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Thousands of Hong Kongers defy ban for massacre vigil

The rally, which has been held every year since the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in China, had been banned over coronavirus fears, a move many viewed as political in a city where infections are down to a handful per month. Early Thursday evening however, hundreds and then thousands of people defied the order, as well as signs… Read More »

Trump shares letter that calls peaceful protesters ‘terrorists’

The letter from veteran attorney and former Trump lawyer John Dowd appears to be addressed to former Secretary of Defense James Mattis and rebuts Mattis’ Wednesday statement castigating Trump’s response to the nationwide protests after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. “The phony protesters near Lafayette were not peaceful and are… Read More »

Trump has walled himself off from America’s conversation on racism

The death of George Floyd in the latest example of police brutality has drawn tens of thousands of people onto the streets and caused some Americans to launch a fresh appraisal of the systemic racism and bias black Americans experience in this country. Sensing a moment of national reckoning, some major corporations, company managers, major sports leagues and… Read More »

Don Lemon: The people’s house has become the people’s fortress – CNN Video

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Rev. Al Sharpton says America has never been “great for blacks”

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at George Floyd’s memorial service in Minneapolis, on June 4. WCCO Rev. Al Sharpton delivered an incisive rebuke of racism and how for more than 400 years, black people have been marginalized because America “kept your knee on our neck.” The imagery Sharpton used resonated at the memorial for George Floyd today in Minneapolis. Floyd… Read More »

Paul holds up anti-lynching bill. See Harris and Booker’s response. – CNN Video

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