Category Archives: CNN – US

Washington’s new Black Lives Matter street mural is captured in satellite image

Washington’s new Black Lives Matter street mural is captured in satellite image

Washington’s new BLACK LIVES MATTER street mural is so huge, you can see it from space. New satellite images from Planet Labs clearly show the bright yellow message amid the gray Lego-looking buildings on the street leading to the White House, its grandeur minimized by the distance. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser commissioned the mural, which…MORE

Best moments from CNN and Sesame Street’s town hall on racism for kids and parents

Best moments from CNN and Sesame Street’s town hall on racism for kids and parents

CNN partnered with “Sesame Street” for a special town hall about racism, giving both kids and parents an opportunity to explore the current moment the nation is living through and to understand how these issues affect people. “Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism” aired Saturday morning and left no stone unturned — discussing everything from…MORE

What’s in a name? California restaurant agrees to a change amid national unrest

What’s in a name? California restaurant agrees to a change amid national unrest

Sixty-three years ago, a pancake house opened in California that spawned a nationwide restaurant chain. Now, it’s the only one left — and it’s changing its name to meet the changing times amid the country’s demonstrations against racism and police brutality. Sambo’s in Santa Barbara will remain in business but under a new, undetermined name,…MORE

After reviewing video, prosecutors charge police inspector instead of protester

After reviewing video, prosecutors charge police inspector instead of protester

A Philadelphia police inspector is facing charges after prosecutors said a video shows him striking a student protester on the head with a metal baton. Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, possession of an instrument of crime and recklessly endangering another person, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner announced Friday. Prosecutors…MORE

Temporary restraining order prohibits Denver Police from using chemical agents or projectiles against peaceful protesters without supervisor approval

Temporary restraining order prohibits Denver Police from using chemical agents or projectiles against peaceful protesters without supervisor approval

Calling the Denver Police Department’s efforts to “police its own” a failure, a US District Court Judge granted a temporary restraining order late Friday evening prohibiting the use of “chemical weapons or projectiles of any kind against persons engaging in peaceful protests or demonstrations.” The temporary restraining order (TRO) granted by Judge R. Brooke Jackson…MORE

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