Following last summer’s wave of protests that ushered in a new era of racial justice consciousness in the US, the political right has turned its attention to a new rival: Critical Race Theory.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's sentence falls short of the 30 years that prosecutors had requested.
Fifteen months after shuttering for the pandemic, Radio City Music Hall reopens its doors for the Tribeca Festival premiere of a new Dave Chappelle documentary for a full-capacity, fully-vaccinated audience.
Washington designated Juneteenth, which marks the end of slavery in the country, a federal holiday, with President Joe Biden urging Americans "to learn from our history".
The Pulitzer Prize Board awarded eighteen-year-old Darnella Frazier a "special citation" for a video, showing George Floyd's death beneath the knee of Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis policeman.
The awards were announced during a remote ceremony that honoured the best work in journalism and the arts in 2020, a year defined in part by the police killing of George Floyd and the protests and reckoning which followed.
Minnesota prosecutors call 45-year-old former police officer Derek Chauvin’s actions in the May 25, 2020 death cruel and an “egregious abuse” of his position.
The one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder requires us to reflect on the different ways communities experienced Covid-19 and how they intersect with histories of racism, discrimination and stereotypes.
Members of Floyd’s family meet with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington, who urged Congress to quickly pass a law in Floyd’s name that would bring changes to policing.
Floyd’s murder sparked international protests and forced police reform onto the political agenda. A year on, where does the fight for racial justice in the US stand?
George Floyd, a Black man, was killed on May 25, 2020 by white police officer Derek Chauvin who kneeled on his neck for more than nine minutes in Minneapolis. Chauvin has been convicted by a jury of murder and manslaughter.
About 1,500 marchers in Minneapolis joined members of the Floyd family and relatives of other Black people who died in encounters with the police.
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