The mysterious, umbrella-carrying man seen in a viral video smashing the windows of the Auto Zone during the Minneapolis riots is believed to be a member of the Hell’s Angels biker gang whose actions were intended to incite violence and racial tension in what had previously been peaceful protests, according to police.
The hologram will tour the southern U.S., "replacing sites of racist symbols with one of hope and transformation," organizers said.
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, was tear gassed by federal agents late Wednesday as he stood with protesters at a fence guarding a federal courthouse.
Seattle city leaders say they're concerned that Sunday's riots will be used as a reason for the Trump administration to send federal agents to Seattle and other major cities.
Demonstrations continued overnight in Portland despite a crackdown from federal agents that local authorities say is only making things worse.
A majority of voters reject reducing police funding and moving that money to social services, despite a national push in recent weeks from activist groups and some politicians, according to an ABC/Washington Post poll released Tuesday.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said President Donald Trump, who deployed Department of Homeland Security officers to Portland, “is looking for a confrontation in Oregon in the hopes of winning political points in Ohio or Iowa.”
The claimants say they, or their loved ones, were hit by cars, shot, pepper sprayed, tear-gassed, put in chokeholds or knocked unconscious in protests against systemic racism and police brutality.
The attorney of one of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd is asking the court to dismiss the charges against his client.
A judge on Monday set a $1.2 million bail for the man accused of driving a Jaguar on to a closed Seattle freeway and hitting two protesters, killing one.
“This is NOT the Black Lives Matter movement. This is chaos. These white actors are enacting dominance in a different form under the guise of equity ... White supremacy has many forms.”
Another night of clashes between protesters and police ended with 10 more arrests near the former occupied protest zone in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.
“NYC is cutting Police $’s by ONE BILLION DOLLARS, and yet the @NYCMayor is going to paint a big, expensive, yellow Black Lives Matter sign on Fifth Avenue, denigrating this luxury Avenue,” Trump tweeted Wednesday.
The social media giant announced the ban on June 30.
Eight minority corrections officers in Minnesota said they were sent to a separate floor of a county jail and barred from guarding fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin after his arrest in the death of George Floyd, according to a report.
SEATTLE -- Black Lives Matter organizers held dozens of silent marches in Washington cities on Friday, as well as work strikes and other measures to honor the lives lost to police brutality and racial injustice.
Amazon on Wednesday banned police use of its face-recognition technology for a year, making it the latest tech giant to step back from law-enforcement use of systems that have been criticized for incorrectly identifying people with darker skin.
Philonese Floyd challenged Congress on Wednesday to “stop the pain” so that his brother George wouldn’t be just “another name” on a growing list of those killed during interactions with police.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Portland’s police chief resigned on Monday, just six months into her job, amid criticism of her department’s handling of protests in Oregon’s largest city.