Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio, who’s 36, has been arrested on destruction of property charges by Metropolitan Police, the New York Times reports. He was also hit with additional charges for being in “Possession of High Capacity Feeding Device,” according to USA Today. News of Tarrio’s arrest comes on the heels of the far-right group being sued by Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal.
Today, as demonstrators continue to fight for justice for Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and a growing list of others, the country is getting ready to celebrate the 155th anniversary of a milestone in the liberation of Black people by way of America’s other holiday: Juneteenth. Continue reading Juneteenth: The 155-Year History of America’s Other Holiday
In addition to Nike’s joint $40 million pledge announced earlier today, Jordan Brand and Michael Jordan are donating $100 million over the next 10 years to organizations in the Black community who are committed to fighting for racial equality, social justice, and greater access to education. Continue reading Jordan Brand Is Donating $100 Million In Support of Black Communities
A black college student has been critically injured after police shot him in the head with a beanbag round during a protest in Austin, Texas. Continue reading 20-Year-Old College Student Suffers Brain Damage After Police Shoot Him With Beanbag Round at Protest
Following several days of protest that sometimes erupted into violence and property destruction, the mayor of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina has imposed an indefinite midnight-to-six-a.m. curfew.