Black Lives Matter

Royals back Black Lives Matter movement, says Queen's London representative

The comments come as Buckingham Palace struggles to combat suggestions of racism raised by Prince Harry and Meghan.

published on : 10th September 2021

Confederate monument removed from city hall in Louisiana in the United States

Residents asked the city in 2016, during a national movement to remove Confederate statues, to get Mouton's away from City Hall. 

published on : 18th July 2021

UN human rights chief urges 'wide range' of reparations over racism

Michelle Bachelet urged countries to enact “a wide range of reparations measures” as part of efforts to address the legacies of slavery, colonial rule and racial discrimination. 

published on : 12th July 2021

Olympics protest rules relaxed for Tokyo Games, athletes allowed to take knee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) released new guidelines Friday softening a long-standing ban on political protests at the Games.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Euro 2020: Italy's players to decide on taking a knee before Austria game

Austria captain David Alaba has said his team will take a knee as “a clear signal” against racism.

published on : 26th June 2021

George Floyd death: Ex-police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years in prison

Floyd's family members and others were disappointed with the verdict as the sentence fell short of the 30 years prosecutors had requested.

published on : 26th June 2021

George Floyd's family members to speak at Chauvin sentencing

Floyd’s brother Philonise, his brother Terrence and his nephew Brandon Williams plan to make victim impact statements at Chauvin's sentencing.

published on : 25th June 2021

George Floyd death: Accused ex-police officer Derek Chauvin could face decades-long sentence

Though Chauvin is widely expected to appeal, he also still faces trial on federal civil rights charges, along with three other fired officers who have yet to have their state trials.

published on : 25th June 2021

'Won't give up kneeling': England defender Mings amid Priti Patel's outburst over 'gesture politics'

Gareth Southgate's side have been booed by England fans for taking the knee in their last three matches, including Sunday's 1-0 win against Croatia in their first game of the tournament.

published on : 16th June 2021

Law enforcement struggles to recruit since killing of George Floyd

The wave comes as local lawmakers have pledged to enact reforms — such as ending the policies that give officers immunity for their actions while on-duty.

published on : 11th June 2021

Croatia will not ask players to take a knee at Euro 2020

Croatia play their tournament opener against England, who will take a knee, on Sunday in London.

published on : 11th June 2021

Anti-racism movement in cricket needs re-sparking, re-engaging: Jason Holder

Almost a year ago, West Indies became one of the first two international teams to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter movement.

published on : 10th June 2021

England players to take a knee at Euro Cup despite fans' booing

The final warmup match before Euro 2020 — against Romania on Sunday — is also being played in the northeast town of Middlesbrough.

published on : 6th June 2021

'Turning mourning into dancing': Festival in US to remember George Floyd on first death anniversary

Floyd, 46, who was Black, died on Memorial Day 2020 after then-Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck, pinning him to the ground for about 9 1/2 minutes.

published on : 25th May 2021

UK Black Lives Matter activist critical in hospital after being shot

The Taking the Initiative Party said Sasha Johnson, who played a leading role in Black Lives Matter protests last year, was shot in the head on Sunday.

published on : 24th May 2021
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