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Queen’s London representative says royals back BLM movement

Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family back the Black Lives Matter movement, one of her senior representatives said in a television interview to be broadcast Friday. Philanthropist Kenneth Olisa, the first Black Lord Lieutenant of Greater London, told Channel 4 News that he had discussed the issue with members of the royal family since […]

With civil rights charges, Justice Dept. signals priorities

The Justice Department is sending a strong message about its priorities these days. In just over the past two weeks, it has opened investigations of police in Louisville, Kentucky, and Minneapolis. Federal prosecutors have charged four former Minneapolis police officers with civil rights violations in George Floyd’s death, and accused three men of hate crimes […]

SWFL political group says cartoon against Black Lives Matter is a conversation starter

A political cartoon is drawing criticism for its portrayal of the Black Lives Matter organization. It was posted by the East Lee County Republicans group on its Facebook page. It says, “Black Lies Matter,” and shows a person urinating on the Black Lives Matter logo. Michael Thompson is the president of the East Lee County […]