The governor said that leaders "should be a source of peace, stability" in a press conference addressing the recent protests and unrest surrounding the death of George Floyd.
Walz said in a press conference on Saturday that it was the first time such a move had ever happened in the state's history.
There was a mixed initial reaction to Nike's previous stand on racial inequality and police brutality in September 2019 when it renewed its contract with Colin Kaepernick.
Protests have been taking place across the country over the death of Floyd at the hands of Derek Chauvin who has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.
Police used tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to control protests and riots that raged throughout the U.S. on Friday as outrage over the killing of George Floyd continued to grow.
According to a news report Friday, Chicago police officers have been told not to use force to break up crowds.
Protesters in Minneapolis took over a police precinct and set it ablaze, while protesters in New York City clashed with police.
George Floyd was a bouncer at a bar not far from here. We're all hurting. But it's hard to see and grasp these riots—what are we doing to our city?
The social media platform did not remove Trump's post, choosing instead to block users from liking, replying to or sharing the message.
The president also said that other countries would have been laughing at former President Obama's handling of the unrest.
The attorney representing Floyd's family in seeking justice for his death has also called for an end to the violence and looting.
Protesters clashed with riot police for a second consecutive day over the killing of 46-year-old Floyd on Memorial Day.
Mayor Jacob Frey has asked the Hennepin County Attorney to charge former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin with the death of George Floyd.
A judge in Portland, Oregon denied a motion aimed at throwing out a lawsuit launched against Joey Gibson and members of his alt-right activist group Patriot Prayer. The lawsuit alleges that Gibson and his group are responsible for a riot that took place outside a bar in the city May 1st.
The columnist's comments came under fire from England's former chief prosecutor, who said police should speak to him.
At least six people were killed and more than 200 injured as demonstrators contested President Joko Widodo's re-election.
Emmanuel Macron's presidential address was watched by more than 21 million people—a greater number than tuned in for France's World Cup Final victory last July.
Security forces were set to send in a dozen VBRGs, which had previously been deployed in Kosovo and the Ivory Coast; each VBTG can carry a 7.62 mm machine gun, a 40 mm grenade launcher and a bulldozer-like blade.
A government spokesperson said Macron was open to dialogue, but would not change course with regard to his policies.
More than 22,000 police and security agents are set to put the city on lockdown, with 33 protests against the summit planned.
The FBI arrested the leader and two members of a Southern California white supremacist group, the Rise Above Movement, for inciting political riots.
A shopping center was set alight during the unrest.
The police commander instructed officers to prepare for protests starting April 19.
"You can riot if you're white and your team wins, but if you're black and being killed, you can't speak out," said Hawk Newsome from Black Lives Matter.