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Gymnast's BLM-Tribute Raised Fist In Olympic Routine
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At the Tokyo Olympics, Costa Rican gymnast Luciana Alvarado didn't need a pre-competition moment to protest inequality; she actually choreographed a demonstration into her routine. Sunday, Alvarado…

'You Can't F**king Talk To Me That Way!' Trump Yelled At Gen. Milley During Protests, According To The Book.
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According to the latest excerpt of a provocative new book, then-President Donald Trump blew up at Gen. Mark Milley during a heated confrontation amid Black Lives Matter protests last year, yelling,…

'My Family And I Have Been Given A Life Sentence,' George Floyd's Brother Tells Derek Chauvin
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On Friday, the family of George Floyd took the stand during an emotional sentencing hearing for convicted murderer Derek Chauvin to speak directly to the man who killed their loved one. “I wanted t…

Derek Chauvin Has Been Sentenced To 22 Years In Prison.
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Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, was sentenced to more than 22 years in prison on Friday for the murder of George Floyd in May 2020 by a Minnesota judge. Chauvin was convicted in…

Sen. Ron Johnson Interacted With A Chorus Of Boos At A Juneteenth Celebration In Milwaukee
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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) was roundly booed at the Juneteenth celebration in Milwaukee on Saturday. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a member of a "growing crowd" of constituents booing…

In Missouri, A Democratic Senatorial Candidate Mocks His Opponent For Pointing A Gun At BLM Protesters.
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Democrat Lucas Kunce, running for an open Senate seat in Missouri, released a campaign ad Wednesday mocking one of his opponents, Republican Mark McCloskey, who drew national attention last summer w…

The Department Of Justice Has Asked A Judge To Dismiss The ACLU's Lawsuit Against Trump Stemming From The Violence In Lafayette Square.
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On Friday, the Justice Department requested that a federal judge dismiss a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against former President Donald Trump for violence against protesters i…

Patrisse Cullors, Co-founder Of Black Lives Matter, Resigns From Her Position As Executive Director.
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She decried what she called a smear campaign from a far-right group, but said neither that nor recent criticism from other Black organizers influenced her decision to step down as executive director…

The Minneapolis Police Department Responds To A Report Of Shots Fired At The George Floyd Memorial.
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On Tuesday, Minneapolis police responded to a report of "the sound of shots fired" near the intersection where George Floyd was murdered a year ago. The apparent shooting occurred around 10 a.m. lo…

How Policing Has Changed — And How It Hasn't In The Year Since George Floyd's Murder
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In the year since a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, there has been a renewed national focus on police accountability, reform, and reimagination, resulting in a watershed moment for a…

Kevin McCarthy Is Against A Bipartisan Commission To Investigate The Capitol Riots.
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The top Republican in the House has spoken out against a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot because the commission would not blame Black Lives Matter for the attack. In a…

Minnesota Corrections Officer Loses Job After Berating Anti-Police Brutality Protesters
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The Minnesota Department of Corrections declared Wednesday that an official recorded a month ago criticizing individuals who were calmly fighting police ruthlessness no longer works for the division…