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?
Many athletes have spoken up in support of Nike’s campaign. James, arguably the most famous athlete in America, said: "I stand with Nike, all day, every day." The president and James have clashed in the past. In September 2017, James called Trump a “bum” for rescinding his invitation to the Golden State Warriors to celebrate their NBA title with a visit to the White House. Last month Trump attacked James on Twitter after the Los Angeles Lakers star was interviewed by CNN’s Don Lemon. Trump wrote that Lemon “made Lebron [sic] look smart, which isn’t easy to do”, after the two discussed Trump’s history of attacks on African American athletes. … [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
“We can’t love forever and the hate is coming out and I’m afraid,” Jackson said at Friday’s rally. “I’m honestly afraid because I know what comes from hate, from us, and I know why y’all are so scared. Because y’all are scared that we’re going to pull a you on you. I know why y’all are scared. Y’all have been doing us wrong for so long, y’all think karma’s going to hit you right back. … [Read more...] about ‘Am I next?’: Coco Gauff, Stephen Jackson join outcry over George Floyd killing