Black Lives Matter news update

This 13 June 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

People Around the Globe Are Protesting for George Floyd | NowThis

The police-involved killing of George Floyd has ignited a global movement — here are some of the voices protesting around the world.

In US news and current events today, the death of George Floyd has galvanized a global movement. From France to England to Belgium to the United States, here are voices of people protesting around the world.

As nationwide protests continue. Trump steps up provocations and threats of military force. By Jacob Crosse, 13 June 2020. In a Fox News interview Thursday night, Trump labeled Seattle protesters “terrorists” and threatened to call out the military.

Philadelphia public workers protest poor working conditions and police violence. By Nick Barrickman, 13 June 2020. Sanitation workers and educators took to the streets this week to demonstrate against Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney’s austerity measures and increased funds to police.

Teacher arrested during protests speaks on social conditions in New York City. By Tim Avery, 13 June 2020. A video interview of Brigette Brantley at a demonstration against police violence recently went viral on social media, accumulating over seven million views on Twitter.

Claiming sympathy for protesters, US tech giants aid police militarization and surveillance. By Kevin Reed, 13 June 2020. Verizon and AT&T are funding a group dedicated to militarizing local police and working with the security state to expand secret warrantless surveillance of the public.

Massive police display of force against Australian protests. By Mike Head, 13 June 2020. A wall of police manned barriers around Sydney Town Hall, preventing demonstrators from continuing to join the global protests against police violence.

French daily Le Figaro reports that Macron considering early resignation. By Alex Lantier, 13 June 2020. The coronavirus pandemic and the international protests against the police murders of George Floyd and Adama Traoré have profoundly destabilized the government.

2 thoughts on “Black Lives Matter news update

  1. This is out right ridiculous how they treat people of color. Everything is handled so wrong when it comes to us ! Yet the decencey is only given to the race of privilege. How can they say we are the ones to fear or the savages when the laws they make and policies put in placed they dont abid by!
    #makeitmakesense #blm


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