George Floyd

Atlanta Mayor to Clear Protests After Death of Eight-Year-Old

'We are doing each other more harm than any police officer on this force,' mayor says

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D.) called for an end to violent protests—which began after the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others—in a press conference on Sunday after eight-year-old Secoriea Turner was fatally shot Saturday night near the Wendy’s parking lot where Rayshard Brooks was killed by police in June. 

Prof Cleared Of Racism Charges May Still Resign

UChicago economist Uhlig may leave journal after colleagues' rush to judgement

The University of Chicago's Harald Uhlig may resign from a prominent academic journal even after he was cleared of allegations of racial bias. Uhlig told the Washington Free Beacon he is considering leaving his position as editor of the prestigious Journal of Political Economy (JPE) after facing calls for his ouster for criticizing the movement to defund the police following George Floyd's death..

Ivy League Professor Says Intimidation Campaigns Gaining Ground On Campus

Criticism of BLM leads to renewed calls to oust Cornell law professor William Jacobson

Cornell University law professor William Jacobson thought that he had grown callous to petitions for his ouster. Activists—both students, faculty, and alumni—have called for his firing on numerous occasions since he launched the popular conservative website Legal Insurrection in 2008, but the campaign against him has taken personal attacks to new levels in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody.

Johns Hopkins Halts Plans For Campus PD

School had pushed for own force amid Baltimore's 'surge in violent crime'

On Friday evening Johns Hopkins University (JHU) announced it will push back the creation of a private campus police force amid national unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.