11:00 AM PT — Law enforcement sources… security camera captured the vandalism in the act this morning around 10 AM ET, when a male was seen mixing something while ducking behind the John Lewis statue. We’re told he then hopped on a skateboard and cruised past the Floyd statue, chucking whatever mixture he had in… Continue reading GEORGE FLOYDUNION SQUARE STATUE VANDALIZED WITH PAINTDays After Unveiling
ttsdale’s Back on Him!!! Jake Paul’s not out of the woods yet for roaming an Arizona mall as it was being looted by George Floyd protestors … the feds declined to prosecute him, but local authorities still hit him with charges. Reps for the City of Scottsdale tell TMZ … now that the feds are… Continue reading JAKE PAULFACING CRIMINAL CHARGES IN AZ MALL INCIDENT …Scottsdale’s Back on Him!!!
In the summer of 2020, the U.S. commemorated Independence Day amid nationwide protests for racial justice and systemic reforms in the wake of George Floyd’s death. That June, we asked five young descendants of Frederick Douglass to read and respond to excerpts of his famous speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”.… Continue reading Frederick Douglass’ Descendants Deliver His ‘Fourth Of July’ Speech
A George Floyd statue in New York has been vandalized with the name of a white supremacist group, one day before the sentencing of Derek Chauvin. The 6-foot statue was unveiled at 1545 Flatbush Ave. as part of the Juneteenth celebration over the weekend. According to police, Floyd’s face and the inscription were spraypainted black.… Continue reading George Floyd statue vandalised with name of white supremacist group, one day before Derek Chauvin’s sentencing (photos)
In June of last year, following pressure from civil rights advocates and national protests sparked by the murder of George Floyd, three of the biggest names in facial recognition technology self-imposed restrictions on their sale to police. But after a year of public discussions over the state of policing in America, the use of facial… Continue reading A year later, tech companies’ calls to regulate facial recognition met with little progress
When protests erupted after George Floyd’s murder, Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, a philanthropy focused on social justice and inequality, says he fielded phone calls from more than a dozen chief executives who were “disturbed and deeply concerned.” There was a lack of diversity among upper management and on the boards of directors,… Continue reading You Can Still Count The Number Of Black CEOs On One Hand
On May 25, 2020, black man George Floyd died on the street after Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds during an arrest over an apparent counterfeit $20 bill. Chauvin has since been found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in a historic… Continue reading George Floyd trial: What happened and what sentence did Derek Chauvin get?
Kaylynn Gilbert tells 360aproko of her belief that Derek Chauvin remained on George Floyd’s neck as he feared getting up would expose the fact he had died Teenager Kaylynn Gilbert, who begged policeman Derek Chauvin to stop kneeling on George Floyd’s neck a year ago today, thinks the officer tried to stop witnesses knowing the… Continue reading Kaylynn Gilbert: ‘Derek Chauvin knew he’d killed George Floyd but stayed on him to hide it from witnesses’
Derek Chauvin’s wife filed for divorce mere days after George Floyd was killed in the custody of the former police officer and three other Minneapolis Police Department officers. Chauvin’s now ex-wife Kellie May Xiong Chauvin, 46, first separated from her husband on 28 May, 2020 – just three days after Mr Floyd died while in… Continue reading Who is Derek Chauvin’s ex-wife, who filed for divorce after George Floyd’s death?
After the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, Black police officers in America are considering what’s changed and what hasn’t in the year since George Floyd’s death. “There have been very few changes, and I think that’s evidenced by what we continue to see occurring,” says Cheryl Dorsey, a former officer of the Los Angeles Police… Continue reading After Chauvin Verdict, Black Police Officers Consider What Has Changed