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Fast-food chain permits employees to wear Black Lives Matter, ‘Abolish ICE’ pins after banning them

A Burgerville restaurant in the Portland, Oregon, area is now allowing its employees to wear buttons on their uniforms decrying the U.S. Immigration and Customs…
Dallas Cop Who Killed Botham Shem Jean After Intruding into His Home Identified [Updated]

Dallas Cop Who Killed Botham Shem Jean After Intruding into His Home Identified [Updated]

Dallas Police identified the off-duty, uniformed police officer who shot and killed a black man in his own apartment as Amber Guyger, a four-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department. Guyger claims
Family, Mourners Remember the Life of Botham Shem Jean, Killed in His Own Home by a Dallas Cop

Family, Mourners Remember the Life of Botham Shem Jean, Killed in His Own Home by a Dallas Cop

As the circumstances surrounding Botham Shem Jean’s shooting death remain cloudy, mourners gathered yesterday to pay tribute to the 26-year-old Caribbean native who was gunned down in his own home by
Ohio cop faces pre-disciplinary hearing after tasering 11-year-old girl at grocery store

Ohio cop faces pre-disciplinary hearing after tasering 11-year-old girl at grocery store

A Cincinnati police officer who used a Taser on an 11-year-old Black girl at a grocery store last month was placed on restricted duty and will face a pre-disciplinary hearing. Although the Cincinnati
Survey: Nike favorability tanks immediately after launch of Kaepernick campaign

Survey: Nike favorability tanks immediately after launch of Kaepernick campaign

Fail. The post Survey: Nike favorability tanks immediately after launch of Kaepernick campaign appeared first on Hot Air.
There Was Another Mass Shooting This Weekend But No One Cares

There Was Another Mass Shooting This Weekend But No One Cares

“Black” is a magical word.Read more...
It's Official: Aretha Franklin's Family Thought That Eulogy Was Just as Trash as You Did

It's Official: Aretha Franklin's Family Thought That Eulogy Was Just as Trash as You Did

In case you were wondering what Aretha Franklin’s family thought about the eulogy delivered by Rev. Jasper Williams Jr., wonder no more: they thought it was trash.Read more...

Reverend at Aretha Franklin’s funeral stands by controversial ‘black lives do not matter’ remarks

The Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. of the Salem Baptist Church in Atlanta, is under fire for remarks he made at Aretha Franklin’s funeral on Friday. What…
Chicago Officer Who Killed 17-Year-Old Laquan McDonald Breaks Silence for the 1st Time Since Fatal Shooting

Chicago Officer Who Killed 17-Year-Old Laquan McDonald Breaks Silence for the 1st Time Since Fatal Shooting

Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke is ending his silence, giving multiple interviews this week ahead of his murder trial, which is scheduled to begin next week.Read more...
Ex-Cop Convicted in Murder of 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

Ex-Cop Convicted in Murder of 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

A Texas jury has decided that former Balch Springs, Texas officer Roy Oliver will spend the next 15 years of his life in prison for the murder of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards.Read more...
Jeffrey Toobin: Trump’s criticism of Antifa is … racist?

Jeffrey Toobin: Trump’s criticism of Antifa is … racist?

What. The post Jeffrey Toobin: Trump’s criticism of Antifa is … racist? appeared first on Hot Air.
Ex-Officer Who Killed 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards Found Guilty of Murder

Ex-Officer Who Killed 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards Found Guilty of Murder

After two days of deliberations, jurors found Roy Oliver, the ex-Balch Springs, Texas cop who shot and killed Jordan Edwards, an unarmed 15-year-old boy, guilty of murder on Tuesday afternoon.Read
At This Baltimore Summer Camp, All the Counselors Are Cops—But They Don't Tell Kids That Until the End

At This Baltimore Summer Camp, All the Counselors Are Cops—But They Don't Tell Kids That Until the End

The “Love You to Live” camp, on its face, seems like many other summer overnight camps. Designed to help Baltimore students who are in difficult circumstances or have already been through the juvenile
Spike Lee Responds to Boots Riley's Critique of BlacKkKlansman: 'We Need Police'

Spike Lee Responds to Boots Riley's Critique of BlacKkKlansman: 'We Need Police'

More than a week after director and musician Boots Riley delivered a pointed and detailed critique of BlacKkKlansman and its portrayal of police officers, filmmaker Spike Lee has a response.Read
Cruz to Beto O’Rourke: I can think of something more American than kneeling during the national anthem

Cruz to Beto O’Rourke: I can think of something more American than kneeling during the national anthem

"People can protest without disrespecting the flag." The post Cruz to Beto O’Rourke: I can think of something more American than kneeling during the national anthem appeared first on Hot Air.
Ben Jealous campaign hit with more controversy over this anti-cop tweet

Ben Jealous campaign hit with more controversy over this anti-cop tweet

After dealing with a controversy over his foul-mouthed comment on an accusation of being a socialist, the campaign for Ben Jealous is now having to…
Father of Black Teen Shot in the Back by St. Louis PD Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Father of Black Teen Shot in the Back by St. Louis PD Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The father of a black teen shot in the back by St. Louis police three years ago has filed a wrongful death suit against the officer that killed his son.Read more...
Neo-Nazis are giving Black Lives Matter and antifa a reason to work together

Neo-Nazis are giving Black Lives Matter and antifa a reason to work together

The two most active organizing forces of the Left are overcoming mistrust and starting to collaborate.
Prosecutors Cannot Call Laquan McDonald, 17-Year-Old Shot and Killed by Chicago Cop, a 'Victim' During Murder Trial

Prosecutors Cannot Call Laquan McDonald, 17-Year-Old Shot and Killed by Chicago Cop, a 'Victim' During Murder Trial

A Chicago judge ruled on Wednesday that prosecutors will be unable to call Laquan McDonald, who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer, a victim until closing arguments. Read more...
The long, sordid history of law enforcement spying on Black Lives Matter

The long, sordid history of law enforcement spying on Black Lives Matter

The Memphis scandal is just the latest. The post The long, sordid history of law enforcement spying on Black Lives Matter appeared first on The Daily Dot.