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# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests
# Washington
# Washington

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests

Jan 5th 2021, 8:50 AM 50,818 Views 74 Comments

Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest for destruction of property, police said.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 7 December, 2020

Tweet that announced death of Chadwick Boseman is most shared of 2020
# Black Panther
# Black Panther

Tweet that announced death of Chadwick Boseman is most shared of 2020

Dec 7th 2020, 10:50 PM 17,330 Views 5 Comments

The tweet that paid tribute to Boseman as “a true fighter” gathered the most ‘likes’ of all time.

# black-lives-matter - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Millwall players want to 'enact change' instead of taking the knee
# Black Lives Matter
From The42
# Black Lives Matter

Millwall players want to 'enact change' instead of taking the knee

Dec 5th 2020, 10:40 PM 8,757 Views 4 Comments

The two teams were booed for making the gesture ahead of their Championship match.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Kylian Mbappe condemns police violence
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Kylian Mbappe condemns police violence

Nov 26th 2020, 11:34 PM 6,545 Views 1 Comment

French athletes have in the past generally been reluctant to take overtly political stances.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Opinion: We at Irish universities owe it to our students to address our imperial legacies
# College
# College

Opinion: We at Irish universities owe it to our students to address our imperial legacies

Nov 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 21,742 Views 54 Comments

Trinity professor Ciaran O’Neill says it’s time for Irish universities to address their own dark imperial past as students now seek real change.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

St Louis couple indicted for waving guns at Black Lives Matter protesters
# The Mccloskeys
# The Mccloskeys

St Louis couple indicted for waving guns at Black Lives Matter protesters

Oct 6th 2020, 10:28 PM 67,871 Views 63 Comments

The McCloskeys also were featured speakers on the first night of the Republican National Convention.

# black-lives-matter - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Protesters march for fourth straight night in Louisville against Breonna Taylor death
# Breonna Taylor
# Breonna Taylor

Protesters march for fourth straight night in Louisville against Breonna Taylor death

Sep 27th 2020, 7:21 AM 13,121 Views 0 Comments

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

# black-lives-matter - Friday 25 September, 2020

Breonna Taylor’s family condemn prosecutor for failing to charge officers
# Louisville
# Louisville

Breonna Taylor’s family condemn prosecutor for failing to charge officers

Sep 25th 2020, 10:15 PM 28,029 Views 54 Comments

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated

Sep 24th 2020, 4:00 PM 31,142 Views 30 Comments

Historian Kyle Leyden has argued that there are “definite issues” with the statues – even if they are not depicting slaves.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 21 September, 2020

'The taking of the knee is now not dissimilar to a fancy hashtag or a nice pin badge,' says Ferdinand
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

'The taking of the knee is now not dissimilar to a fancy hashtag or a nice pin badge,' says Ferdinand

Sep 21st 2020, 3:49 PM 6,399 Views 2 Comments

Les Ferdinand feels the gesture’s ‘message has been lost’.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Louisville mayor says €10 million settlement agreed with family of Breonna Taylor
# Breonna Taylor
# Breonna Taylor

Louisville mayor says €10 million settlement agreed with family of Breonna Taylor

Sep 15th 2020, 10:03 PM 34,570 Views 52 Comments

Greg Fishcer also said that police reforms will be introduced as part of the agreement.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 14 September, 2020

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests

Sep 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 49,721 Views 168 Comments

Parents, pupils and teachers have called for an update the school curriculum.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan From The42

Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan

Sep 10th 2020, 9:26 PM 4,825 Views 4 Comments

The league will promot its own anti-discrimination campaign instead.

# black-lives-matter - Sunday 6 September, 2020

New York grand jury to investigate 'spit hood' death in Rochester
# Daniel Prude
# Daniel Prude

New York grand jury to investigate 'spit hood' death in Rochester

Sep 6th 2020, 10:03 AM 25,373 Views 45 Comments

Daniel Prude died after being hooded and held down by Rochester police earlier this year.

# black-lives-matter - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

'The words will be sung': BBC backs down in row over Rule Britannia slavery lyrics
# Ruling The Airwaves
# Ruling The Airwaves

'The words will be sung': BBC backs down in row over Rule Britannia slavery lyrics

Sep 2nd 2020, 3:08 PM 31,290 Views 54 Comments

The song features the lyrics: “Britons never, never, never shall be slaves.”

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha

Sep 1st 2020, 8:18 AM 48,049 Views 0 Comments

Three people were shot during the protest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 31 August, 2020

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs
# Empire State Building
# Empire State Building

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs

Aug 31st 2020, 7:47 AM 29,092 Views 8 Comments

The awards were dedicated to Chadwick Boseman.

# black-lives-matter - Friday 28 August, 2020

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed

Aug 28th 2020, 10:28 PM 58,239 Views 137 Comments

Jacob Blake cannot move from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back.

Mets and Marlins stage walk-off after 42 seconds of silence
# Peaceful Protest
From The42
# Peaceful Protest

Mets and Marlins stage walk-off after 42 seconds of silence

Aug 28th 2020, 11:07 AM 5,816 Views 10 Comments

The teams made a strong statement on the eve of MLB’s Jackie Robinson Day.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 27 August, 2020

NBA postpones another round of games, eyes Friday restart
# Jacob Blake
From The42
# Jacob Blake

NBA postpones another round of games, eyes Friday restart

Aug 27th 2020, 9:10 PM 11,919 Views 14 Comments

Donald Trump, meanwhile, says he doesn’t know much about the protest and criticised the league’s TV ratings.

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches
# Jacob Blake
# Jacob Blake

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Aug 27th 2020, 3:18 PM 15,432 Views 0 Comments

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

# black-lives-matter - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man
# Jacob Blake
# Jacob Blake

Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man

Aug 26th 2020, 1:22 PM 26,497 Views 142 Comments

One victim was shot in the head and another in the chest just before midnight yesterday.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus

Aug 25th 2020, 6:10 AM 25,824 Views 25 Comments

An Garda Síochána force has also encouraged people to report hate crimes instead of sharing incidents online.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 24 August, 2020

Marland Yarde slams death threats to Sale stars who did not kneel
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Marland Yarde slams death threats to Sale stars who did not kneel

Aug 24th 2020, 10:07 PM 9,931 Views 2 Comments

Springbok World Cup winners Faf De Klerk and Lood De Jager were among those who decided against participating.

# black-lives-matter - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

'I’m still more a person of Jesus' - Billy Vunipola explains why he won't take a knee
# Stance
From The42
# Stance

'I’m still more a person of Jesus' - Billy Vunipola explains why he won't take a knee

Aug 19th 2020, 5:31 PM 13,396 Views 28 Comments

The England and Saracens number eight says elements of the Black Lives Matter movement go against his beliefs.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

'Controversy over rubber bullets isn't new - I watched an RUC officer fire one point blank at Sean Downes'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Controversy over rubber bullets isn't new - I watched an RUC officer fire one point blank at Sean Downes'

Aug 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 17,509 Views 24 Comments

The UN has said these ‘less-lethal’ weapons should be used as a last resort, but this is often not the case, Mike Chinoy writes.

# black-lives-matter - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK
# Duchess Of Sussex
# Duchess Of Sussex

Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK

Aug 15th 2020, 3:32 PM 92,328 Views 84 Comments

The Duchess also said she wants to use her voice to raise awareness of discrimination.

# black-lives-matter - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Folau's 'personal choice' not to take knee, says Dragons coach
# Fresh Controversy
From The42
# Fresh Controversy

Folau's 'personal choice' not to take knee, says Dragons coach

Updated Aug 2nd 2020, 10:49 PM 61,008 Views 69 Comments

The Australian star remained standing as other players and officials fell to their knees in support of the Black Lives Matter cause.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Irish clubs to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter
# Cause
From The42
# Cause

Irish clubs to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter

Jul 23rd 2020, 10:55 PM 4,401 Views 8 Comments

The PFAI confirmed the news in a statement ahead of the season’s resumption.

# black-lives-matter - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Trump believes charging US couple over brandishing guns during protest 'an egregious abuse of power'
# St Louis
# St Louis

Trump believes charging US couple over brandishing guns during protest 'an egregious abuse of power'

Updated Jul 21st 2020, 9:46 PM 78,831 Views 0 Comments

Footage of the white couple outside their home went viral amid worldwide protests against racial injustice.

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'
# Protest
# Protest

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'

Jul 21st 2020, 10:30 AM 24,537 Views 34 Comments

Employees from a broad range of industries briefly walked off their jobs in a call to end “systemic racism”.

# black-lives-matter - Friday 17 July, 2020

'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest
# London
# London

'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest

Jul 17th 2020, 8:31 PM 30,343 Views 22 Comments

Police in London said that the technique was not taught in police training.

# black-lives-matter - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Protester sculpture that replaced Edward Colston statue has been removed
# Bristol
# Bristol

Protester sculpture that replaced Edward Colston statue has been removed

Jul 16th 2020, 7:29 AM 29,425 Views 30 Comments

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees tweeted: “I understand people want expression, but the statue has been put up without permission.”

# black-lives-matter - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Statue of slave-trader Edward Colston replaced with sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester
# Bristol
# Bristol

Statue of slave-trader Edward Colston replaced with sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester

Jul 15th 2020, 7:12 AM 21,794 Views 46 Comments

The memorial to the 17th Century slave merchant was pulled down last month.

# black-lives-matter - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Hamilton dominates Styrian Grand Prix after pre-race division on driver protest
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton dominates Styrian Grand Prix after pre-race division on driver protest

Jul 12th 2020, 4:19 PM 8,848 Views 7 Comments

Some remained standing while most knelt in protest ahead of the race.

# black-lives-matter - Friday 10 July, 2020

Thierry Henry takes a knee for eight minutes and 46 seconds in MLS
# Black Lives Matter
From The42
# Black Lives Matter

Thierry Henry takes a knee for eight minutes and 46 seconds in MLS

Jul 10th 2020, 10:50 AM 11,273 Views 40 Comments

The Frenchman kneeled for the length of time police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck in the lead-up to his death.

# black-lives-matter - Monday 6 July, 2020

'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton

Jul 6th 2020, 11:48 AM 5,279 Views 1 Comment

The six-time world champion believes taking a knee at yesterday’s Austrian Grand Prix was an important moment.

# black-lives-matter - Sunday 5 July, 2020

One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle
# Washington
# Washington

One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle

Jul 5th 2020, 5:58 PM 32,062 Views 47 Comments

Footage of the incident was shared online.

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values
# Fourth July
# Fourth July

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values

Jul 5th 2020, 7:28 AM 30,700 Views 92 Comments

Trump echoed comments he’d made the day before at Mount Rushmore.

# black-lives-matter - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Two US police officers fired after photo emerges of them re-enacting chokehold used on black man who later died
# Aurora
# Aurora

Two US police officers fired after photo emerges of them re-enacting chokehold used on black man who later died

Jul 4th 2020, 3:20 PM 43,291 Views 44 Comments

The officers imitated a chokehold used on a black man who subsequently died last August.

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