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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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Jacob Blake Message from Hospital Bed

[TMZ] LIFE IS PRECIOUS, SO LIVE IT WELL!!! Jacob Blake has finally spoken to the public from his hospital bed where he lies paralyzed from the waist down — and his message is simple … don’t take life for granted. A video was posted this weekend by Blake’s family attorney, Ben Crump, which appears to have been […]

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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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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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Kenosha Police Shoot Black Man From Behind; Protests Erupt

[ABC NEWS] Emergency curfew in Kenosha in effect from 8 p.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday. KENOSHA, Wis. (WLS) — The National Guard has been called into Kenosha Monday after hundreds took to the streets to protest police shooting a Black man in the back. Kenosha police shooting sparks violent protests Leaders across Wisconsin are […]

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‘We want justice’: Complaint seeks trial, $10M in case of Tenn. man who died in jail

[NBC NEWS] “He was treated as if his life didn’t matter. We want the truth to be known. We want accountability.” Sterling Higgins, a 37-year-old Black man from Tennessee, died in March 2019 while being held in the Obion County Jail. Now, attorneys for his family are seeking justice as calls for changes to policing ripple across […]

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Live PD” ceases production in wake of footage released showing Texas man’s fatal arrest

[CBS] A&E announced it has ceased production of the documentary police show “Live PD.” In a statement obtained by CBS News, the network cited this “critical time in our nation’s history” as the reason it chose to effectively cancel the show. “Going forward, we will determine if there is a clear pathway to tell the […]

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