Tag: black lives matter

Black lives celebrated and mourned at emotional BET Awards

The show, which celebrates Black excellence in music, film, sports and philanthropy, was filled with speeches, songs, images of protests and the names of dozens of Black men and women who have died at the hands of police in recent years.

Trump signs order on police reform after weeks of protests about...

After weeks of protests against racism and policy brutality prompted by the death of George Floyd, a black man killed on May 25 in police custody in Minneapolis, Trump sought to offer a policy response to rising concerns about racial injustice going into the Nov. 3 election, in which he is seeking a second term.

‘It was the right thing to do’, says man in London...

A Reuters photograph of Hutchinson emerging from the melee near Waterloo Bridge, carrying an injured man in a fireman's lift over his shoulder, went viral on social media and featured in news bulletins.

Thousands attend Black Lives Matter protests across Australia

The rallies, dominated by a heavy police presence, were mostly peaceful. Protesters marched on the streets or gathered at public parks carrying posters that said "No Justice, No Peace" and "Sorry For The Inconvenience, We Are Trying To Change The World."

My brother didn’t deserve to die over $20 – George Floyd’s...

George Floyd's younger brother took his grief to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday with an impassioned plea that lawmakers not let his brother's death be in vain, lamenting that he "didn't deserve to die over $20" in a what he called a lynching.

Black lives matter says Meghan, calling U.S. events ‘devastating’

Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, has spoken about events following the death of George Floyd saying she was sorry that children had to grow up in a world where racism still existed and that current events in the United States were "devastating".