Thursday, July 29

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter, Mike Pence, Politics

Mike Pence keeps saying’Black lives are not endangered by police’ in a play for white voters as police disproportionately kill Blacks

Former Vice President Mike Pence is workshopping a new line on Black Lives Matter. "Black lives are not endangered by police. Black lives are saved by police every single day." Only about 2 in 5 Republicans viewed police violence as a serious problem, a recent poll found. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Vice President Mike Pence has been rolling out a new line aimed at Black Lives Matter.Pence, who Insider recently reported has built a presidential campaign in waiting with several of his former aides still pulling in federal paychecks, took aim at the movement at a speech in Iowa Thursday night."Black lives are ...
Black Lives Matter, Donald Trump, Insurrection, Insurrection Act, Politics

Trump asked aides drafted a proclamation in case he invoked the Insurrection Act amid the Black Lives Matter DC protests last year, The New York Times reports

Aides prepared for former President Trump to invoke the Insurrection Act in response to the protests last summer, The New York Times reported... Three former administration officials talked Trump out of deploying active-duty troops, but aides drafted the proclamation. Trump denied he had wanted to deploy active-duty troops in a statement to The Times. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Black Lives Matter, derek chauvin, George Floyd, Law, Minneapolis

George Floyd’s brother asks judge to give Derek Chauvin longest prison term possible:’My family and I have been given a life sentence.’

Philonise Floyd said he has not been able to sleep since his brother George was killed last year. "George's life mattered," he said at a sentencing hearing Friday for Derek Chauvin. Chauvin was convicted in April of second-degree murder and other charges. See more stories on Insider's business page. George Floyd's brother pleaded Friday for former police officer Derek Chauvin to be given the maximum sentence possible for his role in the killing, saying his own family has already been given a "life sentence."Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter in April 2021 for killing Floyd last May ...
Black Lives Matter, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Noticias, ps4, PS5, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Videojuegos

Spider-Man: Miles Morales pays tribute to Black Lives Matter | Digital Trends Spanish

Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, the new title from Insomniac Games, considers a tribute to the movement Black Lives Matter (BLM), which gained great relevance this year, due to the demonstrations against racism after the death of citizen George Floyd. The tribute is made through a huge mural that appears after completing a series of secondary missions, in which the objective is to protect Harlem, in New York, which is recognized for its rich African-American culture. After completing the missions, players will get the Uptown Pride Spidey Suit, a black suit with yellow, colors related to the anti-racism movement. Upon receiving it, an image appears showing Miles wearing it, in front of the mural with the legend of Black Lives Matter. According to the game review of Kotaku, the...