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Governor to reexamine death of Elijah McClain

A recent social media outcry demanding Colorado officials launch an independent investigation into the 2019 death of a 23-year-old Elijah McCain in police custody has prompted Gov. Jared Polis to announce his administration will reexamine the case.

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UK's racism legacy goes deeper than a few statues

On Tuesday, London mayor Sadiq Khan announced a review of the capital's landmarks, with a view to remove any with links to slavery. Khan's decision follows the toppling of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston by Black Lives Matter protesters in Bristol, in the wake of worldwide outrage after the death of George Floyd in police custody. It has already sparked some backlash in a country which habitually romanticizes its past at the expense of progress -- and maintains a veneer of denial about the crimes committed by its historic heroes.

[ cnn.com ]

NASCAR bans Confederate flag from race tracks

NASCAR on Wednesday banned the Confederate flag from all races as the sport moved to distance itself from a checkered past on race amid global protests against the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody.

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IOC confirms protest ban remains: Telegraph

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that athletes are still banned from protesting at the Games after several sports moved to allow protests in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody, the Telegraph has reported.

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