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Four ex-Minneapolis cops indicted on US civil rights charges in George Floyd death

May 07, 2021 10:16 pm

Floyd's, 46, arrest and death, which a bystander captured on cellphone video, sparked protests nationwide and widespread calls for an end to police brutality and racial inequities.

Time to breathe

April 23, 2021 8:20 am

Conviction in the George Floyd case is a victory for pushback and due process. There are lessons closer home

‘George Floyd can breathe’: Netizens react to Derek Chauvin’s conviction in Minneapolis killing

April 22, 2021 11:26 am

From commoners to foreign dignitaries and community leaders, many took to various social media platforms, reacting to the verdict which was monumental for calling out racial discrimination and police brutality.

Explained: 13 key moments that shaped the trial of Derek Chauvin

April 21, 2021 1:26 pm

The trial of Derek Chauvin, and its verdict, have attracted more attention than almost any other criminal proceeding in decades, and these key moments illustrate some of the themes that are most important to jurors.

Few charges, fewer convictions: The Derek Chauvin trial and history of police violence

April 21, 2021 7:46 am

The New York Times reviewed dozens of cases in which encounters between Black people and police ended fatally. Though many cases prompted public outrage, that did not always translate to criminal indictments.

Derek Chauvin verdict brings a rare rebuke of police conduct

April 21, 2021 8:05 am

The verdict, which could send the former officer, Derek Chauvin, to prison for decades, was a rare rebuke of police violence, following case after case of officers going without charges or convictions after killing Black men, women and children.

'It was a murder in full light of day,' President Joe Biden says of George Floyd's death

April 21, 2021 7:41 am

Joe Biden can trace his political success, in part, to how he responded to the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests that rose up in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in George Floyd case

April 21, 2021 7:20 am

In the wake of George Floyd's death, demonstrations and scattered violence broke out in Minneapolis, around the country and beyond.

A friction point in racism battle: Arsenal taking knee, Slavia Praha standing

April 18, 2021 10:05 am

The image of a kneeling Lacazette has become another rallying point in the fight against racism.

Expert blames George Floyd's death on heart rhythm problem

April 15, 2021 8:26 am

Dr. David Fowler, a former Maryland chief medical examiner and now a member of a consulting firm, said the fentanyl and methamphetamine in Floyd's system, and possible carbon monoxide poisoning from auto exhaust, were contributing factors in the 46-year-old Black man's death last May.


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.