“Solidarity” in the news
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The New York Times
· Washington Braces for Another Night of George Floyd Protests →
Every car honked in solidarity.
· Videos, threats, but few signs protests have been stoked by 'outsider' extremist groups →
“They see fascism as being a form of racism, and they want to stand in solidarity with victims of police oppression.
· Morning mail: protests and violence flare across US, Rio Tinto says sorry, a boy's marathon achievement →
Around the world people are expressing solidarity with the demonstrators and, in Australia, the family of David Dunday – an Aboriginal man who said “I can’t breathe” 12 times before he died while being restrained by five prison guards in Sydney – said they have been traumatised anew by footage of Floyd’s death.
· YouTube will donate $1 million to the Center for Policing Equity →
YouTube says it will donate $1 million to the Center for Policing Equity, to demonstrate “solidarity against racism and violence.” The Alphabet-owned video platform tweeted that it was pledging the funds “in support of efforts to address social injustice.”
The New York Times
· Corporate Voices Get Behind ‘Black Lives Matter’ Cause →
Reebok said in a message to “the black community” that it “stands in solidarity with you,” telling its social media followers: “We are not asking you to buy our shoes.
· Protesters, footballers worldwide show solidarity, demand justice for George Floyd →
Protesters took the streets in a number of cities, including London and Copenhagen, while footballers in Germany displayed their solidarity with anti-racism demonstrations in the US over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis after a white police officer pressed his knee on his neck.
· The Congresswoman Pepper-Sprayed by Police →
Joyce Beatty: I wanted to go and stand in solidarity with the protesters, because they were peaceful protesters.
· Thousands rally in London, Berlin over George Floyd death →
Thousands of people protested in London and Berlin on Sunday in solidarity with protesters in the United States demonstrating against the death of a Black man, shown gasping for breath in a video clip, as a white policeman knelt on his neck in Minneapolis.
· Bundesliga footballers Thuram and Sancho join US killing protests →
Thuram, whose father, French World Cup winner Lilian runs the Education against Racism foundation in Paris, was the latest show of solidarity with the current protests sweeping the United States.
· Jake Paul filmed looting, but denies being a part of it →
“He didn’t march in solidarity with anyone he showed up hours after to loot a mall for views.