'Vote Because Breonna Can't': Families Of Breonna Taylor, Jacob Blake Encourage New Yorkers To Vote At Manhattan RallyThe peaceful event, called the National State of Emergency Get Out The Vote Rally, was organized by a social justice group Until Freedom.
Trump Surveys Damage In Kenosha, Visiting Over Objections Of Local LeadersPresident Trump traveled to Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday to survey buildings damaged in recent protests and express support for law enforcement, visiting the city nine days after a police officer shot Jacob Blake, a Black man, seven times in the back.
New Yorkers Call For Justice In Local Protests As Thousands March In Nation’s Capital To Honor March On Washington AnniversaryThere have been widespread demonstrations throughout New York City since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis more than three months ago.
NBA To Resume Season And Convert Arenas Into Polling StationsThe NBA and player's union have reached a deal to resume the playoffs, which includes converting league-controlled arenas into polling stations and creating a social justice coalition.
New York Fans React To Historic Sports Boycott: 'They Got The Biggest Platform, So Why Not?'The NBA playoffs were on hold before the players voted to resume the season, while athletes in the Tri-State Area also stood in solidarity.
Mets, Marlins Walk Off Field In Social Injustice ProtestBoth teams left the field, leaving only a Black Lives Matter t-shirt at home.
NHL Postpones Thursday Night's Playoffs Games, Including Islanders-Flyers Game 3The Islanders Game 3 matchup against the Flyers set for Thursday night has been postponed as the league looks to support its players in standing up for social justice.
Homicide Charges Announced Against Kyle Rittenhouse, Accused Of Killing 2 At Kenosha ProtestsA 17-year-old accused of killing two protesters and injuring another with an AR-15-style rifle in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday night has been charged as an adult with two counts of first degree homicide and one count of attempted homicide.
'We May Not See The Fruits Of Our Labor, But One Day It Will Come': Andre Iguodala And William Rhoden Discuss Long History Of Athlete ActivismCBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas talks with former NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala and ESPN writer Bill Rhoden about the historic protests taking place across the sports world this week.
Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake IdentifiedThe Wisconsin Department of Justice on Wednesday identified the officer who shot Jacob Blake as Officer Rusten Sheskey.
Naomi Osaka Withdraws In Protest Over Jacob Blake Shooting, Tournament On HoldOsaka joined professional athletes in basketball, baseball and soccer in demanding change after Jacob Blake was shot by police.
Teen Accused Of Fatal Shooting During Kenosha Protests Arrested In IllinoisA teen accused of opening fire on a group during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last night, killing two, is in custody in Illinois, the Antioch police department announced in a Facebook post.
NBA Postpones Wednesday Playoff Games After Bucks Players Walk OutOn Wednesday, the Milwaukee Bucks did not show up on the court for Game 5 of their first-round matchup vs. the Orlando Magic, and shortly thereafter the NBA made it official that all of Wednesday's games have been postponed.
Protesters Gather In New York Over Wisconsin Police-Involved Shooting Of Jacob Blake: 'It's The Same Old Thing All Over Again'A crowd grew in Union Square on Tuesday, joined in anger and in grief over the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.
Jacob Blake Paralyzed After He Was Shot By Wisconsin Police, Family Attorney SaysJacob Blake, the 29-year-old Black man who was shot several times by police in Wisconsin, is now paralyzed, family attorney Benjamin Crump said Tuesday.