Protests

Retailers consider possibility of windowless storefronts in the future

Will windowless storefronts be a thing of the future? The possibility of that happening, particularly in urban settings, are being considered by retailers to help protect against looters.
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Teen Who Spent Hours Cleaning Up After Protest Is Rewarded With Car and College Scholarship

As protesters across the nation demanded police accountability, some have turned violent. A teenager spent hours cleaning up after a protest and was rewarded a car and a college scholarship.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces $100 Million Racial Justice Initiative

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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Amazon May Pull 'Dukes of Hazzard' Over Confederate Flag Imagery: Report

’The Dukes of Hazzard’ might soon be unavailable to stream on Amazon’s IMDb TV. Amazon is reportedly considering removing the classic 80s TV show from its library in the wake of protests against racial injustice. Read on.
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Netflix Launches ‘Black Lives Matter’ Collection of Movies and Shows

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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Where to Support Black-Owned Restaurants Nationwide

Many Americans are turning the spotlight on black-owned businesses amid calls for justice and support for the black community. Find a list of black-owned restaurants, eateries and bars here.
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Teachers Reach Out for Help to Get Books by Black Authors in Classroom

While watching the protests across the country after the death of George Floyd, one teacher wanted to take this opportunity to educate her classroom.
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Report: Derek Chauvin Voted Illegally in Florida

Amid news that Officer Derek Chauvin was working with prosecutors on a plea deal and may have previously ‘bumped heads’ with George Floyd when both worked as bouncers, a new report claims Chauvin voted illegally in two Florida elections.
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hundreds of demonstrators march to protest against police brutality demonstrators march to protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd, on June 2, 2020 in Washington, DC. Protests continue to be held in cities throughout the country

Watch Out For Fake Donation Scams

We’re living in a time of unrest with nationwide, and now worldwide, protests in response to the death in Minneapolis, Minnesota of George Floyd while in police custody on May 25th.
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Poll Shows 80% of Americans Say Country Is ‘Out of Control’

A new poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal reports that a majority of Americans think that “things are out of control” in the United States.
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