Headlines for November 23, 2021

Jury to Decide Fate of Three White Men Charged With Murdering Black Jogger Ahmaud Arbery Yemeni Protesters Condemn U.S. Support for Saudi-Led War and Blockade Senators Move to Block Biden's Planned $650M Weapons Sale to Saudi Arabia U.S. COVID-19 Cases Surge Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday Israel Arrests Relatives of Palestinian Man Behind Jerusalem Attack El …
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Anthony Huber Was a Hero: Victim of Kyle Rittenhouse Remembered for Trying to Save Lives At Protest

The parents of Anthony Huber, one of two men killed by Kyle Rittenhouse, say they are heartbroken and angry over the jury’s Friday verdict, and argue it failed to deliver justice for any of Rittenhouse’s victims. In a statement Friday, they said: “Make no mistake: our fight to hold those responsible for Anthony’s death accountable …
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“In Our DNA”: Jacob Blake’s Father & Uncle on the Family’s Long History of Racial Justice Activism

Please join us for a special virtual celebration of Democracy Now!’s 25th anniversary on December 7 with Angela Davis, Greta Thunberg, Noam Chomsky, Arundhati Roy, Winona LaDuke, Martín Espada, Danny DeVito & many more! Your donation today will help keep this event free for our worldwide audience and will support our fearless, independent journalism throughout …
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Jacob Blake’s Family Hails Rare Conviction of KC Police Officer Who Shot Dead Cameron Lamb in 2019

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Let me go to that case that you’re talking about, that you have been following so closely, supporting the family and friends of Cameron Lamb. JACOB BLAKE SR. I was in the courtroom. I was in the courtroom. AMY GOODMAN: …
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The System is Broken: Jacob Blake’s Dad & Uncle on Kyle Rittenhouse Acquittal for Vigilante Killings

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. Protests have taken place across the country after a jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin, found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all five charges including intentional homicide. Rittenhouse was …
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Headlines for November 22, 2021

Wisconsin Jury Acquits Kyle Rittenhouse For Killing 2 People, Injuring a Third Serial Rapist Who Pleaded Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 4 Teenagers Avoids Any Jail Time White Missouri Police Detective Found Guilty in Fatal Shooting of Black Man SUV Plows Through Christmas Parade in Waukesha, WI, Killing 5 People, Wounding At Least 40 Europe Sees …
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Canadian Police Raid Wet’suwet’en Pipeline Blockade, Arrest 15 Land Defenders

Wielding assault rifles, helicopters, and canine units, Canadian police raided Wet’suwet’en territory this week and arrested 14 people in effort to break up the Indigenous-led blockade of the multibillion dollar Coastal GasLink pipeline being constructed by TC Energy. The occupation started in September and halted the company’s efforts to build a key portion of the …
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“Miseducation”: How Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Push Climate Denialism to Kids in U.S. Schools

We look at how the fossil fuel industry is shaping childrens’ education in the United States. The Texas State Board of Education is set to vote on whether or not new science standards for middle schoolers should include climate change. The language they choose will ultimately dictate how textbooks nationwide address the issue. The Board …
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Angela Davis: “Forces of White Supremacy” Are Behind Attacks on Teaching Critical Race Theory

We speak to legendary activist and scholar Angela Davis about the latest war waged by ultraconservative lawmakers against teaching the racist history of the United States. North Dakota’s Republican Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation banning the teaching of critical race theory, defining it as any suggestion that racism is systemically embedded in American society. The …
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Who Killed Malcolm X? Two Men Are Exonerated As Manhattan DA Reveals Details of FBI Coverup

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. A New York judge has exonerated two men convicted in the assassination of Malcolm X in the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem, February 21st, 1965. This came after …
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