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

10 things you might have recently missed in the movement for social justice
A woman holds up a sign during a vigil in Reston, Virginia, on Wednesday for Nabra Hassanen. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images
A woman holds up a sign during a vigil in Reston, Virginia, on Wednesday for Nabra Hassanen. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images

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

Jeronimo Yanez, the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile
Jeronimo Yanez, the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile Uncredited/AP

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

Imam Yussuf Abdi, center, addresses his family and friends after arriving at Salt Lake City International Airport.
Imam Yussuf Abdi, center, addresses his family and friends after arriving at Salt Lake City International Airport. Rick Bowmer/AP

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

Jordan Edwards' brother Vidal Allen, front, leads his family up the steps to the courthouse during a protest in Dallas.
Jordan Edwards' brother Vidal Allen, front, leads his family up the steps to the courthouse during a protest in Dallas. LM Otero/AP

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

A woman holds a sign in honor of Charleena Lyles during a protest in Seattle.
A woman holds a sign in honor of Charleena Lyles during a protest in Seattle. David Ryder/Getty Images

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

Nabra Hassanen was 17 years old at the time.
Nabra Hassanen was 17 years old at the time. Mic/Facebook

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

A Confederate statue "Johnny Reb" standing in Orlando's Lake Eola Park
A Confederate statue "Johnny Reb" standing in Orlando's Lake Eola Park WKMG-TV video screenshot

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

"The Cosby Show" cast during taping of the final episode in New York
"The Cosby Show" cast during taping of the final episode in New York Uncredited/AP

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

Former Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown
Former Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown Uncredited/AP

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

Ray Tensing, the former University of Cincinnati police officer, testified on June 16.
Ray Tensing, the former University of Cincinnati police officer, testified on June 16. Cara Owsley/AP

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.