Sergio Flores/Getty ImagesBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC NEWS (HOUSTON) — As family and friends of George Floyd flooded the streets of his hometown in Houston, Texas on Tuesday to spread a message of hope, the mother of his young daughter addressed the public for the first time since his death. Although 6-year-old Gianna Floyd did not […]
iStock/ChiccoDodiFC(WASHINGTON) — BY: IVAN PEREIRA As protests continue around the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis in late May, there’s been further examination of why he was stopped by police in the first place. The events leading up to Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police officers stemmed from a […]
Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy JON HAWORTH and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white Minnesota police officer, has sparked outrage and protests in Minneapolis and across the United States. Murder and manslaughter […]
Activist #TamikaMallory shares her point of view on the protests in support of #GeorgeFloyd. See more at the https://rickeysmileymorningshow.com!
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Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white Minnesota police officer, has sparked outrage and protests in Minneapolis and across the United States. Murder and manslaughter charges have been […]
ABC/Randy HolmesThe billion-dollar music industry is shutting down Tuesday in response to the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and “countless other Black citizens at the hands of police.” Two Atlantic Records executives issued a statement on Instagram to launch #TheShowMustBePaused initiative, after noting “the long-standing racism and inequality that exists from the boardroom to the boulevard.” The statement declares Tuesday, […]
iStock/Adonis page(WASHINGTON) — BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE As protests over the killing of George Floyd roil the nation, journalists covering the news have been indiscriminately arrested, tear gassed or shot with rubber bullets by local law enforcement — at times even live on air. The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, an advocacy and research group that records […]
ABC News(NEW YORK) — BY: JACK ARNHOLZ Twenty-six states including the District of Colombia have activated their National Guards, with nearly 80 localities implementing curfews amid the nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd. The historic orders follow a weekend where protests erupted across dozens of U.S. cities. At least 4,400 people have been […]
iStock/ThamKCBy: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) — An independent autopsy ordered by George Floyd’s family found his death was a “homicide caused by asphyxia due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain,” according to early findings from the examination released Monday. Floyd was apprehended by […]