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Thursday, June 4 2020
Louisville Mayor Releases Video Showing Events Before Cops Killed Black Business Owner
The Louisville police chief was fired after David McAtee's fatal shooting, during which the officers had their body cameras turned off. Police now say McAtee may have fired first — but they couldn’t confirm that.
Why Marsha P. Johnson Is Being Remembered During Pride — And Police Brutality Protests
Though it is honored frequently during Pride festivities, Johnson’s legacy as a Black advocate for transgender rights, who fought against police brutality, is particularly pertinent amid the recent wave of protests across the country.
Obama On George Floyd’s Death: “This Shouldn’t Be ‘Normal’ in 2020 America”
Obama and Biden both issued statements on the tragic death of George Floyd as protests continued around the country against police brutality. Biden called it “an act so brutal...none of us can turn away. None of us can be silent."