Three white men indicted with murder of black man in Georgia

Three white men arrested last month in the slaying of a Black man who was gunned down as he jogged through a suburban neighborhood in Georgia four months ago were indicted on Wednesday on murder and other charges. Video footage showing the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, 25, in the coastal southern Georgia town of Brunswick,… Read More Three white men indicted with murder of black man in Georgia

South Korean boyband BTS donates $1million to Black Lives Matter movement

Popular South Korean band BTS donated $1 million to Black Lives Matter (BLM) in support of U.S. protests against police brutality, its music label, Big Hit Entertainment, said on Sunday. On Thursday, the seven-member BTS wrote on its Twitter account that they are against racism and violence with the hashtag BlackLivesMatter: “We stand against racial… Read More South Korean boyband BTS donates $1million to Black Lives Matter movement

Police arrest cyclist for confrontation of youngsters posting racial injustice flyers

A cyclist whose videotaped confrontation with three youngsters posting flyers protesting racial injustice on a nature trail outside Washington drew widespread attention has been arrested and charged, police said late Friday. The Maryland-National Capital Park Police said Anthony Brennan III, 60, was charged with three counts of second degree assault over the incident in which… Read More Police arrest cyclist for confrontation of youngsters posting racial injustice flyers

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

The white Minneapolis policeman who pinned an unarmed black man with a knee to the throat before the man died was arrested and charged with murder, a prosecutor said on Friday, after three nights of violent protests rocked the Midwestern city. Derek Chauvin, the officer seen on a bystander’s cellphone video kneeling on George Floyd’s… Read More Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

Protests, looting break out over police killing of black man in Minneapolis

Protesters clashed with riot police firing tear gas for a second night in Minneapolis on Wednesday in an outpouring of rage over the death of a black man seen in a widely circulated video gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck. The video, taken by an onlooker to Monday night’s fatal… Read More Protests, looting break out over police killing of black man in Minneapolis

Four Minneapolis police officers fired following death of unarmed black man

Four Minneapolis police officers were fired on Tuesday over the death of an unarmed black man seen on a bystander’s video lying face down in the street, gasping for air and groaning, “I can’t breathe,” while a white officer kneels on his neck for several minutes. Mayor Jacob Frey announced the officers’ dismissal on Twitter,… Read More Four Minneapolis police officers fired following death of unarmed black man

White man, son charged with murder for shooting unarmed black man in Georgia

A white former police officer and his son were arrested on Thursday in Georgia and charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man, an incident that touched off a furor in the community and among civil rights activists nationwide. Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son Travis, 34, were taken into custody… Read More White man, son charged with murder for shooting unarmed black man in Georgia