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WNBA star Brittney Griner demands the WNBA to stop airing the national anthem

WNBA star Brittney Griner demands the WNBA to stop airing the national anthem

WNBA star Brittney Griner demands the WNBA to stop airing the national anthem

“If the league continues to want to play it, that’s fine. It will be all season long, I’ll not be out there,” she said.

WNBA star Brittney Griner is requiring the association to quit playing the national anthem before games and says that she won’t be on the floor on the off chance that it is played.

During a video chat on Monday (July 27), Griner made her position on the anthem known. “I honestly feel we should not play the national anthem during our season,” said the Phoenix Mercury center, according to the Arizona Central. “I think we should take that much of a stand.”

She included, “I don’t mean that in any disrespect to our country. My dad was in Vietnam and a law officer for 30 years. I wanted to be a cop before basketball. I do have pride for my country.”

On Saturday (July 25), none of the Mercury and Los Angeles Sparks players were on the court during the playing of the national anthem. The ladies were protesting for justice for Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black lady who was lethally shot by Louisville cops.

“I’m going to protest regardless,” Griner continued. “I’m not going to be out there for the national anthem. If the league continues to want to play it, that’s fine. It will be all season long, I’ll not be out there. I feel like more are going to probably do the same thing. I can only speak for myself. At the Olympics, I understand, you’re playing for your country at that point.”

The WNBA is proceeding to remain in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter development. Players on the Seattle Storm and the New York Liberty groups held a 26-second moment of silence for Taylor on Saturday.

“We are dedicating this season to Breonna Taylor, an outstanding EMT who was murdered over 130 days ago in her home,” Liberty star Layshia Clarendon said before the game began. “Breonna Taylor was dedicated and committed to uplifting everyone around here.”

She included, “We are also dedicating this season to ‘Say Her Name’ campaign, a campaign committed to saying the names and fighting for justice of Black women – Black women are so often forgotten in this fight for justice, who don’t have people marching in the streets for them.”

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Examination in progress after video shows Allentown cop with his knee on man’s neck

Examination in progress after video shows Allentown cop with his knee on man’s neck

Examination in progress after video shows Allentown cop with his knee on man’s neck

Examination in progress after video shows Allentown cop with his knee on man’s neck

Allentown Police Department shared their use of force policy earlier this month.

Not exactly a month after Allentown Police Department discharged their use of force policy, an APD officer was captured on camera bowing into a man’s neck Saturday (July 11) evening. It’s a similar move that executed George Floyd.

On Saturday (July 11) evening, protestors from Black Lives Matter to Lehigh Valley walked down to the Allentown, Pennsylvania police headquarters requesting answers from police Chief Glenn Granitz Jr. furthermore, Mayor Ray O’Connell.

Granitz reported that there will be an examination.

In a 24 second video taken by an occupant outside of St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Hospital, three cops are seen capturing a man. With his face in the asphalt, one of the officers seems to apply strain to the man’s back utilizing his shoulder and elbow before squeezing his knee into the man’s neck.

The use of force policy should stop these kinds of episodes. The request gives a rule to officers and states that they should only use “force that is reasonably necessary to effectively bring an incident under control while protecting the lives of the officer and others.”

Protestors are requesting that authorities discharge the name of the cop.

Despite the fact that an examination is in progress, Granitz is uncertain of to what extent it will take.

“I don’t have a 24-hour, 48-hour time table for you,” Granitz revealed to one inhabitant.

“My takeaway from the video is that Black and brown lives don’t matter to APD or to the city,” Justan Parker, Black Lives Matter to Lehigh Valley leader, told CBS Philly.

“It’s really concerning and it’s scary in fact because now that the policy was made public there’s still not a buy-in,” Parker added. “So what are we doing here? What was the point in releasing it if we’re not going to adhere to it?”

Police still can’t seem to discharge any data on the man, including his name and condition. Residents are likewise asking that bodycam film from the officers additionally be discharged.

Meanwhile, Black Lives Matter to Lehigh Valley is anticipating more protests in the not so distant future.

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Breonna Taylor was alive after shooting yet got no guide, family says

Breonna Taylor was alive after shooting yet got no guide, family says

Breonna Taylor was alive after shooting yet got no guide, family says

Breonna Taylor was alive after shooting yet got no guide, family says

“We have no proof recommending that any official made passage trying to check and help her,” Attorney Sam Aguiar said.

New archives have developed guaranteeing that Breonna Taylor was as yet alive after the Louisville cops shot her, yet no clinical guide was given to her as she laid passing on the floor, as indicated by The New York Times.

The 31-page complaint recorded on Sunday (July 5) outlined the occasions paving the way to the police raid, which was depicted as “wild” and “wanton.” The archives express that the officials knocked first, yet whether they recognized themselves is as yet uncertain. The claim says they didn’t state what their identity was and Kenneth Walker, Taylor’s beau, shot an officer in the leg since he accepted they were interlopers.

The cops returned fire, which hit Taylor and traveled through the dividers of her loft and a neighboring unit. Her demise authentication says she was hit by five slugs. “In the six minutes that slipped by from the time Breonna was shot to the time she passed on, we have no proof proposing that any officer made passage trying to check and help her,” Attorney Sam Aguiar told the outlet. “She endured.”

State authorities deny that guarantee. The state police filled in as quickly as they could in light of the fact that they needed to leave to watch out for the officer who was injured. They at that point got Walker to come out and once he was in handcuffs, they returned in the loft. Specialists state the shooting occurred in the dark shadows and they didn’t realize that Taylor was harmed.

“For what reason didn’t they go in to support her? They just got shot. Why surge back in and get another person shot?” said Tom Wine, the Jefferson County Commonwealth’s lawyer.

The shooting started at 12:42 am and the death certificate files states Taylor’s demise at “roughly 12:48 am.” An itemized log kept by crisis staff said the harmed officer was placed into an emergency vehicle at 12:53 am and Walker left the loft one moment later. Authorities accept this is the most punctual paramedics could have entered the condo.

In the objection, Attorney Aguiar spread out a progression of infringement that he accepts prompted Taylor’s demise. The police purportedly depended on old insight. The focused drug dealer utilized Taylor’s loft as his place of residence, yet those discoveries were from prior this year. They additionally accepted that her Dodge Charger was the drug dealer.

The police additionally didn’t have an emergency vehicle on backup during the assault which is “regular work on” during warrants with high-chance. The archives additionally state that they are not satisfactory in which bullets murdered Taylor, however they have the motivation to accept that in any event one of them originated from outside of her home. Official Hankison, the main officer terminated for the shooting, was supposedly the one remaining in that spot.

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The convergence of sports and social equity in 2020

The convergence of sports and social equity in 2020

The convergence of sports and social equity in 2020

The convergence of sports and social equity in 2020 

Professional competitors accumulate a great many fans because of their astonishing abilities, while since the beginning, we’ve seen sports rise as a viable outlet for activism and social equity mindfulness. 

The perspectives communicated in this article are those of the writer and don’t really mirror the official arrangement or position of some other office, association, business or organization. 

Disassembling the frameworks that maintain bigotry in America has been a battle Black individuals have taken on for quite a long time. 

With the ongoing killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor thus numerous others because of the law, there’s been intensified consideration on this development from media associations to significant organizations around the globe. We’ve seen overwhelming power-players in almost every field respond with gifts and financial contributions of solidarity, while some have selected to remain quiet. Professional athletes have amassed wide crowds because of their astounding gifts, and from the beginning of time, we’ve seen sports rise as a compelling outlet for activism and social equity mindfulness.

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Cop found punching Black lady in the face at Miami airport terminal

Cop found punching Black lady in the face at Miami airport terminal

Cop found punching Black lady in the face at Miami airport terminal

Cop found punching Black lady in the face at Miami airport terminal 

Stunning video film has surfaced of a cop assaulting a Black lady in Miami, Florida. 

On Wednesday (July 1) night, a stunning video film surfaced of a cop assaulting a Black lady in Miami, Florida. In the violent and disturbing visual, the lady can be seen contending with a Miami-Dade Police Department cop at the Miami International Airport before things got ugly. 

The unidentified casualty was heard asking the cop, during the aggressive exchange, “What are you going to do?” while she remained before him. When her words were expressed, the cop punched her in the face before pushing her to the ground. A subsequent cop’s body cam at that point got the ambushing official state, “She headbutted me.” From the video, in any case, plain view witnesses can see that no headbutt occurred.

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