2020-05-31: Social Media Postees

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Hundreds of protesters demand justice for victims of police crimes in Tallahassee
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-05-31
Tallahassee, FL- For the last two days hundreds of people have been gathering in Tallahassee to demand justice for police crime victims. In just the past two months, the Tallahassee Police Department murdered three people, under the watch of killer cop Chief of Police Lawrence Revell, who murdered George "Lil Nuke" Williams in 1996. On Friday afternoon, May 29, protesters gathered at the capitol in the afternoon and then joined ranks with an evening protest organized by others at the TPD headquarters. | Protesters demanded justice for African Americans across the country who have been slain by police, including G…

Black Alliance for Peace Calls on United Nations to Address Human Rights Crisis in the United States
Black Alliance for Peace | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-31
The extrajudicial murders of African/Black people, such as Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd, by agents of the U.S. government and armed civilians have sparked urban rebellions in cities across the United States. Such murderous acts cannot be understood …

Russia Denies US Accusations Concerning Aircraft to Libya
Steven Sahiounie | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-31
US Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, released a statement on May 26 accusing Russia of sending Russian military aircraft to Libya to support the Libyan National Army (LNA). The accusations are detailed and include photos and …

Milwaukee: Large protests against police crimes
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-05-31
Milwaukee, WI – Several marches were held in Milwaukee on May 29 to demand justice for George Floyd, an African American man who was murdered by Minneapolis police. Protesters were also demanding justice for Joel Acevedo, a Chicano murdered by an off-duty Milwaukee police officer. | Protesters met up on the corner of N 27th and Center, where they heard various community speakers demand justice in their communities. Organizers from UW Parkside Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and Young People's Resistance Committee were handing out fliers for an organization that will primarily focus on demanding commu…

Systematic Racist Violence in America: Minnesota National Guard and State Police Deployed in Twin Cities Rebellion
Abayomi Azikiwe | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-31
A cell phone videotaped deadly encounter between African American George Floyd and several Minneapolis law-enforcement officers resulting in a brutal strangulation has proven to be a turning point in the long saga of systematic racist violence in the United States….

New Footage Reveals Moments Before George Floyd's Death
Unicorn Riot | unicornriot.ninja | 2020-05-31

Police attack protesters in San José, California
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-05-31
San José, CA – San Jose police backed up by county sheriffs attacked protesters as they tried to rally at City Hall on Friday, May 29. 1000 people, mainly young, had gathered to protest the killing of George Floyd and other African Americans by police. They took to the streets and blocked a freeway with signs reading "Black lives matter" and speakers condemning President Trump. But when the protest tried to march to the City Hall plaza, which is a traditional site for political rallies, they were blocked by a line of police who unleashed tear gas. When protesters resisted, the police used flashbang grenades, rubb…

Justice for George Floyd! Indict and convict the killer cops! Community control of the police now!
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-05-30
The people of Minneapolis have taken to the streets the past 72 hours, demanding the arrest of the killer cops who murdered 46-year-old African American George Floyd on Monday night, May 25. Eyewitness video was released Tuesday morning showing now former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin pinning Floyd to the ground, with Chauvin's knee directly on the back of his neck – the video shows Floyd's last gasps for air. You can hear him telling the killer cop that he can't breathe and calling for his mother before you see his body going limp. Three other cops on the scene stand by, with two other cops actively helping to r…

Continue the fight to get justice for George Floyd!
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-05-30
The brutal police killing of George Floyd has sparked a powerful uprising that will settle for nothing less than justice. It is a case of murder. George Floyd, an African American man, was killed in broad daylight in front of witnesses who videotaped the crime. The crime was carried out by Officer Derek Chauvin and three accomplices from the Minneapolis Police Department. And everyone knows that the Minneapolis Police Department has a history of killing Black people for being Black. | The response from the community in the Twin Cities has been nothing short of an inspiration to all who yearn for equality, freedo…

[Editorial] COVID-19 in Africa: no room for complacency
The Lancet | thelancet.com | 2020-05-30
Despite over 100‚Äà000 confirmed cases and infections in every country, the passage of COVID-19 through the African continent remains somewhat enigmatic. High numbers of deaths were expected in the region due to fragile health systems, lack of access to preventive measures, barriers to testing, and potentially vulnerable populations. But, according to WHO, Africa is the least affected region globally, with 1 ∑5% of the world's reported COVID-19 cases and 0 ∑1% of the world's deaths. Although comparisons are inaccurate, mortality rates have been lower compared with outbreaks of similar si…

Bill Gates' Web of Dark Money and Influence with Derrick Broze
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-05-30
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/29/20). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Minneapolis: Angry Protesters Call for Arrest of Officers Involved in killing George Floyd
CGTN | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-05-29
Protesters outside the torched police precinct building were frustrated with the U.S. police and authorities after African American George Floyd died in the hands of police. Derek Chauvin, the officer at the center of the incident, and three other officers involved were fired Tuesday from the Minneapolis Police Department. However, local and federal officials have …

Essential Remittances To Africa Devastated By Coronavirus Pandemic
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-05-29
Families dependent on remittances from seasonal workers are facing a crisis, even in countries without widespread COVID-19 cases.

Essential Remittances To Africa Devastated By Coronavirus Pandemic
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-05-29
Families dependent on remittances from seasonal workers are facing a crisis, even in countries without widespread COVID-19 cases.

Future Perspectives of Russia-Africa Relations
Kester Kenn Klomegah | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-29
While celebrating the Africa Day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reaffirmed Russia's commitment to offer support and participate in the sustainable development processes in Africa. In a videoconference held May 28 with local and foreign media, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman …

"Mass Sterilization": Kenyan Doctors Find Anti-fertility Agent in UN Tetanus Vaccine
Brian Shilhavy | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-29
This article is of relevance to the ongoing debate on vaccines. | It was first published in February 2015 | According to LifeSiteNews, a Catholic publication, the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association is charging UNICEF and WHO with sterilizing millions of girls …

30 migrants in Libya killed after death of human trafficker
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-05-29
The chaos created by the NATO-led invasion of Libya in 2011 has made the country a breeding ground for human trafficking to Europe, leading to hundreds of deaths each year…

"It Was Murder": Minneapolis Demands Charges in Police Killing of George Floyd, Calls to Defund Cops
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-05-29
As thousands take to the streets of Minneapolis to protest against the police killing of George Floyd for the third night in a row, we go to Minneapolis to speak with City Councilmember Jeremiah Ellison. Police pointed an automatic rifle at his head in 2015 when he was peacefully protesting the police killing of another African American man, Jamar Clark. We also speak with Kandace Montgomery with the Black Visions Collective, which is calling for the abolition of police.

US Military Reportedly Gathering Intelligence About Ongoing Riots in Seven States
sputniknews.com | 2020-05-31
Not all of these states called in the National Guard to respond to the nationwide protests against police brutality that erupted in the wake unarmed African American George Floyd losing his life.

BAP Calls On United Nations To Address U.S. Human Rights Crisis
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2020-05-30
The extrajudicial murders of African/Black people, such as Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd, by agents of the U.S. government and armed civilians have sparked urban rebellions in cities across the United States. Yet these murders cannot be understood outside of the context of the U.S. state's ongoing assault on the human rights of African/Black people. | U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet demanding lethal violence–"…when the looting starts, the shooting starts…"–requires the United Nations to intervene. | Trump's threat comes as the U.S. state has tragically failed during the COVID-…

African American Mayors and Sheriffs Stand Among George Floyd Protestors in Central North Carolina
Danica Jorden | zcomm.org | 2020-05-31
"Let us be resolved to fight for justice for all here in Durham. Let us commit to stand up or kneel down when injustices are identified."

Racism in US: The African-American Dystopia
Germán Gorraiz López | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-31
The totalitarian drift suffered by the United States during the mandate of George W. Bush caused that in the name of the holy-holy security of the State, in practice, the principle of inviolability (habeas corpus) of people was annulled, de …

Writing on the wall for Trump?
Abdel Bari Atwan | thealtworld.com | 2020-05-30
The backlash against the killing of George Floyd could cost the president the second term he craves | Protests and riots have continued in Minneapolis and other US cities since the killing of an unarmed African-American who was suffocated to death by white police officers after they pinned him down by the neck and ignored his pleas to stop and spare his life. | This horrific crime, filmed on a mobile phone camera, has once again brought explosively to the fore the perennial issue of the racism faced by Black Americans at the hands of the police and other state agencies. Though segregationist laws may have been ab…

Media Elite Denounce Looting Even as Billionaires Reap Record Profits from Taxpayer-Funded Bailouts
Alan MacLeod | thealtworld.com | 2020-05-29
A mountain of studies on wealth inequality have shown its corrosive effect on social cohesion, with the more unequal a society gets, the less likely people are to see themselves as participants in a community and view others as a threat. | MPN– The extrajudicial killing of African-American man George Floyd by Police Officer Derek Chauvin sparked a storm of protests both in Minneapolis and across the country. These have included large peaceful demonstrations, but also arson, destruction of property and looting. Police have abandoned multiple precincts in the face of overwhelming popular rage. | The Reverend M…

Why Does W.E.B. Du Bois Matter Today?
Paul Buhle | counterpunch.org | 2020-05-29
In their new book, W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life in American History,Charisse Burden-Stelly and Gerald Horne pose the question that every scholar of African American history, a central part of all US history, must sooner or later approach. W.E.B. Du Bois is without question one of the largest, perhaps the very largest, figure in African-American history.