Floyd's death has sparked riots in Minneapolis, protests in Houston and outrage across the country, leading to the swift firing of the four officers involved. One officer, Derek Chauvin (pictured), was caught on camera kneeling on Floyd's neck, pressing his face into the asphalt as the North Carolina-born security guard cried out: 'I can't breathe' … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: George Floyd’s last message to rapper friend was to be a voice for the black community like NFL baller Colin Kaepernick – in haunting foreshadowing of his deadly arrest where white cop kneeled on his neck
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The disturbing footage shows Floyd pleading with police and saying "I can't breathe" to the cop who was kneeling on his neck. … [Read more...] about Who is Colin Kaepernick and why is he not in the NFL anymore?
While Nike’s share price fell 2% on Tuesday, there’s little doubt the campaign is generating huge publicity: according to ESPN, Nike was mentioned 3.4m times on Twitter in the 21 hours after Kaepernick first mentioned the advert. The commercial will air on television for the first time on Thursday night during the NFL’s opening game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons. The ad will be narrated by Kaepernick and will also feature Serena Williams, NFL star Odell Beckham Jr and marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge. … [Read more...] about LeBron James backs Nike’s Kaepernick advert as Donald Trump renews NFL attack
'This is what it means to be Black in America. Tried. Convicted. Killed for being Black,' the Oscar-winner said. 'We are dictated by hundreds of years of policies that have restricted our very existence and still have to continue to face modern day lynchings. … [Read more...] about Star Wars’ John Boyega furiously tells any fans of his who are racist to ‘f**k off’ as he defends ‘I f**king hate racists’ tweet following the tragic death of George Floyd
He continued: “You can’t tell me, when that man has his knee on my brother’s neck – taking his life away, with his hand in his pocket – that that smirk on his face didn’t say: ‘I’m protected.’ You can’t tell me that he didn’t feel that it was his duty to murder my brother, and that he knew he was gonna get away with it. You can’t tell me that wasn’t the look on his face.” … [Read more...] about ‘Am I next?’: Coco Gauff, Stephen Jackson join outcry over George Floyd killing