Tag: George

Republicans mark anniversary of George Floyd’s death by working to weaken police reform bill

May 25, 2021
When we talk about George Floyd, himself, remember this always: xHe was not just a victim. His death was not just a catalyst for activism and protests.#GeorgeFloyd was a man. A father. A brother. A friend. His life mattered. Sending love & light to his family and loved ones today. pic.twitter.com/LkKwPAyQRx— Sherrilyn Ifill (@Sifill_LDF) May

George Conway Kicks Trump When He’s Down in Washington Post Op-Ed

November 6, 2020
Since the day he was elected president, Donald Trump faced incredible resistance from Democratic voters. But they were not the only ones who were opposing Trump. There were also a huge amount of Republicans who did not feel that he truly represented their party. One of the loudest of these voices was George Conway. Not

‘A War of Words.’ Why Describing the George Floyd Protests As ‘Riots’ Is So Loaded

June 19, 2020
As unrest has continued day after day and in town after town in the wake of George Floyd’s killing, a secondary skirmish has emerged: deciding how to describe what’s happening. In speeches and newsrooms and social media posts, people have had to make choices about how to characterize widespread, evolving unrest. Are cities in the…

America’s Adversaries Are Trying to Capitalize on George Floyd Protests to Criticize U.S. Leaders

June 7, 2020
(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Standing at a lectern with a backdrop map of the world behind him reminiscent of one at the State Department, the spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry made a point Monday to criticize the U.S. in English amid ongoing protests over police killings of black people. “To the American people, the…

George Floyd’s Death and the Long History of Racism in Minneapolis

June 1, 2020
The May 25 death of George Floyd, 46, marks one more chapter in a long history for America — and for Minneapolis, which has been the site of protests in the days following Floyd’s death. After Floyd, who was black, died in police custody, bystander video revealed that a white police officer knelt on his…

Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson

September 28, 2019
Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson [George Jackson, Jean Genet, Jonathan Jackson Jr.] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
A collection of Jackson's letters from prison, Soledad Brother is an outspoken condemnation of the racism of white America and a powerful appraisal of the prison system that failed to break his spirit
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