Protests erupt following fatal beating of Black man at Carrefour store in Brazil

More than 1,000 demonstrators attacked a Carrefour Brasil supermarket in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on Friday after security guards beat to death a Black man at the store. The killing, which has sparked protests across Brazil, occurred late on Thursday when a store employee called security after the man threatened to attack… Read More Protests erupt following fatal beating of Black man at Carrefour store in Brazil

Philadelphia imposes curfew following protests over police shooting of Black man

Philadelphia will impose a city-wide curfew starting Wednesday at 9 p.m. to try to quell the looting and violence that marred two nights of protests over the police killing of a Black man who was under mental duress, the mayor’s office said. The curfew will run through Thursday at 6 a.m., the officer of Philadelphia… Read More Philadelphia imposes curfew following protests over police shooting of Black man

Protests erupt in Louisville following ruling on Breonna Taylor shooting

Two police officers were shot and wounded late on Wednesday in Louisville, Kentucky, during protests of a grand jury ruling decried by civil rights activists as a miscarriage of justice in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor in March. The grand jury decided that none of the three white officers involved in the deadly… Read More Protests erupt in Louisville following ruling on Breonna Taylor shooting

Naomi Osaka wins Grand Slam title, advocates for racial justice

Naomi Osaka capped a transformative U.S. Open with another Grand Slam title and a challenge to the millions watching across the globe on Saturday to “start talking” about racial justice. Striding into Arthur Ashe Stadium for her first-round match 12 days ago, Osaka put her activism front-and-center from the start, wearing a mask to honor… Read More Naomi Osaka wins Grand Slam title, advocates for racial justice

NBA, other sports postpone games following boycott over racial injustice

The National Basketball Association (NBA) postponed all three playoff games on Wednesday after the Milwaukee Bucks boycotted Game 5 of their series against the Orlando Magic to protest racial injustice, triggering similar moves across other sports. The action by the Wisconsin-based team follows the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in the city… Read More NBA, other sports postpone games following boycott over racial injustice

Unrest erupts in Wisconsin following police shooting of Black man

Arsonists set buildings ablaze and torched much of the Black business district in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a second night of unrest sparked by the wounding of a Black man shot in the back by police as his three young sons looked on. Kenosha County Board of Supervisors member Zach Rodriguez said the board would hold… Read More Unrest erupts in Wisconsin following police shooting of Black man

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