Michael Jordan Giving $100 Million to Organizations For Racial Equality, Justice

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charlotte n c mdash michael jordan and the jordan brand are giving 100 million to organizations dedicated to promoting racial equality and social justice in a joint statement friday on social media...

How Mormon Missionaries Are Proselytizing in the Wake of a Pandemic

time قبل ساعة و 45 دقيقة

brigham city utah mdash wearing dress shirts ties and name tags three missionaries with the church of jesus christ of latter day saints sit around the kitchen table inside a utah apartment planning...

Washington D.C. Artists Paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural on Road Leading to White House

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washington mdash city workers and local artists painted the words black lives matter in enormous bright yellow letters on the street leading to the white house a highly visible sign of the district...

Police in New York Are Defying State and City Orders to Wear Masks

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many police officers are flouting state orders by not wearing face masks at mass demonstrations across new york city frustrating city leaders and protesters who say the decision is deliberate and...

Mayor Orders Termination of 4 Officers After Black Man Died From Police Restraint in Tacoma, Washington

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tacoma wash mdash the mayor of tacoma washington has told the city manager to fire four police officers following the death of a black man after police restrained him in march mayor victoria...

Minneapolis Agrees to Ban Police Chokeholds in the Wake of George Floyd’s Death

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minneapolis mdash negotiators for the city of minneapolis have agreed with the state to ban the use of chokeholds by police and to require police to report and intervene anytime they see an...

Black Excellence Is Not Just a Hashtag. It’s an Economic Lifeline

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when i first saw the news about george floyd it was a thumbnail with a summary describing a police officer kneeling on a man rsquo s neck i chose not to pursue that news item i didn rsquo t want to...

The Best TV Shows of 2020 So Far

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no matter what you expected out of 2020 the reality has almost certainly been different as the coronavirus swept from country to country making especially brutal landfall in america even those who...

Why the Protests in the U.S. Are an Awakening for Non-Black People Around the World

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the united states is alight with the flame of revolution like wildfire it spreads and it has been a long time coming but revolution is borderless and racism is not solely an american problem though...

Anyone Living in Areas With ‘Widespread’ COVID-19 Transmission Should Wear Masks, WHO Says

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months after many cities and countries directed their residents to wear fabric face masks to prevent the spread of covid 19 even if they are healthy the world health organization who has issued the...

E.U. Aims to End Coronavirus Border Restrictions Within the Region by End of June

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brussels mdash europe could have its free travel zone up and running again by the end of this month but travelers from further afield will not be allowed in before july a european union...

I’m a Minneapolis City Council Member. We Must Disband the Police—Here’s What Could Come Next

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on tuesday may 26 we woke up to find a video circulating of a minneapolis police officer named derek chauvin kneeling on the neck of a man choking him to death while onlookers begged him to stop...

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls Slightly as 2.5 Million Jobs Added Amid Reopening

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washington mdash the u s unemployment rate fell to 13 3 in may from 14 7 and 2 5 million jobs were added mdash a surprisingly positive reading in the midst of a recession that has paralyzed the...

COVID-19 Is a Symptom of a Bigger Problem: Our Planet’s Ailing Health

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the covid 19 outbreak is a global tragedy hundreds of thousands have died healthcare systems are buckling and the future is uncertain for millions of people whose livelihoods are collapsing it is...

U.K. Watchdog to Probe Racial Inequalities Exposed by Coronavirus

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london 8212 britain rsquo s official human rights watchdog is to mount an inquiry into the racial inequalities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic the equality and human rights commission said it...

U.K. Watchdog to Probe Racial Inequalities Exposed by Coronavirus

time قبل 15 ساعة و 21 دقيقة

london 8212 britain rsquo s official human rights watchdog is to mount an inquiry into the racial inequalities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic the equality and human rights commission said it...

Two Buffalo Police Officers Suspended After 75-Year-Old Man Shoved to the Ground

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two buffalo police officers have been suspended without pay following an incident in which a 75 year old man was pushed to the ground thursday evening amid continued protests over the killing of...

Lawmakers Form Global Coalition to Tackle the China ‘Challenge’

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lawmakers from several countries announced on friday the formation of a new coalition formed to counter the 8220 challenge 8221 presented by china 8217 s ascendancy on the world stage the inter...

Lawmakers Form Global Coalition to Tackle the China ‘Challenge’

time قبل 17 ساعة و 57 دقيقة

lawmakers from several countries announced on friday the formation of a new coalition formed to counter the 8220 challenge 8221 presented by china 8217 s ascendancy on the world stage the inter...

Pacific Nation Fiji Declares Itself Coronavirus-Free

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wellington new zealand mdash fiji has declared itself free of the coronavirus 8211 at least for now 8211 after all 18 people who tested positive have recovered prime minister frank bainimarama said...

Pacific Nation Fiji Declares Itself Coronavirus-Free

time قبل 19 ساعة و 15 دقيقة

wellington new zealand mdash fiji has declared itself free of the coronavirus 8211 at least for now 8211 after all 18 people who tested positive have recovered prime minister frank bainimarama said...

12 Movies to Watch to Educate Yourself About Racism and Protest History, Recommended by Experts

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the killings of george floyd breonna taylor ahmaud arbery and tony mcdade have once again brought the urgent need for racial justice to the forefront of conversation in america wide scale protests...

The 4 Biggest Takeaways From TWICE’s New Album More & More

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normally the release of a new k pop project would inspire trending hashtags and a rapturous reception from avid fans online this week was different though not for a lack of enthusiasm powerhouse...

Andra Day: True Allyship Requires a Willingness to Be Uncomfortable

time 2020-6-5

singer songwriter and actor andra day says that being a true ally to the black community means being willing to be uncomfortable during a time 100 talks discussion day whose grammy nominated song...

‘We All Have to Do Better.’ As a Former Police Chief, Val Demings Wants to See More Police Speaking Out Against Brutality

time 2020-6-5

as a former police chief democratic rep val demings has been watching carefully how law enforcement officers have been handling the ongoing protests across the nation from the cops in riot gear on...

California Man Fatally Shot by Police Amid Floyd Protests Was Kneeling and Had a Hammer Not Gun: Chief

time 2020-6-5

san francisco mdash a man suspected of stealing from a pharmacy in the san francisco bay area amid national protests was fatally shot by officers who thought he was carrying a firearm in his...

‘Get Your Knee Off Our Necks!’ Rev. Al Sharpton Delivers Fierce Eulogy at Star-Studded George Floyd Memorial

time 2020-6-5

minneapolis mdash hollywood celebrities musicians and politicians gathered in front of the golden casket of george floyd at a fiery memorial thursday for the man whose death at the hands of police...

Russia Declares Emergency Following Spill of 20,000 Tons of Oil in the Arctic Circle

time 2020-6-4

russian president vladimir putin declared a state of emergency in the city of norilsk after a massive oil spill in the arctic region an estimated 20 000 tons of fuel from a power plant spilled onto...

GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski Says She’s ‘Struggling’ With Supporting Trump

time 2020-6-4

washington mdash alaska republican sen lisa murkowski acknowledged thursday that she rsquo s ldquo struggling rdquo over whether she can support president donald trump given his handling of the...

A Young Black Man Died in France 4 Years Ago in Police Custody. Now Thousands Are Protesting in His Name

time 2020-6-4

some 20 000 people in paris defied a ban against public gathering on tuesday to protest the death of adama traor eacute a black man who died at the hands of police officers in 2016 the protests...

Gambling Returns to Las Vegas After Historic Casino Closures During Coronavirus Pandemic

time 2020-6-4

las vegas mdash the casino coronavirus closure has ended cards are being dealt dice are rolling and slot machines flashed and jingled for the first customers who started gambling again early...

Navy Veteran Freed After Being ‘Held Hostage’ In Iran, Returning to U.S.

time 2020-6-4

bloomberg mdash michael white a u s citizen and navy veteran imprisoned in iran since 2018 was released on thursday and is en route home a family spokesman said in a message that thanked president...

“It Was a Tinderbox.” How George Floyd’s Killing Highlighted America’s Police Reform Failures

time 2020-6-4

everything about derek chauvin rsquo s case mdash from his long list of previous conduct complaints to the 44 year old police officer rsquo s brutal calm as he pressed his knee to george floyd...

Melinda Gates Lays Out Her Biggest Concern For the Next Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic

time 2020-6-4

from 2018 2019 the bill and melinda gates foundation gave more money to the world health organization than any entity except the u s government with president donald trump cutting ties to the...

Family of Missing Girl Madeleine McCann Seek Answers After Key Suspect Identified

time 2020-6-4

london mdash the family of missing british girl madeleine mccann is seeking answers in the case after a key suspect was identified in germany and as authorities there said thursday they believe she...

Teacher’s Reading List of Antiracist Books for Kids Goes Viral

time 2020-6-4

as protests against racial injustice and police brutality have spread across the u s and around the world in the wake of the deaths of george floyd breonna taylor tony mcdade ahmaud arbery and many...

1.9 Million People in the U.S. Seek Jobless Aid as Reopenings Slow Layoffs

time 2020-6-4

washington mdash nearly 1 9 million people applied for u s unemployment benefits last week the ninth straight decline since applications spiked in mid march a sign that the gradual reopening of...

Defiant Hongkongers Commemorate Tiananmen Square Massacre Despite Ban

time 2020-6-4

thousands of hong kong protesters defied a police ban thursday night to stage an annual vigil on the anniversary of june 4 1989 mdash the date that chinese tanks rolled into beijing rsquo s...

Trump Said He Would Terminate the U.S. Relationship With the WHO. Here’s What That Means

time 2020-6-4

the world health organization has driven the charges leading to some of the 20th century rsquo s greatest public health triumphs and throughout who rsquo s 72 year history the u s has been the...

Hong Kong Is Caught in the Middle of the Great U.S.-China Power Struggle

time 2020-6-4

the protesters didn 8217 t expect to be back on the streets so soon life in hong kong had only just started to resemble a new normal after the threat of the pandemic subsided but there they were...