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George Floyd

  1. protests
    What’s Going on in CHOP, the Seattle Occupied Protest Zone?On July 1, police moved to clear out the occupied zone after Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan declared it an “unlawful assembly.”
  2. protests
    Study Finds ‘No Evidence’ That Protests Led to Coronavirus SpikesDespite warnings from public-health experts that the demonstrations could lead to an increase in transmission, early results look encouraging.
  3. power
    6 Teens Organized a Protest. 10,000 People Showed Up.They spoke with the Cut about coming face-to-face with the riot police, educating their own parents, and being radicals (not Democrats.)
  4. media
    ‘Am I Biased Because I’m Black?’Alexis Johnson, a reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, says she was barred from protest coverage because her bosses felt her tweets showed “bias.”
  5. power
    What Exactly Does It Mean to Defund the Police?A comprehensive guide.
  6. power
    The Exhilarating Possibility of ProtestThousands of people have mobilized almost overnight. Now, one of New York’s most notorious police-secrecy laws has been repealed.
  7. health
    Tear Gas Is a Chemical WeaponSo why aren’t police banned from using it during protests?
  8. power
    ‘It’s So Surreal Thinking About How All This Started on Lake Street’Young protestors in Minneapolis reflect on what it’s been like to help start a global uprising.
  9. crime
    Gunman Plows Car Through Seattle Protest, Shooting DemonstratorThe victim, a 27-year-old black man, is reportedly in stable condition.
  10. police violence
    ‘Rubber Bullets’ Are Not RubberThey are palm-size and can result in death.
  11. crime
    Minneapolis Police Sued Over Violent Protest TacticsTwo lawsuits allege that officers used excessive force against peaceful protesters and journalists.
  12. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  13. police violence
    ‘If I Would Have Been Here, George Floyd May Still Be Alive’Mahmoud Abumayyaleh on the murder that happened outside of his store.
  14. protest
    Scenes from Police Brutality Protests Around the WorldIn cities across the globe, people gathered in solidarity with U.S. protesters demanding an end to racist law enforcement.
  15. power
    How to Make Sure You’re Donating EffectivelySome bail funds have asked people to donate to smaller, less well-known orgs — and to be wary of scam accounts on Venmo.
  16. police violence
    What It Feels Like to Be Shot by a Rubber Bullet“I thought I was going to die.”
  17. protests
    A Weekend of Widespread Police AggressionViral footage shows officers shooting rubber bullets and pepper-spraying protesters.
  18. protests
    Brooklyn’s Protest Amid a PandemicThousands of people came out to demand justice for George Floyd.