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Hundreds Protest Felony Charges Against Denver Anti-Racism Leaders

Six protesters could face years in prison over what critics say are trumped-up charges representing an attack on the Black Lives Matter movement.

black - The Huffington Post
8:38am PDT - September 20th, 2020

Should Trump replace Justice Ginsburg? Federal penalties for targeting law enforcement

Senator Blackburn shares her insight on the president's possible Supreme Court decision and the new act introduced creating federal penalties for targeting law enforcement.

black - Fox News
6:52am PDT - September 20th, 2020

Health official urges people not to flock to 'heaving' Blackpool

Footage shows crowded scenes hours after town was excluded from Covid restrictions

black - Google News (UK)
5:53am PDT - September 20th, 2020

Is higher COVID-19 mortality in Black adults linked to essential work?

New research establishes a potential connection between higher mortality rates from COVID-19 among non-Hispanic Black adults and essential work.

black - Medical News Today
1:00am PDT - September 20th, 2020

Wildfire-weary Californians, 'tired of this being normal,' consider uprooting their lives

The latest talk about people fleeing the California dream comes during an apocalyptic summer of record-breaking temperatures, raging fires that have forced thousands to flee their homes up and down the West Coast, and rolling blackouts.

black - Google News
1:56pm PDT - September 19th, 2020

Human Capital: The Black founder's burden

Welcome back to Human Capital, where we unpack all-things diversity, inclusion and labor in tech. This week, we’re looking at Google’s internal message board problem, as well as some highlights from TechCrunch Disrupt, where I had the pleasure of chatting wit…

black - TechCrunch
11:00am PDT - September 19th, 2020

The sheriff's race pitting Trump against Black Lives Matter

The race for sheriff of Brevard County, Florida — where Wayne Ivey faces challenger Alton Edmond — has become a political test case for competing visions of American law enforcement.

black - NBC News
4:00am PDT - September 19th, 2020

DHS Officers, Still in Portland, Arrest Protesters and Point Guns at Black Lives Matter Supporters

Department of Homeland Security officers used teargas to disperse protesters in Portland and pointed guns at supporters of Black Lives Matter.

black - Newsweek
12:55am PDT - September 19th, 2020

Game Devs of Color Expo 2020: How to watch, Steam sale, and more

The annual convention has gone all digital this year, celebrating the work of Black and Latinx developers, and developers of other marginalized racial backgrounds. The Expo will offer online panels, new game announcements, playable demos, and even a Steam sal…

black - Polygon
1:04pm PDT - September 18th, 2020

How Black veterans experience racial bias in mental healthcare

New research stresses the importance of listening to the perspectives of Black veterans in their experiences and perceptions of racial bias.

black - Medical News Today
10:10am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Opportunity Zones haven’t fully reached their potential, but don’t write them off yet

Commentary: Entrepreneurs in Black and other disenfranchised communities can benefit from funding through Opportunity Zones.

black - Fortune
12:00pm PDT - September 16th, 2020

Why McDonald’s sets the standard for equitable business models

Commentary: Responding to a lawsuit by Black former franchisees, director John W. Rogers Jr. says McDonald's is a model equitable business.

black - Fortune
2:00am PDT - September 16th, 2020

‘You can be black as coal’: Lindsey Graham awkwardly claims Trump isn’t racist despite once calling him ‘race-baiting bigot’

South Carolina senator has gone from a caustic Trump critic to one of the president’s most dependable allies

black - Independent
5:53am PDT - August 27th, 2020

‘Out of context’ Twitter accounts are turning into protest accounts

Out of Context Twitter accounts, like out of context bojack horseman and john mulaney out of context, are some of the funniest on Twitter, and a celebration for fandoms, but many creators are using their sizable platforms to amplify black voices and pivot the…

black - The Verge
10:32am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Black and Asian people in England more likely to die from COVID-19, says report

Black and Asian people in England are up to 50% more likely to die after becoming infected with COVID-19, an official study said on Tuesday, putting pressure on the government to outline plans to protect the most at-risk communities.

black - Reuters
10:21am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Black-Owned Bookstores To Support Right Now

If you’re looking to read more black authors — and you should be! — you can support these black bookstores in the process.

black - Buzzfeed
10:07am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

FOX Sports supports our Black colleagues and the Black community

We support our Black colleagues and the Black community, as we all unite to seek equality and understanding.

black - Fox Sports
10:00am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

A white bar owner in Omaha shot and killed a black protester. He won't face charges.

In response to outrage on social media, the county attorney said there was no "racial tone" to conversations between the shooter and the victim.

black - CBS News
9:44am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

15 Tone-Deaf Things Celebs Have Said During The George Floyd/Black Lives Matter Protests

Learn from these.

black - Buzzfeed
9:37am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Game companies delay events, tweet #BlackLivesMatter amid police brutality protests

“Now is not the time,” Activision says of delayed Call of Duty content.

black - Ars Technica
9:27am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Celebrities' And Brands' Performative Black Lives Matter Activism Isn't Helpful

Many celebrities’ and brands’ statements about George Floyd’s death and Black Lives Matter protests feel like hollow attempts to be on the right side of history.

black - Buzzfeed
9:22am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

GM, Ford join U.S. companies condemning George Floyd death, racism

General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co condemned racial inequality in the United States following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, at the hands of police in Minneapolis last week.

black - Reuters
8:41am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Risk of dying is higher for ethnic minorities

Being black or from an ethnic minority is a "major risk factor" in coronavirus, Matt Hancock says.

black - BBC News
8:41am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

23 Outstanding YA Books By Black Authors That Have Been Released This Year (So Far)

We're halfway through 2020 and one of the good things that has come from it are these YA books.

black - Buzzfeed
8:22am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Virgil Abloh Responded To Intense Backlash After He Appeared To Donate $50 To Bail Funds For Black Lives Matter Protesters

"People who criticize 'looting' often do so as a way to make it seem like our fight against injustice isn't legitimate. I did not realize the ways my comments accidentally contributed to that narrative."

black - Buzzfeed
8:07am PDT - June 2nd, 2020