Moving Forward

Breonna Taylor's mother writes she's 'reassured of why I have no faith in the legal system'

Breonna Taylor's mother says this week's announcement that no officer is being charged with her daughter's killing "reassured" her of why she has no faith in the legal system.
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Hickenlooper attacks Gardner over Supreme Court vacancy in Colorado Senate race

Former Gov. John Hickenlooper attacked Sen. Cory Gardner in a new ad released Wednesday, charging that the Colorado Republican is "ready to rush through a Supreme Court justice at lightning speed" rather than address a host of other issues.
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Ex-officer Brett Hankison indicted in connection with Breonna Taylor's death

A former Louisville police officer has been indicted by a grand jury on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree in connection with the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.
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How to watch CNN Films' 'John Lewis: Good Trouble'

The late Rep. John Lewis won many superlatives as he spent more than 60 years tirelessly pursuing equality and social justice -- even when it meant putting his own safety at risk.
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Regina King and Uzo Aduba wear shirts honoring Breonna Taylor during the Emmys

Actresses Regina King and Uzo Aduba both wore shirts in tribute to Breonna Taylor during their respective acceptance speeches at the Emmy Awards on Sunday.
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Louisville has settled Breonna Taylor's wrongful death lawsuit

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT killed by police six months ago.
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Whitewash Worship

If you want a president that cares about Black lives, you must first have a president that cares. And it is painfully obvious that the only thing Donald Trump cares about is…himself.
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Pandemic Relief Priorities for Black Communities

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disproportionately harm Black communities in the United States, Congress and the Trump Administration have failed to come to an agreement on a fourth legislative package that will bring relief to millions in our nation.1 ...
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Jacob Blake's sister at March on Washington: 'Black America, I hold you accountable'

Fifty-seven years to the day Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech, relatives of African Americans killed or injured in recent police encounters took to the same spot on the National Mall to emotionally call for ...
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Black MLB players donate salaries to racial justice initiatives for Jackie Robinson Day

Dozens of Black baseball players will donate their salaries from Thursday and Friday to support racial justice initiatives, in honor of Jackie Robinson Day and in protest of Jacob Blake's shooting by police.
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Jacob Blake woke up and asked his dad, 'Why did they shoot me so many times?'

A heavily medicated Jacob Blake, paralyzed from the waist down and shackled to a hospital bed, clutched his father's hand and wept after regaining consciousness.
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Damaged, looted businesses in Kenosha, WI wonder why protesters targeted them

Business owners across downtown Kenosha are cleaning up a mess after some protesters turned destructive overnight Sunday, Aug. 23. This, after a man was shot by a Kenosha police officer as he walked away near 28th Avenue and 40th Street.
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Wisconsin police shoot Black man as children watch from a vehicle, attorney says

Two Wisconsin police officers are on leave Monday as state authorities investigate why a Black man was shot multiple times in the back as he entered the driver's side door of an SUV, officials said.
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Aurora chief apologizes for armed officers who detained children during stolen vehicle mistake

The interim Aurora police chief said she has apologized to the family of a group of girls who were approached by police at gunpoint over the weekend. The officers mistook the vehicle in which the children were riding as stolen.

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