Blake's family.
Naomi Osaka Wears Mask Honoring Trayvon Martin
As she raises awareness for racial injustice, tennis phenom, Naomi Osaka is wearing face masks to honor victims of white violence and police brutality.
Central Park Birdwatcher Releases Comic Book
Christian Cooper, a Black birdwatcher who had the police called on him by Amy Cooper in Central Park, has written a graphic novel about the racist experience.
Magic Johnson Talks About Getting Pulled Over By Police
The NBA legend recently opened up at the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference about having anxiety when approached by the police.
Miami Street To Be Named After Trayvon Martin
A Florida street that stretches in front of where Trayvon Martin used to attend high school will soon be named after him.
White Woman Told Cops Black Bird Watcher Assaulted Her In Second Call
The second call was revealed on Oct. 14 when Amy Cooper appeared remotely in court to respond to a misdemeanor charge of filing a false police report.
Jay-Z’s Team ROC Social Justice Group To Hold Rally
Jay-Z's Team ROC will hold a rally to demand justice for Alvin Cole, who was shot and killed by a Wauwatosa police officer, who won't face charges for the teen's death.
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