Black lives matter

'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

'We can't stop here': Joe Biden after George Floyd verdict, pledges to combat racism

Biden spoke Tuesday from the White House hours after the verdict alongside Vice President Kamala Harris, with the pair saying the country’s work is far from finished with the verdict.

published on : 21st April 2021

WATCH | Black teen shot dead by cops in Ohio - just as Geroge Floyd verdict got delivered

Police showed bodycam footage Tuesday night at a news conference of the officer shooting the girl, who was Black, as she appeared to attempt to stab two people with a knife.

published on : 21st April 2021

George Floyd murder-accused cop proven guilty, President Biden welcomes verdict

Hundreds of people poured into the streets of Minneapolis, some running through traffic with banners and drivers blared their horns in celebration.

published on : 21st April 2021

Minneapolis braces for conclusion of George Floyd trial

Anything short of a guilty verdict, and the city -- where a few last winter snowflakes were still falling Monday -- could erupt with new violence. 

published on : 20th April 2021

Daunte Wright death: Former Minnesota cop charged for shooting Black motorist

Kim Potter, who quit her job on the Brooklyn Center force two days after Daunte Wright's death, was charged Wednesday with second-degree manslaughter.

published on : 15th April 2021

California teacher makes racist remark after she forgets to exit Zoom call, faces lawsuit

Katura Stokes filed a damage claim - typically a precursor to a lawsuit - on Thursday on behalf of her son against the Palmdale School District over comments made by a science instructor .

published on : 31st March 2021

Video of Floyd arrest may appear early at ex-cop's trial

Floyd was declared dead after Chauvin, who is white, pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for about nine minutes.

published on : 29th March 2021

George Floyd death case: Judge 'OKs' some evidence from 2019 arrest in ex-cop Chauvin's trial

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill partially granted a defense motion to allow evidence of George Floyd's arrest in Minneapolis in May 2019, just over a year before his death.

published on : 19th March 2021
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