Killing of George Floyd
May 2020 police killing of an unarmed man
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George Floyd mural covered after vandalismSomeone has defaced a giant mural of George Floyd at the Minneapolis intersection where he died in May. The mural was sprayed with black paint and is now covered by a blue tarp. (Aug. 20)
Mom of DJ Henry, man killed by police in 2010: "It's heartbreaking to see that nothing has changed"Dan and Angella Henry describe how George Floyd's tragic death on the street in handcuffs brings back the horrible memory of how their son DJ died 10 years ago. The Henrys share that even though it..
George Floyd's brothers lead DNC moment of silenceThe family of George Floyd, the Minnesota man whose death in police custody sparked a national awakening on racial injustice, led a moment of silence Monday night in the early moments of the 2020..
Officer charged in George Floyd's case speaks outOfficer Tou Thao, who is being charged with aiding and abetting murder in the George Floyd's case, spoke out about his involvement in the case. Thao claims he was merely trying to control the crowd..
A 'huge moment' for police reform that could reshape Black communities for generationsCommunities across the U.S. are having serious conversations about how to reimagine policing in wake of George Floyd's death. Hard work lies ahead.
Footage of Police Body Cameras Offers Devastating Account of Floyd KillingThe footage was made available by appointment at a court in Minneapolis, and shows officers seemingly more concerned with controlling George Floyd’s body than saving his life.
Reporter describes police bodycam of George FloydAn Associated Press reporter describes police bodycam video of officers' fatal encounter with George Floyd. Police have allowed news organizations to view the video but haven't released it for..
George Floyd's family files civil lawsuitGeorge Floyd's family filed a civil rights lawsuit Wednesday against the city of Minneapolis and the four police officers charged in his death. (July 15)
Trump says 'more white people' are killed by police, while studies show Black people are more likely to be killedPresident Trump's comments come after weeks of protests against racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd's death.
Bon Jovi pays tribute to George Floyd, Black Lives Matter on 'American Reckoning' singleA new Bon Jovi track, "American Reckoning," touches on the death of George Floyd and the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Thomas Lane, former Minneapolis police officer who held George Floyd's legs, seeks dismissal of chargesAn attorney for former Minneapolis officer Thomas Lane said in a court filing that Lane twice asked if George Floyd should be rolled on his side.
California officer under investigation for allegedly sharing 'vulgar image' of George Floyd; NAACP San Diego calls for his firingA San Diego officer is under investigation for allegedly sharing an "altered photograph" of a "naked black male porn star" kneeling on George Floyd.
Derek Chauvin, three other ex-Minneapolis Police officers charged in George Floyd death expected in court MondayThe court session in Minneapolis comes more than one month after George Floyd died when Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes.
House approves sweeping police reform package that would ban chokeholds, end qualified immunity after George Floyd deathThe House approved a sweeping police reform package that would end certain legal protections for officers accused of misconduct and ban chokeholds, the maneuver that a Minneapolis police officer held..
A month after George Floyd's death, the hard work begins in Minneapolis, St. PaulJacob Frey and Melvin Carter have a lot in common, including that both campaigned on police reform. A month after George Floyd's death, here's where they stand.
Jail Only Allowed White Staff to Guard Ex-Officer Charged With Killing George FloydEight correctional officers said people of color who work in the jail were initially moved away from Derek Chauvin, the officer accused of killing George Floyd.
After George Floyd, students sick of 'lip service,' want action from colleges over racismAfter George Floyd's death, universities condemned racism. But many students say the statements are empty rhetoric; what they want is action.
Brother of George Floyd urges U.N. probe into U.S. racism, violenceThe brother of the late George Floyd called on the top U.N. human rights body on Wednesday to investigate police brutality and racial discrimination in the United States.
NYPD closes anti-crime unit in nod to reformNew York City's police department is disbanding the controversial unit involved in Eric Garner's 2014 chokehold death, Commissioner Dermot Shea said Monday amid a nationwide reckoning for policing in..
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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden to meet George Floyd's familyDemocratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden will travel to Houston on Monday and meet with the family of George Floyd, two weeks after Floyd's death in police custody triggered nationwide protests..
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'Enough is Enough': Jamaicans protest in support of George FloydWearing black and braving a blistering sun, Jamaicans gathered on Saturday to lend support to global protests against police abuses sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month.
Murals honor George Floyd and Black Lives Matter movementMurals honor George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement across the nation and around the world.
Mourners gather in Raeford, NC to honor life of George Floyd at memorial serviceThe memorial service is the second to honor the life of George Floyd, following a memorial in Minneapolis. Floyd was born in Raeford, NC.
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