“A federal agent’s hand was impaled by planted nails, another federal agent was shot with a pellet gun, leaving a wound deep to the bone, and tragically, three federal officers were likely left permanently blinded by the rioters using lasers pointed directly into their eyes”, said White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany. The Trump administration’s […]
The Whatcha Say artist added the hashtag #blacklivesmatter to the clip, which begins with old visuals of police releasing dogs and water hoses onto hordes of people marching for civil rights. Derulo said, ‘We will not be silenced,’ following by a gripping excerpt from Martin Luther King, Jr. in his August 28, 1963 I Have […]
The protests against racism and police brutality are now part of everyday life. In addition to the demonstration in front of the Justice Center every night, there are also weekly car caravans, small groups of people holding Black Lives Matter signs on street corners, art exhibitions, rallies in parks and online readings.
It helped that Black Lives Matter held its rally at Boise State University, while counter-protesters gathered in front of City Hall. Later in the evening, a small group of BLM protesters also gathered at City Hall, but were kept on the other side of the street by police.