“Say their names.”
In response to National Walkout Day, some schools have punished students who participated in the organized protest.
[DIGEST: CBS, Sports Illustrated] San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines for staying seated during the singing of national anthem last week. When asked why he refused to stand, he replied: “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of … Continued
[DIGEST: CBS, Associated Press] Two fatal police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota sparked protests around the country this week. All of these protests were peaceful demonstrations, except for Dallas where things quickly turned violent after shots rang out. Those present immediately took to Facebook and Twitter to record the events. Videos and live streams of … Continued
Five demonstrators were shot near a Black Lives Matter rally in Minneapolis on Monday. So far, two arrests have been made in connection with the attack.