Journalists covering George Floyd protests in the US say they're being targeted by security forces using tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper spray despite showing clear press credentials
"I hope that my 13-year-old son grows up to be just as amazing as they are." Rahul Dubey opened his home to nearly 70 strangers overnight and sheltered them during D.C.'s curfew. He says our country needs people like THEM. FULL INTERVIEW:
Mass looting took place in NYC last night; a bevy of cops were targeted in violent attacks from St. Louis to NY to Buffalo. Here is the front page at . The most trusted name in news.
Full story of the incident, including @GiniGerbasi 's account:
Police have made at least 5,600 arrests during protests against police violence and racial injustice, reports @AP . They have not arrested any officers involved #BreonnaTaylor ’s killing or 3 of the 4 officers involved in the death of #GeorgeFloyd .
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.
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.
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.”
What would Jesus do? I’m guessing he wouldn’t target people with tear gas and rubber bullets so he could get a photo op holding a Bible upside down. Just a wild hunch.
"A riot is the language of the unheard." -Martin Luther King Jr.
It’s almost like, I don’t know, Americans been told several times a week for 3.5 years that reporters are the enemies of the people.
as protesters march on Trump Tower in Chicago & the White House, a frank media might point out the death of Mr.Floyd happened under a democrat mayor, democrat senator, democrat governor, with a democrat county prosecutor. the only person who did shit was a republican. Trump.
People shouldn't be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people. #V
Police have arrested at least 1,669 people across the U.S. during protests over police brutality, according to an @AP tally. They have not arrested: 3 of the 4 officers involved in the killing of #GeorgeFloyd . Any officers involved in the killing of #BreonnaTaylor .
@Bakari_Sellers .: “Law enforcement in Minneapolis had the audacity…to arrest a reporter of color while doing his job and following command, but the...officer who put his knee in the back of the neck of a man and choked him for 8 minutes is still free to walk around. "
America is burning because America is in pain, angry, suffering, grieving, agonizing, traumatized. If you think any of this is making America great again, you’re part of the problem. America is broken, and needs love, healing, and most of all leadership.