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Jason Holder expresses disappointment over teams not taking knee against racism after England-West Indies series
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Jason Holder expresses disappointment over teams not taking knee against racism after England-West Indies series

During the home side's series against the West Indies and Ireland, players from both teams took a knee but the move was abandoned during subsequent campaigns against Pakistan and Australia.

Bundesliga: Schalke investigating alleged death threats, racist abuse aimed at Dortmund’s Youssoufa Moukoko
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Bundesliga: Schalke investigating alleged death threats, racist abuse aimed at Dortmund’s Youssoufa Moukoko

In a clip from the German FA's livestream of the game, fans could be heard screaming alleged threats and racist abuse at Moukoko.

Memphis poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’, ‘I Can’t Breathe’ shirts
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Memphis poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’, ‘I Can’t Breathe’ shirts

Tennessee law doesn't allow voters to wear items bearing the name of a candidate or a political party in a polling place, but doesn't prohibit statements such as ‘Black Lives Matter’

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund's Youssoufa Moukoko racially abused, threatened at Schalke junior game
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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund's Youssoufa Moukoko racially abused, threatened at Schalke junior game

In a clip from the German FA’s livestream of the game, fans can be heard screaming threats and apparently racist comments at Moukoko after his second goal.

Portland protestors deface, knock down Roosevelt, Lincoln statues in ‘rage’ against Columbus Day
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Portland protestors deface, knock down Roosevelt, Lincoln statues in ‘rage’ against Columbus Day

Dubbing the day as the ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day of Rage’, protestors smashed windows at the Oregon Historical Society and damaged a quilt sewn by 15 Black women in the 1970s

NBA: Doc Rivers' legacy at the Los Angeles Clippers cannot be measured in statistics, records, or even trophies
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NBA: Doc Rivers' legacy at the Los Angeles Clippers cannot be measured in statistics, records, or even trophies

In his seven years with the Los Angeles Clippers, Doc Rivers could never take the franchise to the NBA Conference Finals, let alone to a title. But his legacy at the team was far beyond numbers, or titles.

Louisville Police arrests 24 protesting against jury decision to not indict officers involved in Breonna Taylor's death
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Louisville Police arrests 24 protesting against jury decision to not indict officers involved in Breonna Taylor's death

Authorities alleged that protesters broke windows at a restaurant, damaged city buses, tried to set a fire and threw a flare into the street

'Discouraging', 'Devastating': American athletes decry charges in Breonna Taylor shooting
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'Discouraging', 'Devastating': American athletes decry charges in Breonna Taylor shooting

A grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky charged detective Brett Hankison with three counts of "wanton endangerment" over shots fired into adjoining apartments.

Ricky Ponting defends Aaron Finch's decision to not kneel for BLM, 'people need to educate themselves before taking stance'
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Ricky Ponting defends Aaron Finch's decision to not kneel for BLM, 'people need to educate themselves before taking stance'

Finch had said his team decided against taking a knee after raising the matter with England skipper Eoin Morgan because "education around it is more important than the protest".

England, West Indies women's cricketers to take the knee in support of Black Lives Matter movement
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England, West Indies women's cricketers to take the knee in support of Black Lives Matter movement

West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor said on Saturday that the teams would perform the gesture and praised her England counterpart Heather Knight for offering to join them in recognising the movement.

Australia coach Justin Langer says his team 'could have talked more' about taking a knee
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Australia coach Justin Langer says his team 'could have talked more' about taking a knee

"There was so much going on leading up to us getting here, maybe we should have talked more about it," Langer said.

FIA investigating Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton for Breonna Taylor t-shirt at Tuscan Grand Prix, says report
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FIA investigating Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton for Breonna Taylor t-shirt at Tuscan Grand Prix, says report

Lewis Hamilton, who won the Tuscan GP, wore a t-shirt bearing a message that said "Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor" before and after the race, during an anti-racism ceremony and television interviews.

US Open: Japan celebrate Naomi Osaka's triumph, sponsors cautious about activism
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US Open: Japan celebrate Naomi Osaka's triumph, sponsors cautious about activism

Osaka is expected to compete for Japan in next year's Olympics and, like many athletes, may want to use that stage to deliver her message; in Osaka's case, the Black Lives Matter campaign.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton demands justice for Breonna Taylor after winning Tuscan GP
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton demands justice for Breonna Taylor after winning Tuscan GP

Lewis Hamilton, the only black driver in his sport, produced not only a perfectly measured drive, but also another clear message in his fight for equality and justice.

US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka fights back from set down against Victoria Azarenka to claim third Grand Slam title
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US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka fights back from set down against Victoria Azarenka to claim third Grand Slam title

The win brought 22-year-old Osaka's haul of tennis major trophies to three after her victories at the 2018 US Open and 2019 Australian Open.

‘Hurts to sleep, eat, breathe’: Jacob Blake speaks out for first time since Kenosha police shooting
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‘Hurts to sleep, eat, breathe’: Jacob Blake speaks out for first time since Kenosha police shooting

The officers who were present at the time of the shooting were placed on administrative leave, but none of them have been charged

Donald Trump ignores COVID-19 pandemic, stokes unrest is US cities, solves neither, says Joe Biden
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Donald Trump ignores COVID-19 pandemic, stokes unrest is US cities, solves neither, says Joe Biden

Biden assailed Trump for his vilifying of protesters as well as his handling of the pandemic that has killed nearly 1,90,000 Americans and crippled the national economy

Joe Biden focuses on schools and COVID-19 pandemic, set to visit Kenosha next
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Joe Biden focuses on schools and COVID-19 pandemic, set to visit Kenosha next

Biden's itinerary reflects his efforts to keep the election spotlight on the president’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the nation’s overall security, while Trump emphasises civil unrest in Wisconsin and elsewhere

Los Angeles Country sheriff's deputies shoot, kill Black man who dropped gun; spark protests over shooting
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Los Angeles Country sheriff's deputies shoot, kill Black man who dropped gun; spark protests over shooting

The killing came on the heels of the police shooting in Kenosha that left Jacob Blake paralysed and spurred days of protests, reinvigorating the national debate on racial injustice and policing

Trump ignores warnings to visit Kenosha; denounces violence, but stays mum on Jacob Blake shooting
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Trump ignores warnings to visit Kenosha; denounces violence, but stays mum on Jacob Blake shooting

Trump said his administration will provide $5 million and $42 million to the city and state respectively with an aim to bolster law enforcement