US Protests: News & Updates

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We looked inside some of the tweets by @USAProtests and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

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Average replies
12
Average retweets
123
Average likes
553
Tweets with photos
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BREAKING: General Mark Milley, a top US military official, has apologized for taking part in President Trump’s walk to a church photo op last week, per @nytimes

BREAKING: One of the former police officers charged in George Floyd’s death has been released on bail, reports @ABC7News

Quoted @jessvanb

Columbus statue has fallen outside MN Capitol. https://t.co/rbj9muDmQh

Protestors have toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus outside the Minnesota State Capitol https://t.co/ULaMla1Xr5

BREAKING: New Jersey corrections officer suspended and a FedEx worker fired after a video showed the two men, who are both white, mocking George Floyd’s death at a protest

BREAKING: President Trump says his administration “will not even consider” renaming bases named after Confederate leaders, after US Army signals openness

BREAKING: NASCAR bans the Confederate flag from its races and properties

Quoted @AnchorAngi

Protestors that started in #washingtonsquare are showing their dedication to the #BLM cause #BlackLivesMatternyc they R walking in a very humid 85 or so degrees & walking all the way 2 #Gracie mansion in the 80’s 2 share their message. They appear to be growing in size @NY1 https://t.co/fudg3IHrdg

Hundreds of #BlackLivesMatter protestors in New York City are marching from Washington Square Park to Gracie Mansion, the official residence of Mayor Bill de Blasio https://t.co/76yNr9UzXT

BREAKING: Minneapolis police have opened an internal affairs investigation after a string of Facebook posts purportedly from a police officer mocked protesters and encouraged looting in a neighborhood that is home to much of the city’s Somali population, reports @StarTribune

BREAKING: The United States Navy will now prohibit the Confederate flag on all Navy installations, ships, aircraft and submarines, a spokesman for the Chief of Naval Operations says

BREAKING: DC Council unanimously passes police reform bill that bans neck restraints and the use of tear gas, pepper spray, rubber bullets and stun grenades on protesters

BREAKING: One street at a “crucial” location in each of New York City's five boroughs will be renamed “Black Lives Matter,” Mayor Bill de Blasio says

BREAKING: An NYPD officer who was caught on video violently shoving a woman to the ground during a recent protest has been charged with assault, criminal mischief, harassment and menacing, Brooklyn prosecutors have announced

BREAKING: Two Atlanta police officers who were fired and criminally charged for pulling two college students from their car during protests late last month have filed a lawsuit seeking their jobs back

Quoted @realDonaldTrump

Buffalo protester shoved by Police could be an ANTIFA provocateur. 75 year old Martin Gugino was pushed away after appearing to scan police communications in order to black out the equipment. @OANN I watched, he fell harder than was pushed. Was aiming scanner. Could be a set up?

BREAKING: President Trump has labelled the 75-year-old protestor violently pushed to the ground by police officers in Buffalo, New York, as an “Antifa provocateur” https://t.co/KWkPqhjc5x

BREAKING: Montgomery County Council is set to introduce legislation that will declare racism a public health crisis, @fox5dc reports

George Floyd will be buried today at a private ceremony in Houston, Texas, carried to his final resting place by a horse-drawn carriage

BREAKING: NYPD officer who shoved protester will turn himself in this morning to face assault charges, per @1010WINS

Quoted @Grantborgelt

1,000s of people calling for the resignation of NYC Mayor @NYCMayor @NYCMayorsOffice #NYC #deblasioResign #DeBlasioMustGo https://t.co/auU6wBibpa

Thousands of demonstrators have gathered outside the official residence of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to demand his resignation https://t.co/5npborxU4V

Quoted @PhilipRucker

Rush hour on Massachusetts Avenue in DC, aka Embassy Row: Demonstrators in socially-distant pockets as far as the eye can see holding #BlackLiveMatter signs. This is the main road that leads to VP Pence’s residence. Most cars passing are honking their horns to voice support. https://t.co/ya4UsX7cGW

Rush hour on Massachusetts Avenue in DC, aka Embassy Row: Demonstrators in socially-distant pockets as far as the eye can see holding #BlackLiveMatter signs. This is the main road that leads to VP Pence’s residence. Most cars passing are honking their horns to voice support. https://t.co/ya4UsX7cGW

Dozens of protestors holding up #BlackLivesMatter signs have lined the main road that leads to Vice President Mike Pence’s residence in Washington DC https://t.co/M9lC08pphD

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