Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving bought a house for the family of George Floyd, who died last year at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.
New York Police Department officials did not anticipate the large number of protesters or violence that came at them during the George Floyd demonstrations and that, combined with insufficient staffing and lack of training, led to poor judgment and excessive force, according to a report released Friday.
A Minneapolis judge on Thursday rejected a defense request for a change of venue in the trial of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death.
“The loss of George Floyd was the most impact in my whole entire life, you know, up until my sister passed,” Ruby Mallard says.
The Minnesota Vikings will honor George Floyd’s family on Sunday before the team’s home opener against the Green Bay Packers.
Portland Police arrested over 50 people during fiery demonstrations on Saturday night, the 100th night of protests in the city since the death of George Floyd in late May.
Police body camera footage showing Minneapolis police pointing a gun at George Floyd and struggling with him during his fatal arrest was released Monday.
The protests around racial justice, sparked by George Floyd’s death at the hands of police officers in May, are resonating with most Americans.
Minneapolis police said officers found the body of a man in a building burned down during the protests over the death of George Floyd in May.
The cries for racial equality have been heard across the world as thousands of protesters rallied after the death of George Floyd. But at one protest in Missouri, the calls for change were coming from a much younger demographic.
Greg Glassman is selling CrossFit, following intense backlash over his response to the death of George Floyd and the anti-racism movement sweeping the country.
Nearly a month after the death of George Floyd at the hands of law enforcement, and after repeatedly refusing requests for comment on an incident that sparked nationwide calls for policing reform, officials from the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis are breaking their silence.
The United Nations Human Rights Council is holding an urgent debate Wednesday on police brutality and systemic racism in the US, following the international protests over the death of George Floyd.
As if the economic shutdown from the pandemic wasn’t hard enough. Now, many black-owned small business owners may also be dealing with damage incurred during protests of the police killing of George Floyd.
Top US military officials are seeking to reassure the nation’s roughly two million active duty and reserve personnel that they are committed to addressing issues of racial inequality across the branches following George Floyd’s death and protests across the country.
As Confederate statues are coming down across the nation, protesters in downtown Raleigh took it upon themselves to put a new plaque on a monument at the North Carolina capitol building.
Amid the protests over the death of George Floyd and larger racial inequalities in the US last week, Refinery29 swapped the colors of its website, going from its usual jewel-tone to the Black Lives Matter movement’s signature black. It was supposed to be a show of solidarity and of unity between a progressive website aimed at women and the movement.
The death of George Floyd is leading to the removal — by protesters in some cases and city leaders in others — of contentious statues that have riled some residents for decades, if not longer.
Embattled CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman is resigning after he sparked outrage over his response to nationwide protests against racial injustice and police brutality.
In the two weeks since George Floyd’s death, President Donald Trump’s advisers have worked to prepare him to meet the national moment.
Congressional Democrats are being criticized over the stoles made of Kente cloth — a traditional African textile — they wore during a moment of silence for George Floyd.
Joe Biden is seeking to become America’s healer-in-chief, offering himself as a steady and compassionate leader as his methodical return to the campaign trail takes the former vice president to Houston to meet with George Floyd’s family on Monday.
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser said Sunday she believes the federal law enforcement response to protests after the police killing of George Floyd encouraged more people to participate and do so peacefully.
A pilot drew a unique tribute to George Floyd over Canada by following a flight path in the shape of a raised fist.
Former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that “silence can be as deadly as violence,” and called on Americans in positions of “power, privilege, and moral conscience” to fight racial discrimination in his first public reaction to the nationwide unrest surrounding the police killing of George Floyd.
Across the country a handful of controversial statues have been removed from public spaces — some by protesters and others by city leaders — in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death.
Nine days before George Floyd died an agonizing death under the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer while others watched, law enforcement officials broke up what has been described as a massive block party in my Florida hometown of DeLand and the surrounding unincorporated Volusia County. Video footage of police shutting down a local store and chasing some in the crowd led many to accuse local authorities of engaging in another incident of racist law enforcement targeting African Americans. But what actually happened there is more complex than what was initially reported — and this local example has lessons for all of us looking for ways to facilitate effective community policing of African American communities during the Covid-19 pandemic.