According to multiple reports and eyewitnesses, including @JumaaneWilliams among others, tonight the NYPD attacked and beat peaceful protesters with zero provocation. Sickening.
Powerful tribute to George Floyd in Denver as demonstrators lit up their cellphones for just under 9 minutes in front of the Colorado State Capitol.
BREAKING: The @UNHumanRights releases its comprehensive report on the Philippines' situation, particularly on the thousands of killings under President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. | via @jodeszgavilan Story to follow on
Hong Kong needs international support to fight the national security law imposed on the city by China, pro-democracy media tycoon @JimmyLaiApple tells CNBC’s@cherykang . “We still have a chance, we are still fighting here,” he adds.
NEWS: During the first half of 2020, more than two million Americans have become first-time gun owners!
Important story: A Florida officer who knocked over a seated protester just before a peaceful protest against police abuse turned violent has been reviewed by internal affairs for using force 79 times in his roughly three-and-half years on the force.
WATCH: Barack Obama: "I want to speak directly to the young men and women of color in this country." Obama: "I want you to know that you matter. I want you to know that your lives matter. That your dreams matter."
‘You wanna f*cking do something? Make sure you’re registered to vote. Don’t start another goddamn fire,’ — This Black woman went off on people trashing her NYC neighborhood
Breaking: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer just announced every single officers' body camera was NOT ACTIVATED during the shooting last night that resulted in DavidMcAtee’s death. Not one.
Today Trump declared war on the people of the United States, threatening states that if the did not request federal troops in their states, the troops would be deployed forcibly. That’s illegal, and it would invoke a civil war.
Here is what was happening outside the White House as President Trump was giving his Rose Garden address and saying he is an “ally of all peaceful protestors.” Peaceful protestors being tear gassed outside of the WH gates. I confirmed because I was teargassed along with them.
A truck driver who drove into Minneapolis protesters has been released from jail without criminal charges. The governor said the driver was "frustrated" when he drove onto the highway, just before it was closed to traffic. No protesters were injured.
Houston Police Chief@ArtAcevedo : “Let me just say this to the President of the United States, on behalf of the police chiefs of this country: please, if you don’t have something constructive to say, keep your mouth shut.”