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Minnesota girl, 9, slams school board over BLM posters displayed in her school

Nine-year-old Novalee addressed the Lakeview School Board in Minnesota, rebuking the team for ruling on May 25 - the anniversary of George Floyd's death - that political posters were not allowed, and then putting them up themselves

A nine year old girl in Minnesota has gone viral after she berated her school board for banning political posters from campuses, yet displaying Black Lives Matter images on the wall. The student, who gave her name only as Novalee, spoke at the Lakeville Area School Board meeting on June 8. Lakeville is a suburb…

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Calgary high school pauses yearbook distribution after concerns about pages focused on Black students – Calgary

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

A south Calgary high school has paused the distribution of this year’s yearbook after concerns were raised over two pages that featured Black students. The last days of school at Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School have students and parents talking about two collage pages, featuring pictures of Black students with the caption “JCS Black students represent influence.”…

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Non-profit tied to BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors failed to disclose donation, report says

A non-profit group tied to Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors failed to report significant donations to the IRS, according to a new report

A non-profit group tied to Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors failed to report significant donations to the IRS, according to a new report.  Dignity and Power Now, a group that Cullors founded in 2013 to help black and minority prisoners, brought in at least $225,000 in 2016, but only disclosed $50,000 to the IRS,…

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Families speak out against police violence at Black Lives Matter Toronto event in Ottawa

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

Several Black and Indigenous families whose loved ones have been harmed and killed by police came together in Ottawa to mark Juneteenth and demand accountability and changes to the justice system. Black Lives Matter Toronto organized the gathering on the steps of the prime minister’s office, where 10 families from across the country shared their…

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Mike Tindall says he doesn’t ‘buy into’ the BLM organisation

Mike Tindall (pictured) said he probably would not take the knee if he was still playing rugby for England because he doesn't 'buy into' the BLM organisation

Mike Tindall said he probably would not take the knee if he was still playing rugby for England because he does not ‘buy into’ the Black Lives Matter organisation. Princess Anne’s son-in-law said in an interview that he would instead take a stance against racism ‘in my own way’, insisting he does ‘support the fight against…

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Sasha Johnson ‘was shot in the head by gatecrashers as they gunned down security guard’

Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson (pictured) was shot in the head by silent disco gatecrashers who tried to gun down a doorman, a court heard

Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson was shot in the head by silent disco gatecrashers as they gunned down a security guard who confronted them, a court heard. Mother-of-two Ms Johnson, 27, dubbed the ‘Black Panther of Oxford’, was shot at a 30th birthday party in Peckham, south London. She remains in a critical condition in hospital. …

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DAN WOOTTON: Blyton wrote things that we’d never say but that doesn’t cancel the joy she brought

Was some of Enid Blyton's writing racist, with examples of abhorrent language that was and is completely unacceptable? Absolutely. Should the joy of her storytelling that helped develop the imagination of so many children, including mine, be erased for future generations? Absolutely not, writes DAN WOOTTON

Was some of Enid Blyton’s writing racist, with examples of abhorrent language that was and is completely unacceptable? Absolutely. Should the joy of her storytelling that helped develop the imagination of so many children, including mine, be erased for future generations? Absolutely not. But that is my fear after a decision by English Heritage today…

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Enid Blyton’s work is ‘racist, xenophobic and lacking literary merit’, says English Heritage

Enid Blyton (pictured in 1962), whose books have been among the world's best-sellers since the 1920s, has been linked to racism in updated Blue Plaque information produced by charity English Heritage

Prolific children’s writer Enid Blyton’s work has been linked to ‘racism and xenophobia’ by English Heritage after a review of its blue plaques following last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests. The English children’s author has enchanted millions of young readers with tales of adventure, ginger beer and buns. But Ms Blyton, whose books have been…

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Bank of England is accused of undertaking a ‘bonfire of the vanities’ after removing portraits

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The Bank of England has been accused of taking part in a ‘bonfire of the vanities’ after removing portraits of governors linked to the slave trade despite the government’s ‘retain and explain’ guidance. Eight oil paintings and two busts were recently transferred to a private area following last June’s review into former Bank leaders’ links…

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Harry Redknapp asks how much longer England players will take the knee

During an interview on The Great British Breakfast on the new GB news channel, Mr Redknapp, 74, was asked about his thoughts on the action as the Euro 2020 Championship matches began

Former football manager Harry Redknapp today said that players taking the knee in support of Black Lives Matter ‘can’t go on forever’. During an interview on The Great British Breakfast on the new GB News channel, Mr Redknapp, 74, was asked about his thoughts on the action as the Euro 2020 Championship matches began.    Presenter Nana…

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Euro 2020: ‘If they take a knee, turn off the TV’ trends on Twitter in Spain

Spain's squad are currently preparing for their first Euro 2020 match against Sweden tonight

‘If they take a knee, turn off the TV’ trends on Twitter in Spain as fans at home prepare to BOYCOTT Euro 2020 if their stars follow England’s lead with Black Lives Matter gesture against Sweden tonight By Ben Nagle for MailOnline Published: 12:12, 14 June 2021 | Updated: 16:10, 14 June 2021 Spanish football…

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Senator claims Capitol riot suspects are being treated unfairly

Republican Senator Ron Johnson (right) spoke with Mark Levin on his Fox News talk show 'Life, Liberty & Levin,' about an alleged 'unequal administration of justice' being applied to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot suspects

Republican Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson has claimed that an ‘unequal administration of justice’ is being applied to the suspects of the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol versus those involved in Black Lives Matter protests across the country last spring and summer. Johnson, who’s also a member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, shared his…

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Statue of James Watt to be reinstalled in Birmingham with plaque on his family links to slave trade

The statue of Scottish inventor James Watt in Birmingham will be reinstalled with a plaque explaining his 'dark side' and links to slavery

Statue of steam engine pioneer and ‘father of the industrial revolution’ James Watt will be reinstalled in Birmingham with a plaque about his ‘dark side’ and family links to slave trade in the wake of BLM protests The statue of inventor James Watt has been in storage in Birmingham since 2017 Council will reinstall it…

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Ashley Banjo ‘not shocked’ by revelations made by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Oprah interview

Ashley Banjo 'not shocked' by revelations made by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Oprah interview

‘I understand it 100%’: Ashley Banjo says he ‘wasn’t shocked’ by Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview because they had an ‘eye-opening chat’ with him before… as he teases new project By Aisha Nozari For Mailonline Published: 12:35, 11 June 2021 | Updated: 15:58, 11 June 2021 Ashley Banjo has revealed he was ‘not shocked’ by…

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