Last summer, the US faced huge nationwide protests over police violence against people of color. Now, nearly a year after the event that triggered those protests, similar problems continue to happen.
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There's currently a big struggle in the US over voting. Many Democrats are working to make it easier for people to vote. At the same time, many Republicans are working to put more limits on voting.
Many large clothing companies are facing a tough choice in China - do they lose Chinese business by speaking out about the way China is treating people? Or do they remain quiet so that they can keep selling in China?
To recap 2020, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at important stories of people pushing for equality.
Recent reports show that China's efforts to punish and control Uighur people in Xinjiang have grown in recent years. A statement from Chinese leader Xi Jinping makes it clear that the government's plans are unlikely to change.
In today's news roundup, protests break out across the US after no police are charged in the killing of Breonna Taylor, US President Donald Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court, and Maya Gabeira sets a surfing record riding a monster wave.
Protests in the US over police violence against Black people have continued for nearly three months, stirred up repeatedly by new cases of police violence. The most recent case involved a Black man shot in the back by a white police officer.
The American football team known as the Washington Redskins has announced that they are dropping the name 'Redskins', as well as the team logo. The change follows intense pressure and a growing awareness of racist ideas and images.
Following weeks of protests after the police killing of a black man, people are looking carefully at racist ideas commonly found in everyday life. One result is that many businesses are changing the pictures and names that represent their products.