George Floyd

Family of George Floyd Announces Civil Lawsuit Against Minneapolis, Four Officers

The family of George Floyd has filed a civil suit against the City of Minneapolis and the four former officers accused in his death. The suit alleges a “reckless disregard” of Floyd’s civil rights. Read on for more.
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Black Americans Refusing to Shop Today in Support of #BlackOutDay2020

Tuesday is #BlackOutDay2020, a day where many Black Americans will refuse to shop and if they do, they are suggesting the community only shops at Black-owned businesses.
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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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Angelina Jolie Opens Up Easing Her Kids’ Anxiety Amid Coronavirus and Racial Injustice

In a rare interview, Angelina Jolie has opened up about how she and her children have been coping while in quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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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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