Black Lives Matter protests

Seattle man who ploughed through protesters charged with homicide

A lawyer for defendant Dawit Kelete says there was 'nothing political' about the 'horrible, horrible accident'.

Seattle man who ploughed through protesters charged with homicide

AJ IMPACT

US service workers to strike July 20 to highlight racism

A coalition of labour unions with racial and social justice organisations will stage a mass walkout to highlight racism.

US service workers to strike July 20 to highlight racism

George Floyd protests

Officer's lawyer seeks dismissal of George Floyd murder charges

Defence lawyer for Minneapolis police officer accused of aiding and abetting Floyd's murder seeks dismissal of US case.

Officer's lawyer seeks dismissal of George Floyd murder charges

United States

J K Rowling, others scorched for lamenting rising 'intolerance'

Letter signed by more than 150 world-renowned academics, writers and artists suggests free speech is under assault.

J K Rowling, others scorched for lamenting rising 'intolerance'

United States

Kanye West to run for US president, no longer supports Trump

In an interview with Forbes magazine the billionaire entertainer said 'it's time' and he will run as an independent.

Kanye West to run for US president, no longer supports Trump

AJ Impact

Facebook 'weaponized to suppress voting', audit finds

The civil rights audit commissioned by Facebook comes as some 900 advertisers boycott the social media site.

Auditor blasts Facebook's handsoff policy on Trump posts

Black Lives Matter protests

Black Lives Matter protesters in New York: 'Confrontation works'

Protesters share their experiences of systemic racism and stories of solidarity on the streets.

Black Lives Matter protesters in New York: 'Confrontation works'

AJ Impact

'Facebook showed up expecting an A for attendance'

Facebook advertising boycott organisers expressed disappointment after meeting with CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.

'No commitment to action' from Zuckerberg, boycott organisers say

United States

Georgia governor declares emergency after weekend of violence

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says, 'Enough is enough' after 8-year-old girl killed near US protests' flashpoint.

Georgia governor declares emergency after weekend of violence

Black Lives Matter protests

Kentucky author sues to stop university from removing 1930s mural

The university said in a statement that removing the mural is necessary for the community to heal.

Kentucky author sues to stop university from removing 1930s mural

United States

White woman charged for police call on Black man in Central Park

Amy Cooper will face criminal charges over call to New York City police falsely claiming Black man was threatening her.

White woman charged for police call on Black man in Central Park

United States

Seattle driver accused of hitting protesters heads to court

Protesters screamed and scattered as the car approached, 24-year-old Summer Taylor was killed, Diaz Love injured.

Seattle driver accused of hitting protesters heads to court

Black Lives Matter protests

Sport, politics and activism: The perfect mix?

Athletes using sport as platform to highlight societal issues is not new, but backlash, hostility continues to be loud.

Black Lives Matter: Should sports and politics mix?

Opinion

Racists cannot silence us

In Ghana, a country where I am judged by my personality, not my skin, I thought I was safe from racists. I was wrong.

Bisi Adjapon

by Bisi Adjapon

Bisi Adjapon

United States

Seattle protester struck by car on closed interstate dies

Summer Taylor, 24, was one of two people run over by a speeding vehicle during a demonstration on Saturday.

Seattle protester struck by car on closed interstate dies