The celebs' support comes as a Justice for George Floyd petition has been set up in honour of the killed man. … [Read more...] about Black Lives Matter protests: When are demonstrations happening near me today?
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Detectives’ Endowment Association President Paul DiGiacomo added: “By walking away from arresting a man who was wanted for previously assaulting a cop and backing down to an angry mob, the lives of detectives and their fellow cops were endangered and their valuable time was wasted." … [Read more...] about Manhattan DA Cy Vance has charges reduced for NYPD assault suspect and Black Lives Matter leader who could face NO JAIL
It appears the Back the Blue crowd went after the BLM protesters, and you hear someone shout, "Everybody keep their hands off their weapons. Keep punching each other in the face. Don't shoot anybody." … [Read more...] about Black Lives Matter Protesters Beaten by Pro-Police Protesters in Wild Fight
IFB churches are some of the most conservative in the country: Women can’t serve any function in worship, but are also not allowed to wear pants — even pajama pants — and are strongly discouraged from cutting their hair. IFB believers don’t drink, do drugs, or gamble. Many send their children to IFB schools or homeschool because public school is far too liberal. Only the King James Version of the Bible, written in the 17th century, is accepted as Scripture. Many are also part of the Quiverfull movement, which calls upon couples to have as many children as possible and forgo all forms of birth control. As part of the directive to separate yourself from the world, IFB members don’t watch movies or television, or listen to “secular” music — including Southern gospel music. They are incredibly cloistered. As one former IFB member put it to me, “think Duggars plus Amish.” … [Read more...] about A Church. A Viral Video. A Campaign To Discredit Black Lives Matter.
“He always used to say: ‘Dad, one day I’ll make you proud’,” remembered Pinto, a driver from São Gonçalo, a city just east of Rio. “And I’d say: ‘I’ve no doubt about it, son.’ Because he was such a dedicated boy. He really knew what he wanted in life.” … [Read more...] about Black lives shattered: outrage as boy, 14, is Brazil police’s latest victim