Black Lives Matter

June 18, 2020 - 11:58 am
Social media is calling for Taco Bell to be canceled. A staffer in Youngstown, Ohio said he was fired for wearing a Black Lives Matter mask.
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June 17, 2020 - 11:29 am
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) are backing the Black Lives Matters movement. The Boy Scouts organization announced it will now require all Eagle Scout candidates to earn a ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ merit badge. Read on.
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Neima Abdulahi
June 17, 2020 - 10:40 am
From Tulsa, Oklahoma to Montgomery, Alabama, Juneteenth represents freedom and symbolizes the hazards and hopes of Black America throughout the years. It is not a national federal holiday, but the possibility looks promising.
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June 16, 2020 - 5:50 pm
RADIO.COM is committed to elevating Black voices. In the wake of protests across the country surrounding the murder of George Floyd, we have provided a list of resources to help contribute to the fight for equality and justice.
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Johnny Lopez
June 13, 2020 - 10:36 pm
Protests over the death of Rayshard Brooks turned violent in Atlanta on Saturday evening. A fire broke out inside the Wendy’s where Brooks was killed a day earlier.
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Antonio Gwynn, Jr.
Antonio Gwynn, Jr., second from right/WBEN photo
WBEN Newsroom
June 13, 2020 - 7:32 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown Saturday stood at the intercestion of Bailey and Manhart in Buffalo and thanked a graduating high school student for his initiative and service to the city in the hours following a protest turned violent in Buffalo earlier this month. The story of...
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Rebekah Sager
June 13, 2020 - 2:03 pm
Jay Pharoah, a former cast member of “Saturday Night Live” says he was stopped by LAPD and one of the officers kneeled on his neck. Pharoah shared a video of the incident.
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Eldis Sula
June 10, 2020 - 4:52 pm
Netflix is launching a ‘Black Lives Matter’ collection that will highlight movies, shows and documentaries about the experience of black Americans.
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Maya Rajamani
June 10, 2020 - 7:55 am
New York City will follow in Washington D.C.’s footsteps by painting “Black Lives Matter” on one street in each of the five boroughs, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
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George Floyd memorial in Houston
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WBEN Newsroom
June 09, 2020 - 6:25 am
HOUSTON (WBEN/AP) — The black man whose death has inspired a worldwide reckoning over racial injustice will be buried in Houston Tuesday, carried home in a horse-drawn carriage. George Floyd, who was 46 when he was killed, will be laid to rest next to his mother. On May 25, as a white Minneapolis...
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