George Floyd Justice in Policing Act that bans chokeholds and “qualified immunity” for law enforcement is passed by a vote of 220-212. But negotiations on the bill will take longer in the Senate.
Unsubdued by coronavirus, the people's anger raged across five continents from protests supporting the Black Lives Matter movement to those against anti-Muslim bigotry. We look back on 2020's biggest revolts and most significant demonstrations:
Police are investigating incidents at the Asbury United Methodist Church and Metropolitan A.M.E. Church as potential hate crimes, which one religious leader likened to a cross burning.
Derek Chauvin, the white officer filmed pressing his knee into George Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes faces second and third-degree murder charges while three others are charged with aiding and abetting a murder.
Organisers of a Facebook Inc advertising boycott campaign that has drawn support from a rapidly expanding list of major companies are now preparing to take the battle global to increase pressure on the social media company to remove hate speech.
The name and age of the deceased weren't immediately released, and it wasn't clear whether anyone was taken into custody.
UN Human Rights Council to discuss "police brutality and violence against peaceful protests" in US, after request last week by Burkina Faso on behalf of 54 African countries.
Could his death in police custody be the trigger that brings on sweeping reforms and palpable change in race dynamics? For now, a look at some of the ways people and companies have responded to massive protests and outrage in the US and beyond.
Several movie actors labelled "hypocrites", including Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Deepika Padukone, and Disha Patani, for their anti-racism social media posts while having featured in ads for skin fairness products.
Several employees have resigned over Facebook's silence on posts made by US President Donald Trump. Facebook has however taken down accounts of white nationalists and fake Antifa.
Five officers shot and wounded in separate clashes sparked by custodial killing of black man, George Floyd. Meanwhile, US President Trump says he will bring in military if unrest doesn't halt.
Nationwide anti-police brutality marches and rallies, which have turned violent, erupted over the death of George Floyd, an African-American who died in police custody after being pinned beneath a white officer's knee for nearly nine minutes.
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