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Protests

  1. crime
    Protester Dies After Car Plows Into Peaceful Seattle MarchSummer Taylor, 24, died in the hospital on Saturday. Diaz Love, who was also hit, remains in critical condition.
  2. media digest
    Everything to Know About the Media’s Reckoning With Abuse of PowerRemezcla’s executive editor is stepping down, but its CEO committed to staying.
  3. power
    Yes, Activists Are Serious About Defunding the PoliceA new bill, created by the Movement for Black Lives, calls for a “time-bound plan” to close all federal prisons and divest from policing.
  4. politics
    Justin Timberlake Wants America to Say Bye Bye Bye to Confederate MonumentsHe called for the removal of Confederate monuments throughout the US.
  5. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  6. protests
    How to Support the Struggle Against Police BrutalityOrganizations to donate to, and other actions to take to help demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police violence.
  7. protests
    What’s Going on in CHOP, the Seattle Occupied Protest Zone?On July 1, police moved to clear out the occupied zone after Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan declared it an “unlawful assembly.”
  8. power
    The Protests Aren’t Stopping Anytime SoonOne month into the nationwide uprising against police brutality, protesters have taken over City Hall Park in Manhattan to make their demands heard.
  9. my single is dropping
    Kanye West Takes Us to Tuesday Church, Drops ‘Wash Us in the Blood’ VideoIt’s the closest that noted Trump supporter Kanye has gotten to a protest song in a bit.
  10. police brutality
    Cops in Riot Gear Stormed a Violin Vigil for Elijah McClainProtesters say police in Aurora, Colorado, dispersed a peaceful memorial for McClain using tear gas, pepper spray, and force.
  11. trump tweets
    Trump Retweets Video of White Couple Pointing Guns at ProtestersJust a day after he boosted a clip of a supporter shouting “white power.”
  12. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: You Say You Want a Revolution?Even good and important causes can morph from an exercise in overdue reform into a radical political movement.
  13. protests
    Today’s Multiracial Protest Coalition Stands on a Shaky FoundationMany of the likely factors that caused the recent upsurge in dissent are fleeting and contingent.
  14. power
    Is It Dangerous to Post Pictures of Protesters’ Faces?As images from protests circulate online, some fear that individuals will become targets.
  15. portfolio
    Solidarity at SeaRockaway surfers unite for Black Lives Matter.
  16. protests
    The Police Are Still RiotingCompton, California; Columbus, Ohio; and Richmond, Virginia, all saw outbreaks of police violence against protesters on Sunday.
  17. art
    See Powerful Images of Black Protest ArtA virtual exhibit organized by the Whitney’s assistant curator.
  18. protests
    Study Finds ‘No Evidence’ That Protests Led to Coronavirus SpikesDespite warnings from public-health experts that the demonstrations could lead to an increase in transmission, early results look encouraging.
  19. monuments
    Teddy Roosevelt Statue Coming Down, Says Natural History MuseumThe statue has been criticized as racist for years.
  20. politics
    How Bill de Blasio Lost New YorkWeeks into the George Floyd protests, the mayor has alienated his constituents, the police, and even his own staff.
  21. we have to stan
    K-Pop Stans Successfully Sabotaged Trump’s Tulsa RallyAlong with TikTok users, they reserved hundreds of seats.
  22. tomorrow
    Why Don’t Americans Trust the Public-Health Experts?Maybe because the public-health experts don’t trust them.
  23. breonna taylor
    One of the Officers Who Shot Breonna Taylor Is Getting FiredBrett Hankison’s conduct is a “shock to the conscience,” Louisville acting police chief said in a letter Friday.
  24. black lives matter
    Everything We Know About the Killing of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta PoliceAtlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe, who shot and killed Brooks as he was running away, has been fired and is facing a charge of felony murder.
  25. coronavirus
    There’s No Evidence That Protests Have Caused a Coronavirus SurgeThree weeks since the start of widespread protests, all signs point to little spread at the outdoor demonstrations.
  26. black at...
    Black Teens Are Taking Their Fancy Private Schools to Task for RacismStudents and alumni are fed up, and are no longer holding back their pain.
  27. power
    6 Teens Organized a Protest. 10,000 People Showed Up.They spoke with the Cut about coming face-to-face with the riot police, educating their own parents, and being radicals (not Democrats.)
  28. nypd
    NYPD Clears Shake Shack Workers After Cops Drink Bleach-Spiked MilkshakesSeems it was a careless mistake, not a an intentional poisoning, despite claims from police unions.
  29. protests
    Scenes From the Enduring Protests in New YorkPhotographer Mark Clennon’s arresting photos from the march on Trump Tower on Sunday.
  30. abolition
    Why Police Abolition Is a Useful Framework — Even for SkepticsAbolition is a goal, a process, and a practice.
  31. power
    15,000 People Marched in Brooklyn for Black Trans Lives“This is what community looks like.”
  32. media
    ‘Am I Biased Because I’m Black?’Alexis Johnson, a reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, says she was barred from protest coverage because her bosses felt her tweets showed “bias.”
  33. politics
    Tennessean Taylor Swift Won’t Stand for Racist Monuments in Her Home State“It makes me sick that there are monuments standing in our state that celebrate racist historical figures who did evil things.”
  34. black lives matter
    Tinashe Went to 9 Protests Last WeekendThe singer-songwriter has found a new focus.
  35. protest songs
    YG Releases ‘FTP’ Video Filmed at Black Lives Matter Protest in HollywoodHe co-organized the L.A. protest on June 7.
  36. new music
    Lil Baby Drops Powerful New Protest Record ‘The Bigger Picture’“People speaking for the people / I’m proud of ’em.”
  37. george floyd
    Protests Are Galvanizing Demands to Take Cops Out of SchoolsSome teachers unions have demanded police-free schools for years, but they face major obstacles.
  38. protests
    Voguing Has Always Been a Form of ResistanceTalking to Gorgeous Karma Gucci, who went viral for dancing at a protest in Chicago.
  39. vulture lists
    All the New Protest and Benefit Music Released in Response to Police BrutalityIncluding songs from Leon Bridges, Meek Mill, YG, and many more.
  40. power
    The Exhilarating Possibility of ProtestThousands of people have mobilized almost overnight. Now, one of New York’s most notorious police-secrecy laws has been repealed.
  41. george floyd
    Trump Wanted to Send in the Troops. Now Some Are Ready to Quit.“I cannot continue to engage in violence,” said one member of the National Guard.
  42. george floyd
    Photos From the Viewings of George FloydScenes from a highly emotional day in Houston.
  43. just asking questions
    Lessons From the ACT UP Era, for Today’s Protesters“We talked about safer sex in the ’80s, and now we have to talk about safer living.”
  44. health
    Tear Gas Is a Chemical WeaponSo why aren’t police banned from using it during protests?
  45. gop
    3 GOP Insiders on the Protests and Trump’s Perilous Moment“I think the president has handled it as well as any president ever could.”
  46. babynames.com
    This Baby Name Website Would Like to Make a StatementBabyNames.com will be silent no more.
  47. black lives matter
    Taylor Swift Tweets in Support of Black Lives Matter, Calls for Policy Change“We need to elect people who will fight against police brutality and racism of any kind.”
  48. george floyd protests
    Here’s How the George Floyd Protests Have Already Changed the CountryJust weeks after the protests began, laws are changing, cities are mulling calls to “defund police,” and Confederate symbols are coming down.
  49. power
    ‘It’s So Surreal Thinking About How All This Started on Lake Street’Young protestors in Minneapolis reflect on what it’s been like to help start a global uprising.
  50. george floyd protests
    The Quiet Trauma of Watching Police Brutality on a ScreenA conversation with a psychologist about how violent footage can “absolutely” traumatize viewers.
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