Daily Archives: May 1, 2020

2020-05-01: News Headlines

Black Lives Matter Sacramento (2020-05-01). Press Conference: Rancho Cordova PD Stop Beating Our Children. indybay.org 7-Eleven (Rancho Cordova, CA) | 10246 Mills Station Rd | Rancho Cordova, California 95670…

teleSUR (2020-05-01). Police Brutality Marks Workers' Day in Chile. telesurenglish.net On the morning of the International Workers' Day, Chileans attempted to carry out peaceful protests in various public places in their country's main cities. | RELATED: | Although they initially followed COVID-19 physical distancing prevention measures, the military police violently lashed out at citizens in unsuccessful attempts to dissuade them from protesting against President Sebastian Piñera. The pretext for the police atta…

Staff (2020-04-30). California City Was Accused of Police Brutality Weeks Before Cop Beat Black Teen. truthout.org A federal lawsuit alleging that the California city of Rancho Cordova "fostered a culture of violence" among local police was filed just weeks before videos showing a white Rancho Cordova police officer pummeling a Black teenager sparked national outrage on Monday. Local law enforcement officials are investigating the latest incident, which reportedly began when the officer stopped a 14-year-old boy for buying a cigar. The encounter escalated, and now-infamous videos circulating widely on…

Robert C. Koehler (2020-04-30). A United World Must Break Out of Prison. commondreams.org The prison system doesn't work. (Photo: Derek Goulet/cc/flickr) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

splcenter (2020-04-15). CROWN Act movement seeks to protect Black people from racial discrimination based on hairstyles. splcenter.org Jordan Winder did not apply to the high school of his choice, because the dreadlocks he's been growing nearly half his life are not allowed there.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-05-01). Cuba denounces attack on diplomatic mission in the US. peoplesdispatch.org On April 30, in the early hours of the morning, a terrorist attack was perpetrated against the embassy of the Republic of Cuba to the United States in Washington. According to the statement by the Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez, an unknown man shot several times at the embassy's building using an assault rifle. | At the moment of the attack, ten Cuban officials and diplomats were inside the building. Fortunately, none of the diplomatic officials or any other staff members were injured. The aggressor was arrested by local authorities and is currently in their custody. | Cuba's foreign minister…

teleSUR (2020-04-30). Cuba's Embassy in the US Under Firearm Attack: No Victims. telesurenglish.net Cuba's Embassy in the United States was attacked in the early hours on Thursday, after an unknown individual opened fire on the facade of the building. | RELATED: | Cuban diplomats in the country were not injured, and are safe and protected. | Material damage was reported after the projectiles hit the facade, the official website of the Cuba's Ministry of Foreign Affairs explained in a statement. | The aggressor was arrested by the local auth…

Rachel Janik (2020-04-21). Augustus Invictus Arrested in Florida for Stalking, Violating Bond. splcenter.org Invictus' father, John Gillespie, was arrested days earlier and charged with human trafficking of children under 18 years old.

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Press Conference: Rancho Cordova PD Stop Beating Our Children
Black Lives Matter Sacramento | indybay.org | 2020-05-01
7-Eleven (Rancho Cordova, CA) | 10246 Mills Station Rd | Rancho Cordova, California 95670…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/04/29/18832686.php

Police Brutality Marks Workers' Day in Chile
telesurenglish.net | 2020-05-01
On the morning of the International Workers' Day, Chileans attempted to carry out peaceful protests in various public places in their country's main cities. | RELATED: | Chilean Police Violently Repress Protesters in Santiago | Although they initially followed COVID-19 physical distancing prevention measures, the military police violently lashed out at citizens in unsuccessful attempts to dissuade them from protesting against President Sebastian Piñera. The pretext for the police atta…
telesurenglish.net/news/Police-Brutality-Marks-Workers-Day-in-Chile-20200501-0006.html

California City Was Accused of Police Brutality Weeks Before Cop Beat Black Teen
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-04-30
A federal lawsuit alleging that the California city of Rancho Cordova "fostered a culture of violence" among local police was filed just weeks before videos showing a white Rancho Cordova police officer pummeling a Black teenager sparked national outrage on Monday. Local law enforcement officials are investigating the latest incident, which reportedly began when the officer stopped a 14-year-old boy for buying a cigar. The encounter escalated, and now-infamous videos circulating widely on…
truthout.org/articles/california-city-was-accused-of-police-brutality-weeks-before-cop-beat-black-teen/

A United World Must Break Out of Prison
Robert C. Koehler | commondreams.org | 2020-04-30
The prison system doesn't work. (Photo: Derek Goulet/cc/flickr) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/views/2020/04/30/united-world-must-break-out-prison?cd-origin=rss

Cuba denounces attack on diplomatic mission in the US
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-05-01
On April 30, in the early hours of the morning, a terrorist attack was perpetrated against the embassy of the Republic of Cuba to the United States in Washington. According to the statement by the Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez, an unknown man shot several times at the embassy's building using an assault rifle. | At the moment of the attack, ten Cuban officials and diplomats were inside the building. Fortunately, none of the diplomatic officials or any other staff members were injured. The aggressor was arrested by local authorities and is currently in their custody. | Cuba's foreign minister…
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/05/01/cuba-denounces-attack-on-diplomatic-mission-in-the-us/

Cuba's Embassy in the US Under Firearm Attack: No Victims
telesurenglish.net | 2020-04-30
Cuba's Embassy in the United States was attacked in the early hours on Thursday, after an unknown individual opened fire on the facade of the building. | RELATED: | Cuba and Venezuela Reject Mike Pompeo's Threats | Cuban diplomats in the country were not injured, and are safe and protected. | Material damage was reported after the projectiles hit the facade, the official website of the Cuba's Ministry of Foreign Affairs explained in a statement. | The aggressor was arrested by the local auth…
telesurenglish.net/news/cubas-embassy-in-the-us-under-firearm-attack-no-victims-20200430-0004.html