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George Floyd


Black Americans living abroad reflect on Juneteenth holiday

June 20, 2022 11:34 am

While there are no official statistics tracking Black Americans moving abroad, many are discussing it more openly after the police killing of George Floyd. In the aftermath, many African Americans saw the U.S. “from the outside in” and made up their minds not to return.

Judge delays trial of 2 ex-cops in George Floyd killing until 2023

June 08, 2022 12:25 pm

Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng were due to go on trial next week on charges of aiding and abetting both second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter of George Floyd.

Two years after Floyd murder, racial trauma permeates US

May 26, 2022 12:35 pm

Floyd's slaying, along with a series of killings of other Black Americans, has wrought a heavy toll on the emotional and mental health of Black communities.

Joe Biden to issue policing order on George Floyd death anniversary

May 25, 2022 12:39 pm

George Floyd, a Black man suspected of passing a counterfeit bill, was killed when Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer, kneeled on his neck as three other officers looked on.

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.

Derek Chauvin's ex-colleagues face trial over deadly Minneapolis arrest

January 24, 2022 8:00 pm

Chauvin, who is white, was also charged alongside his colleagues by federal prosecutors with violating Floyd's civil rights "under color of law," or in their capacity as police officers.

Who are the 3 officers on trial in George Floyd's death?

January 20, 2022 1:23 pm

🔴 Three former Minneapolis officers headed to a federal trial on civil rights charges this week in the death of George Floyd aren't as familiar to most people as Derek Chauvin

George Floyd case: Media groups protest restrictions for 3 ex-officers' trial

January 19, 2022 11:52 am

Citing the risks of the pandemic, US District Judge Paul Magnuson has restricted the number of people who may be in his courtroom for the proceedings against Tou Thao, J. Kueng and Thomas Lane on charges that they deprived Floyd of his rights while acting under government authority.

Texas board withdraws pardon recommendation for George Floyd

December 24, 2021 10:07 am

The unusual reversal was announced by Republican Gov Greg Abbott’s office two days before Christmas, around the time he typically doles out his annual pardons.

What's next after Derek Chauvin's guilty plea?

December 16, 2021 11:26 am

Here's what the guilty pleas mean for Derek Chauvin, and for the three other officers charged in George Floyd's death.


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.

'Stop Trump': Federal agents clash with protesters in Portland

July 22, 2020 11:00 am

President Donald Trump's decision to send federal agents to Portland has given new momentum to protests that had begun to devolve into chaos with smaller and smaller crowds.

Art of protest against George Floyd's death

June 17, 2020 8:31 pm

Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day May 25.

Goodbye George Floyd, you united the world against racism

June 10, 2020 3:21 pm

George Floyd was eulogised at his funeral on Wednesday as “an ordinary brother” transformed by fate into the “cornerstone of a movement.”

'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.

Tear gas, firecrackers, burning cars: How US cities look as protests intensify

May 31, 2020 5:53 pm

Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black men grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles