Marking their 10th day outside the Minneapolis 4th Precinct Police Station on Tuesday, activists said their “occupation” would last until demands regarding the Jamar Clark police shooting death were met, despite Clark family pleas to halt the protest.
Black Lives Matter protesters disrupted Hillary Clinton’s speech at the historically black Clark Atlanta University, where she planned to unveil points of her criminal justice reform platform and launch “African Americans for Hillary.”
A police officer in Providence, Rhode Island, received a coffee at Dunkin' Donuts with the message, "#blacklivesmatter" written on the cup, referring to the national movement highlighting police brutality towards people of color.
Parents participating in a 2.5-week hunger strike to protest the closing of their children's’ Chicago, Illinois high school are marching on Washington to deliver a letter to the education secretary. Protesters say shutting down the school is “racist.”
Commenting on the fatal shooting of a Harris County sheriff’s deputy late Friday, Ron Hickman, sheriff of the county, said that supposed anti-cop motives in the Black Lives Matter movement was to blame for high tensions that have put police in danger.
Labour leadership candidate Yvette Cooper has called for the creation of protest-free zones around abortion clinics to protect women from being harassed by pro-life campaigners, after lengthy protests forced the closure of one clinic in Britain.