2020-05-21: News Headlines

Kerbie Joseph (2020-05-20). NYC police brutality masked as 'public health' measure. liberationnews.org The vast majority of enforcement-related summons and arrests were disproportionately of Black and Brown people.

Thomas Klikauer — Nadine Campbell (2020-05-20). Conspiracies and the Coronavirus in the USA and Germany. counterpunch.org By early May 2020, Coronavirus and Conspiracies had become a pressing issue. It should not come as a surprise that the global right-wing is linking the coronavirus to conspiracies. The use of conspiracies is nothing new. In 2018, CNN reported that within 72 hours, three hate crimes killed two African-Americans in Kentucky, nail bombs were

Al Neal (2020-05-19). NFL's Rooney Rule to be amended to require more hiring diversity. peoplesworld.org We all knew it wasn't working. The lack of diversity among NFL head coaches and coordinators was easy to spot—only two African-American candidates have been hired for 19 open head coach slots in the last three years, and there are only two minority general team mangers amongst the 32 teams. And now, 18 years after …

Staff (2020-05-15). The Secretive Police Commission The Justice Department Doesn't Want You To Notice. therealnews.com PAR learns about life under lockdown with COVID-19 from a guest just released from 10 months of incarceration, and examines the secretive police commission created by Attorney General Barr.

sputniknews (2020-05-21). One Policeman Killed, Three injured in Alleged Terror Attack in Kashmir. sputniknews.com New Delhi (Sputnik): Several weeks ago, Indian security forces gunned down a top commander of the Kashmir-based Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terror group.

yenisafak (2020-05-21). US: FedEx to rehire two black employees after viral video. yenisafak.com American cargo company FedEx said early Thursday it offers reemployment to two African-American workers who were fired after sharing a confrontation video with a white costumer."We are aware of the incident in GA [Georgia] that led to the release of two drivers employed by a service provider. We're offering employment while investigating to ensure an appropriate outcome," it said on Twitter.The company added that it takes allegations of "discrimination, retaliation, or improper employment actions" seriously.A driver of FedEx shared the video on Twitter Wednesday, which went viral within hours, saying he and a co-…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-05-19). Mismanagement of pandemic by Haitian President Jovenel MoàØse fuels latest protests demanding his resignation. peoplesdispatch.org In response to the anti-government demonstrations, the Haitian National Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the crowd and arrested many social leaders…

Hatewatch Staff (2020-05-15). 'Boogaloo Boy' Arrested in Texas, Charged With Plotting To Murder Cops on Facebook Live. splcenter.org "Boogaloo Boys" — individuals associated with an online community characterized by calls for civil strife and ownership of firearms and tactical gear — have advocated for an armed revolution online and at public rallies for months. On April 11, one self-proclaimed "Boogaloo Boy" allegedly used Facebook Live to show himself attempting to murder police.

Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz (2020-05-05). Venezuela: Two US Citizens Captured in Botched Coup Attempt. venezuelanalysis.com Two former green berets were arrested in a second failed assault on Venezuelan shores on Monday.