Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

18Mar/16

Fatal fall of L.A. worker from unfinished high-rise probed as suicide

The fatal fall of a construction worker from an unfinished L.A. skyscraper is under investigation as a possible suicide, the medical examiner’s office says.

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19Jan/16

Black Lives Matter protest shuts down the Bay Bridge

A Black Lives Matter protest shut down the Bay Bridge in San Francisco causing hundreds of cars to get stuck in a massive traffic jam.

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18Jan/16
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FBI Director Comey lays wreath to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

FBI Director James Comey discusses police shootings before laying a wreath at memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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15Jan/16

Chicago releases previously sealed footage of police shooting teenager in 2013

Chicago officials released footage Thursday of a deadly 2013 police shooting of a black teenager after a judge ordered the video to be made public. The video’s publication comes amidst calls for greater transparency in cases involving fatal police shootings.
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26Nov/15

New videos raise questions in Chicago police shooting of black teen

Newly released videos of Chicago police shooting of a black teen could raise new questions about whether police properly documented the killing.

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24Nov/15

Several people shot, wounded near Minnesota protest site

Several people are shot and wounded near a protest area after an unarmed black man was shot by a Minneapolis police officer a week ago.

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11Oct/15

Farrakhan praises protesters behind Black Lives Matter

Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan praises the protesters behind Black Lives Matter, as he addresses crowds at a “Justice or Else” rally in Washington, commemorating the Million Man March 20 years later.

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11Oct/15

“Justice or Else” rally marks 20 years since Million Man March

(REUTERS) – United in their call to end racial and economic injustice, thousands of activists rallied with the Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who led the first Million Man March 20 years ago.
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09Oct/15

$6.5m. to go to family of black man shot by police

(R Reports) – The family of Walter Scott, an unarmed 50-year-old black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer in South Carolina, will get a $6.5 million settlement from the city of North Charleston, officials say.
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