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#black lives matter

# black-lives-matter - Monday 12 April, 2021

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
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# Protests

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

Updated Mon 7:17 PM 48,879 Views 17 Comments

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.

# black-lives-matter - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present

Sun 8:45 AM 15,732 Views 0 Comments

The Boston attorney takes a look at the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 29 March, 2021

Trial under way for ex-policeman accused over death of George Floyd
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# George Floyd

Trial under way for ex-policeman accused over death of George Floyd

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 5:41 PM 21,976 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin, a veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department, faces murder and manslaughter charges.

# black-lives-matter - Friday 12 March, 2021

Minneapolis to pay $27 million to settle lawsuit from family of George Floyd
# United States
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# United States

Minneapolis to pay $27 million to settle lawsuit from family of George Floyd

Mar 12th 2021, 8:02 PM 22,528 Views 33 Comments

Floyd’s death last year sparked protests in Minneapolis and elsewhere around the world.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 18 February, 2021

'Taking the knee is degrading... It's not enough for me' - Zaha
# Action
# Action

'Taking the knee is degrading... It's not enough for me' - Zaha

Feb 18th 2021, 7:22 PM 6,028 Views 7 Comments

The Crystal Palace forward says more efforts are needed to combat racism.

# black-lives-matter - Friday 12 February, 2021

Cork Lord Mayor 'very much regrets' all lives matter remark during Frederick Douglass commemoration
# Frederick Douglass
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# Frederick Douglass

Cork Lord Mayor 'very much regrets' all lives matter remark during Frederick Douglass commemoration

Feb 12th 2021, 7:20 PM 30,048 Views 81 Comments

Joe Kavanagh said he “100% supports” the Black Lives Matter movement.

# black-lives-matter - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Players free to decide whether to take knee, says Scottish Rugby, after backlash
# Controversy
# Controversy

Players free to decide whether to take knee, says Scottish Rugby, after backlash

Feb 7th 2021, 7:12 PM 12,523 Views 41 Comments

Murrayfield chiefs have reiterated their backing for equality.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 25 January, 2021

Four charged with damaging slave trader Edward Colston statue ask for case to be held at crown court
# UK
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# UK

Four charged with damaging slave trader Edward Colston statue ask for case to be held at crown court

Updated Jan 25th 2021, 2:12 PM 14,963 Views 0 Comments

The bronze memorial was dumped into Bristol Harbour before being retrieved by the council.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests
# Washington
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# Washington

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests

Jan 5th 2021, 8:50 AM 50,956 Views 74 Comments

Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest for destruction of property, police said.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 7 December, 2020

Tweet that announced death of Chadwick Boseman is most shared of 2020
# Black Panther
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# Black Panther

Tweet that announced death of Chadwick Boseman is most shared of 2020

Dec 7th 2020, 10:50 PM 17,352 Views 5 Comments

The tweet that paid tribute to Boseman as “a true fighter” gathered the most ‘likes’ of all time.

# black-lives-matter - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Millwall players want to 'enact change' instead of taking the knee
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Millwall players want to 'enact change' instead of taking the knee

Dec 5th 2020, 10:40 PM 8,766 Views 4 Comments

The two teams were booed for making the gesture ahead of their Championship match.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Kylian Mbappe condemns police violence
# Anger
# Anger

Kylian Mbappe condemns police violence

Nov 26th 2020, 11:34 PM 6,559 Views 1 Comment

French athletes have in the past generally been reluctant to take overtly political stances.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Opinion: We at Irish universities owe it to our students to address our imperial legacies
# College
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# College

Opinion: We at Irish universities owe it to our students to address our imperial legacies

Nov 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 21,902 Views 54 Comments

Trinity professor Ciaran O’Neill says it’s time for Irish universities to address their own dark imperial past as students now seek real change.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

St Louis couple indicted for waving guns at Black Lives Matter protesters
# The Mccloskeys
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# The Mccloskeys

St Louis couple indicted for waving guns at Black Lives Matter protesters

Oct 6th 2020, 10:28 PM 67,893 Views 63 Comments

The McCloskeys also were featured speakers on the first night of the Republican National Convention.

# black-lives-matter - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Protesters march for fourth straight night in Louisville against Breonna Taylor death
# Breonna Taylor
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# Breonna Taylor

Protesters march for fourth straight night in Louisville against Breonna Taylor death

Sep 27th 2020, 7:21 AM 13,127 Views 0 Comments

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

# black-lives-matter - Friday 25 September, 2020

Breonna Taylor’s family condemn prosecutor for failing to charge officers
# Louisville
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# Louisville

Breonna Taylor’s family condemn prosecutor for failing to charge officers

Sep 25th 2020, 10:15 PM 28,043 Views 54 Comments

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated
# Black Lives Matter
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# Black Lives Matter

Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated

Sep 24th 2020, 4:00 PM 31,158 Views 30 Comments

Historian Kyle Leyden has argued that there are “definite issues” with the statues – even if they are not depicting slaves.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 21 September, 2020

'The taking of the knee is now not dissimilar to a fancy hashtag or a nice pin badge,' says Ferdinand
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The taking of the knee is now not dissimilar to a fancy hashtag or a nice pin badge,' says Ferdinand

Sep 21st 2020, 3:49 PM 6,414 Views 2 Comments

Les Ferdinand feels the gesture’s ‘message has been lost’.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Louisville mayor says €10 million settlement agreed with family of Breonna Taylor
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# Breonna Taylor

Louisville mayor says €10 million settlement agreed with family of Breonna Taylor

Sep 15th 2020, 10:03 PM 34,597 Views 52 Comments

Greg Fishcer also said that police reforms will be introduced as part of the agreement.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 14 September, 2020

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests
# Black Lives Matter
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# Black Lives Matter

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests

Sep 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 50,091 Views 168 Comments

Parents, pupils and teachers have called for an update the school curriculum.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan

Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan

Sep 10th 2020, 9:26 PM 4,833 Views 4 Comments

The league will promot its own anti-discrimination campaign instead.

# black-lives-matter - Sunday 6 September, 2020

New York grand jury to investigate 'spit hood' death in Rochester
# Daniel Prude
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# Daniel Prude

New York grand jury to investigate 'spit hood' death in Rochester

Sep 6th 2020, 10:03 AM 25,390 Views 45 Comments

Daniel Prude died after being hooded and held down by Rochester police earlier this year.

# black-lives-matter - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

'The words will be sung': BBC backs down in row over Rule Britannia slavery lyrics
# Ruling The Airwaves
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# Ruling The Airwaves

'The words will be sung': BBC backs down in row over Rule Britannia slavery lyrics

Sep 2nd 2020, 3:08 PM 31,315 Views 54 Comments

The song features the lyrics: “Britons never, never, never shall be slaves.”

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha
# Wisconsin
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# Wisconsin

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha

Sep 1st 2020, 8:18 AM 48,058 Views 0 Comments

Three people were shot during the protest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 31 August, 2020

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs
# Empire State Building
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# Empire State Building

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs

Aug 31st 2020, 7:47 AM 29,100 Views 8 Comments

The awards were dedicated to Chadwick Boseman.

# black-lives-matter - Friday 28 August, 2020

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed
# Wisconsin
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# Wisconsin

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed

Aug 28th 2020, 10:28 PM 58,252 Views 137 Comments

Jacob Blake cannot move from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back.

Mets and Marlins stage walk-off after 42 seconds of silence
# Peaceful Protest
# Peaceful Protest

Mets and Marlins stage walk-off after 42 seconds of silence

Aug 28th 2020, 11:07 AM 5,833 Views 10 Comments

The teams made a strong statement on the eve of MLB’s Jackie Robinson Day.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 27 August, 2020

NBA postpones another round of games, eyes Friday restart
# Jacob Blake
# Jacob Blake

NBA postpones another round of games, eyes Friday restart

Aug 27th 2020, 9:10 PM 11,925 Views 14 Comments

Donald Trump, meanwhile, says he doesn’t know much about the protest and criticised the league’s TV ratings.

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches
# Jacob Blake
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# Jacob Blake

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Aug 27th 2020, 3:18 PM 15,439 Views 0 Comments

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

# black-lives-matter - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man
# Jacob Blake
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# Jacob Blake

Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man

Aug 26th 2020, 1:22 PM 26,506 Views 142 Comments

One victim was shot in the head and another in the chest just before midnight yesterday.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus
# Black Lives Matter
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# Black Lives Matter

Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus

Aug 25th 2020, 6:10 AM 25,849 Views 25 Comments

An Garda Síochána force has also encouraged people to report hate crimes instead of sharing incidents online.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 24 August, 2020

Marland Yarde slams death threats to Sale stars who did not kneel
# Anger
# Anger

Marland Yarde slams death threats to Sale stars who did not kneel

Aug 24th 2020, 10:07 PM 9,937 Views 2 Comments

Springbok World Cup winners Faf De Klerk and Lood De Jager were among those who decided against participating.

# black-lives-matter - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

'I’m still more a person of Jesus' - Billy Vunipola explains why he won't take a knee
# Stance
# Stance

'I’m still more a person of Jesus' - Billy Vunipola explains why he won't take a knee

Aug 19th 2020, 5:31 PM 13,616 Views 28 Comments

The England and Saracens number eight says elements of the Black Lives Matter movement go against his beliefs.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

'Controversy over rubber bullets isn't new - I watched an RUC officer fire one point blank at Sean Downes'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

'Controversy over rubber bullets isn't new - I watched an RUC officer fire one point blank at Sean Downes'

Aug 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 17,702 Views 24 Comments

The UN has said these ‘less-lethal’ weapons should be used as a last resort, but this is often not the case, Mike Chinoy writes.

# black-lives-matter - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK
# Duchess Of Sussex
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# Duchess Of Sussex

Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK

Aug 15th 2020, 3:32 PM 92,368 Views 84 Comments

The Duchess also said she wants to use her voice to raise awareness of discrimination.

# black-lives-matter - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Folau's 'personal choice' not to take knee, says Dragons coach
# Fresh Controversy
# Fresh Controversy

Folau's 'personal choice' not to take knee, says Dragons coach

Updated Aug 2nd 2020, 10:49 PM 61,017 Views 69 Comments

The Australian star remained standing as other players and officials fell to their knees in support of the Black Lives Matter cause.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Irish clubs to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter
# Cause
# Cause

Irish clubs to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter

Jul 23rd 2020, 10:55 PM 4,429 Views 8 Comments

The PFAI confirmed the news in a statement ahead of the season’s resumption.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Trump believes charging US couple over brandishing guns during protest 'an egregious abuse of power'
# St Louis
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# St Louis

Trump believes charging US couple over brandishing guns during protest 'an egregious abuse of power'

Updated Jul 21st 2020, 9:46 PM 78,836 Views 0 Comments

Footage of the white couple outside their home went viral amid worldwide protests against racial injustice.

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'
# Protest
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# Protest

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'

Jul 21st 2020, 10:30 AM 24,542 Views 33 Comments

Employees from a broad range of industries briefly walked off their jobs in a call to end “systemic racism”.

# black-lives-matter - Friday 17 July, 2020

'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest
# London
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# London

'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest

Jul 17th 2020, 8:31 PM 30,356 Views 22 Comments

Police in London said that the technique was not taught in police training.

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