“Black” in the news
|black and white|
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The New York Times
· Practicing Architecture in a Pandemic →
Sit next to the architect (dressed in her signature black) while she presents a project — if you can get time on her jammed calendar — and it’s as if she is talking about one of her kids.
· Titan Machinery Inc. (TITN) CEO David Meyer on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript →
There are pockets of very dry conditions in the Balkans, Ukraine, and Black Sea regions.
· The killing of Ahmaud Arbery →
On 23 February Ahmaud Arbery, a young black man, was shot dead by two white men in Brunswick, Georgia.
· NYC officials call for police probe of white woman's 911 call on black man in Central Park →
Some New York City officials are calling on police to launch a criminal probe into a white woman's calling 911 on a black man in Central Park and falsely reporting that he threatened her.
· Fears rise of ‘murder hornet' spreading in western Canada after sighting →
With its hulking orange and black body, the insect sent in by a concerned resident was unmistakably an Asian giant hornet – an aggressive predator increasingly known as the “murder” hornet.
· Extra Crunch Live: Join Box CEO Aaron Levie for a live Q&A today at 3pm EDT/12pm PDT →
Business leaders like Levie are living through their second black swan event that’s reshaping the global economy.
· Violent protests rock Minneapolis for second straight night →
Minneapolis: Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighbourhood for a second straight night as angry crowds looted shops, set fires and left a path of damage that stretched for kilometres.
· Pattern of uneven social distancing enforcement coming into view, civil rights experts say →
The area’s population is mostly black, and civil liberties advocates questioned the legality of singling out one neighborhood.
The New York Times
· Amy Cooper and Christian Cooper: A Confrontation in the Park →
Readers react to articles about a white dog walker who called the police about a black bird-watcher.
· As Kansas Republicans squabble in Senate primary, Democrat pitches herself a 'sensible centrist' →
Though both black men died almost six years apart, Garner and Floyd each repeatedly told police that they could not breathe while being pinned to the ground, ultimately playing a role in their deaths that reignited public outcries of racist-motivated police attacks.