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Two weeks after his death, George Floyd's life celebrated at Houston funeral

Reuters Tuesday, 9 June 2020
Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and other dignitaries joined friends and family of George Floyd at a Houston church on Tuesday to mourn the African American whose death in police custody inspired anti-racism protests around the world.
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News video: Houston protesters 'self-police' when vandals caught spray-painting bus

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This was the moment a duo of vandals caught spray-painting a city bus during a George Floyd protest in Houston, Texas. Footage shows protesters demanding the vandals remove the contents of their bag. One protester speaking to the duo can be heard saying: "They will look at us; we will die for...

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George Floyd George Floyd African-American man killed by police violence on May 25, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Since George Floyd’s death on May 25, people have gathered to protest, in groups large and small, against police brutality. To disperse crowds of protesters, law enforcement has frequently sprayed tear gas. Its micro-pulverized dust lodges both in the body and in clothing. According to Allure, the CDC says anyone sprayed with tear gas, even lightly, should shower and shampoo as soon as possible. If clothing needs to be lifted over the head to remove, it should be cut away.

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African Americans African Americans Racial or ethnic group in the United States with African ancestry

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Houston Houston Largest city in Texas

Second Person Used Covid Relief Money to Buy a Lamborghini, Prosecutors Say

A Houston man who received more than $1.6 million bought a 2019 Lamborghini Urus, prosecutors said. Last week, a Miami man bought a Lamborghini Huracán,..
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NASA astronauts splash down to Earth after historic mission

Two NASA astronauts are back home in Houston after a historic return to Earth. It was the first splashdown by U.S. astronauts in 45 years, and the first..
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Missing Texas mom's car found abandoned in flooded parking lot

Crystal McDowell vanished in August 2017, just before Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston area. When her car is found in a flooded Motel 6 parking lot, the list of..
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Crystal McDowell vanished just before Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston area in 2017 — "48 Hours" followed investigators on their search for the missing Texas..
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Al Sharpton Al Sharpton American Baptist minister, civil rights activist and talk show host

NYC Mayor paints 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower [Video]

NYC Mayor paints 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Reverend Al Sharpton and others on Thursday in painting the words "Black Lives Matter" on Fifth Avenue - and right outside of Trump Tower. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family [Video]

Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family

Former President Barack Obama has brought "solace" to George Floyd's family. Obama and Floyd's family had an emotional 25-minute phone call recently, reports Business Insider. Al Sharpton spoke with the New York Times, revealing some of the finer details. "I want you to have hope. I want you to know that Michelle and I will do anything you want me to do." Obama The call shows how powerful Obama's role remains in American public life.

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Americans mark Juneteenth from coast to coast [Video]

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Thousands marched in U.S. cities to mark Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of Black slavery that carries special resonance this year. Gavino Garay has more.

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