Louisville to ban no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor shooting

Louisville to ban no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor shooting

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A CITY in Kentucky is to ban no-knock warrants after a 26-year-old black woman was killed by armed police. Breonna Taylor was in her apartment when officers shot her eight times on 13 March. Several Louisville police officers entered TaylorR

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Cop faces a possible sentence of life without parole or the death penalty after Rayshard Brooks killing

Cop faces a possible sentence of life without parole or the death penalty after Rayshard Brooks killing

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PAUL HOWARD, the Fulton County District Attorney, has said that the Atlanta officers involved in the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks will be charged and that arrest warrants were issued, reports www.newsweek.com. Garrett Rolfe, the officer who f

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Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s to be rebranded due to racial stereotyping

Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s to be rebranded due to racial stereotyping

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THE AUNT Jemima line of syrups and breakfast foods will face rebranding in an effort to distance itself from racial stereotyping. Quaker Oats announced it will change both the name and logo of the collection, which has stood firm for over 130 year

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George Floyd police reform bill approved by House of Representatives

George Floyd police reform bill approved by House of Representatives

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THE US House of Representatives has approved a police reform bill in the wake of the death of George Floyd. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act calls for a ban on the use of chokeholds – classing them as a civil rights violation – and new tra

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Jamaica's governor-general suspends personal use of royal insignia over 'offending image'

Jamaica's governor-general suspends personal use of royal insignia over 'offending image'

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JAMAICA’S GOVERNOR-General will no longer wear a royal insignia for personal use that depicts the archangel St. Michael trampling Satan, who is drawn with dark skin. Governor-General Patrick Allen, the British monarchy’s representative

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PJ Patterson Centre for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy launched

PJ Patterson Centre for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy launched

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NAMED THE  PJ Patterson Centre for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy, a centre designed to coordinate public policy and advocacy by fostering development relations between the Caribbean and Africa was launched at The University of the West Indies on Jun

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Protesters turn White House barricade into memorial wall for victims of racism

Protesters turn White House barricade into memorial wall for victims of racism

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PROTESTERS HAVE turned a fence intended to prevent crowds edging toward the White House into a memorial wall for victims of racial injustice President Donald Trump ordered the wall be erected around Lafayette Square last week, following ongoing pr

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CrossFit founder quits after offensive comments about George Floyd

CrossFit founder quits after offensive comments about George Floyd

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THE FOUNDER of CrossFit has stepped back from his position after making a number of offensive comments about George Floyd. Greg Glassman announced he had decided to retire because he “unintentionally hurt many of [CrossFit’s] members with his cont

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Clerics in South Sudan warn of 'hunger pandemic'

Clerics in South Sudan warn of 'hunger pandemic'

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SOUTH SUDAN church leaders have joined African clerics who are highlighting an impending “hunger pandemic” in their countries, as experts warn of aggravated food insecurity on the continent due to coronavirus. Fr James Oyet Latansio, general secre

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Rokhaya Diallo: I’ve been targeted with death threats and rape threats

Rokhaya Diallo: I’ve been targeted with death threats and rape threats

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FILMMAKER, JOURNALIST and activist Rokhaya Diallo has revealed she’s been the victim of death and rape threats because she’s one of the few black women on TV in France, as the Black Lives Matter movement strengthens around the world. Social media

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