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Who are the jurors in the federal trial over George Floyd killing?

February 24, 2022 11:33 am

All of the eight women and four men on the jury appear to be white in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis officers who are charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights during the May 2020 killing.

Vettel surprised by F1 decision to discontinue 'taking the knee'

February 10, 2022 9:57 pm

Sebastian Vettel said Formula One drivers had not been consulted about the sport’s plans to do away with the pre-race slot for taking the knee, and suggested the decision may have been taken for business reasons.

Massive personal collection of Black history memorabilia to hit the auction block

February 07, 2022 3:24 pm

For over 60 years, 90-year-old former teacher Elizabeth Meaders has amassed the collection that fills her Staten Island home. The items document the African-American experience.

A year after the Capitol breach, falsehoods about Jan 6 persist

January 06, 2022 2:13 pm

A mountain of evidence shows that the rioters were supporters of Donald Trump, but that has not stopped the cascade of specious claims seeking to pin responsibility on others.

'I am not a racist': Quinton De Kock apologises to teammates, says 'happy' to take the knee

October 29, 2021 12:38 pm

Quinton de Kock apologised to his teammates and explained that he was irked by the way the instruction was given by CSA without a proper explanation.

Black lives matter, she wrote. Then 'everything just imploded'

October 11, 2021 11:18 am

An email from the Black superintendent of schools in Queen Anne's County to parents after the killing of Floyd engulfed the small, predominantly white Maryland community in a yearlong firestorm about race and racism.

Queen's London representative says royals support Black Lives Matter movement

September 10, 2021 10:27 pm

The comments come as Buckingham Palace struggles to combat suggestions of racism raised by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, also known as Prince Harry and Meghan, during a March interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Khloe Kardashian believes parents should discuss race and inclusion with their kids

July 21, 2021 3:21 pm

The mother-of-one said she has dedicated herself to learning, while also teaching her daughter, who is Black

New York artists turn plywood from Black Lives Matter protests into sculptures

July 21, 2021 9:59 am

The five sculptures appear across the city and will remain on display until November 1

Explained: A study points to racial undertones in NBA commentary

July 17, 2021 12:25 pm

The data showed that when commentators praised a darker-skinned athlete, it was more to do with the player's athleticism. For lighter-skinned players, it was more to do with intelligence, leadership, mentality and work ethic.


Derek Chauvin verdict: US celebrates justice to George Floyd

April 21, 2021 12:51 pm

Post the verdict of Derek Chauvin, people demonstrated relief and celebrated justice to George Floyd on the streets.

'No Justice, No Peace': Wisconsin protesters defy another curfew in third night of protests

August 26, 2020 8:57 pm

Two people were shot to death and another was wounded during a third night of protests in Kenosha over the police shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake, and authorities Wednesday hunted for a possible vigilante seen on cellphone video opening fire in the middle of the street with a rifle.

England, West Indies take a knee as cricket resumes after four months

July 08, 2020 9:29 pm

England and West Indies players take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement before the start of play in the first Test at Southampton as international cricket returned after a four-month absence.

'Black Lives Matter Plaza' is drawn into history amid protests over George Floyd killing

June 06, 2020 4:08 pm

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser said the painting is intended to send a message of support and solidarity to Americans outraged over the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.

From Lewis Hamilton to Liverpool stars, International athletes back protests in US

June 03, 2020 8:16 am

From Lewis Hamilton to Liverpool, the sporting world came out in support of #BlackLivesMatter after the killing of George Floyd, an African-American man who died in Minneapolis after a white police officer knelt on his neck.