Tag: Protests

This website helps people with illnesses and disabilities participate in Black Lives Matter protests

By iwano@_84

Three artists have partnered to launch a digital platform that allows people unable to march in the streets to participate in Black Lives Matter protests.



many booth in a store: Black Lives Matter activists protesting online through Public Public Address.


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Black Lives Matter activists protesting online through Public Public Address.

High-profile killings of several Black people by police sparked nationwide protests this summer, with marchers demanding police reform and racial justice.

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Jason Lazarus, Siebren Versteeg and Stephanie Syjuco founded Public Public Address on September 1 to help people with illnesses and disabilities participate in these protests and make their voices heard without putting their lives at risk.

“This is all about our solidarity with Black Lives Matter. We want people to be a part of the movement whether they can protest on the streets or not,” Lazarus told CNN. “Our goal is battling systemic racism and violence and bringing all kinds of people along with us.”

Public Public Address urges

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Palantir Expected To Be Valued At Nearly $22 Billion As Firm Faces Protests Over ICE Contracts

By iwano@_84

Palantir Technologies Inc. is expected to be valued at nearly $22 billion in its Wall Street debut as the data-mining firm faces fresh backlash over its role in helping facilitate deportations in the U.S.

Citing sources, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that bankers for Palantir, which was co-founded by Trump ally Peter Thiel, have told investors that shares could start trading at around $10 each as the firm makes the transition to a public company.

The high estimate comes just days ahead of Palantir’s expected September 30 market debut, with the tech company forgoing the traditional IPO route and opting to go public through a direct listing instead.

Already, news that Palantir is set to go public has prompted backlash, with activist group Mijente

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