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July 21, 2018

Protest movements continue five years after Black Lives Matter

Brian Blanco/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After a grand jury acquitted George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in July 2013, Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi created #BlackLivesMatter to start a broader conversation about racism in the U.S. Five years later, issues brough..
July 21, 2018

Cease and desist letter sent in alleged Muslim pool discrimination case

peangdao/iStock/Thinkstock(WILMINGTON, Del.) -- The pool employee who allegedly told children wearing hijabs that they could not go into a public pool has been reassigned as tensions over accusations in Delaware continue to make waves. The leaders of a Muslim children's summer camp joined with ..
July 20, 2018

Former President George HW Bush’s cardiologist fatally shot

aijohn784/iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) -- Houston police are searching for the suspect who fatally shot the prominent cardiologist who treated former President George H.W. Bush. Dr. Mark Hausknecht was riding his bike Friday when he was shot and killed, according to Houston Methodist Hospital. The for..
July 20, 2018

Family accuses Indiana officers who restrained teen of going too far: ‘I was trying to break free because I couldn’t breathe’

Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A teen and his family accused Indiana police of excessive force for how they restrained the boy during an altercation at a festival where police accused him of slapping away an officer’s arm. "He didn't try to swipe away their arm,” the boy’s mothe..