Breonna Taylor and Perpetual Black Trauma

The system erased her as if she never existed.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #united-states

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Live Breonna Taylor News Tracker: Suspect Charged in Shooting of 2 Officers

Angry protesters took to the streets across the country after a Kentucky grand jury did not charge any officers with killing Ms. Taylor in her apartment.

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Breonna Taylor, Louisville Live Video Updates: 2 Officers Shot in Protests

Angry protesters took to the streets across the country after a Kentucky grand jury did not charge any officers with killing Ms. Taylor in her apartment.

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On the Ground in Louisville

Unrest has again rocked the city after a grand jury in Kentucky declined to bring charges against the two officers who shot Breonna Taylor.

#attacks-on-police, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #callimachi-rukmini-maria-1973, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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It Hurts to Keep Hoping for Justice

No police officer will have to answer for Breonna Taylor’s death. This never gets easier.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #cameron-daniel-j-1985, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #louisville-ky, #lynching, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #race-and-ethnicity, #southern-states-us

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Fired Officer Is Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Protesters Wanted Stronger Charges

A former officer was charged with “wanton endangerment” for endangering Ms. Taylor’s neighbors with gunshots when she was killed by police officers in her Louisville apartment.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #cosgrove-myles-louisville-ky-police-officer, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #hankison-brett-louisville-ky-police-officer, #louisville-ky, #mattingly-jon-louisville-ky-police-officer, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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Breonna Taylor Decision Live Updates: One Officer Charged, but Not for Her Death

A grand jury indicted the officer on charges of endangering neighbors with reckless gunfire, but no one was charged for shooting Ms. Taylor in her Louisville apartment.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #cosgrove-myles-louisville-ky-police-officer, #hankison-brett-louisville-ky-police-officer, #louisville-ky, #mattingly-jon-louisville-ky-police-officer, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-louisville-ky, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #walker-kenneth-march-13-2020-shooting

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Breonna Taylor Live Updates: Officer Charged With Wanton Endangerment

Protesters demanded justice after Ms. Taylor was killed by police officers in her Louisville apartment.

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Breonna Taylor’s Death: What To Know

Fury over the killing of Ms. Taylor by the police has fueled tense demonstrations in Louisville, Ky., and elsewhere. A decision on whether to charge the officers involved may come soon.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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#BankBlack

If you’re looking for innovative ways beyond the ballot box to be an ally, look to the small and minority-owned banks anchoring your community.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #black-lives-matter-movement, #carver-bancorp-incorporated, #shutdowns-institutional

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‘Coloured Lives Matter’: A South African Police Shooting Like No Other

He was a young man from the projects gunned down by officers near his home. But race is complicated in South Africa, and so is his story.

#apartheid-policy, #black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #race-and-ethnicity, #south-africa, #soweto-south-africa

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Some Protests Against Police Brutality Take a More Confrontational Approach

The protests are moving into white residential neighborhoods, where activists demand that people choose a side.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #portland-ore

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From Bike Blockers to Street Medics: The Anatomy of an N.Y.C. Protest

Some demonstrators in New York have taken on informal but crucial roles over a summer of marches. Here’s how to spot them.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #new-york-city

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‘The Time Has Come.’ Barbados Casts Off the Queen as Head of State, and Others May Follow

The Black Lives Matter movement has revived a simmering debate about the legacy of colonialism, potentially inspiring change in other Caribbean countries.

#barbados, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #caribbean-area, #elizabeth-ii-queen-of-great-britain, #great-britain-withdrawal-from-eu-brexit, #jamaica-west-indies, #london-england, #reparations, #royal-families, #slavery-historical

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Princeton Admitted Past Racism. Now It Is Under Investigation.

The Trump administration opened a civil rights investigation into the university after its president acknowledged the role of systemic racism at the school and in society.

#affirmative-action, #black-lives-matter-movement, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #colleges-and-universities, #discrimination, #eisgruber-christopher-l, #ivy-league, #justice-department, #princeton-university, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-politics-and-government

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‘Antebellum’ and the Horrors of History That Persist Today

Janelle Monáe and her directors tackled slavery’s terrible legacy. But re-enacting scenes of bondage demanded reserves of strength.

#antebellum-movie, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #bush-gerard-film-director, #monae-janelle, #movies, #race-and-ethnicity, #renz-christopher

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Why French Politicians Can’t Stop Talking About Crime

Statistics show a steady decline in major crimes. But what has intensified are the challenges to France’s traditional national identity, and the jockeying in the race to be the next president.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #crime-and-criminals, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #elections, #france, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #immigration-and-emigration, #le-pen-marine, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #national-rally-france, #politics-and-government, #race-and-ethnicity

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Maya Moore of W.N.B.A. Weds Jonathan Irons, Inmate She Helped Free

Ms. Moore took a break from basketball to help free Jonathan Irons. His conviction on burglary and assault charges was overturned in March.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #false-arrests-convictions-and-imprisonments, #irons-jonathan-1981, #marriages, #moore-maya, #university-of-connecticut, #womens-national-basketball-assn

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Miami Herald Editor Apologizes for ‘Racist and Anti-Semitic’ Insert

Libre, a Spanish-language supplement included in El Nuevo Herald, a sibling to The Miami Herald, published a column comparing Black Lives Matter activists to “Nazi thugs.”

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #el-nuevo-herald, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #jews-and-judaism, #luque-escalona-roberto, #miami-fla, #miami-herald, #newspapers

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Chris Rock Tried to Warn Us

In a candid interview, the comic discusses America’s summer of strife, Trump, blackface and his dramatic turn in the new season of “Fargo.”

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #chris-rock-tamborine-tv-program, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #fargo-tv-program, #fx-tv-network, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #rock-chris, #television

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N.F.L. Kicks Off Season With Nods to Unrest and Focus on Anthem

Several teams stayed in the locker room for the pregame playing of the national anthem, while some players knelt during it or wore decals and shirts against hate and racism.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #football, #kaepernick-colin, #national-football-league, #united-states-national-anthem-protests-2016

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In Wisconsin Poll, Unrest Concerns Don’t Translate Into Surge for Trump

Worries about law and order have become so prevalent that likely voters say it’s just as important as solving the coronavirus pandemic. But voters aren’t favoring Mr. Trump on the issue.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-lives-matter-movement, #blake-jacob-august-23-2020-shooting, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #wisconsin

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A Black Venture Capitalist Sees Challenges as an Investing Edge

“Black Founders Matter” started out as a T-shirt design. Now, a once-jilted start-up founder is trying to turn it into a moneymaking strategy.

#black-founders-matter-venture-capital-fund, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #discrimination, #entrepreneurship, #kauffman-foundation, #michel-marceau, #race-and-ethnicity, #start-ups, #venture-capital

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Black Police Chiefs, Feeling Squeezed, Face Criticism on All Sides

As police departments are scrutinized for racist policing practices, African-American chiefs find themselves caught between skeptical residents and officers.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #singletary-laron-d, #united-states

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Michele Roberts Helped Put ‘Black Lives Matter’ on N.B.A. Courts

Michele Roberts grew up in the South Bronx and made her way to the pinnacle of the legal world before becoming the head of the players’ union.

#basketball, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #blake-jacob-august-23-2020-shooting, #national-basketball-assn, #national-basketball-players-assn, #race-and-ethnicity, #roberts-michele-a

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How the N.F.L. Started Football Season on Time in the Pandemic

The league stuck to plans to open its season Thursday with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Houston Texans, even as pandemic spikes, player opt-outs and racial unrest forced alterations.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #coronavirus-reopenings, #dallas-cowboys, #elliott-ezekiel-1995, #football, #jones-jerry, #kansas-city-chiefs, #lift-every-voice-and-sing-song, #national-football-league, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #thomas-michael-1993, #united-states-national-anthem-protests-2016

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What We Know About the Death of Rayshard Brooks

Killed by an Atlanta police officer just weeks after George Floyd’s death touched off nationwide protests, Mr. Brooks became a potent symbol.

#atlanta-ga, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #brooks-rayshard-d-2020, #brosnan-devin-atlanta-ga-police-officer, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #rolfe-garrett-atlanta-ga-police-officer

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The Killing of Breonna Taylor, Part 2

What thousands of pages of documents tell us about the night the 26-year-old was killed and whether the officers involved will ever be charged.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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Reform the Police? Guess Who Funds My State’s Officials

If the protests are to translate into laws, contributions for politicians from law enforcement must become toxic rather than coveted.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #california, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #los-angeles-calif, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #sacramento-calif

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The Killing of Breonna Taylor, Part 1

Since the young medical worker was fatally shot in a police raid on her home, her name has become a rallying cry for protesters. In the first of two parts, we explore how officers came to raid her house.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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What to Know About the N.Y.C. Mayoral Race

With Mayor Bill de Blasio stepping down next year because of term limits, a crowded field has emerged to replace him. 

#art, #black-lives-matter-movement, #de-blasio-bill, #elections-mayors, #garcia-kathryn, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #stringer-scott-m

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To Get Police Reform, ‘Defund the Politicians’

If the protests are to translate into laws, contributions for politicians from law enforcement must become toxic rather than coveted.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #california, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #los-angeles-calif, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #sacramento-calif

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It Is Possible to Reform the Police

How to end the racial disparity in vehicle stops.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #police-reform, #racial-profiling

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What Happened to Daniel Prude?

The police released few details in March about the death of a Black man restrained by officers in Rochester, N.Y. The full story has prompted claims of an official cover-up.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #prude-daniel-d-2020, #rochester-ny

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Authentic Wins Kentucky Derby in Upset Over Tiz The Law

The race in Louisville ran with a smaller field than usual, no spectators and as protests took place nearby over the police killing of Breonna Taylor in the city earlier this year.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #coronavirus-reopenings, #horse-racing, #kentucky-derby, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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Daniel Prude Case: Grand Jury Is Set Up to Investigate Death in Rochester

The decision by New York’s attorney general comes more than five months after Mr. Prude died of suffocation after officers in Rochester, N.Y., placed a hood over his head.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #james-letitia, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #prude-daniel-d-2020, #rochester-ny

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The Battle Over Robert E. Lee Biscuits and Gravy at Omaha’s 11-Worth Cafe

In “levelheaded” Omaha, a protester was killed and, in the aftermath, people demanding an end to racial injustice set their sights on police budgets — and a diner with Robert E. Lee on the menu.

#11-worth-cafe-omaha-neb-restaurant, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #nebraska, #omaha-neb, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #restaurants

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Kentucky Derby 2020 Guide: Start Time, Streaming, Positions and More

The race in Louisville will have a smaller field than usual, no spectators and run as protests continue nearby after the police killing of Breonna Taylor in the city earlier this year.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #churchill-downs-inc, #foster-stephen-collins-1826-64, #horse-racing, #horses, #jockeys-drivers-and-trainers, #kentucky-derby, #louisville-ky

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Kentucky Derby Start Time, Horses, Streaming, Positions and More

The race in Louisville will have a smaller field than usual, no spectators and run as protests continue nearby after the police killing of Breonna Taylor in the city earlier this year.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #churchill-downs-inc, #foster-stephen-collins-1826-64, #horse-racing, #horses, #jockeys-drivers-and-trainers, #kentucky-derby, #louisville-ky

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Trump Moves to Cancel Contracts for Government Sensitivity Training

A memo sent to agency heads on Friday called efforts that often focus on promoting awareness of racism “divisive” and “un-American propaganda.”

#black-lives-matter-movement, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #government-contracts-and-procurement, #government-employees, #news-and-news-media, #race-and-ethnicity, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vought-russell-t

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Professor Investigated for Posing as Black Won’t Teach This Term, Officials Say

George Washington University said the professor, Jessica A. Krug, will not have classes this semester after a blog post with her byline described a deception of assuming Black identities even though she is white.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #colleges-and-universities, #discrimination, #dolezal-rachel-a-1977, #george-washington-university, #krug-jessica-a

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Daniel Prude’s Death: Police Silence and Accusations of a Cover-Up

The police in Rochester, N.Y., treated the death of Mr. Prude as a drug overdose. The case drew scrutiny when footage showed that he had been pinned down and hooded by officers.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #james-letitia, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #prude-daniel-d-2020, #rochester-ny

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New Details About Breonna Taylor’s Life and Death

‘The New York Times Presents,’ on FX and Hulu, investigates recordings, 911 calls and over 1,500 pages of police records to reveal a clearer picture of the deadly botched raid.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #documentary-films-and-programs, #floyd-george-d-2020, #fx-tv-network, #hulu-com, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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What We Know About the Death of Michael Forest Reinoehl, the Portland Shooting Suspect

The suspect, Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, was killed by law enforcement agents just five days after the deadly shooting of a right-wing protester.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #blake-jacob-august-23-2020-shooting, #danielson-aaron-j-d-2020, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #portland-ore, #reinoehl-michael-forest-d-2020, #rittenhouse-kyle, #seattle-wash, #washington-state

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The Trouble With Empathy

Can we really be taught to feel each other’s pain?

#against-empathy-the-case-for-rational-compassion-book, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #bloom-paul, #books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education, #education-k-12, #emotions, #empathy, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #hooks-bell, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #salovey-peter

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Michael Forest Reinoehl, Suspect in Portland Shooting, Is Killed by Officers

Law enforcement agents killed Michael Forest Reinoehl while trying to arrest him, four officials said. He was being investigated in the fatal shooting of a supporter of a far-right group.

#antifa-movement-us, #black-lives-matter-movement, #danielson-aaron-j-d-2020, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #patriot-prayer, #portland-ore, #reinoehl-michael

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Biden, in Kenosha, Makes Case for Healing and Unity, Not Division

Two days after President Trump traveled to Wisconsin to focus attention on violence and disorder, Joe Biden sought to strike a drastically different tone, repudiating the president’s divisive approach to matters of racial injustice.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #blake-jacob-august-23-2020-shooting, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #kenosha-wis, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #wisconsin

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Efforts to Channel Protests Into More Votes Face Challenges in Kenosha

Some Black residents of Kenosha, upended by the police shooting of Jacob Blake, weren’t convinced that an election would solve the problem.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #blake-jacob-august-23-2020-shooting, #kenosha-wis, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #presidential-election-of-2020, #voter-registration-and-requirements

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Marian Wright Edelman Steps Down, and a New Generation Takes Over

A Ferguson activist will lead the Children’s Defense Fund at a time when an impassioned civil rights movement is challenging racial injustice.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #black-lives-matter-movement, #childrens-defense-fund, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #edelman-marian-wright, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #wilson-starsky

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Pull Out of the Kentucky Derby? Pressure on a Black Owner Mounts

Greg Harbut, the rare Black owner of a horse in America’s biggest race, says the predominantly white sport must change. But at a moment of social unrest, others question why he is racing at all.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #carmouche-kendrick, #churchill-downs-inc, #greg-harbut, #horse-racing, #jockey-club-the, #jockeys-drivers-and-trainers, #kentucky-derby, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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