Stories tagged: "George Floyd"


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Capitol Police Rejected Offers of Federal Help to Quell Mob

The rioting raises serious questions about security at the Capitol for future events and the treatment of mainly white Trump supporters, who were allowed to roam through the building for hours.

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Pope Francis Has Strong Words for Anti-Maskers and COVID Deniers

The pontiff called that behavior indicative of people “incapable of moving outside of their own little world of interests."

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A Latina Teen Organized a Black Lives Matter Protest in a Conservative Texas Town. Over 1,000 People Showed Up.

The national coverage of the Black Lives Matter protests has shown people gathering en masse in metropolitan, democratic-leaning populations. But there is more to the story.

Protesters walk down East Vine Street in Lexington, Ky., during a rally against the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor on Sunday, May 31, 2020. (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
The DEA Is Now Allowed to Spy on You If You Attended a Protest

In its request for extraordinary powers, the DEA cites the “violence and looting” of the widespread national protests.

Kentucky State Police detain a man on West Liberty Street on Sunday, May 31, 2020, in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. (Max Gersh/The Courier Journal)
This Is What It Means to Defund the Police

Supporters of the movement point out that many of the reforms enacted in recent years have not ended police brutality.

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Former President Obama Addresses George Floyd’s Killing for First Time on Camera: How to Stream Live

The Wednesday address will be a part of the former president’s “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Town Hall” series.

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Ramon Puig Knew George Floyd. This Is What He Saw At The Minneapolis Protests.

The Puerto Rican is a regular at the restaurant where Floyd worked as a bouncer, and couldn’t believe how he had died after subdued by the police.