Monthly Archives: April 2023

2023-04-28: News Headlines

channelnewsasia (2023-04-28). GIC to buy Japan logistics assets from Blackstone for US$800 million.

CounterSpin (2023-04-28). Jen Senko on the Cost of Hate Talk. CounterSpin230428.mp3 Kansas City Star ( This week on CounterSpin: The grandson of the elderly white man who shot a Black teenager in the head for ringing his doorbell

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2023-04-27: News Headlines

Martha Grevatt (2023-04-27). Akron, Ohio: outrage as grand jury refuses to charge cops in Jayland Walker's murder. Community demands justice for Jayland Walker, after grand jury refuses to charge killer cops, Akron, Ohio, April 18, 2023. The June 27 police murder of Jayland Walker in Akron, Ohio, sparked mass protests last summer, drawing Black Lives Matter activists from around the country. After a high-speed car chase over . . . |

Collette Flanagan (2023-04-26). National Crisis in Policing Awaits United Nations Delegation. In May 2020, a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on the neck of George Floyd for nine and a half minutes, ending his life. Nearly three years later, starting this week, United Nations experts on racial justice will embark on a first-of-its-kind visit to the United States to examine what has — and hasn't — changed since George Floyd's murder sparked a nationwide movement for Black lives. | Unfortunately, while calls for reform grew louder after Floyd's murder, concrete action has failed to materialize and Black people continue to face the brunt of police brutality. In January, five Memphis officers…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-04-26). Black Lives Remain in Danger Throughout the United States. By Abayomi Azikiwe — Apr 22, 2023 | Even after three years of mass demonstrations and urban rebellions in the United States, law-enforcement agencies and the entire legal system are still "justifying" the shooting deaths of African Americans and other oppressed peoples. | Jayland Walker, 25, was killed on June 27, 2022, after being chased outside his vehicle by the Akron, Ohio police. Walker was shot 46 times by eight different officers. All together the eight police officers fired 96 shots within 6.7 seconds. Walker had no criminal record and was employed as a delivery driver for DoorDash. | These police of…

Brittani Banks (2023-04-26). Young People From the U.S. Travel to Cuba and Break the Siege. It's a hot and crowded Tuesday morning in the Yoruba Cultural Center in Havana, and the air sticks to the skin. You can hear the fluttering of paper as people fan themselves, and a surprise blackout takes out the sound system with a flicker of the lights. And yet, 150 young organizers from the U.S. …

Editor (2023-04-26). Abortion is health care! Health care is a right! Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk could be described as a xenophobic, white-supremacist, science-loathing, male chauvinist pig. Even that characterization might be too generous! This Trump-appointed judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas ruled April 7 to nullify the approval by the Food and Drug Administration — in . . . |

Zane McNeill (2023-04-26). Hundreds Protest GOP Silencing of Trans Rep. Zooey Zephyr at Montana Capitol. Seven people were arrested at the Montana capitol on Monday after protesting in support of the state's first openly transgender legislator, Rep. Zooey Zephyr (D), who has been silenced by her Republican colleagues for speaking out against a bill targeting trans youth in the state. The Montana Freedom Caucus, which is comprised of several Republicans in the state legislature, called for Zephyr's… |

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