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Aquatennial 2020 Canceled; Organizers Say It Doesn't 'Feel Like The Time To Celebrate' [Video]

Aquatennial 2020 Canceled; Organizers Say It Doesn't 'Feel Like The Time To Celebrate'

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and in the wake of George Floyd’s death, there will not be an Aquatennial celebration in Minneapolis this year. Katie Johnston reports.

Credit: CBS Dallas Digital     Duration: 00:27Published
George Floyd Death: Protesters File Another Lawsuit Against Denver Police [Video]

George Floyd Death: Protesters File Another Lawsuit Against Denver Police

The class action lawsuit is seeking damages on behalf of all protesters over "alleged wrongful curfew arrests and unconstitutional assaults the Denver Police made on peaceful protesters and following..

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 00:33Published
9-Year-Old Girl Who Witnessed George Floyd’s Death Pens Book [Video]

9-Year-Old Girl Who Witnessed George Floyd’s Death Pens Book

Reg Chapman spoke with Judeah Reynolds, who is hoping to use her traumatic experience to promote healing (2:10).WCCO 4 News At 6 - June 30, 2020

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Some Black-Owned Businesses Seeing Boost [Video]

Some Black-Owned Businesses Seeing Boost

Since the death of George Floyd, Some Black-owned businesses are getting a big boost in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, reports Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield (1:55).WCCO 4 News At 6 - June 30,..

Credit: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota     Duration: 01:55Published
All 4 Officers Involved In George Floyd’s Death Appear In Court; Judge Warns Of Possible Move Of Trial [Video]

All 4 Officers Involved In George Floyd’s Death Appear In Court; Judge Warns Of Possible Move Of Trial

One of the four fired officers accused in George Floyd's murder intends to plead not guilty, Esme Murphy reports (2:03). WCCO 4 News at 5 – June 29, 2020

Credit: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota     Duration: 02:03Published
Local mother writes song after George Floyd's death [Video]

Local mother writes song after George Floyd's death

A local mother writes a song after the death of George Floyd.

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach     Duration: 02:07Published
All 4 Ex-Officers In George Floyd’s Death To Appear For 2nd Pretrial Hearings [Video]

All 4 Ex-Officers In George Floyd’s Death To Appear For 2nd Pretrial Hearings

All four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd are due court Monday. (1:11)WCCO Mid-Morning - June 29, 2020

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Trump retweets clip of man chanting 'white power' [Video]

Trump retweets clip of man chanting 'white power'

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted a video showing one of his supporters in Florida shouting "white power" at protesters of his administration, drawing rebukes from allies and adversaries as..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:11Published
Merged Police-Firefighter Department Makes Sunnyvale Model for City Reform [Video]

Merged Police-Firefighter Department Makes Sunnyvale Model for City Reform

Minneapolis approved a plan to create a new public safety system in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death. As it happens, Sunnyvale has been operating under that model since 1950. Kenny Choi reports...

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Ruling Nixes Cameras At Preliminary Hearing In George Floyd's Death [Video]

Ruling Nixes Cameras At Preliminary Hearing In George Floyd's Death

WCCO and other media outlets requested cameras be allowed, and the officers attorney's want them too. Today they filed a motion, calling them necessary for their clients to get a fair trial, Jennifer..

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ACLU Sues City Of Denver Over Protests [Video]

ACLU Sues City Of Denver Over Protests

The ACLU says police violated protesters rights by using chemicals and non-lethal bullets.

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 00:22Published
Senate Hearings Aim To Fix Blame For Destructive Riots [Video]

Senate Hearings Aim To Fix Blame For Destructive Riots

State Sen. Paul Gazelka has announced hearings to determine who’s responsible for allowing the violence and destruction in the Twin Cities to happen in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death,..

Credit: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota     Duration: 02:19Published
The Death Of George Floyd: 1 Month On [Video]

The Death Of George Floyd: 1 Month On

A lot has happened since George Floyd's death, both here in the Twin Cities and across the country, reports Frank Vascellaro (2:17).WCCO 4 News At 5 - June 25, 2020

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Alabama couple embarks on prayer journey at protests across the South [Video]

Alabama couple embarks on prayer journey at protests across the South

After seeing racial tensions rise across the nation in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, a Florence couple set out on a journey that would take their outreach across five state lines.

Credit: WHNT     Duration: 01:33Published
Senate GOP Calls For Accountability After Twin Cities Unrest [Video]

Senate GOP Calls For Accountability After Twin Cities Unrest

Republican hearings will start next week and Republicans say they want answers to who allowed looters to go on rampages in the days after George Floyd's death, Esme Murphy reports (1:39). WCCO 4 News..

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CrossFit Founder Sells Gym Business Amid George Floyd Backlash [Video]

CrossFit Founder Sells Gym Business Amid George Floyd Backlash

CrossFit Gyms founder, Greg Glassman, has reportedly sold his business and stepped down as CEO following the backlash from controversial comments he made about George Floyd's death.

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George Floyd death renews painful memories for Tanisha Anderson's family [Video]

George Floyd death renews painful memories for Tanisha Anderson's family

The death of George Floyd is renewing painful memories for the family of a Cleveland woman who died under similar circumstances after being restrained by Cleveland police nearly six years ago.

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City Council takes first steps towards Cincinnati police policy reform [Video]

City Council takes first steps towards Cincinnati police policy reform

Cincinnati City council took the first steps Tuesday towards potential police reforms that many in the city have been calling for in the wake of George Floyd’s death and nationwide protests.

Credit: WCPO Cincinnati     Duration: 02:23Published
Amnesty plan for non-violent protesters advances [Video]

Amnesty plan for non-violent protesters advances

Dozens of people were arrested for non-violent offenses during Kansas City protests over George Floyd's death. Now, there's a push for amnesty.

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What has changed since George Floyd's death [Video]

What has changed since George Floyd's death

Arizona protesters say they won't give up on police reform.

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Local man hopes app will help bridge gap between Minnesota police, residents [Video]

Local man hopes app will help bridge gap between Minnesota police, residents

A Sarasota man is using an app he originally created for active shooter situations, to bridge the divide between Minnesota law enforcement of residents. This comes on the heels of George Floyd's death.

Credit: ABC Action News     Duration: 01:34Published
Black Lives Matter marches past Buckingham Palace [Video]

Black Lives Matter marches past Buckingham Palace

Demonstrators taking part in the Black Lives Matter protest have marched past Buckingham Palace today, chanting slogans aimed at highlighting racial injustices and inequalities in the wake of George..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:35Published
California police officer suspended for allegedly making fun of George Floyd’s death, other racist texts [Video]

California police officer suspended for allegedly making fun of George Floyd’s death, other racist texts

An officer with the National City Police Department is under investigation for allegedly making racist statements in a private text-message exchange with a family member that wound up becoming public.

Credit: KSWB     Duration: 02:04Published
Experts talk about how policing may change in wake of George Floyd’s death [Video]

Experts talk about how policing may change in wake of George Floyd’s death

It was the spark that began the revolution. Video of George Floyd’s death ignited protests around the country and opened up a dialogue for police reform.

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Racist, homophobic graffiti spray painted along Alabama overpass [Video]

Racist, homophobic graffiti spray painted along Alabama overpass

In the midst of national civil unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s death, racist and homophobic speech was spray painted on an overpass in Huntsville over the weekend.

Credit: WHNT     Duration: 01:36Published

Civil rights leader Andrew Young says George Floyd's death "touched the heart of the planet"

Civil rights icon Andrew Young marched with Martin Luther King Jr. and has been at the forefront of breaking barriers against Black Americans for a generation. In an interview with CBS News' Pamela..
CBS News - Published

Do chants of 'defund the police' help or hinder campaign for change?

In the midst of protests since George Floyd's death in police custody, the slogan 'defund the police' has emerged as a powerful rallying cry among advocates for change and a target of derision among..
CTV News - Published

Minnesota Gov. Walz asks Trump for disaster declaration after George Floyd riots trigger over $500M in damages

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has asked President Trump for a federal disaster declaration in his state due to “extensive fire damage” in the unrest that followed George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis..
FOXNews.com - Published

Evangelical Lutheran Church implicates Israel in George Floyd death

evangelical lutheran church implicates israel in george floyd death
The comment was made during an article published in opposition to Israel's plan to extend sovereignty over parts of the West Bank.
Jerusalem Post - Published

Colleges Rescinding Admissions Offers as Racist Social Media Posts Emerge

Amid a national accounting over racism after George Floyd’s death, at least a dozen schools have revoked admissions offers to incoming students.
NYTimes.com - Published

Lawmakers make push for slavery reparations in wake of George Floyd's death

Legislation by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is gaining steam in the House
FOXNews.com - Published

Wide shift in opinion on police, race rare in US polling

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s rare for public opinion on social issues to change sharply and swiftly. And yet in the wake of George Floyd’s death, Americans’ opinions about police brutality and racial..
Seattle Times - Published

Hot news cycle leads CNN to best ratings in 40 years

NEW YORK (AP) — An extraordinary stretch of news with the coronavirus pandemic and racial reckoning triggered by George Floyd's death has led CNN to its biggest audience for any three-month period in..
SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Michael Palin calls for royal honor's insignia bestowed by Queen Elizabeth to be changed due to racist imagery

Monty Python star Sir Michael Palin is calling for an honor bestowed upon him and others by Queen Elizabeth II to have its insignia changed because it has imagery that is reminiscent of George..
FOXNews.com - Published

Black Lives Matter groups plan convention

NEW YORK (AP) — Spurred by broad public support for the Black Lives Matter movement, thousands of Black activists from across the U.S. will hold a virtual convention in August to produce a new..
Seattle Times - Published

Little evidence that protests spread coronavirus in US

NEW YORK (AP) — There is little evidence that the protests that erupted after George Floyd’s death caused a significant increase in U.S. coronavirus infections, according to public health..
SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Texas bishop laments Supreme Court decisions on abortion, death penalty (Diocese of El Paso)

“One decision hands the administration the keys to the death chamber by clearing the way to the resumption of federal executions,” said Bishop Mark Seitz, whom Pope Francis recently praised for his..
Catholic Culture - Published

George Floyd's death: Judge warns of moving case out of Minneapolis

A Minnesota judge on Monday warned that he's likely to move the trials of four former police officers charged in George Floyd's death out of Minneapolis if public officials, attorneys and family..
Mid-Day - Published Also reported by •New Zealand Herald

New Orleans Brewery Dixie Beer Announces Name Change Following George Floyd’s Death

'This isn’t us trying to rewrite history'
Daily Caller - Published

Pope urges US Catholic media to work to overcome racism

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is urging Catholic media in the U.S. to work to overcome the “diseases of racism and injustice” in his latest comments about George Floyd’s death in the U.S. and the..
Seattle Times - Published

Four former officers charged in George Floyd's death appear in court

The four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the killing of George Floyd appeared in court Monday. A trial date has been set for March 2021. Jamie Yuccas reports.
CBS News - Published Also reported by •WorldNews

Judge warns of possible move of trial in George Floyd death

A Minnesota judge on Monday warned that he's likely to move the trials of four police officers charged in George Floyd's death out of Minneapolis if public officials…
Japan Today - Published

In Court, Derek Chauvin’s Lawyers Say Officials Have Biased the Case

The Minneapolis police chief recently described George Floyd’s death as murder. Lawyers for the four officers charged in the case say that may have biased potential jurors.
NYTimes.com - Published

Tentative Trial Date Set For Ex-Minneapolis Officers Accused In George Floyd Death

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said the trial date assumed that the former officers would be tried together, but that he expected motions to be filed for separate trials.
NPR - Published

Ex-Minneapolis cops appear in court as judge threatens to move trial

A judge warned officials to stop talking publicly about the case against the officers charged in George Floyd's death.
CBS News - Published

Prosecutor resigns after post seems to link protests, Nazis

HOUSTON (AP) — A longtime top Houston area prosecutor resigned Monday after posting a meme on Facebook that appeared to equate Nazis with people who have been participating in protests in the wake of..
Seattle Times - Published

Derek Chauvin, three other ex-Minneapolis Police officers charged in George Floyd death expected in court Monday

The court session in Minneapolis comes more than one month after George Floyd died when Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes.
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •WorldNewsCBS News

DaBaby reenacts George Floyd's death during BET Awards performance, receives mixed reviews

Rapper DaBaby debuted a controversial pre-taped performance of “Rockstar” on Sunday’s 20th annual BET Awards in which he reenacted George Floyd’s death.  
FOXNews.com - Published

Police recruits determined to be different, but it may take more than training

Protests in the wake of George Floyd's death have brought a reckoning to many police academy recruits.
Seattle Times - Published

4 ex-officers due back in court in George Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd are due in court Monday. It’s the second pretrial hearing for the men. Derek Chauvin is charged..
Seattle Times - Published

85% of businesses discussed racial injustice following George Floyd's death, survey finds

A recent survey found that 85.3% of polled HR professionals in the U.S. had discussed racism with their corporate teams across the country, as businesses and the people who work for them confront..
bizjournals - Published

'How George Floyd's death changed my Chinese students'

Some students at Jasmine Cochrane's school in China found it hard to trust a black teacher. George Floyd's death made a huge difference.
BBC News - Published

NYPD sees 49 percent spike in officers filing for retirement amid George Floyd unrest

A wave of NYPD officers has filed for retirement in the weeks following George Floyd's death on May 25, refocusing attention on police morale amid widespread protests and calls to defund law..
FOXNews.com - Published

Seattle, Portland see more unrest month after George Floyd death

A police precinct in Seattle was attacked Friday night as violent clashes continued there and in Portland, Ore., more than a month after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
FOXNews.com - Published

Former police chief calls for change after George Floyd death

former police chief calls for change after george floyd death
He says change is needed in all organisations - not just police forces
Boston Target - Published Also reported by •East Lindsey TargetLincolnshire Echo

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