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How you can help communities get back on their feet

George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed black man, was killed while in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25. His final moments were captured on camera, sending citizens reeling from another unnecessary death of a black man in America. Protesters took to the streets peacefully — but many demonstrations turned violent. Riots and looting left more…MORE

Global Running Day is going virtual this year

Global Running Day has joined the list of virtual-only events in 2020. Although running has seen a boom recently because of the coronavirus pandemic, the annual event celebrating the popular exercise will now nix its normally scheduled physical group outdoor activities. The event, which takes place on the first Wednesday of every June, is typically…MORE

Protesters defy curfews but demonstrations across the US turn more peaceful

Protesters defy curfews but demonstrations across the US turn more peaceful

Peaceful demonstrators defied curfews and remained on the streets of American cities for another night of protests over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody. The eighth night of protests saw less violence, fewer police clashes and more acts of civil disobedience. Unprecedented curfews are in place in Washington, DC, Atlanta, New…MORE

Omaha bar owner who shot a black protester will not be charged

The family of a black man killed by a white bar owner during protests in Omaha, Nebraska, believes a prosecutor rushed to judgment by declaring the shooting an act of self-defense. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine on Monday told reporters that after viewing videos of the incident with police officials and homicide detectives, he decided…MORE

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