Tag: George Floyd

The Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Is Suing Atlanta

Officer Garrett Rolfe is suing the city of Atlanta for wrongful termination and demands to be fully reinstated with back pay.

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Body Camera Footage Of Floyd Arrest Could Show More Of Story

The video could also show what Chauvin was saying and doing, and how much Lane and Kueng saw. It could also dispel some discrepancies in the two transcripts that Walker, the media attorney, said raise questions about their accuracy.

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Singer Of Black Anthem Song Signs Record Deal

“It just moved me to create music around his vocal,” said Dem Jointz, who produced music for the song and then contacted the family to share his version with them. “It was so much energy coming from the video alone, it was just easy for me to produce around that.”

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Black Lives Matter Network Establishes $12M Grant Fund

A separate $6.5 million fund has been established for its network of 16 affiliate chapters.

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Fear of Police, Black Men and Emotional Trauma

How publicity about deadly encounters between police and black men are impacting mental health.

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George Floyd, Whose Death Energized A Movement, To Be Buried

His funeral will be private. Some 6,000 people attended a public memorial service Monday in Houston, where he grew up.

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Amid Unrest, Songs Continue To Voice The Black Experience

“As I tried to get (the lyrics) out, I couldn’t get them out,” Trey Songz said. “My voice would break, or tears would fall.”
So he went into the Los Angeles streets to protest in solidarity alongside thousands grieving Floyd’s death and demanding reforms to policing in America.

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Hundreds Line Up For George Floyd’s Memorial In Houston

“George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” Abbott said.

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Justice In Black & White, Part Three

It Ain’t Over… Minding Your Vote And Your Business

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Justice in Black & White, Part Two

The Two Pandemics: Preventing Further Harm and Healing the Pain.

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