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Colin Kaepernick has more support now, still long way to go

The Daily Item 2020-06-05

When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality and racial injustice in 2016, he was mostly alone. ......

Facebook removes nearly 200 accounts tied to hate groups

The Daily Item 2020-06-05

Facebook has removed nearly 200 social media accounts linked to white supremacy groups that planned to encourage members to attend protests over police killings of black people — in some cases with weapons, company officials said Friday. ......

Bricks become fodder for false claims around protests

The Daily Item 2020-06-05

A pallet of bricks outside a suburban Atlanta home. Stone barriers in front of a Los Angeles synagogue. Northeastern University police officers in Boston unloading bricks from an SUV. ......

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

The Daily Item 2020-06-05

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the ......