Showing posts from June, 2020

In Racial Justice Victory, Johnson & Johnson to Pay $2B to Women in Asbestos-Laced Baby Powder Suit (VIDEO)

Russian metal giant admits pollution in Arctic tundra

U.S. Senate Republicans to push next coronavirus aid bill in late July

Airbus to cut 15,000 jobs to survive coronavirus crisis

Trump Shares Video of Couple Pointing Semi-Automatic Weapon at Protesters

What Jamaal Bowman's Historic Win Represents for the Palestinian People

Iran Issues Arrest Warrant for Trump Over Suleimani Assassination

Dozens arrested as Hong Kongers protest against proposed national security law

What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClain

Jami Resch steps down as Portland police chief, asks Chuck Lovell, African American lieutenant, to take job

Starbucks latest to say it will pause (Facebook) social media ads

In Historic Vote, House Backs Statehood For D.C.

Federal Court Rules Trump Effort to Seize Pentagon Funds for Border Wall Is Illegal

Who Was Bayard Rustin?

Ireland elects Micheal Martin as its new prime minister

Ethiopia to fill controversial Blue Nile dam despite protests from Egypt, Sudan

Princeton University removes President Wilson's name from school

Millions of Yemeni children on the 'brink of starvation'

Does Russia need a Black Lives Matter movement?

A Practical Guide to Defunding the Police

Oakland School Board Unanimously Votes to Disband Its Own Police Force

‘He Shook the World’: George Floyd’s Legendary Houston Legacy

Colorado governor orders probe of death of Black man after police encounter

New York City police officer arrested after apparent chokehold arrest

Three North Carolina Police Fired for Racist Rants, Threats to Kill Black People

Progressives Head To Congress After June 23 Primary

Rev. William Barber on Fighting Racism, Poverty, Climate Change, War & Nationalism (VIDEO)

Senate Confirms 'Anti-Voting Rights Extremist' as Trump's 200th Federal Judge

Coronavirus restrictions threaten democracy, global leaders warn

Get Police Out of Schools — Including University Campuses

DR Congo declares end to Ebola epidemic in the east of the country

Three men indicted with murder of Black jogger in Georgia

UN chief appeals to Israel to abandon West Bank annexation plans

Tucson police chief offers to resign after man dies in custody

Seattle plans to dismantle occupied protest zone after shootings

Armed protesters remain at Wendy’s where Rayshard Brooks was killed. So what’s next?

Man injured in third Capitol Hill shooting since Saturday

LeBron James rips Kentucky for closing polling locations

The British invented racism, the Americans perfected it

Twitter labels new Trump tweet 'offensive', hides it from public view

Lyching continues in California?

Africa’s Lost Kingdoms

Slaves were "family" members who enjoyed "one of the happiest" lifestyles

Patagonia joins The North Face in Facebook ad boycott

'Astonishing' giant circle of pits found near Stonehenge

Iran ship reaches Venezuelan waters with cargo of food

Tom Petty family tells Trump not to use late rock star's songs for 'campaign of hate'

Trump addresses campaign rally at nearly half empty Tulsa arena

U.S. prosecutor who has investigated Trump lawyer refuses to resign

China to create ‘national security agency’ in Hong Kong despite international concerns

Who Were the Male Models in French History Paintings?

Protesters topple Confederate statues during Juneteenth rallies

Belgium should apologise for colonial past, says first black mayor

Top State Department official resigns in protest of Trump’s response to racial tensions in the country

Walmart Exploits Black Lives While Paying Lip Service to Black Lives Matter

Trump Threatens Violent Police Crackdown Against Protestors

Louisville police chief takes step to fire officer in Breonna Taylor shooting

Union Leads West Coast Port Shutdown On Juneteenth

For Black Tulsans, Trump's visit evokes painful legacy of 1921 massacre

Pelosi orders Confederate portraits out of halls of US Congress

Tesla wants to start building a new U.S. vehicle plant this summer

'White Lives Matter' painted on Authur Ashe Sculpture

Three Nevada 'Boogaloo Bois' Arrested by FBI in Firebombing Plot

Facebook takes down Trump ads over 'organized hate' policy

Top Pentagon official Wheelbarger resigns as critics accuse Trump of seeking 'loyalists'

Massive spying on users of Google's Chrome shows new security weakness

The National Book Critics Circle Has Imploded

In New York, Jamaal Bowman Takes the Lead Over Eliot Engel

Police officer who killed Rayshard Brooks accused of covering up 2015 shooting

Atlanta police officer kicked Rayshard Brooks after shooting him

UN human rights chief calls for reparations for slavery, colonialism

Police attack journalists covering US protests

Blaming People for Getting Sick Has a Long History

The Far Right Is Stirring Up Violence at Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone

White Supremacists Are Infiltrating to Derail Protests

Facebook removes hundreds more accounts as right-wing violence spreads

PG&E pleads guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter in California wildfire

Juan de Oñate statue removed following protest that dissolved into chaos

Blaming People for Getting Sick Has a Long History

Black Lives Matter activist Oluwatoyin ‘Toyin’ Salau found dead with AARP volunteer

Protesters March On State Capitol As Legislators Reconvene Session

French teachers scramble to adapt after Macron announces surprise restart of classes

Starbucks Flips: Employees Can Now Wear Black Lives Matter Attire

Police Have Long History of Responding to Black Movements by Playing the Victim

Right wing protester rescued by Black man in London

Atlanta police chief steps down after black man shot and killed by an officer

Black Man Dies After Being Shot by the Police at a Wendy’s Drive-Through

Demonstrators in Atlanta protest police killing of black man who fell asleep in drive-thru

Family, Friends March In Honor Of Anton Black

ICC Denounces 'Unprecedented Attacks' by Trump Administration

After the death of George Floyd, Africa mobilises against police violence

Britain was built on the backs, and souls, of slaves

Churchill statue 'may have to be put in museum', says granddaughter

Anti-racism and far-right protesters rally in London

Anthropologists Hid African Same-Sex Relationships

What's really going on inside the 'Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone'

US law enforcement surveilled protests with drones, spy planes

Khalil Gibran Muhammad on the Racist History of Police in U.S. (VIDEO)

LA County Closing Three Juvenile Prisons, Perhaps Setting a Precedent

Trump Slammed for Rally at Site of Tulsa Massacre on Juneteenth

Messages of unity and defiance at White House protest site

Iran to execute spy convicted of helping US kill Qassem Soleimani

U.S. Navy to bar Confederate flags from ships, aircraft, bases

NYPD Officer Charged With Assault For Shoving Protester To Street

Police Officers Slashed Car Tires During Minneapolis Protests

Judges Strike Down “Ag-Gag” Laws for Violating the First Amendment

Carol Anderson on Rampant Police Violence and Assault on Voting Rights (VIDEO)

Stan Wischnowski resigns as The Philadelphia Inquirer’s top editor

Open Letter From Journalists of Color at the Philadelphia Inquirer

British slave trader statue pulled down in George Floyd demonstration

From Gay Liberation to Marriage Equality

Argentina ex-president Macri accused of spying on 400 journalists

Haitian football's sexual abuse scandal: A tangled web with Jean-Bart at its center

Carol Anderson on Rampant Police Violence and Assault on Voting Rights (VIDEO)

Donald Trump Is No Richard Nixon

Protesters march again, demanding justice after George Floyd killing

Police arrest cyclist who confronted youngsters posting U.S. racial injustice flyers

Washington Mayor Bowser, 'unbought and unbossed,' challenges Trump

'We were wrong': NFL's Goodell regrets stance on player protests

Buffalo police officers quit in protest of colleagues' suspension

Qatar boycott three years on: 'Everyone loses'

D.C. mayor has 'Black Lives Matter' painted on street near White House

Tom Cotton’s Fascist Op-Ed

NY Times Sickout Spurred by Publication of Sen. Cotton 'Send in the Troops' Op-Ed

New video appears to show three police officers kneeling on George Floyd

Gun carrying white men in Hawaiian shirts infiltrate Floyd protests

State AGs urge Congress to grant them authority to probe local police departments

3 'Boogaloo Boys' arrested on domestic terrorism charges

Twitter disables Trump's George Floyd video tribute

ACLU sues Trump administration for "criminal attack" on protesters

Police in Brazil kill 14-year-old black boy leaving over 70 bullet marks

Why Learning the Names of Trees Is Good for You

America is at a 'turning point', philosopher Cornel West says

Confederate Memorials in the Center of Richmond, Virginia Are Coming Down

Ferguson, Missouri elects first Black mayor

Virginia Governor Plans to Order Robert E. Lee Statue Removed

Former Pentagon chief Jim Mattis says Trump trying to 'divide' America

All four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd death

Pope urges U.S reconciliation, condemns racism and street violence

ACLU Lawsuit Accuses Police in Minnesota of 'Targeting and Attacking Journalists' Covering George Floyd Protests

Clashes break out at Paris's banned George Floyd-inspired protest

Applause as Bigot Steve King Ousted in Iowa Primary

Esper Breaks With Trump’s Threat To Invoke Insurrection Act To Quell Protests

The US Military's Latest Target: American Protesters

Minneapolis school board terminates contract with police department over George Floyd death

Nina Turner responds to Cornel West's remarks about George Floyd

Six officers charged after cops tase Georgia students in video

Black liberal, your time is up