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    Members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) reflect on the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, by former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin. In a video recording of the fatal arrest, Chauvin can be seen pressing his knee into the neck of Floyd for 9 minutes and 29 ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Black Lives Matter. George Floyd’s life mattered. A mixed-race jury in Minneapolis returned a guilty verdict against former police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday, April 20, potentially sending the ex-cop to prison for the rest of his life. The panel, which included six Whites and six ...
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    Special from MSR News Online   It was a drama-filled day in court Friday as the defense for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin rested its case after two days of testimony from seven witnesses. The day began with Chauvin invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Chauvin removed his mask and for the record, said ...
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    The National Newspaper Publishers Association Fund (NNPAF) BLACK PRESS WEEK will honor the George Floyd Family and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) with the Newsmaker of the Year Award for Leadership during its two-day virtual conference on Thursday, March 18, at noon. The NNPAF is honored to recognize the George Floyd Family for ...
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    Radically Reimagining and Rebuilding America by Dr. Maulana Karenga The transformative fires and formations of revolt and rebellion have reached around the world in rightful resistance to police violence against Black men, women and children and against the system of savage racism which fosters, facilitates and sanctions it at virtually every level of social life. ...
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    Cal State San Bernardino will host a virtual memorial service on Tuesday, June 9, at 9 a.m. to honor the memory of George Floyd, who died on May 25 as the result of a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on his neck for almost nine minutes, spurring nationwide protests of police brutality and racism. Floyd’s tragic ...
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    George Floyd. He didn’t plan to die as a cause celebre, but he did. As did Ahmaud Arbury, Michael Brown, Philando, Trayvon and countless others. And America is discovering the weight of its crimes on the necks of Black Americans has been festering on its people. All across the country, people of all colors and ...