#Black Lives Matter


Lakeland mayoral campaign email blasts Bill Mutz for Black Lives Matter support

Bill Mutz said he supports Lakeland's Black Lives Matter leaders, but not necessarily the national organization. Incumbent Lakeland Mayor Bill Mutz said an email attacking his work with the group Black Lives Matter Restoration Polk is an attempt to insert divisiveness and polarization into the nonpartisan municipal race. “The campaign...

How British police tried to recruit an informant inside Black Lives Matter

Lowri Davies, a law student at Swansea University, is one of the organisers of a local Black Lives Matter group that has staged protests about the deaths of black people after contact with the police. In March she was woken by a phone call that came out of the blue: a covert police officer wanted to meet her to talk about what kind of information she might be able to share. “We don’t meet people at police stations, and we don’t meet people at their home addresses, again because of the covert nature of my role,” the officer said. “We are not seen anywhere.”
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Sexual offense trial of Wilmington activist, former mayoral candidate Devon Scott delayed, again

The trial of Devon Scott, a former Wilmington mayoral candidate and activist, has been delayed again. Scott is charged with a second-degree sexual offense. His trial was set to start Monday, but will be postponed, according to Samantha Dooies, assistant to New Hanover and Pender County District Attorney Ben David, due to his trial not being first on the docket.

How to find ESG investments that align with your social views

TORONTO — The heightened public awareness of social issues brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and high profile movements such as Black Lives Matter and #MeToo has begun to affect the way younger investors think about how they spend their money, experts say. When it comes to responsible investing —...

20 Companies That Use Their Profits For Social Good

Customers want to support brands that do good in the world. Often, that means voting with their wallets to purchase social impact products that give back. 71% of Americans think companies have a greater responsibility than ever to address social issues. And they want brands to do more than just talk—they want to support brands that back their words with actions for causes they care about.