A Black man shot multiple times, apparently in the back, by police in Wisconsin is paralysed from the waist down and has “eight holes” in his body, the father of victim Jacob Blake said. A video of the shooting in broad daylight on Sunday in Kenosha, captured on mobile phone[…]
Police in the US city of Kenosha fired tear gas and pepper balls to disperse protesters on Monday as the governor of Wisconsin called out the National Guard during a second night of unrest after a Black man was shot in the back multiple times by police as his three[…]
President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised U.S. police departments and downplayed police violence against Black people, saying “more white people” are killed by police officers. During a CBS News interview, the Republican president was asked why Black people were still dying at the hands of law enforcement. “And so are[…]
Authorities were investigating a fatal shooting on Saturday night at a park in the US state of Kentucky, where anti-racism demonstrators had gathered to protest against the death of a Black woman, Breonna Taylor. Reports that shots were fired at Jefferson Square Park came in around 9pm, Louisville Metro police[…]
In the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody, dozens of Muslim organisations in the United States have come together to call for reform to policing practices and to support Black-led organisations. “The victimization of unarmed Black Muslims has a long and troubling history,” said a coalition statement signed[…]
George Floyd is now the cornerstone of a movement that is going to change the whole wide world, veteran civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton told mourners at the funeral in Houston on Tuesday. Anti-racism protesters over the death of Floyd will take to the streets across the United States[…]
The fired US police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck will face a more serious murder charge, and three other sacked officers will be charged as aiding and abetting in the death of the 46-year-old unarmed Black man that triggered eight days of nationwide protests, court documents and prosecutors[…]
Tens of thousands of people protested across the United States and in major world cities for a sixth night as outrage over police brutality intensified over the death of George Floyd. Floyd, 46, an unarmed black man, died last Monday after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck[…]
A coalition affiliated with the anti-racism Black Lives Matter movement called for criminal justice reforms and reparations for slavery in the United States among other demands in its first policy platform released on Monday. The six demands and roughly 40 policy recommendations touch on topics ranging from reducing U.S. military[…]
Residents from Khayelitsha and people from across the city marched to parliament to deliver a memorandum to minister of police Nathi Nhleko on Tuesday. Today marks one year since the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry released its report to improve safety in Khayelitsha and across the country. However, Khayelitsha’s Harare police[…]
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