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George Floyd Protests
The George Floyd protests are ongoing protests against police brutality Police brutality is the excessive and unwarranted use of force by law enforcement File:CBP female officers going aboard a ship.jpg, upU.S. Customs and Border Protection officers boarding a ship 'Law enforcement'' is the activity of some memb ... and racism that began in Minneapolis Minneapolis () is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. With a population of 429,954 as of 2020 United States census, 2020, it is the most populous city in the state and the 46th most populous in the nation. The county seat of Hennepin County, ... in the United States on May 26, 2020. The civil unrest Civil disorder, also known as civil disturbance, civil unrest, or social unrest is an activity arising from a mass act of civil disobedience Civil disobedience is the active, professed refusal of a citizenship, citizen to obey certain laws, d ... and protests began as part of international reactions to Murder o ...
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2020–2021 United States Racial Unrest
The 2020–2021 United States racial unrest is an ongoing wave of civil unrest Civil disorder, also known as civil disturbance, civil unrest, or social unrest is an activity arising from a mass act of civil disobedience Civil disobedience is the active, professed refusal of a citizenship, citizen to obey certain laws, d ..., comprising protests and riots, against systemic racism towards African Americans, black people in the United States, such as in the form of police violence. It is partly facilitated by the nationwide Black Lives Matter movement, and was initially triggered by the murder of George Floyd during his arrest by Minneapolis Police Department, Minneapolis police officers on May 25, 2020. Following the murder of George Floyd, Floyd, 2020 unrest in Minneapolis–Saint Paul, unrest broke out in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area on May 26, and quickly spread across the country and List of George Floyd protests outside the United States, the world. Within Minneapol ...
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Voice Of America
Voice of America (VOA) is an American international broadcaster. It is the largest and oldest U.S.-funded international broadcaster. VOA produces digital, TV, and radio content in 47 languages which it distributes to affiliate stations around the globe. It is primarily viewed by a non-American audience, so VOA programming has an influence on public opinion abroad regarding the United States and its people. VOA was established in 1942, and the VOA charter (Public Laws 94-350 and 103–415) was signed into law in 1976 by President Gerald Ford Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (; born Leslie Lynch King Jr.; July 14, 1913December 26, 2006) was an American politician and attorney who served as the 38th president of the United States from 1974 to 1977. A member of the Republican Party (United St .... VOA is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and overseen by the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), an independent agency of the U.S. government. Funds are appropriated annually under the ...
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The New York Times
''The New York Times'' is an American daily newspaper A newspaper is a periodical Periodical literature (also called a periodical publication or simply a periodical) is a category of serial Serial may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media The presentation of works in sequential segments ... based in New York City New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State New York is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of ... with a worldwide readership. Founded in 1851, the ''Times'' has since won 132 Pulitzer Prizes, the most of any newspaper, and has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record A newspaper of record is a major newspaper A newspaper is a periodical Periodical literature (also called a periodical publication or simply a periodical) is a category of Serial (publish ...
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Police Brutality
Police brutality is the excessive and unwarranted use of force by law enforcement 'Law enforcement'' is the activity of some members of government who act in an organized manner to enforce the law by discovering, deterrence (legal), deterring, rehabilitation (penology), rehabilitating, or punishment, punishing people who viol .... It is an extreme form of police misconduct Police misconduct refers to inappropriate conduct and illegal actions taken by police officer officer in Hamburg en, Hamburgian(s) , timezone1 = Central European Time, CET , utc_offset1 = +1 , ti ... or violence and is a civil rights violation. It also refers to a situation where officers exercise undue or excessive force against a person. Police violence includes but is not limited to physical or verbal harassment, physical or mental injury, property damage, inaction of police officers, and in some cases, death. History The term "police brutality" ...
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Operation Legend
Operation Legend (or Operation LeGend) was a federal law enforcement operation in the United States initiated by the administration of President of the United States, President Donald Trump. The operation was named after four-year-old LeGend Taliferro, who was shot and killed in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 29, 2020. According to the White House, Operation Legend was implemented after President Trump began 2020 deployment of federal forces in the United States, deploying federal law enforcement agents to “fight violent crime” in the wake of the George Floyd protests. For Operation Legend, agents from various federal agencies were deployed to aid and assist city and county law enforcement officers. Background In the early morning hours of June 29, 2020, four-year-old LeGend Taliferro was killed while he was sleeping after his apartment was shot by gunfire. The death of Taliferro occurred during a time of increased violence in Kansas City and Missouri as a whole, with a ...
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2020 Deployment Of Federal Forces In The United States
In June 2020, the Trump administration Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American politician A politician is a person active in party politics A political party is an organization that coordinates candidate A candidate, or nominee, is ... began deploying federal law enforcement forces to select cities in the United States in response to rioting and monument removals amid the George Floyd protests The George Floyd protests are ongoing protests against police brutality Police brutality is the excessive and unwarranted use of force by law enforcement File:CBP female officers going aboard a ship.jpg, upU.S. Customs and Border Prote .... Federal law enforcement elements were deployed under Operation Legend Operation Legend (or Operation LeGend) was a federal law enforcement operation in the United States initiated by the administration of President of the United States, President Donald Trump. The operation was ...
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2020 United States Elections
The 2020 United States elections were held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Democratic Democrat, Democrats, or Democratic may refer to: *A proponent of democracy Democracy ( gr, δημοκρατία, ''dēmokratiā'', from ''dēmos'' 'people' and ''kratos'' 'rule') is a form of government in which people, the people have the a ... former Vice President Joe Biden Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. ( ; born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who is the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party (United States), Democratic Party, he served as the 47th Vice Pres ... defeated incumbent Republican Republican can refer to: Political ideology * An advocate of a republic, a type of government that is not a monarchy or dictatorship, and is usually associated with the rule of law. ** Republicanism, the ideology in support of republics or against ... President Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American ...
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Minneapolis City Council
The Minneapolis City Council is the lawmaking body of Minneapolis Minneapolis () is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. With a population of 429,954 as of 2020 United States census, 2020, it is the most populous city in the state and the 46th most populous in the nation. The county seat of Hennepin County, .... It consists of 13 members, elected from separate wards to four-year terms, via a ranked-choice method. The council structure has been in place since the 1950s. In recent elections, council membership has been dominated by the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party The Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL) is a major political party in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The party’s platform is described as moderate. The DFL, due to its historically blue-collar base, has a long history of having s ... (DFL). As of 2020, 12 members identified with the DFL, while one identified with Green Party of Minnesota The Green Party of Minnesota is a Green po ...
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List Of Police Reforms Related To The George Floyd Protests
A ''list'' is any set of items. List or lists may also refer to: People * List (surname) Organizations * List College, an undergraduate division of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America * SC Germania List, German rugby union club Other uses * List (watercraft), the leaning to either port or starboard of a ship * List (abstract data type) * List on Sylt, previously called List, the northernmost village in Germany, on the island of Sylt * ''List'', an alternative term for ''roll'' in flight dynamics * To ''list'' a building, etc., in the UK it means to designate it a listed building that may not be altered without permission * Lists (jousting), the barriers used to designate the tournament area where medieval knights jousted See also

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Riot
A riot () is a form of civil disorder Civil disorder, also known as civil disturbance, civil unrest, or social unrest is an activity arising from a mass act of civil disobedience (such as a demonstration, riot, strike, or ignoring laws) in which the participants become hostile toward ... commonly characterized by a group lashing out in a violent public disturbance against authority In the fields of sociology Sociology is the study of society, human social behaviour, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture that surrounds everyday life. It is a social science that uses various methods of Empiric ..., property Property is a system of rights that gives people legal control of valuable things, and also refers to the valuable things themselves. Depending on the nature of the property, an owner of property may have the right to , alter, , , , , , , , or ..., or people A people is any plurality of persons considered as a whole. Used in po ...
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Strike Action
Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, or simply strike, is a work stoppage, caused by the mass refusal of employee Employment is the relationship between two parties Image:'Hip, Hip, Hurrah! Artist Festival at Skagen', by Peder Severin Krøyer (1888) Demisted with DXO PhotoLab Clearview; cropped away black border edge.jpg, 300px, ''Hip, Hip, Hurrah!'' ( ...s to work Work may refer to: * Work (human activity), intentional activity people perform to support themselves, others, or the community ** Manual labour, physical work done by humans ** House work, housework, or homemaking * Work (physics), the product of .... A strike usually takes place in response to employee grievances. Strikes became common during the Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in Great Britain, continental Europe Continental Europe or mainland Europe is the contiguous continent A continent is any ...
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Online Activism
Internet activism is the use of electronic communication technologies such as social media, e-mail, and podcasts for various forms of activism to enable faster and more effective communication by citizen social movement, movements, the delivery of particular information to large and specific audiences as well as coordination. Internet technologies are used for cause-related fundraising, community building, lobbying, and organizing (management), organizing. A digital activism campaign is "an organized public effort, making collective claims on a target authority, in which civic initiators or supporters use digital media." Research has started to address specifically how activist/advocacy groups in the U.S. and Canada are using social media to achieve digital activism objectives. Types Within online activism Sandor Vegh distinguished three principal categories: active/reactive, mobilizing and awareness raising-based. There are other ways of classifying Internet activism, such as by ...
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