Tag Archives: Race in the United States

19Oct/17

Florida college braces for protests over white nationalist’s speech

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 19, 2017) (REUTERS) – Hundreds of police officers were deployed at the University of Florida on Thursday (October 19) to guard against unrest over a speech by a white nationalist that was expected to draw thousands in protest. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Trump “forced black athletes to take action’ – Brees

U.S. President Donald Trump “forced black athletes to take action” with kneeling protest, says New Orleans saints quarterback Drew Brees.
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13Aug/17

Unite the Right rally organizer says Charlottesville police refused to do their job

Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Kessler says the Charlottesville police refused to do their job on Saturday after the white nationalist rally descended into deadly clashes. Continue reading

12Aug/17

Car plows into crowd in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 12, 2017) (REUTERS) – White nationalists clashed with counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday (August 12), prompting the governor to declare an emergency and halt a rally to protest the planned removal of a Confederate general’s statue from a public park.
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29Apr/17

LA riots attacker speaks out on 25th anniversary

Twenty five years after Henry Keith Watson took part in a brutal attack on white truck driver Reginald Denny – an incident that helped spark the 1992 Los Angeles riots – he says current disparities and racism in south LA could easily incite people to riot again.
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22Sep/16

National Guard deploys in Charlotte

National Guard troops are deployed in Charlotte following second night of violent protests sparked by a fatal police shooting of a black man.

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05Sep/16

San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick speaks to reporters following second anthem protest

Quarterback pledges one million dollars to charity as his protest continues
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08Aug/16

Hundreds protest fatal shooting of black teen by Chicago police

Hundreds of people gathered to protest the fatal shooting death of a black unarmed teenager by Chicago police. Continue reading

18Jan/16
MLK Memorial

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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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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