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Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty ImagesBy ELLA TORRES, ABC News (TRENTON, N.J.) — New Jersey’s Department of Corrections has removed an officer after a video purportedly showed him mocking the death of George Floyd. The agency tweeted Tuesday that “removal charges have been served” on the officer, who was identified by the local union as […]

(NEW YORK) — Eight Minnesota correctional officers of color have filed a discrimination complaint alleging they were barred from guarding the white former police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, a Black man. The eight minority officers assigned to the Ramsey County Adult Detention Center in St. Paul complained to the Minnesota Department of Human […]

Yu TsaiJohn Legend is opening up about his exact thoughts upon watching the video of George Floyd‘s death, where a white police officer was filmed kneeling on his neck as the unarmed black man cried out that he couldn’t breathe. In an interview with Sunday Today’s Willie Geist, the “All of Me” singer opened up about what else he saw […]

hapabapa/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The Air Force inspector general is investigating the use of military aircraft to monitor protests across the United States this month in the wake of George Floyd’s death. “Following discussions with the secretary of defense about shared concerns, the secretary of the Air Force is conducting an […]

ABC News(HOUSTON) — BY: JOANNE ROSA George Floyd’s brother, Philonise Floyd, said on “The View” Tuesday that he believes “everybody is getting closer to justice” for his brother “because everybody’s feeling united” in protests. The demonstrations demanding police reforms and in support of Black Lives Matter have drawn thousands of people around the world in […]

Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesBy ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) — The Minneapolis Police Department will not alter or remove George Floyd’s memorial amid ongoing protests. “We respect the memory of him and will not disrupt the meaningful artifacts that honor the importance of his life,” the police department tweeted Saturday. […]

iStockBy: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Many minority police officers have found themselves in a unique position during the current debate over police reform. Members of black and Latino police associations say their members have experienced both what it feels like to be targeted by prejudice because of the color of their skin […]

Tiffany Haddish likes to think of herself as “an administrator of joy,” though she’s currently having a difficult time, especially after attending George Floyd‘s funeral in Houston earlier this week. During a virtual appearance Wednesday on Late Night with Seth Meyers, the Emmy-winning actress explained why she attended Floyd’s service, after being invited, and recalls being a witness to police brutality. “The main thing […]

Fedorovekb/iStockBy ELLA TORRES, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Police brutality and use of force have long been issues in the United States. In the aftermath of Eric Garner and Michael Brown’s deaths at the hands of police officers six years ago, reforming law enforcement became a rallying cry. The horror of seeing Garner say, “I […]

DanHenson1/iStockBY: EMILY SHAPIRO AND ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC NEWS (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — A man allegedly threatened to set fire to a predominantly African American church after one of its ministers took part in a prayer vigil for George Floyd, federal authorities said. John Bareswill allegedly called the Baptist church in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on June […]


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