Journalists in Dallas targeted by law enforcement with tear gas, foam projectiles

May 30, 2020
Dallas police shot foam projectiles and tear gas at a New York Times stringer and a state trooper rolled a can of tear gas at two Dallas Morning News reporters during protests in downtown Dallas on May 30, 2020.The protests were sparked by a video showing a police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a black man, for 8 minutes and 46 seconds during an arrest on May 25. Floyd was pronounced dead at a local hospital.Marina Trahan …

Central Track editor hit with flash-bang grenade while covering Dallas protest

May 30, 2020
Pete Freedman, the co-founder and editor of the Dallas alternative news site Central Track, was hit with a flash-bang grenade while he was reporting on a protest in the Texas city on May 30, 2020.The protest against police brutality and racial injustice in Dallas was one of many held across the country in response to a video of the police killing of George Floyd during an arrest in Minneapolis on May 25.Demonstrators gathered outside City Hall in Dallas early in …