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DEA Went Undercover To Infiltrate A Vigil For George Floyd

Above Photo: As a Drug Enforcement Agency police office and National Guard soldiers watch, demonstrators protest Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Washington, over the death of George Floyd. Alex Brandon / AP. Police Asked For DEA’s Help Surveilling Protests In Over 50 Cities, Records Show. As students at the University of South Florida quietly sobbed […]

Crowned George Floyd Mural Struck by Lighting, Reduced to Rubble

[embedded content] (WTOL11) — A north Toledo mural has been reduced to rubble after it was reportedly struck by lightning Tuesday and painted bricks still littered the area late Wednesday afternoon. Toledo Fire and Rescue responded to the scene at Summit and Lagrange Streets, where a large mural dedicated to George Floyd —  who was killed by […]

Lightning Strike Destroys George Floyd Mural in Toledo

A lightning strike has completely destroyed a mural of George Floyd that was erected in Toledo. Oh no, how awful. After the mural collapsed, people were initially unaware of the cause, with one city inspector commenting it was “just age – it just came away,” noting that the mural had been bowing. Toledo’s George Floyd […]

Pink Floyd in Space..

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George Washington To Be Replaced On Mount Rushmore By George Floyd

KEYSTONE, SD—Racial equity and advocacy groups are celebrating today after the announcement that George Washington’s face will be removed from Mount Rushmore and replaced with a likeness of civil rights icon George Floyd.  State and federal authorities confirmed today that the demolition will begin in August, with hopes to have a fresh carving of George Floyd […]

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for murder of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 and a half years on Friday for the murder of George Floyd. The sentencing closes a chapter in a case that sparked global outrage and a reckoning on racial disparities in America, and across the world. George Floyd’s daughter Gianna spoke in a video shown […]

Chauvin gets 22 1/2 years in prison for George Floyd’s death

Chauvin broke his long courtroom silence Friday as he faced sentencing for the murder of George Floyd, offering condolences to Floyd’s family and saying he hopes more information coming out will give them “some peace of mind.” Chauvin, who did not testify at his trial, removed his COVID-19 and turned toward the Floyd family, speaking […]

Pink Floyd tells Facebook’s Zuckerberg ‘F**k you!’ after offering to buy Song for ‘Huge amount of money’

    Denouncing Facebook’s “insidious” operating practices, iconic Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters did not mince words in rejecting the social media giant’s request to use his song ‘Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)’ in an ad campaign. At a public forum event in support of imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in New York […]

Teen who recorded George Floyd’s murder awarded Pulitzer special citation

Darnella Frazier was one of the bystanders who recorded then-police officer Derek Chauvin pinning George Floyd to the ground with a knee on his neck. | Minneapolis Police Department via AP, File Darnella Frazier, the teenager who recorded George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis last year, received a Pulitzer Prize special citation on Friday for her […]

George Floyd anniversary: Joe Biden meets family as US embassies fly Black Lives Matter flag

George Floyd was murdered a year ago (Getty Images) The family of George Floyd, whose murder sparked protests around the world, met president Joe Biden at the White House for almost an hour to mark the anniversary of his death. “If you can make federal laws to protect the bird which is the bald eagle, […]

George Floyd’s family meets Biden as US Congress weighs police bill

The anniversary of George Floyd’s death was supposed to be a milestone moment, a time to mark passage of legislation to “root out systemic racism” in the criminal justice system, in the words of President Joe Biden. Instead, Floyd’s family visited Washington on Tuesday to mourn with Biden and prod Congress to act as they […]

Floyd family expresses hope for tough police reform after meetings with Biden and lawmakers

Biden told the family that “he doesn’t want to sign a bill that doesn’t have substance and meaning,” Crump said. “He is going to be patient to make sure it’s the right bill, not a rushed bill.” Standing outside the White House after the meeting, Floyd’s 7-year-old daughter, Gianna, held up her fist with the […]

Where Prince lived and George Floyd died — hope, history and heartache

Austin is already fielding requests from youth and student group organizers, researchers and others who are planning visits for next summer. “We’re at a critical point in this protest,” Austin said. “What does it mean to be an institution born out of a movement?” Ask Austin what it will take for the occupiers to remove […]

75 per cent of Americans say the country is racist on anniversary of George Floyd murder

As Minneapolis marked the upcoming first death anniversary of George Floyd with street marches and demands for racial justice, a recent poll revealed that more than 75 per cent of people believe that America is a racist country. The Axios-Ipsos Hard Truths Civil Rights & Social Justice poll — conducted between 28 April and 4 […]

George Floyd: Family and supporters mark one year since murder

Members of George Floyd’s family, and others who lost loved ones to police encounters, joined activists and citizens in Minneapolis on Sunday for a march that was one of several events planned nationwide to mark the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s death. Hundreds of people gathered for the rally in front of the courthouse in downtown […]

George Floyd’s family holds rally, march in brother’s memory

“It has been a long year. It has been a painful year,” Floyd’s sister Bridgett told the crowd on Sunday. “It has been very frustrating for me and my family for our lives to change in the blink of an eye — I still don’t know why.” Tuesday will mark one year since Floyd, who […]

Biden will host the Floyd family but will miss his police reform deadline

Virtually all parties involved are okay with missing the deadline. Lawmakers working on the bill insist that they’re making progress and regularly engage with one another. And in conversations with the White House, activists and lawmakers have stressed that they want a substantial bill, not a quick one. “My concern is, and I’ve communicated this […]

First conference for Jews of color to mark yahrzeit for George Floyd

(JTA) — Across America, people whose lives changed when George Floyd was killed are planning to mark the one-year anniversary of his death this month. Floyd’s family is working to rebrand the date, May 25, as “Day of Enlightenment” because of how many people were awakened to issues of racial injustice by seeing video footage of […]

Sen. Tim Scott to meet with George Floyd’s family Thursday

Scott, the GOP’s lone Black senator, has been in discussions with Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and other Democrats about the prospects for a bipartisan deal on police reform legislation, an issue that continues to be a perilous one in Congress. Scott and Bass are scheduled to meet on Thursday to negotiate on the issue with […]

Pelosi’s Remarks On George Floyd Are ‘So Damn Disrespectful’ Say BLM

Black Lives Matter blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday after she thanked George Floyd for “sacrificing” his life for justice. The controversial activist group called Pelosi’s remarks “so damn disrespectful.” You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use. The official BLM Twitter account wrote: “This is so damn […]

George Floyd Autonomous Zone Issues ‘Rules For White People’

The ‘George Floyd Autonomous Zone’ in Minneapolis has issued a list of ‘rules for white people’ that they have to abide by in order to enter the area. The zone has popped up around the area that Floyd died and has come to resemble something akin to a religious cult encampment. Apparently, baptisms, miracles and […]

CRIME BY CITY; CIA DRUGS; MIGRANTS; FLOYD

El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have problems with drugs gangs.‘It is an outdated notion that people from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras are primarily looking for economic opportunity in the United States and, therefore, should wait in line for a visa.  ‘For people fleeing these countries, waiting for a visa can result in death, rape, or forcible […]

George Floyd’s family: ‘Today, we are able to breathe again’

The killing of Floyd set off a nationwide reckoning on race and sparked ongoing calls for police reform. At a news conference after Chauvin was convicted, several members of Floyd’s family celebrated the verdict — expressing relief at the outcome — and echoed calls for police reform “to make sure not another family has to […]

The overlap in the lives of Daunte Wright and George Floyd

George Floyd and Daunte Wright never met but there’s a chilling overlap between the two men. They died within 11 miles of each other, Mr Floyd on the south side of Minneapolis and Mr Wright in Brooklyn Center to the north of the city. Their families now also share legal representation in attorney Ben Crump. […]

George Floyd officer murder trial: Jury retires to consider verdict

Officer Derek Chauvin “had to know” he was squeezing the life out of George Floyd as the Black man cried over and over that he couldn’t breathe and finally fell silent, a prosecutor at the murder trial told the jury. “Use your common sense. Believe your eyes. What you saw, you saw,” Steve Schleicher said, […]

Prosecutor: Chauvin ‘had to know’ Floyd’s life was in danger

The defense for the now-fired white officer contends Floyd put himself at risk by using fentanyl and methamphetamine, then resisted officers trying to arrest him — factors that combined with his heart disease to lead to his death. But Schleicher described how Chauvin ignored Floyd’s cries that he couldn’t breathe, and continued to kneel on […]

Cardiologist says police, not heart or drug issues, killed George Floyd

Yet another medical expert in the Derek Chauvin trial has testified that George Floyd didn’t die because of a fentanyl overdose or pre-existing heart problems. Instead, according to cardiologist Dr Jonathan Rich, an expert witness called by the state, Mr Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for minutes, along with other police restraints, triggered a […]

Medical examiner who led George Floyd’s autopsy says police restraints were ‘more than he could take’

George Floyd died because when police restrained him on the ground for more than nine minutes with knees on his back and neck, it was more than he “could take” with his “very severe” pre-existing heart conditions, the county medical examiner who conducted Mr Floyd’s autopsy testified on Friday. “In my opinion, the law enforcement […]

Doctor who performed George Floyd autopsy stands by homicide conclusion

MINNEAPOLIS – The medical examiner who performed the autopsy on George Floyd after last May’s deadly arrest explained how he concluded the death was a homicide at the hands of police in testimony on Friday at former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin’s murder trial. [embedded content] As jurors studied graphic autopsy photographs, Dr. Andrew Baker, Hennepin […]

Derek Chauvin trial: George Floyd’s coroner says police restraint ‘more than he could take’

George Floyd died ‘because he had no oxygen in his body’, medical expert says Hennepin County Medical Examiner Dr Andrew Baker is expected to testify today in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Dr Baker is the only person who performed an autopsy on George Floyd, following his death in May 2020 […]

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