Obama: “Your lives matter.” Mattis: “He tries to divide us.”
‘Your lives matter’: Obama offers words of hope in contrast to Trump’s division – Former president’s optimistic remarks come as Trump threatens to crack down on George Floyd protests
‘He tries to divide us’: Former Defense Secretary Mattis compares Trump’s protest response to Nazi tactics – “Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people — does not even pretend to try,” Mattis wrote.
“I Cannot Remain Silent, Our fellow citizens are not the enemy, and must never become so,” by Mike Mullen Seventeenth chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Victoria M. Walker: With COVID, a wrecked economy and George Floyd, my focus is not on traveling right now – Editor’s note: a heartfelt story from a black female travel writer’s viewpoint.
‘You just don’t do that, Mr. President’: Televangelist Pat Robertson condemns Trump’s ‘law and order’ response to protests
Pentagon chief Esper reverses decision to send some troops home from D.C. amid protests – Esper’s 180-degree policy change came after he visited the White House on Wednesday.
Eugene Robinson: Police in this country no longer have our consent to kill African Americans unjustly and with impunity. Is that clear now?
Trump and allies try to rewrite history on handling of police brutality protests
Canada’s Justin Trudeau was asked about Trump’s protest response and his pause is already legendary
[Houston] Police chief to Trump: ‘If you don’t have something constructive to say, keep your mouth shut’
‘They’re Afraid’: GOP Ripped for Enabling Trump as McConnell Blocks Resolution Condemning Assault on Peaceful Protesters
Trump’s photo with his loyalists was a vulgar mess. And Ivanka brought a handbag.
‘Can’t breathe:’ Tacoma police restraint of Manuel Ellis caused his death, Pierce County Medical Examiner reports
Ella Jones Elected to Serve as Ferguson’s [Missouri] First Black Mayor