BIDEN SECURES DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION WITH DELEGATES FROM GUAM

The Democratic nominee will be officially selected by delegates at the DNC, which was postponed amid the coronavirus outbreak and will...

'A GIANT MISTAKE': POLICE JEOPARDIZED MORE THAN PROTESTERS' CIVIL RIGHTS WITH CRACKDOWNS

"What I'd like to see is police not just taking a knee but standing in support of systemic, sustainable police reform," a policing...

 
 
 

BLACK ACTIVISTS IN A MOSTLY WHITE CITY ARE MARCHING FOR RACIAL JUSTICE - AND GETTING RESULTS

After a week of demonstrations led by black activists, the all-white Des Moines City Council is planning a vote on a ban of racial...

THE WHITE HOUSE COMPARED TRUMP TO CHURCHILL, AND HISTORIANS SCOFFED

"When Churchill was touring the bombed areas in WWII, he didn't need the British people covered in tear gas in order for him to be...

 
 
 

AN ANGRY NATION PREPARES FOR A WEEKEND OF PROTESTS AGAINST GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH

Daily demonstrations against police attacks on black men show little sign of abating.

2 NYPD OFFICERS SUSPENDED AFTER VIDEOS OF VIOLENCE TO PROTESTERS

A woman was seen shoved to the ground in Brooklyn in one video, and in another a protester had face mask pulled down and was pepper...

 
 
 

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO 13.3 PERCENT DESPITE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Some 2.5 million people found jobs or returned to work, with that number driven mostly by white Americans. The unemployment rate may...

GROWING CALLS FOR POLICE REFORM AFTER CLASHES WITH PROTESTERS CAUGHT ON VIDEO

There are growing calls for police accountability after demonstrators were hospitalized or injured while protesting the death of George...

 
 
 

BARR SAYS HE DIDN'T GIVE TACTICAL ORDER TO CLEAR PROTESTERS

The attorney general said it was a Park Police tactical commander - an official he never spoke to - who gave the order for the law...

GOODELL SAYS NFL WAS WRONG NOT TO ENCOURAGE PLAYERS TO PROTEST PEACEFULLY

"We, the National Football League, admit we were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier and encourage all players speak out."

 
 
 

HOW TO TALK WITH KIDS ABOUT RACIAL INEQUALITY IN AMERICA

It's important for patents to listen to their children, acknowledge their feelings and share their own thoughts when talking about...

HOW TO TALK WITH KIDS ABOUT RACIAL INEQUALITY IN AMERICA

Beverly Daniel Tatum, a child psychologist and author, talks with Lester Holt about how to start talking with kids about the death...

 
 
 

MINNESOTA TRANS WOMAN SAID SHE THOUGHT SHE WAS GOING TO DIE IN BEATING

When Dior sought safety in a nearby convenience store, she said, owners declined to call police or help.

FEDERAL IMMIGRATION AGENTS DETAIN FLOYD PROTESTER IN NYC

"The fact that he's a man of Puerto Rican descent is really concerning because it raises questions about racial profiling," said Terry...

 
 
 

READING AS RESISTANCE? THE RISE OF THE ANTIRACIST BOOK LIST

Ibram X. Kendi's "How to Be An Antiracist," Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want to Talk About Race" and other antiracist texts are selling out...

BAIL ORGANIZATIONS, THRUST INTO THE NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT, ARE TARGETED BY ONLINE TROLLS

The network protection firm Cloudflare wrote in a blog post this week that attacks on advocacy sites have experienced a 1,120 percent...

 
 
 

HERE'S HOW TO FIX AMERICA'S RACIAL WEALTH DISPARITY: $14 TRILLION IN REPARATIONS

Slavery, Jim Crow laws and racial discrimination were a wealth transfer from African Americans to white people. It's time to make amends...

BOLLYWOOD ACTORS CALLED OUT FOR PROTESTING RACISM WHILE PROMOTING SKIN WHITENING CREAMS

Actors like Priyanka Chopra were slammed for posting in the wake of George Floyd's death despite advertising so-called "fairness" products...

 
 
 

RETIRED DIPLOMATS, GENERALS SAY TRUMP THREATENS POLITICAL NEUTRALITY OF U.S. MILITARY

“Misuse of the military for political purposes would weaken the fabric of our democracy,” they wrote in a statement posted on the JustSecurity...

DENVER POLICE FIRE PEPPER BALLS AT MAN YELLING THAT HIS PREGNANT FIANCÉE IS IN CAR

“Honestly I thought I was going to die. I thought I was going to be the next black man shot by police,” the man said.

 
 
 



Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination, While Gaining Steam Against Trump

Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination, While Gaining Steam Against Trump

Months after sealing up the primary campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden earns enough delegates to secure the Democratic nomination. He's also risen in recent general... Read more ...

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand donating $100 million in racial, social...

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand donating $100 million in racial, social justice effort

"Black lives matter," Jordan and his brand said in a statement. Read more ...

Joe Biden Just Clinched the Nomination

Joe Biden Just Clinched the Nomination

After primaries and caucuses in 42 states and the District of Columbia, Joe Biden won the last few delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for president late... Read more ...

DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House

DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House

“The section of 16th street in front of the White House is now officially ‘Black Lives Matter Plaza,'” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser tweeted. Read more ...

CDC survey: Some Americans have gargled with bleach amid risky cleaning...

CDC survey: Some Americans have gargled with bleach amid risky cleaning behaviors during pandemic

About a third of Americans surveyed by the CDC have used some kind of risky cleaning practice to stop the spread of COVID-19. Read more ...

Minneapolis to ban police chokeholds in wake of George Floyd's death

Minneapolis to ban police chokeholds in wake of George Floyd's death

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... Read more ...

NBA's Disney restart plan gets players association approval

NBA's Disney restart plan gets players association approval

The 2019-20 NBA season will get its long-awaited conclusion. The National Basketball Players Association approved the NBA's 22-team format in a call with its board and... Read more ...

Marine Corps officially bans Confederate battle flag on military bases...

Marine Corps officially bans Confederate battle flag on military bases - including on bumper stickers and coffee mugs

The US Marine Corps has officially banned the Confederate battle flag from both public and work spaces on its military bases - including its display on vehicle bumper stickers... Read more ...

Unemployment rate falls to 13.3% as U.S. adds 2.5 million jobs

Unemployment rate falls to 13.3% as U.S. adds 2.5 million jobs

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Judge Grants Order Limiting Use Of Tear Gas, Projectiles At Denver Protests

Judge Grants Order Limiting Use Of Tear Gas, Projectiles At Denver Protests

The order is in response to a complaint filed against the City of Denver that alleges the police department's use of such weapons violated their First and Fourth Amendment rights. Read more ...