Watch this 5-second clip of lightning striking the Washington Monument trib.al/RKV4Qw8
'A lot more bullet than rubber': Stephen Colbert targets violent police tactics at protests trib.al/rIOkfAS
Hear Elvis Costello's roiling new song "No Flag" rol.st/30hgkTE
Two police officers in Buffalo, New York, were suspended after shoving a protester in this incident that was caught on video. An official said the man was hospitalized with a head injury.
The video contains vulgarity and disturbing images. nyti.ms/3gV2xZ1
“We’re not leaving.” A storm tore through Washington, D.C., as protesters gathered for another night of demonstrations on Thursday. nyti.ms/3dB9nRh
: "As a citizen who has a voice and is fortunate enough to have a platform, I'm trying to find ways to utilize that platform to let the world at large know that what is happening in this country cannot continue."
Watch as New York City police officers began arresting protesters in Manhattan about 30 minutes after the city’s 8 p.m. curfew began Thursday.
Elsewhere, police surrounded a group of protesters in the Bronx, then charged at them. Read the latest. nyti.ms/372wodk
Universal Music Group establishes $25 Million ‘Change Fund' and Task Force for Meaningful Change rol.st/2YgXv0D
"You live day to day with this presumption of dangerousness and guilt," Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative founder, said. "I think what we're seeing in this country is a collective expression of our fatigue of having to be menaced and marginalized."
Unemployment rates for black workers had dipped to an all-time low just before the pandemic. That era is over. nyti.ms/3dAZxz1
COMING UP: As the nation remembers George Floyd, @LesterHoltNBC
anchors a live primetime special from Minneapolis tonight at 10pm ET/9pm CT on @nbc
. He will be joined by a team of @NBCNews
journalists from across the country.
TONIGHT at 10pm ET/PT: @LesterHoltNBC
anchors a live primetime special from Minneapolis as the nation remembers George Floyd. Watch “America in Crisis” on @nbc
Oprah Winfrey to host ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ special with black thought leaders rol.st/2MsEx1m
Photos from the memorial service of George Floyd wapo.st/30fM0Jr
Cory Booker and Kamala Harris give emotional rebuttal to Rand Paul blocking anti-lynching bill rol.st/2AAGbLH
Take your broken heart, turn it into art. 🖤 (📷@gugumbatharaw
"If you do not agree with how people are treated...I need you to say something." #NightlyPop
describes how we can all be better allies.
Artists around the world are paying tribute to George Floyd. But perhaps the most significant display is a mural designed by Cadex Herrera at the site where Floyd was killed.
has more on #TheEveningReport
at the link. link.quibi.com/thereport
The coronavirus recession has hit black Americans particularly hard. nyti.ms/307E2Si
"This story celebrated color-blindness by not calling attention to it. But there’s no Fairy Godmother to wish away racism. It’s up to all of us." Cinderella (1997)
Nothing is impossible when we work together. 💫(📷@paolomontalban
On Ep. 23 of #IntoAmerica
: How do you talk to your kids about racism?
Author Beverly Daniel Tatum joins @trymainelee
to discuss tools for parents to communicate effectively with kids in this moment, regardless of age or race.
Listen now: nbcnews.to/3eRTwy1
“I know that nothing I say today will be enough.” —Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway 📍 Madison, WI (📹@ehamer7
Inside Edition host Deborah Norville talks to @VeronicaDagher
about landing a dream job and what it was like to be the only solo anchor on American network television #WSJWhatsNow
what her experience at #BlackLivesMatter
protests has been, and explains some of the good happening that isn't seen on the news.
Protesters booed New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio during his remarks at a memorial for George Floyd in Brooklyn on Thursday. nyti.ms/3gTko2s
: "What happened to Floyd happens every day in this country in education, in health services and in every area of American life. It's time for us to stand up in George's name and say, 'Get your knee off our necks.'"
Republican Sen. Murkowski on Thursday praised former Defense Sec. Mattis' new op-ed critique of President Trump as "true and honest and necessary and overdue." nbcnews.to/3gXxonC
Gabrielle Union has officially filed a discrimination complaint against the producers and network behind #AmericasGotTalent
"It's time for us to stand up in George's name and say 'get your knee off our necks'"
Reverend Al Sharpton delivers emotional eulogy at memorial service for unarmed black man George Floyd who died in US police custody
"I think there's a new unity coming. It's brought people from all over the world."
talks to Bishop Hezekiah Walker about the powerful response to George Floyd's death.
We'll have more tonight on @NBCNightlyNews
as Lester anchors from Minneapolis.
"Now is the time"
made passionate speeches in Congress today as they sought to prevent @RandPaul
from amending their anti-lynching bill
A tribute to George Floyd. 📍Minneapolis, Minnesota. (📷@NBCNews
“Three quarters of jobless workers are getting more from the federal government than they were getting from their jobs.” @Henry_Curr
looks at the economic impact of the pandemic on America, on our “Checks and Balance” podcast econ.trib.al/JQHP4yl
Kanye West has reportedly donated $2 million to the Black Lives Matter movement, and has set up a college savings fund to cover tuition for Floyd's 6-year-old daughter, Gianna. eonli.ne/3gWBPiP
The force is strong with this one. We stand with you, @JohnBoyega
World of Warcraft Reveals Ardenweald gameinformer.com/news/2020/06/0…
*New video* on Trump and the Republicans - and how his leadership during this crisis means that Republicans, once again, are being asked if they stand for what the President stands for? Includes @kasie @Morning_Joe @anneapplebaum @p_murt
. Produced @courtbembridge @AishaDoherty
Thousands gather for an annual memorial vigil in Victoria Park to mark 31st anniv. of China's military crackdown on demonstrators at Tiananmen square, despite a police ban citing social distancing restrictions.
📷 (left): Anthony Kwan / Getty
📷 (right): Anthony Wallace / AFmq
A Hennepin County district judge considered and denied requests for reduced bail for 3 former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding in George Floyd’s death. Bail was set at $750,000 each with certain conditions.
At a memorial in Minneapolis for George Floyd, the Rev. Al Sharpton tied Floyd's death to treatment many black Americans have experienced for generations. “It’s time for us to stand up in George’s name and say get your knee off our necks,” Sharpton said. nyti.ms/2UdmPDc
A judge has ruled that all three defendants in the Ahmaud Arbery case will stand trial on all charges cnn.it/3eOebD9
Over a thousand gathering in support of #BLM
Do not let your outrage go to waste. There may not be a moment when you feel like you’re “ready” to start channeling your rage and grief, so don’t wait for it. Read what @NelStamp
says comes next after protests. glmr.co/RcNGXeH
Seeing a surge in streams amid nationwide protests, "This Is America" enters the daily RS 100 this week at Number 90: rollingstone.com/charts/songs/
Police are using tear gas in dangerous ways — especially during a pandemic. It also seeps into homes, contaminates food, furniture, skin and surfaces, and can cause long-term lung damage rol.st/2XzrNMY
Archaeologists are replicating old instruments and tapping into “soundscapes” to learn about lost civilisations. On “The Intelligence” we take a listen to a sound idea econ.trib.al/xkUeMqQ
Standing together, forever and always. 📍 Dundalk, Ireland (📷: Fra Lucchesi Photograph@kiitanamao
Guardian front page, Friday 5 June 2020: Revealed: NHS test and trace not fully operational until September