The Daily Spread: U.S. Calls for Police Defunding, NFL Players Respond to Brees, NBA Return Plan + Other Stories of the Day

All Daily Spread news of the day either covers the protests nationwide, circumstances surrounding them or other stories of police brutality/racial discrimination. Nothing else from the news matters much at this time, though we do appear to now have a firm return plan from the NBA.

News

Sean Monterrosa, 22, killed while on his knees by police who mistook a hammer for a gun

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Increasing support to defund police nationwide

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti cutting police budget, reinvesting in communities of color

All four officers involved in George Floyd’s death have been charged

Sports

NBA has a firm return plan

Michael Thomas, Alvin Kamara, Emmanuel Sanders have unfollowed Drew Brees

Pete Carroll: we owe a “tremendous amount” to Colin Kaepernick

Malcolm Jenkins’ response to Drew Brees

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Culture

John Boyega gives passionate speech at Black Lives Matter protest in London’s Hyde Park

Sheriff confirms that will of Don Lewis, late husband of Carole Baskin, was forged

Twitter CEO donates $3 million to Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp

K-Pop fans block racist posts by taking over #WhiteLivesMatter hashtag

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