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City of Louisville reaches settlement with Breonna Taylor’s family

[NBC NEWS] None of the officers involved in the case have been charged. Detective Brett Hankison, who shot 10 rounds blindly into the apartment, was fired in June. The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has reached a settlement with Breonna Taylor’s family six months after she was killed in her home during a police drug raid. A source […]

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Mike Ditka again tells NFL players to ‘get the hell out’ of country after protests

[USA TODAY] Mike Ditka spent five-plus decades around pro football. He’s a Hall of Famer and a Super Bowl champion. But when it comes to NFL players protesting police brutality and racial injustice during the national anthem, Ditka sounds like a broken record … of the stubbornly misinformed variety. Back when Colin Kaepernick started his protest by […]

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Officer shot and killed person in Southeast DC, police say

[FOX NEWS] D.C. police are at the scene after an officer shot and killed a man on Orange Street, Southeast on Wednesday. The family has identified the victim as 18-year-old Deion Kay. According to police, he died after being transported to a local hospital. DC police investigating after officer shot person in Southeast D.C. police […]

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New Jersey teen behind Black Lives Matter rally receives bill for thousands of dollars for police overtime

[CBS NEWS] A New Jersey teen thought she was only exercising her First Amendment right when she organized a rally in support of Black Lives Matter. Not long after, she received a bill for thousands of dollars in the mail from the mayor, CBS New York reports.  The mayor has since said he is rescinding it.  […]

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Lakers, Clippers vote to end season after Bucks protest Jacob Blake shooting

All three playoff games on Wednesday were postponed [CBS SPORTS] NBA players and coaches held an impromptu meeting at the Disney bubble to discuss plans following the postponement of three playoff games on Wednesday, including the Milwaukee Bucks-Orlando Magic game in which Milwaukee players chose to walk out before the start of Game 5 of the […]

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A noose was found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall, NASCAR says

[CNN] A noose was found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall Sunday, according to a statement from NASCAR.Wallace, who is the only Black driver in NASCAR’s top circuit, has been very outspoken in the last few weeks about the Black Lives Matter movement and the corresponding protests. He even called on NASCAR to ban the Confederate flag, which they […]

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Black Lives Matter protests across the US and world

[CNN] What you need to know The nationwide and worldwide spread of anti-racist protests following the death of George Floyd have led to calls to defund police departments and take down Confederate statues.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed part of a state police reform bill package into law that will ban the use of chokeholds by police officers, among other […]

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Black Lives Matter Demonstrators March Through Downtown LA

[KABC] Hundreds of people marched through downtown Los Angeles in a Black Lives Matter protest over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of people marched through downtown Los Angeles in a Black Lives Matter protest over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. The march resulted in a violent […]

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