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Emergency workers tend to an injured person on the ground after a driver sped through a protest-related closure on the Interstate 5 freeway in Seattle, authorities said early Saturday, July 4, 2020. Dawit Kelete, 27, has been arrested and booked on two counts of vehicular assault. (James Anderson via AP)

Protester killed on Seattle freeway was dedicated to cause

Jul. 5, 2020 7:33 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A person killed Saturday when a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality was remembered Sunday as someone who was dedicated to the cause. The other person hit in the incident, meanwhile, remained in serious condition Sunday at a...

In this June 19, 2020, photo, people attend a peaceful rally in Chicago to mark Juneteenth. The holiday celebrates the day in 1865 that enslaved black people in Galveston, Texas, learned they had been freed from bondage, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

'Lift Every Voice and Sing' hymn ignites hope across nation

Jul. 5, 2020 7:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide protests. In recent weeks, countless rallies were held from D.C. to...

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Anti-racism groups in Paris call out colonizer street names

Jul. 5, 2020 12:12 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris police blocked anti-racism groups from leading a “de-colonial tour” of Paris on Sunday to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses. Instead, the protesters marched around a monument in front of the...

Report: Sheriff's official says 2 dead, 8 wounded in South Carolina nightclub shooting, revising figures from 12 hurt

Jul. 5, 2020 6:30 AM EDT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Report: Sheriff's official says 2 dead, 8 wounded in South Carolina nightclub shooting, revising figures from 12 hurt.

Sheriff's spokesperson says 12 people in 'various conditions' following shooting at South Carolina nightclub

Jul. 5, 2020 4:26 AM EDT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff's spokesperson says 12 people in 'various conditions' following shooting at South Carolina nightclub.
Protesters and journalists gather around a United States flag as it burns outside the White House on a section of 16th Street that has been renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza, Saturday, July 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

The Latest: Columbus statue yanked, tossed into Inner Harbor

Jul. 4, 2020 10:47 PM EDT

The Latest on protests over racial inequality: BALTIMORE — Baltimore protesters have pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and thrown it into the city’s Inner Harbor. News outlets reported that demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument in the Little Italy neighborhood on Saturday night....

Police: Texas officers fatally shoot man who shot his wife

Jul. 4, 2020 5:09 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Police in a Dallas suburb shot and killed a man Saturday after he reportedly shot his wife and opened fire on the officers, a police spokeswoman said. Officers in Irving responded to a call before 10 a.m. from a woman who said her husband shot her, Investigator Ariel Esparza said in a...

11 officers hurt breaking up unlicensed London music event

Jul. 4, 2020 2:58 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Eleven police officers were injured while trying to break up an unlicensed music event in west London, the latest in a series of illegal gatherings in the British capital over the past couple of weeks that have descended into violence. Police said everyone in attendance at the event in White...

Young demonstrators dance at the start of the annual Gay Pride march in Paris, France, Saturday, July 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Benjamin Girette)

At Pride march in Paris, activists demand racial justice too

Jul. 4, 2020 1:11 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Grassroots LGBTQ groups marched through Paris led by activists of color Saturday as part of Global Pride observances, protesting police violence and demanding more political actions on behalf of migrants, sex workers and other marginalized members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and...

Boulder Police Department seize machete from man

Jul. 4, 2020 12:33 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A machete was taken from a Colorado man police said was seen waving the knife at cars and climbing on apartment balconies. The Boulder Police Department responded to calls Friday around 10 a.m. near downtown Boulder, reporting a man yelling at cars and swinging a machete, KMGH-TV...