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George Floyd: Beyoncé urges fans to sign petitions, Jamie Foxx speaks out in Minneapolis

USATODAY.com Saturday, 30 May 2020
Stars, including Jamie Foxx, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Bon Iver, are taking action against inequality and police brutality following the death of George Floyd.
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News video: Jamie Foxx, In Minneapolis, Offers Support, Bids 'God Bless George'

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Former NBA star Stephen Jackson was also with Foxx this morning. Jackson is a longtime friend of George Floyd's and has known him for over 20 years, Frank Vascellaro reports (0:43). WCCO 4 News At 5 - May 29, 2020

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