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Protesters peacefully marched across Brooklyn on Friday, but the night ended with the arrest of dozens — including an ai...
06/06/2020
Scene from Brooklyn protests Friday include birthday vigil for Breonna Taylor, arrest of senator's aide - amNewYork

Protesters peacefully marched across Brooklyn on Friday, but the night ended with the arrest of dozens — including an aide to a local state senator — for breaking curfew. https://www.amny.com/brooklyn/scene-from-brooklyn-protests-friday-include-birthday-vigil-for-breonna-taylor-arrest-of-senators-aide/

BY MEAGHAN MCGOLDRICK AND ALEJANDRA O'CONNELL-DOMENECH Protesters came together in Downtown Brooklyn on Friday to remember Breonna Taylor, the young black

Ready to get in on the Shibori fun? We’ve broken down the basics, including how to dye your own pieces at home and alter...
06/06/2020
How to do Shibori tie-dye at home with the family - amNewYork

Ready to get in on the Shibori fun? We’ve broken down the basics, including how to dye your own pieces at home and alternative materials you might already have (save yourself a trip to the store)!

BY DIANA AMAYA Like many fashions born from necessity and practicality, the Shibori method of tie-dye has endured the test of time. From Chinese origins

Two officers found to have brutally attacked protesters without just cause in Brooklyn last weekend have been suspended ...
06/06/2020
BREAKING: NYPD suspends two cops for attacks on protesters in Brooklyn - amNewYork

Two officers found to have brutally attacked protesters without just cause in Brooklyn last weekend have been suspended without pay, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea announced Friday night.

Two officers found to have brutally attacked protesters without just cause in Brooklyn last weekend have been suspended without pay, Police Commissioner

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser on Friday renamed a street in front of the White House "Black Lives Matter Plaza" and had...
06/05/2020
Washington emblazons defiant 'Black Lives Matter' sign near White House - amNewYork

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser on Friday renamed a street in front of the White House "Black Lives Matter Plaza" and had the slogan painted in huge yellow letters on the roadway in an apparent rebuke of President Donald Trump's militaristic response to U.S. protests over police brutality.

BY LISA LAMBERT AND ALEXANDRA ALPER Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser on Friday renamed a street in front of the White House "Black Lives Matter Plaza" and

Children absorb racial bias like a sponge, it is especially crucial for parents of white and non-black children to step ...
06/05/2020
How to talk to your kids about racism and unrest - amNewYork

Children absorb racial bias like a sponge, it is especially crucial for parents of white and non-black children to step in and be active participants in their child’s anti-racist learning.

BY DIANA AMAYA How to Talk to Kids About Racism Over the course of the last few weeks, a string of racially charged police killings confounded with years

A U.S. academic who coined the term "misogynoir" for discrimination against black women said hashtags like #BlackLivesMa...
06/05/2020
Creator of term 'misogynoir' sees power in #hashtag activism - amNewYork

A U.S. academic who coined the term "misogynoir" for discrimination against black women said hashtags like #BlackLivesMatter are helping activists to use social media to mobilize and demand justice.

BY ELLEN WULFHORST, Thomson Reuters Foundation A U.S. academic who coined the term "misogynoir" for discrimination against black women said hashtags like

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said agitators at a Bronx protest on Thursday were responsible for stirring up trouble a...
06/05/2020
Shea blames 'agitators' for cops making aggressive arrests at Bronx protest - amNewYork

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said agitators at a Bronx protest on Thursday were responsible for stirring up trouble and prompting an aggressive crackdown by police. https://www.amny.com/news/shea-blames-agitators-for-cops-making-aggressive-arrests-at-bronx-protest/

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea justified Friday the aggressive end of a peaceful protest in the Bronx Thursday night, claiming that some agitators

When a team of producers at Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) heard on May 19 that the publicly funded broadcaster plann...
06/05/2020
Hong Kong's free media fears being silenced by China's national security law - amNewYork

When a team of producers at Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) heard on May 19 that the publicly funded broadcaster planned to axe one of its most popular weekly shows, they rushed to the building next door to confront the station's head.

BY JAMES POMFRET AND GREG TORODE When a team of producers at Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) heard on May 19 that the publicly funded broadcaster

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes were set to jump at the open on Friday after a closely watched report showed a surpris...
06/05/2020
Wall Street set to open higher on surprise drop in unemployment rate - amNewYork

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes were set to jump at the open on Friday after a closely watched report showed a surprise drop in the U.S. unemployment rate, lending weight to hopes of a faster economic rebound from a coronavirus-driven slump.

BY DEVIK JAIN The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes were set to jump at the open on Friday after a closely watched report showed a surprise drop in the

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