Columbus statue beheaded

A statue of Christopher Columbus in Boston has been beheaded, police said Wednesday, as calls to remove sculptures commemorating colonizers and slavers sweep America on the back of anti-racism protests.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/11 16:23:40

US Army pressured to rename bases

A handful of US Army bases named for Civil War generals of the pro-slavery South could be in for name changes as pressure builds to rid the country of monuments associated with repression of blacks.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/10 17:03:41

New York restarts amid US protests

New York City – the epicenter of America's coronavirus outbreak – began partially reopening its shattered economy Monday after almost three months of lockdown, as the World Health Organization (WHO) warned the health crisis was “worsening” worldwide.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/9 17:28:41

Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star blacked out in George Floyd protests

US President Donald Trump's star on Hollywood Boulevard was vandalized with black spray paint during weekend protests over the death of George Floyd, an African American man, in police custody in Minneapolis, US media reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/9 13:46:47

Public viewing for George Floyd held in Houston, US

A public viewing for George Floyd, an African American man who died while in police custody, is underway on Monday in Houston, Texas, the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/9 10:19:43

Final tribute

Pallbearers take the casket of George Floyd into the Fountain of Praise church for his memorial and funeral services on Monday in Houston, Texas. Floyd died on May 25 when he was in Minneapolis police custody, sparking nationwide protests.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/9 0:03:40

Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players

Taylor Townsend says at one time or another she has been mistaken for every other American female black tennis player, including Venus Williams.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/8 16:58:41

Bayern inch closer to title

Bundesliga players wore black armbands and took the knee in displays of support for the Black Lives Matter protests on Saturday, as Bayern Munich kept title rivals Borussia Dortmund at bay with a ninth successive win.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/7 17:18:42

Chinese FM urges US face up to domestic racial issues, batters 'double standard' on HK riots

US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien's allegation that foreign powers take advantage of US race relations and protests over George Floyd's death, and his allusion that China is taking pleasure in the chaos in the US is groundless and US practices of glorifying "Hong Kong secessionists" as heroes and calling US protesters as rioters exposed its double standard, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 17:43:40

US states clamp down on protests demanding end to police violence over George Floyd's death

- Since George Floyds' death on May 25, protests against police brutality have erupted in at least 30 cities across 16 states.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/1 15:42:28

Defying lockdown, Londoners rally outside US embassy for racial justice

Hundreds of Londoners defied coronavirus restrictions and rallied outside the US embassy on Sunday in solidarity with protests raging across the US over the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/1 15:03:40

Rioting reaches White House

Police fired tear gas outside the White House late Sunday as major US cities were put under curfew to suppress rioting as anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice fury at police brutality.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/1 14:53:40

New curfews announced throughout Los Angeles area

Los Angeles declared another curfew effective local time 8:00 pm Sunday to 5:30 am Monday as the second largest city in the United States braced for another day of unrest and potentially violent protests sparked by death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/1 5:17:23

US protests reveal HK riots guided by backstage manipulators: former HK chief executive

Former chief executive of Hong Kong Special Autonomous Region (HKSAR) suggested that when comparing the characteristics of the chaos and violence in the US, the unrest that started in Hong Kong last summer clearly had backstage manipulators.
Source: | 2020/6/1 0:44:24

US double standards on domestic riots and Hong Kong turmoil mocked on Chinese internet

"Beautiful landscape" and "America Spring" became hot words used online in China to mock the double standard and hypocrisy of the Trump administration and some US Congress members, as well as US media outlets, for being critical and tough toward their domestic massive nationwide demonstrations but encouraging violent activities in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 22:33:40

Protests over George Floyd death spread to cities across US

Protesters confront police near the White House during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Washington D.C., the United States, on May 30, 2020. Demonstrations and riots have spread to cities across the United States after a video went viral of George Floyd being suffocated to death by a white police officer in the midwest U.S. state of Minnesota on May 25. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/31 14:20:01