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Drive-by gunmen shot ‘Black Panther of Oxford’ Sasha Johnson in head as they fired on house party

Drive-by gunmen shot 'Black Panther of Oxford' Sasha Johnson in head as they fired on house party

Friends have held a vigil for a British Black Lives Matter leader who took a bullet in the head when a London gang carried out a botched drive-by shooting to assassinate a rival at the end of an all-day party. Around 50 people chanted and said prayers under a bandstand in Ruskin Park, Lambeth, for Sasha Johnson,…

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‘How dare you!’ House debate on COVID relief bill descends into spat over Black Lives Matter

Rep. Glenn Grothman

The House debate on Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package descended into a fiery showdown over Black Lives Matter on Wednesday.  It came after one Democratic congresswoman hit back at a Republican colleague’s claim that the group ‘doesn’t like the old-fashioned family’. ‘How dare you!’ Virgin Islands Rep. Stacy Plaskett fired back at Wisconsin…

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Graham predicts House Republicans will impeach Kamala Harris over Black Lives Matter support

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he believed President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial set such a bad precedent that if Republicans win back the House they'll try to impeach Vice President Kamala Harris for her Black Lives Matter support

Sen. Lindsey Graham said former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial set such a bad precedent that House Republicans, if they retake the majority, will go after Vice President Kamala Harris for her Black Lives Matter support.   ‘If you use this model, I don’t know how Kamala Harris doesn’t get impeached if the Republicans take…

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U.S. election: Over 1,000 anti-Trump protesters gather near White House – National

U.S. election: Over 1,000 anti-Trump protesters gather near White House - National

WASHINGTON — More than 1,000 people protesting U.S. President Donald Trump converged on Black Lives Matter Plaza on Tuesday night, just a block from the White House, while hundreds more marched through parts of downtown Washington, sometimes blocking traffic and setting off fireworks. Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but…

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U.S. attorney general argues George Floyd protests ‘hijacked’ by rioters in House testimony – National

U.S. attorney general argues George Floyd protests ‘hijacked’ by rioters in House testimony - National

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr defended the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America, saying on Tuesday “violent rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protests” sparked by George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police. Barr told members of the House Judiciary Committee at a much-anticipated election year hearing the…

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