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The Latest: U.S. Park Police deny using tear gas at protest

1 month ago   |   By Stl Today

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:
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Silicon Valley billionaires are lining up to condemn racism. But the tech and VC industry has a shameful, decades-long history of ignoring and perpetuating inequality

Silicon Valley billionaires are lining up to condemn racism. But the tech and VC industry has a shameful, decades-long history of ignoring and perpetuating inequality

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

In memos to employees and public social media posts, Silicon Valley leaders voiced support for the call for social justice in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
But their expressed concern for systemic mistreatment of blacks by police stands in contrast to the relatively little they've done to address endemic inequality in their own industry.
More than 20 years after the Rev. Jesse Jackson called out Silicon Valley for having few blacks and Latinos among its employees, executives and board members, such groups remain underrepresented, in many cases egregiously so.
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'Lay down your arms, uphold your oath': Former military leaders and lawmakers resoundingly blast Trump's idea of deploying US troops on American streets

'Lay down your arms, uphold your oath': Former military leaders and lawmakers resoundingly blast Trump's idea of deploying US troops on American streets

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump's message of using federalized troops to quell the George Floyd protests caught the ire of congressional lawmakers with national security experience and retired senior military officials.
The Insurrection Act was last invoked during the Los Angeles riots in 1992.
Previous presidents were explicitly asked by state leaders for federal military aid.
"America is not a battleground. Our fellow citizens are not the enemy," retired US Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Twitter.
"I am less confident in the soundness of the...
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The US Air Force's top general says all Americans 'should be outraged' by George Floyd's death and the actions of the police

The US Air Force's top general says all Americans 'should be outraged' by George Floyd's death and the actions of the police

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein said in a memo sent to commanders Monday night that every American ought to be "outraged" by George Floyd's death and police misconduct.
His memo followed a social media post from Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright speaking out about the pain of racial injustice.
"There is no room for bigotry, hatred or small mindedness in our force. Period. Every member of our team needs to know we have their back," Goldfein wrote in his memo, which Air Force Times first reported.
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