Georgia Gov. Kemp Declares State Of Emergency, Activates National GuardOn Monday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency and activated as many as 1,000 National Guard members.
Toppling Confederate Monuments: Controversial Obelisk Removed In DecaturThe Confederate Lost Cause Monument erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1908 removed from Decatur Square.
I Quit: Police Officers Across U.S. ResignIn the three weeks since George Floyd's death, the role of America's criminal justice system has been propelled to the forefront of national conversation with thousands calling for comprehensive changes within the country's policing system.
Atlanta Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Received Several Citizen Complaints Against HimThe Atlanta Police Department released records that show the officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last week had several citizen complaints lodged against him prior to the incident.
St. Pete PD Changes Policy In Response To Excessive Force Protests SPD Chief Holloway: “Officers have a duty to intervene to prevent or stop wrongdoing by another officer when it is safe and reasonable to do so.”
All Living Former US Presidents Publicly Condemn Racial InjusticeAs the nation attempts to heal from recent racial injustices, all four living former U.S. Presidents publicly condemn recent racial events.
COVID-19 And Protests: Bay Area Doctor Urges ProtectionCW44's Price McKeon speaks with Dr. Peter Chang from Tampa General Hospital about the risks of protesting in such close proximity without proper protection.
George Floyd And Some Forms Of Activism His Death InspiredThough some forms of activism seem divided in nature and viewpoint, most seem to agree that violence only hurts the cause.
St Pete Bookstore Owner Addresses Systemic Racism, Shares Words Of HopeHer vision for the future includes more than just those marching. "...there is privilege in being white. Use [that] privilege to benefit and to uplift friends who are black. Family members who are black. Communities who have black people in it. That's my hope."
Tampa Police Chief: 'No One Won Last Night. We Made 68 Arrests.'For almost ten (10) hours on June 2, Tampa Police officers kept protesters safe by blocking traffic as they marched approximately eight (8) miles in and around downtown.
St. Pete Officials To Protesters: 'We Have Some Healing To Do. We Have Some Work To Do.'Protesters and bystanders listened as Mayor Rick Kriseman, local pastors and other St. Pete officials spoke.
Business Owner Speaks Out After Tampa ProtestsOwner of Blind Tiger Café in Tampa, Roberto Torres, says he absolutely stands with those protesting for change but doesn’t want his businesses to be targeted.
Ice Cube Cancels 'Good Morning America' Appearance Over George Floyd's DeathIce Cube canceled his "Good Morning America" appearance Thursday, directly referencing the George Floyd killing by Minneapolis police as the reason.