George Floyd protests across America: Live updates

Simon Cooper/PA Images via Getty Images Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan released an op-ed on social justice Wednesday, describing the current climate in the United States and detailing his own experiences with racism while growing up as a Pakistani American.   Khan is only one of two people of color among majority owners of the National Football League’s 32… Read More »

Mother of Floyd’s daughter: She wants to know how he died – CNN Video

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Philippines says it won’t end US military access agreement

President Rodrigo Duterte had decided to retain the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) “in light of the political and other developments in the region,” said Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. in a social media post Tuesday. The agreement, signed in 1988, gives US military aircraft and vessels free entry into the Philippines and relaxes visa restrictions for… Read More »

US black-white inequality in 6 stark charts

This, along with the coronavirus pandemic that has disproportionately killed black Americans, has drawn renewed attention to the persistent inequities in wealth, health and opportunity between blacks and whites despite economic prosperity of recent years. Those disparities exist because of a long history of policies that excluded and exploited black Americans, said Valerie Wilson, director of the program… Read More »

Justin Trudeau was asked about President Trump. See how long it took him to respond – CNN Video

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Philippines says it won’t end US military access agreement

President Rodrigo Duterte had decided to retain the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) “in light of the political and other developments in the region,” said Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. in a social media post Tuesday. The agreement, signed in 1988, gives US military aircraft and vessels free entry into the Philippines and relaxes visa restrictions for… Read More »