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# George Floyd

George Perry Floyd Jr. (October 14, 1973 – May 25, 2020) was a black American man killed during an arrest in Minneapolis. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'George Floyd'.

George Perry Floyd Jr. (October 14, 1973 – May 25, 2020) was a black American man killed during an arrest in Minneapolis. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'George Floyd'.

How George Floyd’s death 6 months ago sparked tangible change

Floyd's brothers reflect on the changes that resulted from the country's racial reckoning following Floyd's death, from Mississippi changing its flag to police departments reallocating funding.


Pope Francis defends George Floyd protests, blasts demonstrati...

Pope Francis defended the protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death as a fight for “human dignity” — while blasting demonstrations against COVID-19 restrictions in a new book that he authored during the Vatican’s lockdown.


Pope book backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptic

Pope Francis is supporting demands for racial justice in the wake of the U.S. police killing of George Floyd and is blasting COVID-19 skeptics and the media that spread their conspiracies


Country music stars discuss George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and r...

In a roundtable discussion at the Grand Ole Opry, Darius Rucker, Ashley McBryde, Charlie Worsham and Jimmie Allen shared a moving conversation about the country's racial unrest this year.


Judge orders one trial for four ex-cops charged in George Floy...

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.


Ex-Officers in George Floyd Case to Be Tried Together, With Ca...

The judge in the case also ruled that the trial would remain in the Minneapolis area after the defendants sought a change of venue.


George Floyd’s brother rallies voters on Election Day

George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Rayshard Brooks: Their names re-energized the Black Lives Matter movement and put race at the center of this year’s general election


In George Floyd's hometown, a season of protest ends at the US...

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Dexter Faircloth stalked the streets of Houston's Third Ward, the historic Black neighborhood where he was born and raised, shouting greetings and asking an urgent question.


George Floyd Billboard Goes Up in Times Square

The project from a group called the George Floyd Justice Billboard Committee features a painting by Donald Perlis and a quote from the Dalai Lama.


Jared Kushner says black Americans must ‘want’ to succeed afte...

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner criticised athletes and others who have protested against US racism on social media and basketball courts and suggested that black people had to want to succeed for policies to change.In televised remarks t...


Misty Copeland: Ballet’s listening after George Floyd

Radio 1 Newsbeat hears from dancers about how the Black Lives Matter movement has changed ballet.


George Floyd protests: 'Boogaloo' member held in precinct attack

A member of an extremist group has been charged with rioting during the May George Floyd protests.


George Floyd death: A city pledged to abolish its police. Then...

Minneapolis has struggled to keep a promise that made global headlines after George Floyd's death.


Judge Dismisses Third-Degree Murder Charge Against Derek Chauv...

The judge upheld the more serious charge of second-degree murder against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was captured on video kneeling on Mr. Floyd’s neck.


US Judge Drops Lesser Murder Charge Against Ex-Cop In George F...

A judge dismissed a lesser murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin but said he still had to face the most serious murder charge in George Floyd's death in May, according...


Trucker who drove through George Floyd protesters is charged

A truck driver who drove into a large crowd of protesters on a bridge in Minneapolis following the killing of George Floyd has been charged with two criminal counts