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Austin man shot and executed during Black Lives Matter peaceful protest

Austin man shot and executed during Black Lives Matter peaceful protest

Austin man shot and executed during Black Lives Matter peaceful protest

The suspect is in custody and helping authorities. 

A man, presently distinguished as Garrett Foster, was shot and killed in Austin Saturday (July 25) evening after a driver pushed through a horde of protestors, ABC7 reports. 

As indicated by police, the episode happened at about 9:50 p.m. on Fourth Street and Congress Avenue blocks from the Texas state legislative center. Witnesses state the driver blew his horn loudly, turned down Congress, and afterward plowed through the group. 

Foster, who was authorized to carry, was apparently conveying an AK-47 when he moved toward the vehicle. The man driving the vehicle at that point purportedly discharged various shots with three of the bullets striking the person in question. 

There were different protestors on the scene with rifles who discharged shots at the man’s vehicle as he hurried off. One observer on the scene, Hiram Gilberto, caught everything on his Facebook live stream. In the video, the march gives off an impression of being generally peaceful until a loud honking sound is heard trailed by a progression of shots and curdled shouts. 

CPR was performed on Foster by EMS. He later died at Dell Seton Medical Center. 

Police have arrested the supposed shooter and are examining the event as a murder. Authorities state the suspect is participating

Foster’s mom, Sheila Foster, showed up on “Good Morning America” on Sunday (July 26) and says her child was a regular at these protests alongside his fiancée Whitney Mitchell, who he’d need to push in a wheelchair since she is a quadruple amputee. 

His mother guarantees her child was pushing Mitchell’s wheelchair minutes before he was shot. Mitchell was not harmed during the shooting.

“He was doing it because he feels really strongly about justice and he’s very heavily against police brutality, and he wanted to support his fiancée,” Mrs. Foster told “GMA.”

On Sunday (July 26) morning, around 50 protestors assembled around Austin Police Department in protest.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help fund-raise for Mr. Cultivate’s memorial service costs. Up until this point, over $50,000 has been given from supporters.

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Kyrie Irving to deliver TV docuseries calling for justice in Breonna Taylor case

Kyrie Irving to deliver TV docuseries calling for justice in Breonna Taylor case

Kyrie Irving to deliver TV docuseries calling for justice in Breonna Taylor case

Kyrie Irving to deliver TV docuseries calling for justice in Breonna Taylor case 

#SAYHERNAME: BREONNA TAYLOR” is set to air July 8 at 7 pm ET on PlayersTV advanced. 

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is joining a rundown of different famous people for a TV docuseries looking for equity for the shooting passing of Breonna Taylor. Irving is delivering the program, which is named “#SAYHERNAME: BREONNA TAYLOR.” According to ESPN, the show will make a big appearance on July 8 at 7 pm ET on the PlayersTV advanced and communicate organize. Normal, Jemele Hill, Black Lives Matter fellow benefactor Alicia Garza, Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley and more are set to show up. 

The show will feature explicit calls of move that individuals can make to request equity, for example, enlisting to cast a ballot, calling city and state authorities and urging individuals to post via web-based networking media. Irving says that pointing out foundational prejudice and police fierceness “is basic to amplify how these unjustifiable practices and practices are straightforwardly affecting Black ladies.” 

Taylor was a 26-year-old crisis clinical expert who was shot and slaughtered by Louisville cops who entered her home under a “no-knock” warrant. She was shot multiple times by the casually dressed officials who were serving an opiates warrant. None of the officers engaged with the shooting have been captured or charged for her demise. 

Since the March 13 shooting, protests have ejected throughout the country as individuals request justice for Taylor and numerous other Black individuals who were executed by police. Brett Hankison, the officer who was associated with the shooting, has been terminated from the division. 

Oklahoma Thunder star Chris Paul is likewise set to deliver a docuseries on the battles that generally black schools and colleges (HBCUs) face while selecting secondary schools understudies for sports. 

“HBCUs historically have been at a competitive disadvantage with their basketball programs facing many challenges with funding, recruitment, misperceptions and exposure,” Paul said in a statement. “With the current racial awakening in our country prompting young athletes to look at where they play, it’s now more important than ever to shine a light on HBCUs and showcase their value in sports and society.”

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LeBron James says the NFL needs to apologize to Colin Kaepernick

LeBron James says the NFL needs to apologize to Colin Kaepernick

LeBron James says the NFL needs to apologize to Colin Kaepernick

LeBron James says the NFL needs to apologize to Colin Kaepernick 

“Presently they are listening a few, yet I despite everything think we have not heard that official conciliatory sentiment to a man who fundamentally relinquished everything for the better of this world,” he said. 

LeBron James says the NFL owes a conciliatory sentiment to Colin Kaepernick. In a meeting with Bloomberg Businessweek, the NBA star says that he accepts the alliance is making a superior showing with tuning in to their Black players, yet they should make an official statement of regret to Kaep. 

“As far as the NFL, I’m not in those locker rooms, I’m not with those guys, but I do understand that an apology — I have not heard a true, official apology to Colin Kaepernick on what he was going through and what he was trying to tell the NFL and tell the world about why he was kneeling when he was doing that as a San Francisco 49er,” he said.

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