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# blm - Monday 28 September, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Officer charged with fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor pleads not guilty Louisville

Officer charged with fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor pleads not guilty

Taylor was shot multiple times after her boyfriend opened fire as officers entered her home during a narcotics raid.

# blm - Monday 21 September, 2020

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

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

# blm - Thursday 27 August, 2020

NBA postpones another round of games, eyes Friday restart

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

# blm - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

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

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

# blm - Thursday 23 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie US House votes in favour of removing Confederate statues from Capitol Hill Congress

US House votes in favour of removing Confederate statues from Capitol Hill

Representative Karen Bass from California said that these statues represent an acceptance of white supremacy and racism.

# blm - Friday 10 July, 2020

Thierry Henry takes a knee for eight minutes and 46 seconds in MLS

The Frenchman kneeled for the length of time police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck in the lead-up to his death.

# blm - Monday 6 July, 2020

'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton

The six-time world champion believes taking a knee at yesterday’s Austrian Grand Prix was an important moment.

# blm - Friday 3 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie People should not be ‘bullied’ into ‘taking the knee’, says Boris Johnson Black Lives Matter

People should not be ‘bullied’ into ‘taking the knee’, says Boris Johnson

Johnson said he believed in practical action to tackle prejudice and discrimination.

# blm - Friday 26 June, 2020

Opinion: Young Premier League footballers taking inspiration from across the water

It’s a whole new ball game for this generation of activist soccer players.

# blm - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Nascar drivers unite in show of solidarity for Bubba Wallace

A noose was found in the driver’s garage.

# blm - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'Black Lives Matter' to replace names on shirts when Premier League returns

Any player who wishes to take a knee before or during matches will be supported by the league.

From TheJournal.ie 'Call out racism - being 'no craic' for two minutes is worth it' Racism In Ireland

'Call out racism - being 'no craic' for two minutes is worth it'

Although this might seem like a “trending” topic, racism is a part of my everyday reality and with your voices we can drown out the racists, writes Tobi Lawal.

# blm - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to investigate potential breaches of Covid regulations at Black Lives Matter demonstration in Dublin Black Lives Matter

Gardaí to investigate potential breaches of Covid regulations at Black Lives Matter demonstration in Dublin

Thousands of people took to the streets yesterday afternoon.