close
close
George Floyd Archives - Tech - ReadSector

QPR chief Les Ferdinand says taking the knee message has been ‘lost’

‘Taking the knee is now ‘good PR’ and little more’: QPR chief Les Ferdinand, English football’s only black director of football, says Black Lives Matter’s message has been ‘lost’ as his club become the first to speak out about shunning the gesture By Adrian Kajumba For The Daily Mail Published: 13:25 BST, 21 September 2020 … Read more QPR chief Les Ferdinand says taking the knee message has been ‘lost’

Justice Department brands NYC an ‘anarchist jurisdiction’ targeted for defunding 

The Justice Department declared New York City, Portland and Seattle as ‘anarchist jurisdictions that can have federal funding ripped away for failing to clamp down on violence according to its criteria.  It listed the three cities as among those ‘that have permitted violence and destruction of property to persist and have refused to undertake reasonable … Read more Justice Department brands NYC an ‘anarchist jurisdiction’ targeted for defunding 

QPR chief Les Ferdinand says taking the knee message has been ‘lost’

Les Ferdinand believes the meaning behind ‘taking a knee’ has been lost after QPR players shunned making the gesture at the weekend. QPR players did not take the knee before their 3-2 defeat by Coventry on Friday night, a sight that has become commonplace since the return of football as a gesture of support for … Read more QPR chief Les Ferdinand says taking the knee message has been ‘lost’

Trump says it was a ‘beautiful thing’ when MSNBC journalist Ali Velshi was struck by a rubber bullet

Trump says it was a ‘beautiful thing’ when MSNBC journalist Ali Velshi was struck by a rubber bullet during a George Floyd protest in Minnesota On May 30, reporter Ali Velshi was covering protest when he was injured by cops The MSNBC journalist was struck in the knee by a rubber bullet in Minneapolis   On … Read more Trump says it was a ‘beautiful thing’ when MSNBC journalist Ali Velshi was struck by a rubber bullet

University of Edinburgh under fire after renaming tower commemorating David Hume

David Hume (1711-1776) was a UK philosopher (pictured, statue in Edinburgh) David Hume (1711-1776) is one of the most important UK philosophers, best known for his work on scepticism and empiricism and his contribution to the Enlightenment. Hume saw philosophy as experimental science of human nature and tried to describe how the mind works in … Read more University of Edinburgh under fire after renaming tower commemorating David Hume

University of Edinburgh under fire after renaming tower commemorating David Hume

The University of Edinburgh has come under fire after it renamed a tower bearing the name of 18th century philosopher David Hume over his links to slavery.  The David Hume Tower will now be known as 40 George Square, the university confirmed, following pressure from activists, despite a petition amassing less than 2,000 signatures.  The campaign … Read more University of Edinburgh under fire after renaming tower commemorating David Hume

If ITV says sorry over BLM-inspired dance, I’ll quit says Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon

If ITV says sorry over BLM-inspired dance, I’ll quit says Alesha Dixon: Britain’s Got Talent judge issues ultimatum after supporting controversial performance by Diversity on the show By Katie Hind Showbusiness Editor For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:25 BST, 12 September 2020 | Updated: 23:44 BST, 12 September 2020 Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha … Read more If ITV says sorry over BLM-inspired dance, I’ll quit says Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon

If ITV says sorry over BLM-inspired dance, I’ll quit says Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon

If ITV says sorry over BLM-inspired dance, I’ll quit says Alesha Dixon: Britain’s Got Talent judge issues ultimatum after supporting controversial performance by Diversity on the show By Katie Hind Showbusiness Editor For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:25 BST, 12 September 2020 | Updated: 23:44 BST, 12 September 2020 Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha … Read more If ITV says sorry over BLM-inspired dance, I’ll quit says Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon

George Floyd death: Derek Chauvin heckled outside pretrial hearing

The police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes before his death has appeared in person in court for the first time since the May 25 killing, and was heckled as he was escorted to a corrections department SUV afterwards. Derek Chauvin, 44, has been charged with murder and is currently … Read more George Floyd death: Derek Chauvin heckled outside pretrial hearing

Diversity’s BLM-inspired BGT dance is second most complained about TV moment of the DECADE

Diversity’s Britain’s Got Talent BLM-inspired dance has become the second most complained about TV moment of the past 10 years. Ofcom complaints have reached over 10,000 as of Thursday, knocking the Kim Woodburn/Coleen Nolan argument – which took place on Loose Women in 2018 – off the second spot with only 7,912 complaints. The first … Read more Diversity’s BLM-inspired BGT dance is second most complained about TV moment of the DECADE