When President Trump saw the George Floyd video last year, he "contorted his face as he watched" and "looked repulsed," a forthcoming book says.
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Trump said "nobody had heard of" the holiday, which commemorates the liberation of enslaved Black Americans, according to a forthcoming book.
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Trump blamed Jared Kushner for his criminal justice reform push not helping his standing with Black voters, according to a forthcoming book.
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Naomi Osaka intends to return at the Olympics in July.
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A number of publishers are observing Juneteenth this year, but not in the same way, with some making it an official holiday and others encouraging employees to use their PTO to take the day off. The post How publishers are handling the Juneteenth holiday this year appeared first on Digiday.
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Kahlil Greene is one of many​ social media personalities using his platform to discuss lesser-known facts about Black history and events like Juneteenth.
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HBCUvc, a non-profit organization that wants to diversify the world of venture by rooting itself in historically Black colleges and universities, nearly shut down last year. Founder Hadiyah Mujhid met with her team, an entirely Black and Latinx staff, and warned them that they only had two months left before she would have to shut […]
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Photo by EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP via Getty Images Darnella Frazier — the teen who used her smartphone to film the video of George Floyd’s murder in May 2020 that sparked a wave of Black Lives Matter protests worldwide, which culminated in the murder conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin — will receive a special citation from the Pulitzer Board. Frazier was given the citation for “courageously recording the murder of George Floyd, a video that spurred protests against police brutality around the world, highlighting the crucial role of citizens in journalists’ quest for truth and justice,” the Pulitzer Board said (PDF). Frazier’s video, which was viewed by millions, ignited one of the biggest protest movements in American history and demonstrated how a smartphone with a... Continue reading…
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The Black Lives Matter protests drew sympathetic public statements from investors in 2020. One year later, signs of progress are harder to find.
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The Secret Service and US Park Police had already planned to clear the area to install anti-scale fencing, the agency's inspector general said.
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Previously, DC police have maintained they were "not involved in the unscheduled movement of the president from Lafayette Square."
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There’s been a lot of talk about racial equality in the year since George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, but achieving it is far easier said than done given the current state of affairs. Consider: according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, historically Black colleges and universities have $15,000 on average in endowment per student, […]
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A year after the death of George Floyd galvanized protests against racial injustice, the same cultural pressures that prompted hundreds of the largest companies to pledge changes in their business operations
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"George Floyd was murdered one year ago today. Since then, hundreds more Americans have died in encounters with police," the former president said.
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"George Floyd was murdered one year ago today. Since then, hundreds more Americans have died in encounters with police," the former president said.
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George Floyd's murder elevated diversity and inclusion issues in boardrooms across America. But, CDOs are often met with unrealistic expectations and a lack of resources.
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George Floyd's murder elevated diversity and inclusion issues in boardrooms across America. But, CDOs are often met with unrealistic expectations and a lack of resources.
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One year after George Floyd’s murder, science and technology institutions continue to evolve. The most radical and necessary step remains.
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Roughly one year ago, shortly following the murder of George Floyd, Shawn Dromgoole, a then-29-year-old Black man who had lived in the same neighborhood in Nashville, Tenn., for his entire life, found that he no longer felt safe walking around that neighborhood alone. Dromgoole shared those sentiments in a post on neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor,...
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And the international community condemns Belarus after its daring move to jail an opposition journalist.
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