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The intersection where George Floyd took his last breath on Memorial Day 2020 had already been turned into an unofficial shrine that was maintained by volunteers. Now that intersection will be turned into an official memorial for the man who’s come to symbolize the national insurrection against police brutality and racial injustice. The intersection of…

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Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd by kneeling on his neck on Memorial Day, wants the murder and manslaughter charges thrown out. Chauvin continues to languish in a Hennepin County, Minnesota, jail awaiting trial on third-degree murder, second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges, according to USA Today. The horrific video…

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  A new video showing the final minutes of George Floyd’s life, including his arrest and his beating in the backseat of a squad car by former Minneapolis officers, has been revealed in a Minnesota court, the media has learned. The new video, obtained by Daily Mail of London, shows Officer Thomas Lane knocking on…

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Beyoncé‘s foundation is donating $10,000 grants to Black-owned businesses. The singer’s BeyGOOD organization has teamed up with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to help those businesses suffering during the current COVID-19 pandemic. A statement on NAACP’s website reads: “This will be offered to Black-owned small businesses in select cities to help…

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Prince‘s estate has shared a handwritten note condemning “intolerance” from the late singer. The “Raspberry Beret” hitmaker — who died from an accidental overdose in 2016 — would have turned 62 on Sunday, June 7, 2020, and to mark the occasion, a timely letter was shared, echoing the sentiments of recent protests against racial inequality…

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George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna looked on quizzically while her mother gave a heart-wrenching description of what the death of her father would mean throughout the child’s life. Roxie Washington, Gianna’s mother, described the future. He won’t be there to soothe hurts, to answer hard questions, to host the graduation party or the wedding reception. The…

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Nick Cannon‘s children are “scared of police officers.” The 39-year-old rapper — who has 9-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe with ex-wife Mariah Carey and 3-year-old Golden with former partner Brittany Bell — has revealed his kids view cops as the “bad guys” and thinks that has become a major issue for society. Speaking amid rioting…

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George Floyd’s surviving family members did not believe the official autopsy report from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office in Minnesota that absolved the police department of culpability in his death. The family commissioned an independent autopsy that reveals Floyd died from homicide caused by asphyxiation due to neck and back compression. It happened as…

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The state of Minnesota has released the official complaint filed against ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, providing context and justification for charging the disgraced law enforcer with murder and manslaughter. According to the documents filed in Hennepin County’s 4th District Court, prosecutors accuse Chauvin of engaging in actions that directly led to the death of…

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Lizzo broke down into floods of tears as she vented about “the real story not being told fully” amid the protests against racism. Since the death of unarmed Black man George Floyd in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, last week, protests have broken out across the globe. Policeman Derek Chauvin was shown in footage kneeling on the…

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