Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, says President Trump barely gave him a chance to speak during a recent phone conversation about the killing of his brother by police in Minneapolis.
Some white people have been showing up for the ongoing protests against the George Floyd killing with thoughtfulness and in solidarity, including by putting their bodies in between cops and black protestors.
In a Rare Show of Solidarity, Competing Hollywood Heavyweights Join Forces in Support of Black Lives
In the outcries following the now-countless incidents of police violence upon black America, what is often most deafening is the silence—from non-black friends, influencers, politicians and, perhaps most importantly, from those who have the kind of massive platforms that actually reach into American homes and sway…
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Protest violence has surged in cities across America, fueled by the racist brutalization and attendant mental traumatization of black people in this country that has continued unabated even during a deadly pandemic.
'It Haunts Me': Rihanna and Beyoncé Issue Emotional Statements on Police Brutality and the Murder of George Floyd
Much of America is still in mourning and rage over the murder of George Floyd, and if you feel personally devastated, you are far from alone. Captured on video for the world to see police brutality in action, Floyd’s death under the knee of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been a visceral reminder…
The blaze of protests that continue to spread across the country this weekend in response to the police killing of George Floyd and countless others throughout American history is being responded to by policing so brutal even Alanis Morissette could clock the irony.
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Without the proper context, it is impossible to understand the mushroom cloud of uprisings that are exploding across the country in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breanna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others.
Official Report Says 'No Sign of Strangling' in George Floyd's Death, Family Secures Independent Autopsy
The family of George Floyd has asked a former New York City chief medical examiner to conduct an independent autopsy on the deceased man, after a report from from local officials said there were “no physical findings that support a diagnosis of traumatic asphyxia or strangulation” in Floyd’s death.
Former Nightclub Owner Says Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin Was Quick to Use Force and ‘Overkill’ on African American Nights
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who has been charged with third-degree murder in the death of George Floyd, also worked security at a local nightclub and was quick to use aggressive tactics including mace when working on African American nights, according to the establishment’s owner.
National Guard Deployed in Minneapolis After 4th Day of Violent Protests; Riots Spread Across The Country
Protests triggered by the police killing of George Floyd, as well as long-simmering discontent at brutally racist and violent systems, surged in cities all across the U.S. on Friday night.
Minneapolis and New York Bus Drivers Stand Up To Cops, Refuse to Transport George Floyd Protesters to Jail
As protests against the death of George Floyd and other victims of police violence raged across the country, bus drivers became unlikely heroes in the uprising by refusing to do the police’s work.
To say the initial investigation into Ahmaud Arbery’s death was handled poorly is an understatement. It took nearly two months after he was violently killed for the people responsible to be arrested and face charges. New information about how the case was initially handled provides some insight as to why.