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George Floyd (American football): American football defensive back
George Floyd Jr. is an American former professional football player who was a defensive back for two seasons with the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). Over his NFL career, Floyd appeared in seven games during the Jets' 1982 season, including three playoff games, and eight in their 1983 season, with two games started.


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Police immunity applied unevenly by U.S. courts

Outrage over the killing of George Floyd and incidents like it have shone a spotlight on the controversial legal doctrine called qualified immunity. A Reuters investigation has found that U.S. courts..

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Voter Registration Increased During Black Lives Matter Protests, Study Says [Video]

Voter Registration Increased During Black Lives Matter Protests, Study Says

According to TargetSmart, a Democratic political data firm voter registration surged in June amid protests over the killing of George Floyd.

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'Squad' sweep: Omar holds off primary challenger [Video]

'Squad' sweep: Omar holds off primary challenger

U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar held off a well-funded challenger Tuesday and won the Democratic primary in her congressional district, putting her on track for re-election in November along with other..

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Full Circle Special Report: What does ā€˜defund the policeā€™ mean? [Video]

Full Circle Special Report: What does ā€˜defund the policeā€™ mean?

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, calls to defund the police have spurred debate and become a national lightning rod issue in the upcoming presidential election.

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100 arrested after mass looting in Chicago [Video]

100 arrested after mass looting in Chicago

[NFA] Chicago police arrested more than 100 people after crowds swarmed Chicago's luxury commercial district early Monday, looting stores, smashing windows and clashing with officers for hours, police..

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New Details of George Floyd's Fatal Arrest Emerge in Leaked Video [Video]

New Details of George Floyd's Fatal Arrest Emerge in Leaked Video

The 'Daily Mail' has obtained partial police bodycam footage involving the arrest and subsequent de*th of Floyd.

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A Nasty Pandemic Side Effect: Murder [Video]

A Nasty Pandemic Side Effect: Murder

A new Wall Street Journal analysis reveals 36 of the United States' 50 largest cities have seen murder rates increase by double-digit percentages this year. A new Wall Street Journal analysis shows..

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Artists paint the picture of Portland's protests [Video]

Artists paint the picture of Portland's protests

Artists have been using paint and other media to capture the weeks of sometimes violent protests in Portland, sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. View on euronews

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Rookie cop seeks change from within [Video]

Rookie cop seeks change from within

[NFA] A look at one rookie police officer from Detroit, and a student advocate from New York City, who vow to help reform policing from within. Gavino Garay has the story.

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George Floyd Police Body Cam Footage Shows His Fear During Arrest

George Floyd was terrified and afraid when cops first approached him in his car ... pleading for his life with a gun trained on his head. The footage -- just released by a judge -- from Floyd's fatal..
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Britain examines its slave-trade past

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Southern Baptists confront the church's history of racism and slaveholding. For some members, it's not enough.

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Why Joe Biden and Kamala Harris would be a disastrous duo in the year of George Floyd

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Unlawful assembly declared during Portland protest

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Minnesota court investigates the leak of police video showing the fatal arrest of George Floyd

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Rep. Karen Bass emerges as a leading VP contender

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