US President Donald Trump leapt to the defense Monday of his movie idol John Wayne, after California Democrats called for the actor’s name to be removed from a local airport due to “racist” comments.
US President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order pledging to enforce prosecution for protesters who vandalize public memorials, as he announced he was skipping a weekend at his New Jersey golf resort to ensure “LAW & ORDER” in Washington.
The UN’s top human rights body on Friday condemned discriminatory police brutality and demanded a report on “systemic racism”, but rights groups accused Washington of wielding pressure to strip out any mention of the United States in the resolution.
Donald Trump said Wednesday that US police have “not been treated fairly” and appeared to defend a white officer charged with the murder of a black man.
A UN inquiry into US racism would be “ridiculous,” a US official said Tuesday, voicing disappointment in ally South Africa for promoting the idea.
US President Donald Trump, who turned 74 on Sunday, blamed a “very slippery ramp” for his unsteady appearance at West Point after delivering the commencement address to graduating cadets.
Protests in the wake of African American George Floyd’s killing by a white police officer in the United States have led to the unceremonious toppling and vandalism of statues of controversial historical and political figures.
Donald Trump supporters who attend the US president’s upcoming election rally must sign a waiver promising not to sue if they catch COVID-19 at the event, according to his campaign website.
George Floyd’s death and the resulting wave of rage against racism and police brutality may have changed the political calculus for US presidential contender Joe Biden, who faces pressure to pick a black female running mate.
NFL stars Tom Brady, Dak Prescott and Drew Brees and NBA coaches Steve Kerr and Gregg Popovich were among more than 1,400 people from America’s largest sports leagues who on Wednesday supported an end to qualified police immunity.
When British protesters pulled down a statue of slave trader Edward Colston and Belgian officials did the same to King Leopold II, they were engaging in a symbolic act with many precedents.
Houston said farewell to George Floyd in a rousing hometown funeral Tuesday, with poignant tributes and calls for justice for the 46-year-old African American whose death “touched the world” and ignited global protests against police brutality and racism.
The police department in the US city of Minneapolis will be dismantled and rebuilt, city councilors said late Sunday, after the death in custody of George Floyd sparked nationwide protests about racism in law enforcement.
The United States on Saturday accused China of using the unrest triggered by the death of George Floyd in police custody to justify denying its own people basic human rights.
President Donald Trump sparked controversy Friday, calling it a “great day” for George Floyd, the man whose death in custody last week unleashed nationwide protests over police brutality against African Americans.
A top Twitter executive on Thursday refused to rule out suspending Donald Trump’s account if the US president continued posting incendiary messages such as those about the George Floyd protests.
As the police killing an unarmed black man sparked widespread outrage across United States, President Rodrigo Duterte takes pride that the Philippines is a nation of law-abiding citizens.
The UN rights chief on Wednesday decried “structural racism” in the United States, and voiced alarm at the “unprecedented assault” on journalists covering protests across the country after George Floyd’s death in custody.
US ex-president Jimmy Carter said Wednesday he was pained by last week’s police killing of an unarmed black man and urged authorities to end discriminatory policing and other systemic injustices that “undermine” American democracy.
Prosecutors in Minnesota on Wednesday upgraded charges against the US police officer primarily implicated in the killing of a handcuffed black man, and charged three other officers over the death, which has ignited nationwide protests.
Former US president Barack Obama on Wednesday applauded the “profound” protests by Americans demanding racial justice and said demonstrations over last week’s killing of a black man in police custody could spark nationwide reforms.
A Malaysian beauty queen has apologised after her comments that black people should “relax” in response to raging US protests against police racism sparked an online outcry, including condemnation from “Crazy Rich Asians” actor Henry Golding.
Former president George W. Bush called on the US Tuesday to take a hard look at its “tragic failures,” citing racial injustice in America in a statement addressing protests which have roiled the country over the past week.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged restraint by US authorities toward protestors and believes allegations of police violence should be investigated, his spokesperson said Monday.