Major sports leagues, teams, and individual players have all taken action on civil rights since the killing of George Floyd, continuing the legacy of athletes protesting against injustice.
While ignoring right-wing violence and rising violent crime in GOP-led cities, President Trump wants to curtail funding to cities where protests are ongoing.
Trump’s latest Twitter barrage represents perhaps the clearest signal yet: He is banking his re-election campaign around stoking racial division and using scare tactics to try and convince suburban women to vote for him instead of Joe Biden.
"I don’t even know what to say. It’s not often I’m at a loss for words, but I’m at a loss for words because we continue to see the harm that this administration causes to our community."
“This is the kind of thing that happens over and over and over and I'm glad attention is finally being paid to it, but this is not new. This is the kind of thing that’s been happening for years.”
Police bash protesters with bikes and pepper spray one Black teen as demonstrators denounce Trump and GOP in protest outside the RNC.
“The unnecessary and sometimes excessive use of force by police against protesters exhibits the very systemic racism and impunity they had taken to the streets to protest."