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Monday May 24th, 2021 morning edition

image for Sasha Johnson: Black equal rights activist in critical condition after being shot in the head in south London

A black equal rights activist is in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in the head in south London yesterday.

Police are appealing for information after Sasha Johnson, 27, was found with life-threatening injuries in Southwark at about 3am on Sunday morning.

"Sasha is also a mother of three and a strong, powerful voice for our people and our community.

"Let's all come together and pray for Sasha, pray for her recovery and show our support to her family and loved ones.".

Image: Ms Johnson is in a critical condition in hospital.

Black Lives Matter UK said on Twitter: "While Sasha wasn't part of our organisation, she impressively founded a new black-led political party and was dedicated to resist anti-black racism.

"Although not everyone may agree with her methods, she is not afraid to stand up for what she believes in. »

BLM activist Sasha Johnson in critical condition after gunshot to the head

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The Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson is in a critical condition after sustaining a gunshot wound to her head in an incident in south London, her affiliated group, Taking the Initiative party, has announced on social media.

Taking the Initiative’s statement said: “It is with great sadness that we inform you that our own Sasha Johnson has sustained a gunshot wound to her head.

Claudia Webbe, the Labour MP for Leicester East, wrote online: “Shocking to hear of the gunshot to the head of Sasha Johnson; All women should be safe on our streets. »

Apple refused to remove negative ratings for the Facebook app left by pro-Palestinian activists upset over censorship

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Apple denied Facebook's request to remove the negative ratings, NBC News reported.

Apple refused a request from Facebook to remove negative reviews in the App store after pro-Palestinian protesters coordinated an effort to tank ratings because of censorship of Palestinian content, NBC News reported.

On Saturday, the Facebook app had a 2.3 out of five-star rating in the App store compared to a more than four-star rating last week. »

Lauren Boebert stated there hadn't been a single COVID-19 death in Texas since mask restrictions ended in March. Data shows thousands had, in fact, died.

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Rep. Lauren Boebert falsely claimed Texas hasn’t recorded a single COVID-19 death in two months.

Data shows 3,600 Texans lost their lives to the virus since March 2, the day restrictions were lifted.

Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado falsely claimed that Texas hasn’t recorded a single COVID-19 death since it lifted mask restrictions two months ago. »