“I thought we had made enormous progress when we elected an African-American president, I thought things had really changed,” Biden said. “I thought you could defeat hate, you could kill hate. But the point is, you can’t. Hate only hides, and if you breathe any oxygen into that hate, it comes alive again”. Speaking about ongoing protests triggered by the murder of an African-American resident of Minneapolis named George Floyd by white police officers on 25 May, Biden warned against allowing peaceful demonstrations to become violent. … [Read more...] about Biden Says Trump Dividing US, Claims Some Americans ‘Just Not Very Good People’
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Pelosi said that she is working with the Senate Democrats in advancing a legislation protecting the equal justice and including a number of provisions ending racial profiling, excessive use of force, the qualified immunity doctrine and addressing the loss of trust between police departments and communities they serve. … [Read more...] about ‘Get your knee off our necks!’: Americans remember Floyd
During his daily briefing on Wednesday, President Donald Trump described churches gathering crowds as “giving our invisible enemy a big advantage.” Most U.S. pastors are, unlike Spell, protecting their followers and not gathering crowds. But Spell ignores the wisdom of his peers and claims he’s now a victim of religious persecution. … [Read more...] about Dan Fagan: Tony Spell is an attention-seeking fool. That’s not what a pastor should be.
Chanting "hands up, don't shoot" and "no justice, no peace", the crowd, estimated to be over 60,000, along with 16 members of Floyd's family, some of whom flew down to Houston, marched about a mile from Discovery Green Park to City Hall under the scorching sun. … [Read more...] about Thousands in Houston march to pay tribute to George Floyd
IMAGES: People hold placards as they join a spontaneous Black Lives Matter march at Trafalgar Square to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and in support of the demonstrations in North America. PHOTOGRAPHS: Hollie Adams/Getty Images … [Read more...] about Protests sparked by George Floyd death rage on sixth day