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Mother of George Floyd’s daughter says she wants justice for him

Mother of George Floyd’s daughter says she wants justice for him

The mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter is calling for justice over his death. “I want justice for him because he was good, no matter what anybody thinks,” Roxie Washington told reporters at a press conference in Minneapolis on Tuesday. “He was good and this is the proof that he was a good man,” she…MORE

Tear gas: Prepare for what to do if you’re exposed

Tear gas: Prepare for what to do if you’re exposed

Sam was one of hundreds of peaceful protesters gathered outside the CNN Center in downtown Atlanta on Monday night. An anthropologist in her early 20s who studies social movements, she was among those in the crowd chatting with friends around 8:30 p.m., shortly before the city’s 9 p.m. curfew. A black woman with asthma, Sam…MORE

8 words that reveal Republicans’ total complicity with Trump

On Tuesday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked about President Donald Trump’s speech Monday night and decision to forcibly remove peaceful protesters ahead of a photo op in front of St. John’s Church. “I’m not going to critique other people’s performances,” offered the highest ranking Republican elected leader in Congress. Those eight words amount…MORE

DC and Philly leaders say curfews won’t get in the way of voting

DC and Philly leaders say curfews won’t get in the way of voting

Officials in Washington, DC, and Philadelphia are letting voters know they can travel to and from polls on Tuesday night even as curfews aimed at curbing protests take effect. In Washington, Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered a citywide curfew that starts at 7 p.m. and ends the following morning at 6 a.m. Polls are set to…MORE

Wanda Sykes calls on white people to ‘step up’ to stop racism

Wanda Sykes calls on white people to ‘step up’ to stop racism

In a powerful video posted to Instagram on Monday, Wanda Sykes called on white people to “step up” and take on systematic racism Captioning it “#blacklivesmatter I’ve been drinking…but that’s when the truth comes,” Sykes addressed her feelings in a nearly 14-minute video about the nationwide demonstrations against ​police brutality, following the arrest and death…MORE