Stories tagged: "George Floyd"


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The News Media Whitewashed Police Brutality for Decades. Here’s Why We Believed Them.

Reporters have often blindly parroted law enforcement’s version of events, marginalized Black and Brown voices, focused on violence rather than protesters’ demands, and used irresponsible language when covering police brutality.

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Hollywood’s Decades-Long Love Affair With Copaganda Is Finally Facing a Reckoning

“It’s important to recognize that most [people] in the United States have never had an actual encounter with the criminal justice system, especially the police. Therefore, their sole source for understanding policing and what is considered proper behavior rests in media portrayals."

Widespread protests after George Floyd's death did not contribute to any noticeable increase in coronavirus infections, officials say. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
New Report: Black Lives Matter Protests Did Not Increase Coronavirus Infections

The Black Lives Matters protests that swept the nation in June do not appear to have sparked notable increases in coronavirus cases as was initially feared.

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‘He’s Pulling Us All Apart’: Americans Deeply Unhappy With Trump

Just 24% of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction, down from 42% in March, and Trump’s overall approval rating sits at 39%.

Milwaukee Orders Police To Develop An ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Policy
Milwaukee Orders Police to Develop an ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Policy

Police have ignored pleas of breathless, unarmed Black men, leading to their deaths.

Artist John Hairston was one of 16 artists painting a letter in the phrase "Black Lives Matter" on Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte. (Cardinal & Pine photo by Grant Baldwin).
Why I Believe Change Is Actually Gonna Come This Time

The leader of Emancipate NC shares why protests confronting police brutality will change America.

LGBTQ community members join in support with Black Lives Matter protesters holding signs and chanting slogans on an intersection in West Hollywood, Calif. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
While Marching for Black Lives, LGBTQ Protesters Faced Homophobic Slurs From Police

Officers have been accused of lobbing homophobic slurs, sexually harassing LGBTQ people, and intentionally misgendering transgender protesters.