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Steve June 4, 2020

Experts share their advice for teaching kids to fight systemic racism, now and at all times. Here’s an age-by-age guide for white parents to addressing racism and privilege with their children. Conversations about race, privilege and police brutality are hard. Be open — and have a plan. Experts share how parents can teach their children […]

Steve June 4, 2020

Chants to “Defund the police!” have reverberated around the country, from New York City to Minneapolis and through the streets of Los Angeles, as thousands of people protested racist police violence this past week. While some may hear the phrase and assume it’s a radical, punitive step to end policing altogether, it’s actually an acknowledgment […]

Steve June 4, 2020

A small group of protesters gathered in Rehoboth’s bandstand on Monday evening. (Blade staff photo) Protesters marched in Delaware this week in response to the death of George Floyd, the unarmed black man killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis. Tensions ran high at a Wilmington protest on Sunday. Peaceful demonstrations in 1898 Park […]

Steve June 4, 2020

The chief of the Minneapolis police union has blamed trans people for the city’s budget problems during the coronavirus pandemic, and said they’re the reason he won’t get his raise. Lieutenant and Trump-supporter Bob Kroll, president of the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis, has recently been slammed for defending the four officers involved in the […]

Steve June 4, 2020

Nearly two months after it was cancelled due to coronavirus, LA Pride will be revived as a Black Lives Matter march to honour the legacy of the Stonewall Riots. The parade was due to take place on June 14 to commemorate LA Pride’s 50th anniversary. Now this date will instead see a solidarity protest march […]

Steve June 4, 2020

Jasmyne Cannick As a Black woman, I get it — the collective anger and rage after watching the killing of yet another Black man by the police. I, too, have witnessed how the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has touched off a new firestorm of protests against police killings of […]