Musicians pledge to "wipe out racism" amid a growing global movement to tackle discrimination and abuse following the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man in the United States.
The Trump's administration earlier this month sent federal tactical teams to intervene in Portland after weeks of protests against racism and police brutality saw windows broken and graffiti scrawled on the federal courthouse.
The work is an ode to the black experience rife with vibrant imagery celebrating the African diaspora.
Attorney General Bill Barr defends sending US federal law enforcement officers to quell protests in Portland and rejects allegations he was trying to boost President Trump's re-election prospects.
The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to remove statues honouring those who upheld slavery or joined the Confederacy from the Capitol building, which houses statues selected by all 50 states.
The festive demonstration and concert in Beaumont-sur-Oise honoured Adama Traore, who died on his 24th birthday in July 2016 after an arrest in circumstances that remain unclear.
The statue titled “a surge of power (Jen Reid)” was erected before dawn on Wednesday without approval from Bristol city officials.
Newly released body camera transcripts reveal the cuffed Black man insisted the policemen were going to kill him but was told by officer Derek Chauvin: "Then stop talking, stop yelling, it takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk."
In his speech on July 4th – the day meant for unity and celebration – US President Donald Trump vowed to “safeguard our values” from enemies within labelling them as leftists, looters and agitators.
Facebook boasts some seven million advertisers, causing some experts to predict the social network will bounce back despite an initial $50B in losses.
Derek Chauvin, the white officer filmed pressing his knee into George Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes faces second and third-degree murder charges while three others are charged with aiding and abetting a murder.
The measure passes with a 91-23 majority vote in the House of Representatives, triggering cheers in the Senate gallery. A few hours later, the Senate voted 37-14 for the bill.
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