George Floyd death

Ex-cops blame one another, seek own trials in George Floyd's death

Prosecutors say all four officers should be tried together because the nature of the charges and evidence is similar and “it is impossible to evaluate any individual Defendant’s conduct in a vacuum.”

published on : 11th September 2020

Portland protesters smash City Hall windows, 23 arrested

Portland has been gripped by nightly protests for nearly three months since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

published on : 26th August 2020

London carnival show goes on with more import than ever

The Notting Hill Carnival is a product of the massive influx of Black immigrants who came to Britain from its former colonies to help rebuild the country after World War II.

published on : 26th August 2020

Won't forget George Floyd daughter's words 'Daddy changed the world', says Joe Biden

Biden, 77, officially accepted the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party on the final day of the four-day virtual convention of the party on Thursday night.

published on : 21st August 2020

US Judge orders release of body camera video in George Floyd death case

The body camera videos and transcripts were filed in court by Lane's attorney, Earl Gray, as part of a motion to have Lane's case dismissed.

published on : 8th August 2020

Violence, protests, arrival of agents put Chicago on edge

Trump painted Democrat-led cities as out of control and lashed out at the "radical left." Criminal justice experts say the increase in violence in some cities defies easy explanation.

published on : 23rd July 2020

Trump blames COVID-19 spike on Black Lives Matter protests

The President's remarks come as the US currently accounted for the world's highest number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities at 3,967,917 and 143,147, respectively.

published on : 23rd July 2020

Ex-cop charged in George Floyd's death faces nine tax evasion counts

Derek Chauvin and his wife, Kellie May Chauvin, were each charged in Washington County with six counts of aiding and abetting filing false or fraudulent tax returns in the state of Minnesota.

published on : 23rd July 2020

Minneapolis judge warns of possible move of trial in George Floyd death

Floyd died after Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against the handcuffed 46-year-old Black man's neck for nearly eight minutes.

published on : 30th June 2020

Four ex-Minneapolis police officers charged in death of George Floyd due back in court

Floyd died May 25 after Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against the handcuffed Black man's neck for nearly eight minutes.

published on : 29th June 2020

Police has stopped me 'more times than I can count': Avengers star Don Cheadle

The 55-year-old actor said he didn't truly understand racial discrimination until he moved from Kansas City, Missouri, to the suburbs.

published on : 20th June 2020

US in mind, UN body to report on racism after Floyd killing

The aim is "to contribute to accountability and redress for victims" in the U.S. and beyond, the resolution states.

published on : 20th June 2020

Slave traders, imperialists, explorers: Statues pulled down by protestors after George Floyd's death

Protests and, in some cases, acts of vandalism have taken place in such cities as Boston; New York; Paris; Brussels; and Oxford, England, in an intense re-examination of racial injustices.

published on : 12th June 2020

Jefferson Davis statue torn down in Richmond, Virginia

The actions come amid national protests over the death of George Floyd who died after a police officer kneeled on his neck.

published on : 11th June 2020

London may remove statues as George Floyd's death sparks change

Many Bristolians welcomed the statue’s removal, but the British government called it an act of vandalism and urged police to prosecute the perpetrators.

published on : 9th June 2020
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