Posts Tagged ‘ George Floyd ’

Oakland’s Protest Rider on Why She Took to Horseback for George Floyd | KQED


Brianna Noble, owner of Mulatto Meadows ranch in Martinez, said she brought her horse, Dapper Dan, because she wanted to offer a “good, bright, positive image to focus on, as opposed to some of the destruction,” during protests over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd. (Beth LaBerge/KQED)

Brianna Noble rode atop her gelding, Dapper Dan, at an Oakland protest against the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd. A photo of her inspired awe amid turmoil, and she talked to KQED about the experience.

Source: Oakland’s Protest Rider on Why She Took to Horseback for George Floyd | KQED

Ta-Nehisi Coates on George Floyd, police protests, and hope – Vox

A protester in Washington, DC, speaks into a bullhorn as people kneel and hold their hands up in front of Lafayette Park near the White House to protest the death of George Floyd on May 25.Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

The author of Between the World and Me on why this isn’t 1968, the Colin Kaepernick test, police abolition, nonviolence and the state, and more.

Source: Ta-Nehisi Coates on George Floyd, police protests, and hope – Vox

An American Uprising | The New Yorker

Protesters and law enforcement in New York City on the third day of demonstrations after the killing of George Floyd, by police, in Minneapolis.Photograph by Ashley Gilbertson / VII / Redux

Who, really, is the agitator here?

Source: An American Uprising | The New Yorker

Run the Jewels’ Killer Mike Delivers an Emotional Plea

If you haven’t had a chance to watch this, it’s really worth your time. Rapper and activist Michael Render, aka Killer Mike of Run the Jewels, spoke at a press conference in Atlanta about the protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, the history of policing in the city, and his outrage, delivering a plea for the city’s residents to not “burn your own house down for anger with an enemy”.

Source: Run the Jewels’ Killer Mike Delivers an Emotional Plea