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Four Officers Charged in George Floyd's Death in Court Today

Derek Chauvin, the officer infamously captured on video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck, faces a court hearing on June 29 along with the three officers charged with aiding and abetting Floyd’s murder.
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Texas Man Arrested After Threatening to Kill 'Black Lives Matter' Protesters

A man from El Paso has been arrested after Federal prosecutors said he threatened to kill at least 200 “Black Lives Matter” protesters in the Dallas area.
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Billie Eilish, Justin Timberlake Demand Justice for Rayshard Brooks: 'Black People in America Are Not Safe'

Over the weekend, a fresh set of protests took shape surrounding the death of Rayshard Brooks on June 12th, a 27-year-old black man shot in the back and killed by police at a Wendy’s drive-through in Atlanta, GA.
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Lil Baby Taps Into Today on 'The Bigger Picture': 'These Scars Too Deep to Heal Us'

Less than a week after he marched in protest against racial injustice with Atlanta city councilman Antonio Brown, rapper Lil Baby is doubling down with his new release, ‘The Bigger Picture.’
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Celebrating Black Music Month With Revolutionary Songs in 2020

For years, protest music has been a part of Black history, and some have become major hits that have hit Billboard charts. For the black community, it means more than a place on the charts, but it represents how we collectively feel.
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New York Repeals Police Secrecy Law After Letter Signed by Rihanna, Billie Eilish, and More

New York State lawmakers have decided to pass a bill to repeal statute 50-A, which keeps police officers’ disciplinary and personnel records private, following an open letter signed by hundreds in the entertainment industry.
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30,000 Gather for Chicago Justice Rally and March: 'All Lives Cannot Matter Until Black Lives Matter'

Several thousand protesters gathered in Union Park on Chicago’s Near West Side before taking to the streets in a march that stretched for blocks.
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CA Gov. Newsom Orders End of State Police Training for Controversial Choke Hold Tactic

Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the immediate end of a state police tactic called the “carotid hold” following days of sometimes violent protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
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Choke Holds Banned for Minnesota Police in Wake of George Floyd's Death

Choke holds are now banned for police in Minnesota as part of an agreement between the city and the state outlining immediate changes that have to be implemented by the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
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7-Year-Old Girl Goes Viral After Marching in Black Lives Matter Protest

A pint-sized activist has taken the world by storm after video showed her marching in a Black Lives Matter protest in Long Island, New York this week.
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