Stories tagged: "Social Justice"


A scene from a protest in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25 2020. Image via Shutterstock
Research Shows the Mass Protests Did Not Lead to More COVID-19 Infections. This Is Why.

Protest organizers in Philadelphia have championed social distancing, wearing face masks, and more to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

In this June 15, 2020, file photo, a giant "BLACK LIVES MATTER" sign is painted in orange on Fulton Street, Monday, June 15, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Today Is Juneteenth. Here Are 7 Things You Can Do to Fight for Racial Justice.

Five racial justice activists share what steps Americans can take to push for changes in policing and achieve true racial justice.

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How Elected Officials From Trump to City Mayors Have Stopped Police Reform

One of the driving forces behind the failure to overhaul policing has been government inaction across every level.

Police officers and protesters clash near CNN center, Friday, May 29, 2020 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
This Is How You Can Help Demand Justice for George Floyd and Others Like Him

If you can't attend a protest demanding justice for George Floyd but want to get involved, here are other ways to help support the movement.

Protestors demonstrate outside of a burning liquor store near the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Property Is Not More Important Than Black Lives

America, the capital of double standards and hypocrisy and the king of “do what I say but not what I do,” is at it again.

People gather at a police precinct during a protest for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
Minneapolis Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Charged With 3rd Degree Murder

“That’s less than four days," Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said, referring to the time between the killing and Chauvin’s arrest.

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CNN Reporter and Crew Arrested on Live TV While Reporting on Minneapolis Protests

While living on air, Omar Jiménez — who identifies as Black and Latino — was handcuffed and led away, together with his team. Here's what happened.