The deaths of Taylor and George Floyd, murdered in 2020, became the focus of a wave of mass protests in the United States and beyond against racial injustice and police brutality.
US President Joe Biden praises "brave young woman" who recorded sacked officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd's neck, saying "it was a murder in the full light of day."
Christopher Martin, a store clerk at the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, says he regretted accepting fake $20 bill from Black American George Floyd that led to his arrest and eventual death.
Protesters toppled the statue of Confederate General Albert Pike. Earlier, people celebrated Juneteenth which marks the day when a Union general arrived in Galveston, Texas and informed slaves that they were free.
Violent white supremacy has gained significant momentum ever since anti-immigrant, far-right rhetoric became mainstream under Trump's presidency.
As the president rallies North Carolina to vote for Hillary Clinton on November 8, a hate crime investigation has been opened after a black church in Mississippi was set on fire and emblazoned with pro-Trump slogans.
US Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton's joke with New York City mayor is criticised as insulting African-Americans on social media with #CPtime hashtag
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