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Richmond police say white supremacists acting like protestors ignited riots

Richmond police say white supremacists acting like protestors ignited riots

Richmond police say white supremacists acting like protestors ignited riots

The police chief and mayor of Richmond, Virginia reprimand racial oppressors for affecting viciousness at a quiet Black Lives Matter protestor. 

The police chief and mayor of Richmond, Virginia presume that white supremacists acting like protestors invaded a Black Lives Matter meeting throughout the end of the week and impelled obliteration and brutality. As per nearby CBS News associate WTVR, the march was sorted out close to the Richmond Police Headquarters and was intended to show solidarity with anti-police brutality protests in Portland, Oregon. 

Talking during a public interview, Police Chief Gerald Smith said the office had recognized a portion of the individuals from the gathering who caused property demolition as Antifa supporters and individuals from the Boogaloo Boys — a far-right extremist group.

“We have identified some individuals who have been seen with the Boogaloo Boys and some Antifa groups around the area,” Smith said. “The majority of those individuals who were there last night were Caucasian and some of the individuals that we encountered were from outside of Richmond, Virginia, and some of the surrounding area.”

As per Smith, an online flyer calling for violence during the occasion was made by a person outside of Richmond. 

“We know that the origin of the flyer came from outside of Richmond,” he explained. “There are some people who are still inside some of these organizations that will still give us information and that’s how we know it came from outside of Richmond.”

During the meeting, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said that white supremacists had endeavored to sabotage Black Lives Matter activists’ month-long serene protests by destroying property and labeling houses with “hateful language.” Stoney guaranteed the public that the police department is attempting to recognize these people and consider them responsible. 

“We saw some violent actions, violent protests, spearheaded by white supremacists — and frankly, it was disgusting,” Stoney said. “As they held plywood shields that read “BLM,” these folks toured areas of damage downtown, The Fan, breaking windows, tagging private property with hateful language.”

Stoney uncovered that Black Lives Matter activists had helped authorities recognize a portion of the instigators and expressed gratitude toward them for what he called “24 successive long stretches of peaceful protests.” 

“As I began with, I want to send a thanks to the BLM protesters on the ground who decried the white supremacists once they were identified,” he said. “I’m thankful to you for drawing the line and sticking up not just for the sanctity of your movement, but also the safety of your fellow Richmonders that you marched alongside as well.”

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Karen calls Black lady good little slave over cover wearing

Karen calls Black lady good little slave over cover wearing

Karen calls Black lady good little slave over cover wearing

Karen calls Black lady “good little slave” over cover wearing

“You’re wearing your mask like all the other little slaves out here,” Karen said in the video.

On Saturday (July 11), a video surfaced online of a Karen calling a Black lady “a good little slave” for complying with mask-wearing standards, which were set up by the administration in the midst of Coronavirus.

In the short clip shared by TMZ, the two women were getting ready to board a bus in Florida after Karen made a degrading remark. “You just told me ‘be a good little slave,’” the Black woman said.

“You’re wearing your mask like all the other little slaves out here,” Karen snapped back. Towards the end of the footage, she argued that her statement was justified because she is “a Mexican woman of color.”

The video surfaced online after a San Francisco administrator Shamann Walton proposed an arrangement that would make biased 911 calls illicit. The recommendation was in light of white ladies, who frequently alluded to as “Karen,” calling the police over Black individuals doing normal exercises.

“In these times of continued systemic and systematic oppression of Black people, we have to be innovative and strong with our solutions,” Walton said in a statement in regard to the act. “It is also our collective responsibility as the Board of Supervisors to prevent racial discrimination in all its forms and seek justice for people when we are unable to stop discrimination from happening.”

Human Rights Commission Director Sheryl Davis shared a comparative supposition with respect to the recommendation. “There should be consequences for actions that threaten the freedom and safety of others. Calling the police on someone that you label as out of place, simply for being Black or a person of color in public, is just as dangerous as yelling fire in a crowded theater,” he said.

Notwithstanding Walton, a few California legislators offered their help for the demonstration, clarifying that it is a correct advance toward the path for change.

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Alabama man walks 1,000+ miles to Minnesota in tribute to George Floyd

Alabama man walks 1,000+ miles to Minnesota in tribute to George Floyd

Alabama man walks 1,000+ miles to Minnesota in tribute to George Floyd

Alabama man walks 1,000+ miles to Minnesota in tribute to George Floyd

Terry Willis started his excursion toward the beginning of June.

With an end goal to offer his help towards George Floyd, Terry Willis set out on a 1,000+ mile excursion to Minnesota.

As indicated by Kare 11, Willis’ trek started on June 2 from Alabama with the objective of acquiring attention to racial shameful acts America. Right now, he is on the last leg of his excursion – the spot where Floyd died at the hands of police brutality in Minneapolis.

Willis clarified that subsequent to seeing the video of the previous cop Derek Chauvin that he needed to stand firm. “It was watching a cop – someone who’s supposed to protect us – murder a man on camera,” he said. “I knew I had to do something.”

He included, “I could have been George Floyd. That is the reason it truly hits home.”

For the excursion, Anthony Brown has been following Willis in a truck that contains more than 15 sets of shoes while reporting the experience via web-based networking media. “We all know that we need change in this world, and it’s sad that it’s taken this long and this many murders for us all to start doing something,” the Alabama native said.

The updates on Willis’ excursion came after more than 150 Minneapolis officers petitioned for incapacity claims, saying that they are encountering PTSD following the demise of Floyd. “Following the George Floyd incident, unfortunately it became too much and as a result they were unable to, and are unable to, continue on and move forward,” Attorney Ron Meuser said. “They feel totally and utterly abandoned.”

He proceeded, “The men and women in public safety who give their heart and soul to serve Minneapolis and keep it safe deserve to have Minneapolis leaders to step up and support them. Instead of spending time plotting the dismantling of the force, let’s come together to improve community trust and work towards a safer city for all.”

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JAY-Z’s Roc Nation purchases multiple newspaper promotions featuring profound Black organizations

JAY-Z’s Roc Nation purchases multiple newspaper promotions featuring profound Black organizations

JAY-Z’s Roc Nation purchases multiple newspaper promotions featuring profound Black organizations

JAY-Z’s Roc Nation purchases multiple newspaper promotions featuring profound Black organizations

“Roc Nation is committed to supporting Black entrepreneurs, their dreams and companies,” the ads read.

JAY-Z’s Roc Nation has decided to feature Black-owned organizations all through America by posting them in full-page newspapers.

This ad has been created to bring attention to Black-owned businesses. Historically, Black people have been murdered for owning, thriving, and being successful. To that, we say never again,” the ads read. “Power is in Black voices. Power is in Black actions. Power is in Black wallets. Roc Nation is committed to supporting Black entrepreneurs, their dreams, and companies. We challenge everyone to do the same.”

The advertisements, which were taken out in Houston, San Francisco, Detroit, and Washington D.C., gave many Black-owned organizations for individuals to support. Among those recorded were restaurants, beauty salons, exercise centers, floral shops, retail clothing outlets, auto shops, plumbing organizations, electrical repairman organizations, and more.

This isn’t the first occasion when the 4:44 MC has utilized mainstream newspapers to spread attention regarding social justice matters essential to him. A month ago, JAY’s Team Roc took out full-page advertisements across the nation in showing support for the continuous George Floyd protests. The advertisements likewise incorporated an extract from a 1965 speech Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave in Alabama during the protest marches from Selma to Montgomery.

“A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true,” the speech reads.

“So, we’re going to stand up amid horses,” the speech continued. “We’re going to stand upright here, amid the belly-clubs. We’re going to stand up right here amid police dogs if they have them. We’re going to stand up amid tear gas! We’re going to stand up amid anything they can muster up, letting the world know that we are determined to be free!”

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George Floyd said I Can’t Breathe multiple times before he died tragically

George Floyd said I Can’t Breathe multiple times before he died tragically

George Floyd said I Can’t Breathe multiple times before he died tragically

George Floyd said “I Can’t Breathe” multiple times before he died tragically 

New body camera transcripts uncover graphic details about Floyd’s final living moments. 

Terrible video film of George Floyd’s lethal capture ignited global protests and outrage, however, new data about his last moments of life has now been uncovered. 

On Wednesday (July 8), transcripts from officials’ body camera film become accessible to general society after ex-officer Thomas Lane’s lawyer recorded the transcripts as proof in his endeavor to have Lane’s charges tossed out. The transcripts uncover Floyd told officers he was unable to breathe over 20 times and demanded, “They’ll kill me, they’ll kill me,” while former officer Derek Chauvin kneeled down on his neck for almost nine minutes.

As indicated by the transcripts, Floyd not only called out for his late mother before he died but also his children.

“Momma, I love you. Tell my children I love them. I’m dead,” he said. 

At Floyd’s requests for air, Chauvin was recorded as reacting, “Then stop talking, stop yelling, it takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk.”

Floyd was killed in police guardianship on May 25. Officers reacted to a call from a store about Floyd supposedly utilizing a fake $20 note. Toward the start of their showdown, the transcripts uncover Floyd was at that point dreadful about engaging with the police and said more than once, “Please don’t shoot me!” He told the cops he had been shot by a police officer before.

Floyd likewise communicated his physical trouble even before he was on the ground, telling the officers he was unable to get into the police vehicle since he was claustrophobic. Officers hypothesized that he was high on drugs. 

As indicated by the transcripts, ex-officer Thomas Lane inquired as to whether they should move Floyd over on his side twice. “No, he’s waiting where we got him,” Chauvin reacted. Path said he was concerned that Floyd was encountering “excited delirium” and Chauvin let him know, “We got the ambulance coming.”

After Floyd got lethargic,  Chauvin asked the other officers if they were ok.

Chauvin, who was utilized by the Minneapolis Police Department for a long time, presently faces second-degree murder and second-degree homicide allegations for Floyd’s passing. Ex-officials Lane, J. Alexander Kueng, and Tou Thao are accused of helping and abetting Floyd’s homicide.

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