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City of Louisville Settles with Breonna Taylor's Family for $12M in Wrongful Death Suit

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT killed by police six months ago.
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Jacob Blake Speaks Out For the First Time Since Kenosha Shooting

Jacob Blake, the 29-year-old Black man at the center of a police-involved shooting that has let to protests and rioting, has spoken out for the first time.
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New Bill Would Make Protesters Foot Cost of Policing, Cut Looters and Vandals From Federal Unemployment

Amid Black Lives Matter protests and civil unrest exploding in parts of the country, an Indiana Republican proposed what he sees as a solution to violence, looting and vandalism.
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NBA Playoff Games and WNBA Games Postponed After Players Boycott in Wake of Blake Shooting

The Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic were not on the floor for their scheduled playoff game on Wednesday, in a reported protest of the recent police shooting of an unarmed black man in Wisconsin.
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Kenosha Police: 3 Shot, 2 Fatally, During Third Night of Unrest Following Shooting of Jacob Blake

Two people were fatally shot, and at least one other was injured during a third night of unrest Tuesday in Kenosha over the police shooting of a black man, Jacob Blake.
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Jacob Blake’s Father Says Son Left Paralyzed From Waist Down After Police Shooting in Wisconsin

The father of the 29-year-old Jacob Blake who was shot on Sunday evening by Kenosha police is offering new information about his son’s condition.
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Black Americans Refusing to Shop Today in Support of #BlackOutDay2020

Tuesday is #BlackOutDay2020, a day where many Black Americans will refuse to shop and if they do, they are suggesting the community only shops at Black-owned businesses.
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Protesters Destroy Bar That Former Minneapolis Firefighter Spent Life Savings to Open Up

Rioters protesting the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd destroyed a bar owned by a black former firefighter. Korboi Balla bought the bar with his life savings.
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Teen Who Spent Hours Cleaning Up After Protest Is Rewarded With Car and College Scholarship

As protesters across the nation demanded police accountability, some have turned violent. A teenager spent hours cleaning up after a protest and was rewarded a car and a college scholarship.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces $100 Million Racial Justice Initiative

Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking action to fight for racial justice and equality by announcing that the company would commit $100 million to a Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. Read more.
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