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Four Years Later: George Floyd’s Memory Inspires Action and Reflection | WATCH

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*When George Floyd tragically lost his life under the knee of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Memorial Day in 2020, the world watched in horror. His death ignited a global wave of protests and an urgent call for change. Four years later, his memory remains a powerful catalyst for action. “We can never […]

George Floyd Biopic in the Works

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*A film depicting George Floyd’s life and tragic death is in development, with his mother and daughter serving as executive producers on the project. “We are excited the world will see the real, jovial, and loving George we know,” said Roxie Washington, the mother of Floyd’s surviving daughter, in a statement, per Deadline. The biopic, […]

Federal Complaint Alleges George Floyd Scholarship Violates Civil Rights Law

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*A legal scholar argues that the eligibility criteria for the George Floyd Scholarship discriminate based on race. According to The College Fix, a legal watchdog alleges that North Central University’s George Floyd Memorial Scholarship violates federal civil rights law by exclusively targeting black students. The private Christian university established the scholarship in June 2020. According to […]

George Floyd’s Killer (Derek Chauvin) Stabbed in Prison: Report | VIDEO

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*Raise your hand if you’re at all surprised to learn that Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, has been stabbed. As we thought. We don’t see very many hands. In any event, Chauvin was knifed Friday (11-24-23) at a federal prison in Tucson, Arizona, reports The Associated Press via a […]

Hell NO! Supreme Court Rejects Derek Chauvin’s Appeal in George Floyd’s Killing | VIDEO

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*(CNN) — The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected Derek Chauvin’s Appeal in George Floyd‘s Killing. Chauvin, who was convicted of murder in the 2020 killing of George Floyd. Chauvin was found guilty in April 2021 of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd’s death. He was sentenced to 22 1/2 years […]

‘Systemic Problems’ at Minneapolis Police Dept. Led to George Floyd’s Murder, Justice Department Says | PicsVideo

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*(CNN) — Three years after George Floyd was murdered by then-Minneapolis Police Dept. police officer Derek Chauvin, the Justice Department issued a blistering report Friday of the city’s police department, detailing racial discrimination, excessive and unlawful use of force, First Amendment violations, and a lack of accountability for officers. “Our investigation found that the systemic […]

NBA Player Jonathan Isaac to Launch ‘Anti-Woke’ Apparel Touting Conservative Values

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*NBA player Jonathan Isaac announced on Twitter that he will launch an “anti-woke” clothing line that supports conservative values. The 25-year-old power forward for the Orlando Magic made headlines in 2020 amid protests against police brutality following the murder of George Floyd by a police officer. Isaac was the only teammate at the time who […]

George Floyd’s Sister Forgives Killer Derek Chauvin: ‘I Don’t Like Hate’

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*George Floyd’s sister spoke out on the anniversary of his death on Monday (Memorial Day) to announce she forgives the former cop who murdered him. “I’m not saying that it’s okay what he did — it’s not,” LaTonya Floyd tells PEOPLE. “But I pray that the next time he kneels down, it’s to help someone […]