10 things you might have recently missed in the movement for social justice


The last several days in the social justice movement was a tumultuous one to say the least.

From Charleena Lyles and Nabra Hassanen to acquittals and vigils, it hasn't been easy to keep up with the latest developments and tragedies.

To catch you up, here's a roundup of the biggest stories in The Movement since June 16.

Officer Jeronimo Yanez found not guilty of manslaughter


June 16: Jeronimo Yanez, the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile, in July 2016, was acquitted of all charges. Days later, dashcam video of the incident was released to the public.

Black Muslim man denied entry into the U.S., sues FBI, TSA

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June 16: Imam Yussuf Abdi was recently placed on the no-fly list when trying to bring his family back to the United States. Now the Council on American-Islamic Relations has filed an emergency lawsuit.

The mother of a slain black Texas teen joins lawsuit against the city

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June 17: On Saturday, Shaunkeyia Stephens, the mother of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, joined a civil lawsuit against Balch Springs, Texas, and Roy Oliver, the ex-police officer who fatally shot her child.

Architect behind 9/11 memorial to build memorial in honor of Charleston Massacre victims

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June 17: On Saturday, a memorial committee announced they have chosen the architect behind the 9/11 memorial to create a memorial in honor of the nine victims murdered in the 2015 Charleston church shooting.

Pregnant mother Charleena Lyles fatally shot by Seattle police

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June 18: After calling 911 for a suspected burglary, Seattle police shot and killed pregnant mother Charleena Lyles. Now both protests and investigations have begun.

Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen slain while leaving mosque after Ramadan prayer


June 18: On Sunday, Virginia police found the remains of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen, marking a particularly violent Ramadan for Muslim girls. In the following days, vigils across the country were held in her honor.

Confederate statue removed from Orlando park after protests and petitions

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June 20: On Tuesday, the statue of a confederate soldier, nicknamed "Johnny Reb," was removed from Orlando's Lake Eola Park.

Amid sexual assault accusations, two networks have brought back The Cosby Show


June 20: After numerous women came forth accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault, The Cosby Show was completely pulled from television. Now, two black networks explain their decision to bring back the iconic sitcom.

Officer acquitted in 2016 shooting of Sylville Smith


June 21: After being charged in the shooting of Milwaukee man Sylville Smith, ex-officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown was acquitted of all charges.

Judge declares mistrial in Ray Tensing trial

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June 23: The jury in the retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing was unable to reach a verdict in the 2015 fatal shooting of Samuel DuBose. On Friday, the judge declared a mistrial in the case.