The Next Web - 49 min 54 sec ago
The lower-than-expected attendance at President Trump's rally in Tulsa on June 20 was attributed, at least in part, to an online army of K-pop fans who used the social network TikTok to organize and reserve tickets for the rally as a means of pranking the campaign. Similarly, the historically unprecedented scale of the George Floyd protests can be attributed in part to social media. By some estimates, 25 million Americans participated at protests. Social media has proven itself as a tool for...
NBC News - 4 hours 39 min ago
Among the issues questioned by the board was ordering officers to fire tear gas and pepper spray at protesters demonstrating over George Floyd's death.
Financial Times - 6 hours 25 min ago
Amid rethinking strategy, staff and clients, the death of George Floyd puts focus on diversity. Plus: top 20 law firms in Asia-Pacific region...
Hollywood Life - 9 hours 5 min ago
'The Bachelorette's Becca Kufrin and Garrett Yrigoyen have reportedly called it quits! Just two months ago, Becca criticized her fianc for his solidarity with police following the death of George Floyd.
NBC News - 10 hours 30 min ago
In her new podcast, former First Lady Michelle Obama revealed how deeply America's racial reckoning since George Floyd's death has been weighing on her.
ABC News - 11 hours 29 min ago
An attorney for a fired Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd wants the local prosecutor dropped from the case...
Refinery29 - 12 hours 21 min ago
A woman holds up a placard reading "I can't breathe" as she protests against racism and pays tribute to George Floyd during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on June 13, 2020. (Photo by THOMAS KIENZLE / AFP) (Photo by THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP via Getty Images) Video released Wednesday shows a Black man incarcerated in a North Carolina prison being restrained and telling officers, "I can't breathe." Two days later, 56-year-old John Neville died of...
Huffington Post - 13 hours 46 min ago
Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales oversaw several ethical violations among his staff before he ordered his officers to fire tear gas at protesters.
Forbes - 14 hours 8 min ago
In the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, many companies began and doubled-down on their journey to build a more diverse and inclusive workplace, and to produce more inclusive marketing.
ABC News - 14 hours 38 min ago
The family of George Floyd witnessed the unveiling of a hologram in Virginia Tuesday night, where flickering lights came together to create an image of Floyd's head and shoulders transposed over the Confederate Gen. Robert E...
Daily News - 14 hours 40 min ago
A North Carolina man who threatened to set fire to a Black church after one of its leaders took part in a prayer vigil for George Floyd pleaded guilty Wednesday.
The Nation - 15 hours 2 min ago
Caleb Brennan In the district where George Floyd was killed, Omar Fateh wants to bring the progressive wave to the state legislature. The post The Next Progressive Insurgent You Haven't Heard of Yet appeared first on The Nation .
The Raw Story - 15 hours 12 min ago
On Tuesday, August 4, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas chaired a U.S. Senate hearing that was named "The Right of the People Peaceably to Assemble: Protecting Speech by Stopping Anarchist Violence." The far-right Republican, during the hearing, claimed that "anarchist violence" and Antifa have been out of control at the George Floyd protests. Journalist Natasha […]...
Time - 15 hours 36 min ago
When the killing of George Floyd ignited outrage across the country, author Angie Thomas joined the masses protesting police brutality and racial injustice on the streets of her hometown of Jackson, Miss. Amid fervent chants of “Black Lives Matter” and clenched fists raised in solidarity, Thomas said she saw something that nearly brought her to…...
The Independent - 16 hours 47 min ago
John Malcolm Bareswill faces a maximum 10 year jail sentence...
Vice - 17 hours 40 min ago
He pleaded guilty Wednesday after an FBI investigation found his cell phones records.
The Guardian - 20 hours 25 min ago
John Malcolm Bareswill made threat days after of the church's leaders took part in a vigil for George Floyd A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to threatening to burn down a Black church in Virginia days after one of the church's leaders took part in a vigil for George Floyd, a Black man who died in police custody in Minnesota. John Malcolm Bareswill, 63, entered the plea Wednesday, nearly two months after he was arrested on charges related to his alleged threat, the US attorney's...
ABC News - 23 hours 48 min ago
A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to threatening to burn down a Black church in Virginia days after one of the church's leaders took part in a vigil for George Floyd...
Popsugar - 23 hours 56 min ago
When Zendaya saw the important conversations taking place after the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, she wanted to highlight the activists diligently working to fight against systemic racism.