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# george-floyd - Yesterday’s News

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present
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# George Floyd

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present

20 hours ago 14,389 Views 0 Comments

The Boston attorney takes a look at the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

# george-floyd - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Officer charged with murder of George Floyd had been trained to use minimum force, US court told
# Trial
# Trial

Officer charged with murder of George Floyd had been trained to use minimum force, US court told

Tue 10:52 PM 13,811 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death last year.

Chauvin trial: Kneeling on Floyd's neck violated policy, 'values', says police chief
# Medaria Arradondo
# Medaria Arradondo

Chauvin trial: Kneeling on Floyd's neck violated policy, 'values', says police chief

Tue 7:19 AM 15,408 Views 0 Comments

The doctor who treated Floyd said a lack of oxygen was the most likely reason his heart had stopped beating.

# george-floyd - Friday 2 April, 2021

Paramedic tells court George Floyd was 'deceased' when he arrived on scene
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Paramedic tells court George Floyd was 'deceased' when he arrived on scene

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:03 AM 24,459 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.

# george-floyd - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Graphic bodycam footage of George Floyd's arrest played at murder trial
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Graphic bodycam footage of George Floyd's arrest played at murder trial

Apr 1st 2021, 8:08 AM 23,692 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.

# george-floyd - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Shop worker tells US court about receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Shop worker tells US court about receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd

Mar 31st 2021, 10:30 PM 31,489 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Martin said that as he stood on the kerb a short time later watching Floyd’s arrest, he felt “disbelief — and guilt”.

# george-floyd - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Officer in George Floyd case gave onlookers a ‘cold’ stare, US court hears
# Court
# Court

Officer in George Floyd case gave onlookers a ‘cold’ stare, US court hears

Mar 30th 2021, 10:00 PM 23,171 Views 0 Comments

“He just stared at us, looked at us. He had like this cold look, heartless. He didn’t care,” Darnella Frazier said in testimony.

Jurors shown video of George Floyd gasping for breath at ex-officer’s trial
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Jurors shown video of George Floyd gasping for breath at ex-officer’s trial

Mar 30th 2021, 6:40 AM 13,350 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter.

# george-floyd - Monday 29 March, 2021

Trial under way for ex-policeman accused over death of George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Trial under way for ex-policeman accused over death of George Floyd

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 5:41 PM 21,953 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin, a veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department, faces murder and manslaughter charges.

# george-floyd - Friday 12 March, 2021

Minneapolis to pay $27 million to settle lawsuit from family of George Floyd
# United States
# United States

Minneapolis to pay $27 million to settle lawsuit from family of George Floyd

Mar 12th 2021, 8:02 PM 22,522 Views 33 Comments

Floyd’s death last year sparked protests in Minneapolis and elsewhere around the world.

# george-floyd - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Jury selection begins in trial of ex-policeman charged over George Floyd death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Jury selection begins in trial of ex-policeman charged over George Floyd death

Mar 10th 2021, 6:39 AM 5,642 Views 0 Comments

Jury selection is proceeding even as a potential appellate court ruling could halt proceedings.

# george-floyd - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Jury selection delayed in trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Jury selection delayed in trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd

Mar 9th 2021, 7:04 AM 6,413 Views 0 Comments

Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.

# george-floyd - Monday 8 March, 2021

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd

Mar 8th 2021, 7:40 AM 6,333 Views 0 Comments

Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.

# george-floyd - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis
# Single Proceeding
# Single Proceeding

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis

Nov 5th 2020, 4:28 PM 9,955 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the four former officers had urged the judge to move the trial away from the city.

# george-floyd - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches
# Jacob Blake
# Jacob Blake

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Aug 27th 2020, 3:18 PM 15,439 Views 13 Comments

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

# george-floyd - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK
# Duchess Of Sussex
# Duchess Of Sussex

Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK

Aug 15th 2020, 3:32 PM 92,365 Views 84 Comments

The Duchess also said she wants to use her voice to raise awareness of discrimination.

# george-floyd - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Ex-police officer charged in George Floyd case faces felony tax charges
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Ex-police officer charged in George Floyd case faces felony tax charges

Jul 23rd 2020, 6:56 AM 39,743 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is in custody charged with second-degree murder over Mr Floyd’s death in Minneapolis.

# george-floyd - Friday 17 July, 2020

'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest
# London
# London

'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest

Jul 17th 2020, 8:31 PM 30,355 Views 22 Comments

Police in London said that the technique was not taught in police training.

# george-floyd - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers

Jul 15th 2020, 10:32 PM 20,559 Views 59 Comments

Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against his neck for nearly eight minutes.

# george-floyd - Thursday 9 July, 2020

George Floyd said he couldn't breathe more than 20 times, transcripts show
# I Can't Breathe
# I Can't Breathe

George Floyd said he couldn't breathe more than 20 times, transcripts show

Jul 9th 2020, 6:51 AM 13,874 Views 26 Comments

Transcripts from the police officers’ body cameras, filed in court this week, show that George Floyd’s last words were “I can’t breathe.”

# george-floyd - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Jun 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 11,575 Views 0 Comments

Judge Peter Cahill said he did not want the sensitive case to become a media circus with the US presidential election looming.

# george-floyd - Friday 26 June, 2020

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death
# Policing
# Policing

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death

Jun 26th 2020, 7:21 AM 16,248 Views 71 Comments

US President Donald Trump’s administration said he would veto the bill.

# george-floyd - Thursday 18 June, 2020

'I am my brother's keeper': George Floyd’s brother urges UN to investigate police killings
# Philonise Floyd
# Philonise Floyd

'I am my brother's keeper': George Floyd’s brother urges UN to investigate police killings

Jun 18th 2020, 11:14 AM 10,369 Views 36 Comments

Philonise Floyd’s message by video was to the Human Rights Council.

# george-floyd - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police
# London
# London

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Jun 13th 2020, 3:24 PM 35,668 Views 75 Comments

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians
# Joint Letter
# Joint Letter

Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians

Jun 13th 2020, 2:21 PM 14,526 Views 53 Comments

The five MEPs co-signed a letter to Josep Borrell ahead of a debate in the EU parliament next week.

# george-floyd - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council
# Bristol
# Bristol

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council

Jun 11th 2020, 8:15 AM 24,642 Views 119 Comments

Bristol’s mayor Marvin Rees had previously confirmed the statue would be exhibited in a museum.

George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’

Jun 11th 2020, 8:03 AM 11,098 Views 13 Comments

“The people marching in the streets are telling you enough is enough. Be the leaders that this country, this world, needs. Do the right thing,” Philonise Floyd said.

# george-floyd - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

CrossFit CEO resigns after outrage over George Floyd comments
# Greg Glassman
# Greg Glassman

CrossFit CEO resigns after outrage over George Floyd comments

Jun 10th 2020, 11:00 AM 60,498 Views 26 Comments

A number of companies have cut ties with CrossFit in recent days.

TV show Cops axed amid racial tensions and protests
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

TV show Cops axed amid racial tensions and protests

Jun 10th 2020, 8:21 AM 25,000 Views 108 Comments

The programme had been pulled temporarily from the air in late May, but that move has now become permanent.

Controversial statues in England and Wales could go as reviews pledged amid anti-racism protests
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# Slave Traders

Controversial statues in England and Wales could go as reviews pledged amid anti-racism protests

Jun 10th 2020, 7:18 AM 18,967 Views 101 Comments

Labour-led councils have agreed to work with their local communities to look at the “appropriateness” of certain monuments

# george-floyd - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas
# Houston
# Houston

Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas

Updated Jun 9th 2020, 8:53 PM 33,321 Views 0 Comments

The private service will end six days of mourning for the 46-year-old.

'He has not died in vain': Thousands gather in Houston to mourn George Floyd before private funeral
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

'He has not died in vain': Thousands gather in Houston to mourn George Floyd before private funeral

Jun 9th 2020, 7:13 AM 14,338 Views 77 Comments

The death of George Floyd has triggered protests and anger in the US and beyond.

# george-floyd - Monday 8 June, 2020

Police officer charged with killing of George Floyd appears in court
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Police officer charged with killing of George Floyd appears in court

Jun 8th 2020, 7:37 PM 51,520 Views 0 Comments

Members of the party knelt for eight minutes and 46 seconds before a sitting of Congress today.

Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players

Jun 8th 2020, 1:42 PM 7,602 Views 6 Comments

The athlete added she gets treated differently by security personnel at tournaments.

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department

Jun 8th 2020, 7:04 AM 15,937 Views 85 Comments

The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.

# george-floyd - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Photos: Tens of thousands march in demonstrations against racism and police brutality in the US
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Photos: Tens of thousands march in demonstrations against racism and police brutality in the US

Jun 7th 2020, 10:03 AM 19,902 Views 53 Comments

Demonstrations also reached four other continents, ending in clashes in two European cities.

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'

Jun 7th 2020, 7:30 AM 32,509 Views 99 Comments

Noted US journalist Jeff Jarvis says white America must learn to share its power and morally confront its racial legacies.

# george-floyd - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault on 75-year-old man
# New York State
# New York State

Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault on 75-year-old man

Jun 6th 2020, 6:23 PM 33,890 Views 0 Comments

State governor Andrew Cuomo said of the incident: “What we saw was horrendous and disgusting, and I believe, illegal.”

Hundreds of people gather for Black Lives Matter protest at the US embassy
# Dublin
# Dublin

Hundreds of people gather for Black Lives Matter protest at the US embassy

Updated Jun 6th 2020, 4:28 PM 57,127 Views 223 Comments

Thousands are expected to gather at the US Embassy today at 3pm.

Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments

Jun 6th 2020, 10:59 AM 50,480 Views 123 Comments

There were zero arrests during demonstrations in the US capital in the last two days, and a curfew has been lifted in advance of today’s protest.

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