Tags : George Floyd

Daunte Wright’s Death: Protesters, Police Clash For A Third Night

Protesters have clashed with Police for the second night in the suburb of the US city of Minneapolis following the killing of a Black man during a traffic stop, with Police calling the fatal shooting an “accident”. The shooting sparked unrest in an area already on edge because of the trial of the first of […]

Another Black Youth Dies In Fatal US Police Shooting

Protests have broken out near the US city of Minneapolis after the Police fatally shot a young Black man Duante Wright. Police used tear gas and flash bangs to disperse the crowd at Brooklyn Center. The 20-year-old black man’s mother, Katie Wright said earlier on Sunday evening, April 11, 2021, that he called her to […]

Atlanta Police Officer Charged With Murder For Shooting Black Man

An Atlanta police officer has been charged with murder for shooting a 27-year-old man in the back, justice officials announced Wednesday, June 17, 2020, in the latest case to spark anger over police killings of African Americans. Rayshard Brooks’ shooting came less than three weeks after a Minneapolis police officer’s killing of handcuffed African American […]

Floyd Protest: Trump Orders National Guard’s Withdrawal From Washington

US President Donald Trump on Sunday ordered the withdrawal of National Guard troops from the streets of Washington after days of protests over the police killing of George Floyd. The American President took to his official Twitter handle to disclose the order for the withdrawal of the National Guard troops. “I have just given an […]

“Floyd’s Family Relieved By New Charges Against Officers” – Attorney

The lead attorney for George Floyd’s family, Benjamin Crump, has said that the family is relieved to see new charges against police officers involved in the case. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has announced that charges against Derek Chauvin, a police officer involved in the fatal arrest, have been upgraded to second-degree murder, and that […]

George Floyd To Be Buried June 9

Ben Crump the family attorney for the late George Floyd has announced that he will be buried on the 9th of June. Crump during a news conference announced that  a memorial service will be held in Minneapolis Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.(7pm West African time), and a funeral in Houston, where Floyd grew […]

Pope Francis Condemns Death Of George Floyd, Says Racism Is

Pope Francis has called the death of George Floyd at the hands of US police officers tragic and said he is praying for him and all those others who have lost their lives as a result of the sin of racism. He added on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, that we cannot tolerate or turn a blind […]

George Floyd: Tiger Woods Preaches Peace, Says No To Violence

Golf superstar Tiger Woods has said violent protests were not the answer to the “shocking tragedy” that led to George Floyd’s death. Unrest flared across the United States on Monday in protest of George Floyd who died as a result of Police brutality. Woods said he had the “utmost respect” for police and likened the […]

George Floyd Death: Violence Erupts On Sixth Day Of Protests

Violence has erupted in cities across the US on the sixth night of protests sparked by the death in police custody of African-American George Floyd. Curfews have been imposed in nearly 40 cities, but people have largely ignored them, leading to tense stand-offs. Riot police clashed with protesters in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Los […]

Wife Of Police Officer Charged In Floyd’s Murder Files For

The wife of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis Police Officer who is charged with murder in the death of George Floyd, is now filing for divorce. Mrs Kellie Chauvin’s attorneys revealed this to the public while stating that she is devastated by Mr. Floyd’s death and sympathizes with his family and loved ones. “This evening, I […]