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  2. Eugene, Oregon - Wikipedia,_Oregon

    Eugene (/ j uː ˈ dʒ iː n / yoo-JEEN) is a city in the U.S. state of Oregon, in the Pacific Northwest.It is at the southern end of the Willamette Valley, near the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette rivers, about 50 miles (80 km) east of the Oregon Coast.

  3. 2015 Baltimore protests - Wikipedia

    After the riots, many small business owners struggled to clean up. Over 200 small businesses were unable to reopen by April 29. Residents of all ages, genders, and races came together to help clean Baltimore's streets. Eighteen were arrested for curfew violations on April 29.

  4. George Floyd protests in Minneapolis–Saint Paul - Wikipedia

    George Floyd was an unarmed African-American man who died while he was being detained by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, shortly after 8:00 p.m. CDT, near the Cup Foods grocery store at the intersection of East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue.

  5. Religious violence - Wikipedia

    Today, the relationship between Christianity and violence is the subject of controversy because one view advocates the belief that Christianity advocates peace, love and compassion despite the fact that in certain instances, its adherents have also resorted to violence.

  6. Violence and controversies during the George Floyd protests

    August 29: In Portland, Oregon, Aaron J. Danielson was shot in the chest and killed on the night of August 29, amidst protests and riots in the city. Danielson wore a hat with the insignia of Patriot Prayer, a far-right group based in Vancouver, Washington that has clashed with protesters in the past.

  7. 2020–2021 Minneapolis–Saint Paul racial unrest - Wikipedia–2021_Minneapolis...

    Sympathy protest for Portland, Oregon, July 23 Further information: George Floyd protests in Portland, Oregon On July 23, Minnesotans gathered at a federal courthouse and marched through downtown Minneapolis in opposition to the deployment of federal troops to protests in Portland, Oregon .

  8. 2020–2021 United States racial unrest - Wikipedia–2021_United_States...

    An ongoing wave of civil unrest in the United States, triggered by the murder of George Floyd during his arrest by Minneapolis police officers on May 25, 2020, has led to riots and peaceful protests against systemic racism towards African Americans in the United States, such as in the form of police violence.

  9. Shooting of Oscar Grant - Wikipedia

    The fatal shooting of Grant was a catalyst for several protests. On January 8, 2009, a protest march in Oakland of about 250 people became violent. Rioters caused more than $200,000 in damages: breaking shop and car windows, burning cars, setting trash bins on fire, and throwing bottles at police officers.