At the final presidential debate on Thursday, President Trump said he is “the least racist person in this room” and defended a remark in which he described the Black Lives Matter movement as a symbol of hate.
The due date for the birth of Deja Stallings’s first child, a girl she will be naming Dsyre, is Oct. 19. But her mother says that her unborn child has already been the victim of police brutality after Stallings was thrown to the ground two weeks ago and held with a knee to her back by a white Kansas City police officer.
Jonathan Price, a Black man, was killed by a white police officer after breaking up a domestic dispute on Oct. 3 in his hometown of Wolfe City, Texas. Many people within the small town are realizing that racism is not just a big-city issue, but a country-wide problem. Now, the entire town is rallying behind Price, demanding justice and accountability by way of a murder conviction for the officer that killed a beloved man within the community.
Olivia Rose Griffin, owner of the Limbo, a tiki bar in downtown Louisville, Ky., likened the last several months to slow-motion whiplash. The coronavirus pandemic and Breonna Taylor protests have brought the local economy to a near standstill. But Griffin says that's nothing compared to lives being lost. She feels that every business has to "take a stance" on the issues that matter.
In the continuing fallout from the death of Breonna Taylor, shot by police during a late-night raid on her apartment in Louisville, the office of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Monday it would release grand jury transcripts related to the case after one of the jurors petitioned a judge to allow the records to be made public. But many Black residents of Louisville appear to view Cameron, who is Black, as an obstacle to justice in the case.
During an event on Friday titled “Black Economic Empowerment: The Platinum Plan,” President Trump attacked the Black Lives Matter movement.
Comedy legend Eddie Murphy has revealed his much-anticipated return to stand-up comedy will be delayed as he thinks 2020 doesn't 'need any comedic commentary'
Alesha Dixon backs Diversity dancer Ashley Banjo with Black Lives Matter-inspired jewellery on Britain's Got Talent semi-final.
The 'BGT' judge is focusing on his young family as he remains strong against the torrent of racial abuse directed towards him.
The Lancaster City Police Department has released body cam footage of a shooting that left 27-year-old Ricardo Munoz dead. The footage appears to show Munoz holding an object, said to be a knife by police, while charging at the officer before being shot. Protests were reported late Sunday evening in response to Munoz’s death.
Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid have defended Diversity star Ashley Banjo over the Black Lives Matter-inspired dance routine performed on Britain's Got Talent
Ashley Banjo channels Elton John by walking out to I'm Still Standing after Diversity's Britain's Got Talent performance sparks more than 15,000 complaints
Broadcasting regulator Ofcom has now received almost 3,000 official complaints about Diversity's dance inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement.
Elizabeth Neumann, former Assistant Secretary for Threat Prevention and Security Policy at the Department of Homeland Security, tells Yahoo News Editor in Chief Daniel Klaidman and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff that right-wing extremists pose a far greater threat to national security than antifa. According to Neumann, during her time in the Trump administration, she regularly received briefings on right-wing threats but says, "Nobody ever once told me: You know who we gotta watch out for? That antifa."
Historian and author Jon Meacham joins Yahoo News Editor in Chief Daniel Klaidman and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff to discuss the merits and pitfalls of removing statues of figures with racist or otherwise problematic histories. Referring to the statue of President Andrew Jackson located in Lafayette Park across from the White House, Meacham, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his book “American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House,” says that if Native American groups called for the statue’s removal, he would support them. However, Meacham says that he believes the focus should be on “addition as opposed to subtraction.”
At least two people were killed and one was injured by a gunman at a protest Tuesday night in Kenosha, Wis., over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Video of the incident appears to show a man with a rifle falling to the ground as protesters ran toward him. He then fires multiple shots at several people nearby. The footage later shows the gunman approaching police on the scene with raised arms, though it does not show if he was detained by police.
With the 2020 Democratic National Convention over, it’s now the Republicans’ turn. Like with the DNC, this year’s RNC is going to be very different from what we’re used to. However, unlike the all-virtual DNC, the Republicans are taking a hybrid approach to social distancing, as a reduced number of delegates will convene in-person in Charlotte, N.C., and primetime speeches will be broadcast remotely. While there’s still a lot we don’t know about how the week will unfold, Yahoo News National Politics Reporter Brittany Shepherd gives our best bets on what to expect.
Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., joins Yahoo News Editor in Chief Daniel Klaidman and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff to discuss what she sees as the most important issue for undecided voters in the 2020 presidential election: law enforcement. Dingell tells the "Skullduggery" hosts that she sees major divisions and concerns among her constituents when it comes to law enforcement and police reform, similar to the way trade issues played out in the 2016 election.
After appearing on the first night of the Democratic National Convention, majority whip and longtime Democratic Party leader James Clyburn tells Yahoo News Editor in Chief Daniel Klaidman and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff what he would have said in his speech if he had had more time.
The TV presenter thinks children need a diverse curriculum to truly tackle racism
The 28-year-old singer will explore systemic racism in Britain in a one-off film for BBC Three directed by her childhood friend Tash Gaunt.
Protests spread across America over the weekend as Trump deployed federal law enforcement officers to more U.S. cities, including Seattle and Oakland. Meanwhile protests in Portland continued over the weekend as well.