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Reuters: George Floyd restraint seemed ‘reasonable,’ ex-officer testifies

Pinning George Floyd face down on a Minneapolis road in a May 2020 arrest seemed reasonable in the moment, Thomas Lane, one...

Reported anger, sadness, depression, and anxiety spiked after George Floyd killing

The police killing of George Floyd took an unprecedented toll on the emotional and mental health of Black Americans, according to a...

NPR: The Art Of An Uprising: Paint And Plywood Memorialize George Floyd

The protests that erupted after the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police have largely faded — but the colorful murals they...

BBC: ‘How George Floyd’s death changed my Chinese students’

The killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests across the world have prompted many conversations that might never have...

BBC: George Floyd: US phone giant Verizon joins Facebook ad boycott

US telecoms operator Verizon has become the latest major company to pull advertising from Facebook platforms.

VOA: What Is ‘White Privilege’ and Whom Does It Help?

Following the death in May of black American George Floyd after he was restrained by police in Minneapolis, the national conversation in...

CNN: The cities, states and countries finally putting an end to police neck restraints

Police departments around the world are moving to ban neck restraints in the aftermath of George Floyd's death and the widespread protests that followed.

AP: `He is going to change the world’: Funeral held for Floyd

George Floyd was fondly remembered Tuesday as “Big Floyd” — a father and brother, athlete and neighborhood mentor, and now a...

Historian Mary Frances Berry responds to the George Floyd protests

The professor of history and Africana studies speaks with Penn Today about protesting injustice, pushing for change, and the history of African...

BBC: Viewpoint: What it’s like to be an African in the US

As protests rock the US following the death of African-American George Floyd in police custody, Kenyan journalist Larry Madowo writes about the...
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