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NFL's Roger Goodell Is Called a Hypocrite After Protest Response

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NFL's Roger Goodell Is Called a Hypocrite After Protest Response

NFL's Roger Goodell Is Called a Hypocrite After Protest Response

On Saturday, the NFL commissioner issued a statement addressing the recent deaths of George Floyd and two other African Americans, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery.

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Roger Goodell Roger Goodell 8th Commissioner of the National Football League

Trump on NFL protests: 'We will never kneel' [Video]

Trump on NFL protests: 'We will never kneel'

During his campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma Saturday night, U.S. President Donald Trump said "we will never kneel" during the National Anthem or the flag.

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Trump won't watch NFL games or U.S. soccer matches if players kneel [Video]

Trump won't watch NFL games or U.S. soccer matches if players kneel

United States President Donald Trump has said he will not watch National Football League games or U.S. soccer team matches if players do not stand for the national anthem. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Sharpton calls out NFL during Floyd's funeral [Video]

Sharpton calls out NFL during Floyd's funeral

Speaking at the funeral of George Floyd, Reverend Al Sharpton, during his eulogy, called out the National Football League and the handling of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick back in 2016 for his kneeling in protest of police brutality during the playing of the National Anthem.

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‘Take a knee’: from a pariah’s protest to global movement

From the fields of the NFL to the streets of Minneapolis, "taking the knee" has evolved into a powerful symbol of the Black Lives Matter movement. Matthew Larotonda charted its origins.

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Trump Tweet Takes Aim at NFL Commissioner After His BLM Statement [Video]

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On Friday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell issued an apology for choosing to ignore players' concerns of US police brutality and racism.

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FedEx Calls For Washington Redskins To Change Name [Video]

FedEx Calls For Washington Redskins To Change Name

According to CNN Business, FedEx, a major sponsor of the Washington Redskins, has asked the NFL team to change its name. This comes after mounting pressure from investors who oppose the name's racist connotations. FedEx said that over 80 groups and shareholders that invest in them demanded that FedEx CEO Frederick Smith "terminate its business and public relationships" with the franchise because of the name. FedEx sponsors and has naming rights for the stadium the Washington Redskins plays in.

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Redskins sponsor FedEx asks for team name change [Video]

Redskins sponsor FedEx asks for team name change

Key sponsor FedEx has asked the Washington Redskins to change their name, adding to renewed calls for the NFL franchise to be rebranded.

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FedEx requests nickname change for Washington's NFL team

Delivery giant FedEx, the title sponsor for NFL team's stadium, joins other advertisers in requesting Washington change its nickname.

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NFL will play Black national anthem 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' before each Week 1 game

Starting with Texans-Chiefs NFL season opener, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," known as the Black national anthem, will play before every Week 1 kickoff.

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Coronavirus updates: US daily cases top 50,000 for first time; Trump hopes pandemic will 'disappear'; NFL cuts back preseason schedule

House extends Paycheck Protection Program through Aug. 8; California city will fine people who are not wearing masks in public; Latest news.

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African Americans African Americans Racial or ethnic group in the United States with African ancestry

'Lift Every Voice and Sing' ignites hope across US

The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called "Lift Every Voice and Sing" has..
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There is no epidemic of fatal police shootings against unarmed Black Americans

Ideally officers would never need to take anyone's life. But the data on police killings doesn't support reducing or abolishing law enforcement.

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Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest [Video]

Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC in USA, where it was vandalised during 'Black Lives Matter' protest was restored to its old glory and inaugurated again in Washington DC. The inauguration was done by U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun and Ambassador of India to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu. The statue, which is across the road from the Indian Embassy, was vandalised with graffiti and spray painting in June during nationwide protests against the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.

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Black and Asian Americans report increased discrimination during pandemic, survey says

A Pew study reveals an increased level of antagonism toward Asian and Black Americans since the coronavirus pandemic started.
 

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US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Minneapolis (AFP) - A Minneapolis judge on Monday set the trial date for four ex-police officers charged in the murder of African American George Floyd for March..
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Shooting of Breonna Taylor Shooting of Breonna Taylor March 2020 police killing of a woman in Louisville, Kentucky

Influencers use Breonna Taylor memes to keep 'pressure' on public, Louisville police

Influencers are saturating social media with memes about recipes or sports to grab attention, then shift the focus to Breonna Taylor's death.

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Lili Reinhart sorry for 'tone deaf' topless tribute to Breonna Taylor [Video]

Lili Reinhart sorry for 'tone deaf' topless tribute to Breonna Taylor

Actress Lili Reinhart is "truly sorry" after facing criticism for using a topless photo of herself to draw attention to the senseless k*lling of Breonna Taylor.

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9 things to make Black Lives Matter in our public schools

George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and now Rayshard Brooks — all Black people whose lives and purposes were snuffed out by White Supremacy. These four slain..
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Investigation to be launched into Louisville mayor's handling of Breonna Taylor case

A Louisville council intends to launch an investigation into how Mayor Greg Fischer's administration handled the police shooting of Breonna Taylor.

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Black Americans disproportionately die in police Taser confrontations [Video]

Black Americans disproportionately die in police Taser confrontations

When police encounters involving Tasers have turned fatal, Reuters has found black people make up a disproportionate share of those who die. Linda So reports.

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Racial justice signs destined for Smithsonian exhibit [Video]

Racial justice signs destined for Smithsonian exhibit

Following weeks of protests over the death of George Floyd while in police custody, curators from the Smithsonian in Washington have begun collecting artifacts for an eventual exhibit. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Barbra Streisand gifts Disney stock to George Floyd's daughter [Video]

Barbra Streisand gifts Disney stock to George Floyd's daughter

Barbra Streisand has presented Disney shares to the young daughter of slain Minnesota man George Floyd.

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Dave Chappelle addresses George Floyd's d*ath in new Netflix special [Video]

Dave Chappelle addresses George Floyd's d*ath in new Netflix special

The new Netflix special debuted on the platform's YouTube channel Thursday.

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