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May 2020 police killing of an unarmed man in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Killing of George Floyd: May 2020 police killing of an unarmed man in Minneapolis, Minnesota
On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black American man, was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit bill. Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on Floyd's neck for almost eight minutes while Floyd was handcuffed and lying face down, begging for his life and repeatedly saying "I can't breathe". Officers J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane further restrained Floyd, while officer Tou Thao prevented bystanders from intervening. During the final three minutes, Floyd was motionless and had no pulse while Chauvin ignored onlookers' pleas to remove his knee, which he did not do until medics told him to.

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Milley: 'Personally outraged' by George Floyd's death [Video]

Milley: 'Personally outraged' by George Floyd's death

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley on Thursday told the House Armed Services Committee that he was 'personally outraged by George Floyd's brutal and senseless killing" and that the..

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Hacked 'BlueLeaks' Docs Show Cops Were Tracking George Floyd Protesters [Video]

Hacked 'BlueLeaks' Docs Show Cops Were Tracking George Floyd Protesters

Law enforcement has kept tabs on demonstrators since anti-police-brutality protests first broke out after the death of George Floyd. According to Business Insider, leaked documents reveal police..

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Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family [Video]

Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family

Former President Barack Obama has brought "solace" to George Floyd's family. Obama and Floyd's family had an emotional 25-minute phone call recently, reports Business Insider. Al Sharpton spoke with..

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Princeton Drops Woodrow Wilson's Name, Public Policy School [Video]

Princeton Drops Woodrow Wilson's Name, Public Policy School

June 27 (Reuters) - Princeton University is renaming its public policy school and Wilson College after concluding that U.S. President Woodrow Wilson’s racist thinking and policies “make him an..

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Hundreds gather in London for BLM protest [Video]

Hundreds gather in London for BLM protest

Black Lives Matter protesters marched through central London on Sunday as demonstrations continue nearly a month after the death of George Floyd.

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White people should apologise for racism, says Guardiola [Video]

White people should apologise for racism, says Guardiola

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Brother of George Floyd urges U.N. probe into U.S. racism, violence [Video]

Brother of George Floyd urges U.N. probe into U.S. racism, violence

The brother of the late George Floyd, a black man whose death under the knee of a white officer roused world protests against racial injustice, urged the United Nations on Wednesday to investigate U.S...

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'You have the power to help us' -George Floyd's brother to the U.N. [Video]

'You have the power to help us' -George Floyd's brother to the U.N.

The brother of the late George Floyd, Philonise Floyd, called on the top United Nations human rights body on Wednesday to investigate police brutality and racial discrimination in the United States.

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"I think that white people should stand up and say racism is wrong" - kids speak on racism [Video]

"I think that white people should stand up and say racism is wrong" - kids speak on racism

North American children share their views on the death of George Floyd and racial equality.

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Barbra Streisand Gives Disney Stock to George Floyd's 6-Year-Old Daughter | THR News [Video]

Barbra Streisand Gives Disney Stock to George Floyd's 6-Year-Old Daughter | THR News

George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter is now a Disney shareholder, thanks to Barbra Streisand.

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George Floyd mural painted on West Bank barrier [Video]

George Floyd mural painted on West Bank barrier

A mural of George Floyd appeared this week on the West Bank wall in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem.

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George Floyd protesters reach Whitehall [Video]

George Floyd protesters reach Whitehall

A small number of demonstrators clashed with police after reaching Whitehall on Sunday evening following a protest outside the US embassy earlier in the day over the death of George Floyd. Report by..

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'No to racism!': Statues targeted as George Floyd anti-racism protests spread across Europe [Video]

'No to racism!': Statues targeted as George Floyd anti-racism protests spread across Europe

'No to racism!': Statues targeted as George Floyd anti-racism protests spread across Europe

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Brands, Gyms Flee CrossFit After CEO Tweets Insensitive Remark About George Floyd [Video]

Brands, Gyms Flee CrossFit After CEO Tweets Insensitive Remark About George Floyd

CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman tweeted an insensitive comment about George Floyd on Saturday, and now, brands are fleeing. It was in response to a tweet from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation..

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Twitter and Facebook Take Down Trump Campaign’s Tribute Video to George Floyd for Copyright Infringement [Video]

Twitter and Facebook Take Down Trump Campaign’s Tribute Video to George Floyd for Copyright Infringement

Apparently, Twitter and Facebook take copyright infringement seriously, even if the entity infringing is President Donald Trump’s campaign. The platforms recently took down a tribute video to George..

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George Floyd protesters outside Downing Street [Video]

George Floyd protesters outside Downing Street

Demonstrators have gathered at the gates of Downing Street amidst a heavy police presence, as thousands of people took to the streets of Westminster to protest at the police killing of George Floyd in..

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'Black Girls Surf' group honors George Floyd [Video]

'Black Girls Surf' group honors George Floyd

From California to Indonesia, Australia and Senegal, black girls and supporters floated on surfboards on Friday to pay tribute to George Floyd, the black man whose death in U.S. police custody has..

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Joe Biden Slams Trump Suggesting George Floyd Is Celebrating [Video]

Joe Biden Slams Trump Suggesting George Floyd Is Celebrating

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump for suggesting on Friday that George Floyd, the Black man killed by Minneapolis police last week, is celebrating from heaven,..

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Minneapolis architect seeks to rebuild his city after protests [Video]

Minneapolis architect seeks to rebuild his city after protests

George Floyd's death in Minneapolis while in police custody, and the destruction that followed during demonstrations throughout the region, cut especially deep for Saint Paul architect James Garrett..

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All four ex-cops charged in George Floyd death [Video]

All four ex-cops charged in George Floyd death

A fired Minneapolis police officer will face a more serious murder charge and three other sacked officers will be charged with aiding and abetting in the death of an unarmed black man that triggered..

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Three assisting officers charged in George Floyd's death: prosecutor [Video]

Three assisting officers charged in George Floyd's death: prosecutor

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Wednesday said he amended his charge for Derek Chauvin to 2nd degree murder and said the three other officers have been charged aiding and abetting in the..

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At least five U.S. cops wounded by gunfire overnight [Video]

At least five U.S. cops wounded by gunfire overnight

At least five U.S. police officers were hit by gunfire during violent protests following the death of a black man in police custody, police and media reported. Jillian Kitchener has more.

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EU foreign policy chief appalled by George Floyd's death [Video]

EU foreign policy chief appalled by George Floyd's death

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the bloc was “shocked and appalled” by the death of George Floyd in the US. Floyd, a handcuffed black man, died last week after he was pinned..

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