George Floyd

Protesters Destroy Bar That Former Minneapolis Firefighter Spent Life Savings to Open Up

Rioters protesting the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd destroyed a bar owned by a black former firefighter. Korboi Balla bought the bar with his life savings.
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Teen Who Spent Hours Cleaning Up After Protest Is Rewarded With Car and College Scholarship

As protesters across the nation demanded police accountability, some have turned violent. A teenager spent hours cleaning up after a protest and was rewarded a car and a college scholarship.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces $100 Million Racial Justice Initiative

Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking action to fight for racial justice and equality by announcing that the company would commit $100 million to a Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. Read more.
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Four Officers Charged in George Floyd's Death in Court Today

Derek Chauvin, the officer infamously captured on video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck, faces a court hearing on June 29 along with the three officers charged with aiding and abetting Floyd’s murder.
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Martin Luther King III on George Floyd Protests, Racial Justice and Police Reform

Martin Luther King III, son of the legendary civil rights movement leader, talks George Floyd protests, police reform and racial justice, with KNX co-hosts Charles Feldman and Mike Simpson.
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Preservation of George Floyd Memorial Continues One Month After Death

The area has become a memorial to George Floyd and others whose lives have been taken by the hands of police in the United States. See the details.
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George Floyd’s Daughter Wishes Him ‘Happy Father’s Day in Heaven’ Weeks After His Death

Gianna Floyd, the 6-year-old daughter of George Floyd, wished her late father a ‘Happy Father’s Day in Heaven.’ She posted a heartfelt tribute on her Instagram page.
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12-Year-Old Lands Record Deal with George Floyd Tribute 'I JUST WANNA LIVE,' With Proceeds Going To the NAACP

As a fitting celebration of Juneteenth, only two weeks after Keedron Bryant’s “I JUST WANNA LIVE” video went viral, the young Gospel singer has officially signed a deal with Warner Records for the song’s official release.
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Auto Factories Go Quiet to Mark Juneteenth With 8 Minutes, 46 Seconds of Silence

Events and celebrations will be held across metro Detroit today to mark Juneteenth, the holiday that honors June 19, 1865, when the last slaves were notified of their freedom two years after the Civil War.
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Muhammad Ali's Daughter, Grandson Continue His Struggle for Social Justice

Muhammad Ali was known for his activism as much as he was for his exploits in the boxing ring. His fight for social justice is being continued by his family, including his daughter and grandson.
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