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Minnesota Files Discrimination Complaint Against Minneapolis Police Department
"This is not a friendly action, but this is the necessary action," Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan told NPR. The Department of Human Rights will lead an investigation "to make deep, systematic change."
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:02:13 -0400)

Protests Continue Despite Curfews Across The Country
Demonstrators came out, despite orders that many cities hoped would calm nighttime streets.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 22:49:19 -0400)

Lawsuit Says Trump's Order Against Tech Companies Will 'Chill Future Online Speech'
The Center for Democracy and Technology argues that Trump's executive order attempting to strip tech companies of a key legal protection was retaliatory and violates the First Amendment.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:55:31 -0400)

Don't Send U.S. Military To Protests, Hill Democrats Warn Trump
Calling out active-duty troops to quell widespread unrest over the death of George Floyd is an option congressional Democrats are warning would only make matters worse.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:05:25 -0400)

D.C. Protesters Hail The Hero Of Swann St., Who Sheltered Them From Arrest
"They unleashed sheer hell on peaceful protesters right outside my stoop," says Washington, D.C., resident Rahul Dubey.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 18:41:00 -0400)

Louisville Police Releases Video It Says Shows David McAtee Firing At Officers
Police released security footage a day after McAtee, a business owner, was shot and killed by law enforcement. There is no sound, but police say it appears, based on the video, that he fires first.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 18:00:00 -0400)

6 Atlanta Officers Charged After Release Of 'Disturbing' Arrest Video
District Attorney Paul Howard announces assault and battery charges Tuesday after the release of a video showing officers using stun guns on two black young adults and yanking them from their car.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:51:18 -0400)

Catholic Archbishop Criticizes Trump's Visit To St. John Paul II Shrine
"I find it baffling and reprehensible that any Catholic facility would allow itself to be so egregiously misused and manipulated," says Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:37:00 -0400)

Midwest: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State
Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:00:00 -0400)

8 States And D.C. Hold Primary Elections Amid Pandemic And Civil Unrest
A slew of primary elections that were delayed by the coronavirus pandemic are underway Tuesday. But in addition to the virus, election officials now have to grapple with civil unrest.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:55:34 -0400)

Some College-Bound Students In The U.S. Are Thinking Of Taking A Gap Year
High tuition, restrictions on travel and a potential semester online — about a quarter of students are rethinking their college plans, according to a recent survey. Many are thinking of a gap year.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:55:00 -0400)

Texas Governor Addresses The State's Response To Protest Violence
Gov. Greg Abbott has addressed protests in Texas on Tuesday. Police there have come under fire — in Dallas for using tear gas on peaceful protesters and in Austin for using rubber bullets.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:55:00 -0400)

Protesters In Atlanta: Who They Are And What They Want
NPR's Mary Louise talks with Kelly Mary Hooks, a co-director of Southerners on New Ground and a co-founder of Black Lives Matter Atlanta, about who the protestors in Atlanta are and what they demand.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:55:00 -0400)

D.C. Resident Helps 70 Protesters To Avoid Arrests For Curfew Violation
Washington, D.C., resident Rahul Dubey has sheltered nearly 70 protesters in his home Tuesday. He talks about their stay and the events that unfolded that night.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:55:00 -0400)

Neighbors In Minneapolis Unite To Protect Small Businesses During Unrest
Minneapolis neighborhood groups started taking up arms to defend their businesses when police all but disappeared from streets amid fiery protests last week.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:55:00 -0400)

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