'We all watched the horrific death of George Floyd on video as witnesses begged the police officer to take him into the police car and get off his neck,' Crump said. 'This abusive, excessive and inhumane use of force cost the life of a man who was being detained by the police for questioning about a non-violent charge.' … [Read more...] about Cardi B, Diddy, Ciara and LeBron James lead celebs outraged over death of George Floyd after police officer put his knee on back of man’s neck
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Chaos first erupted Tuesday after footage showed a white police officer knelt on the father-of-two's neck for eight minutes. By Wednesday stores including Wendy's, Target, Walmart and AutoZone had been looted, ransacked and some set alight before rioters tried to bust open an ATM. … [Read more...] about White venture capitalist is kicked out of Minneapolis office building after he was filmed threatening to call cops on African American businessmen using gym – one day after death of George Floyd
"White friends: We can’t let our discomfort, ego, or belief that this work doesn’t include us, prevent us from acknowledging our privilege and that we have the burden of dismantling white supremacy. We do. We can not be complacent. We can not be silent. We need to have this conversation with our families and friend and coworkers. Let’s turn outrage into action. … [Read more...] about George Floyd: Jamie Foxx and Snoop Dogg say black men treated worse than white mass murderers
As law enforcement buckled under the strain of the escalating civil unrest, the Minnesota National Guard announced that around 500 soldiers had headed to Minneapolis and nearby St. Paul which has also fallen foul of rioting with businesses looted and set alight. … [Read more...] about ‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’: Trump threatens to ‘assume control’ of Minneapolis in extraordinary tweet about rioter ‘THUGS’ as National Guard rolls into the city and George Floyd protests erupt across the U.S.
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