Los Angeles has had more than a quarter of the national arrests, followed by New York, Dallas and Philadelphia. Many of the arrests have been for low-level offenses such as curfew violations and failure to disperse. Hundreds were arrested on burglary and looting charges.
It was Friday evening when Mawuli Davis, a lawyer who often handles civil rights cases, posted a photo on Facebook from atop a parking garage. It was looking down on an Atlanta police squad car burning outside the CNN Center as a throng of people massed nearby in the street.
Meghan has shared her sadness about racial divisions in the United States, telling students at her former high school that she felt moved to speak out because the life of George Floyd mattered.
While drawing worldwide flak for the pandemic, China is also in the thick of another storm, namely Hong Kong. And though Trump is having a rough time himself after the brutal murder of George Floyd,
Gianna Floyd, daughter of George Floyd, who died in police custody, has thanked rapper Kanye West for paying for her college education. West has promised to entirely cover the six-year-old's fees, reports a section of the media.
On a recent episode of “The Glenn Show,” a podcast hosted by Brown University professor Glenn Loury, academic and linguist John McWhorter asked the nagging question that should be top of mind for everyone attempting to unravel the state of race relations in the US.
Belgian-Congolese street artist NovaDead, whose real name is Julien Crevaels, completed the work in just over a week in a suburb near the canal that crosses the Belgian capital.
For the first time in his tenure, President Donald Trump’s personal image as the leader of the only superpower of the world and as the head of the world’s oldest democracy is taking a hit — all because of his responses to the ‘killing’ in full public view of George Floyd, an Afro-American suspected of some small time ‘offence’, by a white police officer at Minneapolis.
Little wonder that thousands protesting racism have targeted images and place names honouring slavers and imperialist figures who perpetrated these historical outrages.