Protests against racism, police brutality around the world Adelaide Crowds filled Victoria Square in Adelaide after receiving special permission for the event. The march through the southern Australian city was held after police Commissioner Grant Stevens approved the rally on Friday. "This is a unique and extraordinary event. There is a sentiment that suggests people should have a right to protest on significant matters,'' Stevens said. … [Read more...] about George Floyd killing: Ex-policeman Derek Chauvin appears in court charged with murder
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"In some ways, as tragic as these last few weeks have been, as difficult and scary and uncertain as they've been, they've also been an incredible opportunity for people to be awakened to some of these underlying trends," Obama said in a livestream video from his Chicago home. … [Read more...] about Barack Obama urges young African Americans to ‘feel hopeful’ as ‘change is coming’ after George Floyd’s death
“The decision to restrain Floyd was reasonably justified,” Gray wrote, adding: “Based on Floyd’s actions up to this point, the officers had no idea what he would do next – hurt himself, hurt the officers, flee, or anything else, but he was not cooperating.” … [Read more...] about George Floyd ‘killer’ cop Derek Chauvin dismissed pleas he couldn’t breathe 20 TIMES before he died
"Officers did not know if there was a gun involved or if the occupants of the vehicle were planning to flee. It was later learned that it was counterfeit money that Floyd was shoving into the side of the seat where officers saw him reaching, as evidenced by the pictures in Exhibit 6," the memo said. … [Read more...] about Picture released of ‘fake’ $20 bill inside George Floyd’s car that he was arrested over
"Rather than point fingers at that kind of criminal effort, [it] would be to see the level of frustration and exasperation and almost the sense of hopelessness that exists on some of those activists within the African American community," he told … [Read more...] about Who is Chick-fil-A’s Dan Cathy and what did he say about racism and Black Lives Matter?