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US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle
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US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle

The arrests came this week during clashes with specially equipped federal police agents sent to Portland, where 56 straight days of anti-racism demonstrations have captured national attention

US watchdog to probe use of force in Portland; federal agents to Seattle on standby
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US watchdog to probe use of force in Portland; federal agents to Seattle on standby

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his office will investigate allegations federal agents used excessive force against peaceful protesters in Portland

Apple is replacing racial words like master, blacklist, whitelist in a push for inclusive language
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Apple is replacing racial words like master, blacklist, whitelist in a push for inclusive language

Apple will now be using 'deny list' in place of blacklist, 'allow list' for whitelist, and 'main branch' for master branch.

George Floyd's family sues city of Minneapolis, four police officers accused of his murder
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George Floyd's family sues city of Minneapolis, four police officers accused of his murder

The family's lawyer said the lawsuit seeks to set a precedent "that makes it financially prohibitive for police to wrongfully kill marginalised people in the future"

Formula 1: Drivers to support fight against racism at Austrian Grand Prix in individual gestures
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Formula 1: Drivers to support fight against racism at Austrian Grand Prix in individual gestures

Hamilton praised some drivers for speaking out against racism, but he still feels others need to do more and he raised that in their briefing.

English TV commentary across football leagues shows racial bias, study by Danish firm claims
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English TV commentary across football leagues shows racial bias, study by Danish firm claims

The study analysed 2,073 statements from English-speaking commentators in 80 games from the 2019-20 season across Serie A, Ligue 1, LaLiga and Premier League. A total of 643 players of various races and skin tones were discussed.

One dead after man opens fire in Kentucky park at epicentre of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd protests
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One dead after man opens fire in Kentucky park at epicentre of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd protests

Video posted on social media appeared to show a man opening fire into the park in Louisville, Kentucky as people scrambled for cover. The footage later showed at least one person bleeding profusely on the ground

Noose found in garage stall of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace who led call to ban the Confederate flag at tracks
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Noose found in garage stall of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace who led call to ban the Confederate flag at tracks

NASCAR said it had launched an immediate investigation and will do everything possible to find out who was responsible and "eliminate them from the sport."

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says educating cricketers on racism as important as doping, corruption
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Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says educating cricketers on racism as important as doping, corruption

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy on Sunday said just like awareness around anti-doping or anti-corruption it is important to educate young cricketers on anti-racism at a systematic level to reduce discrimination and promote the value of diversity.

'What is implied often cuts deepest': Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell recalls his brush with racism
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'What is implied often cuts deepest': Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell recalls his brush with racism

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell has recalled his brush with racism as he offered his views on the raging issue, talking about a time when he saw fellow players being abused and discriminated against but not without a note of protest from him.

Serie A: Torino's Nicolas Nkoulou takes a knee after scoring against Parma as Italian league resumes
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Serie A: Torino's Nicolas Nkoulou takes a knee after scoring against Parma as Italian league resumes

The first Serie A goal in 103 days was marked by scorer Nicolas Nkoulou taking a knee as the Italian league resumed with tributes for the country's healthcare workers and victims of the coronavirus pandemic.

'White Lives Matter' sprayed on statue of African American tennis legend Arthur Ashe
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'White Lives Matter' sprayed on statue of African American tennis legend Arthur Ashe

The Arthur Ashe monument was dedicated in 1996 to memorialize the Richmond native and counterbalance the string of statues on Memorial Avenue dedicated to Confederate leaders.

Donald Trump signs Executive Order on police reform even as he presses for 'law and order' after weeks of protests against racial injustice
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Donald Trump signs Executive Order on police reform even as he presses for 'law and order' after weeks of protests against racial injustice

President Donald Trump, facing criticism that his policies and inflammatory rhetoric have aggravated a racial divide in the United States, signed an order on Tuesday that he said would reform police practices even as he pressed for 'law and order' nationwide.

IOC's stance of banning athletes from taking a knee a 'clear breach of human rights', says Global Athlete
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IOC's stance of banning athletes from taking a knee a 'clear breach of human rights', says Global Athlete

The stance of the IOC in potentially banning athletes who kneel in support of anti-racism protests is a breach of human rights, the Global Athlete movement said on Sunday.

US Olympic leaders open to challenging IOC rules restricting protests at the Games
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US Olympic leaders open to challenging IOC rules restricting protests at the Games

The US Olympic and Paralympic Committee is open to challenging IOC rules restricting protests at the Olympics.

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno says players must use status as role models to fight racism
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Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno says players must use status as role models to fight racism

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno has called on his teammates to act as role models for racial equality in the wake of the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis.

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says society should learn anti-racism lesson from football
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Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says society should learn anti-racism lesson from football

Society could learn a valuable lesson from football in the ongoing struggle against racial discrimination, says former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

Premier League jerseys to have Black Lives Matter rather than player names for 12 games when league restarts
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Premier League jerseys to have Black Lives Matter rather than player names for 12 games when league restarts

English Premier League jerseys will feature “Black Lives Matter” instead of player names for the first 12 games after the competition resumes on Wednesday.

Premier League: Player names to be replaced by 'Black Lives Matter' when season resumes, say reports
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Premier League: Player names to be replaced by 'Black Lives Matter' when season resumes, say reports

English Premier League players will pay tribute to worldwide anti-racism movements by wearing shirts with the words “Black Lives Matter” on the back during the opening round of fixtures at the season’s restart, British media reported on Thursday.

After Cops, reality show Live PD cancelled by A&E Network amid protests in the US against police violence
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After Cops, reality show Live PD cancelled by A&E Network amid protests in the US against police violence

A&E Network has canceled the police reality series Live PD after weeks of protests inspired by the death of George Floyd