Protests

RADIO.COM Staff
August 04, 2020 - 3:15 am
Police body camera footage has been leaked in the George Floyd case. Floyd, a black man died in police custody after a now-fired white police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes in Minneapolis, MN on May 25.
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Austin police investigate a homicide shooting which occurred at a demonstration against police violence in downtown Austin, Saturday, July 25, 2020. (Stephen Spillman/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
AP News
July 26, 2020 - 5:14 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police have identified an armed protester who was shot and killed by a person who had driven into a crowd at a demonstration against police violence in the Texas capital. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said Garrett Foster, 28, was shot and killed Saturday night as...
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A federal officer points to a protester while clearing a street in Portland, July 20, 2020
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Tim Ryan
July 21, 2020 - 8:49 am
President Trump says he may send federal troops to Oakland. Local leaders and lawyers say they plan to push back against that move.
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Sam Masterson
July 20, 2020 - 2:18 pm
Felony charges for couple who flourished guns at protesters… Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, in a statement, says “it’s illegal to wave weapons in a threatening manner at those participating in non-violent protest.”
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Protests in Santa Rosa, June 1, 2020
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Mike DeWald
July 14, 2020 - 11:52 am
A new report is alleging that police displayed a pattern of violent behavior towards protestors and committed civil rights violations during ongoing “Black Lives Matter” protests in Santa Rosa in June.
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Tear gas used on a protestor in Oakland
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Holly Quan
June 19, 2020 - 9:54 am
Strict new rules are in store for Oakland police in their use of tear gas and rubber bullets.
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Oakland's art community is working to preserve protest art
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Holly Quan
June 16, 2020 - 9:28 am
Time is ticking on dozens of colorful protest murals that adorn the plywood covering up windows in downtown Oakland.
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Aztec dancers, drummers delivered a "wake up" call to Oakland city leaders calling on them to defund the city's police department
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Matt Bigler
June 15, 2020 - 11:07 am
Members of the Oakland City Council woke up to the sounds of mariachi music, drums and dancers this morning as protestors gathered outside their homes calling for them to defund the Oakland Police Department.
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Lizzy Buczak
June 12, 2020 - 10:41 am
Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking action to fight for racial justice and equality by announcing that the company would commit $100 million to a Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. Read more.
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Protest March
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Matt Bigler
June 12, 2020 - 8:57 am
Health experts are offering differing recommendations about testing or even self-isolation for those attending the recent large gatherings and protest marches around the Bay Area. Recent demonstrations against racial injustice have drawn thousands across the Bay Area and the state, and in many...
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