'Won't give up kneeling': England defender Mings amid Priti Patel's outburst over 'gesture politics'
Gareth Southgate's side have been booed by England fans for taking the knee in their last three matches, including Sunday's 1-0 win against Croatia in their first game of the tournament.
The wave comes as local lawmakers have pledged to enact reforms — such as ending the policies that give officers immunity for their actions while on-duty.
Croatia play their tournament opener against England, who will take a knee, on Sunday in London.
Almost a year ago, West Indies became one of the first two international teams to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter movement.
The final warmup match before Euro 2020 — against Romania on Sunday — is also being played in the northeast town of Middlesbrough.
Floyd, 46, who was Black, died on Memorial Day 2020 after then-Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck, pinning him to the ground for about 9 1/2 minutes.
The Taking the Initiative Party said Sasha Johnson, who played a leading role in Black Lives Matter protests last year, was shot in the head on Sunday.
Biden spoke Tuesday from the White House hours after the verdict alongside Vice President Kamala Harris, with the pair saying the country’s work is far from finished with the verdict.
Police showed bodycam footage Tuesday night at a news conference of the officer shooting the girl, who was Black, as she appeared to attempt to stab two people with a knife.
Hundreds of people poured into the streets of Minneapolis, some running through traffic with banners and drivers blared their horns in celebration.
Anything short of a guilty verdict, and the city -- where a few last winter snowflakes were still falling Monday -- could erupt with new violence.
Kim Potter, who quit her job on the Brooklyn Center force two days after Daunte Wright's death, was charged Wednesday with second-degree manslaughter.
Katura Stokes filed a damage claim - typically a precursor to a lawsuit - on Thursday on behalf of her son against the Palmdale School District over comments made by a science instructor .
Floyd was declared dead after Chauvin, who is white, pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for about nine minutes.
Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill partially granted a defense motion to allow evidence of George Floyd's arrest in Minneapolis in May 2019, just over a year before his death.