GEORGE FLOYD LAID TO REST

HOUSTON (AP) — Hundreds of mourners packed a Houston church Tuesday for the funeral of George Floyd, capping six days of mourning for the black man whose death has led to a global reckoning over police brutality and racial injustice. Floyd, 46, was to be laid to rest next to his mother in the suburb … Continued

BANK OF AMERICA PLEDGES $1 BILLION TO FIGHT RACIAL INEQUALITY!

Source: CNN Bank of America is donating $1 billion over the next four years to community programs and small businesses to help address economic and racial inequality that has been exacerbated by Covid-19. CEO Brian Moynihan said in press release Tuesday that “underlying economic and social disparities” were made worse by the pandemic and mentioned the nationwide … Continued

FLOYD MOURNED, CELEBRATED AS DEATH USED AS CALL TO ACTION

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A mural honoring George Floyd was projected above his golden coffin, where mourners knelt and cried, paused and prayed Thursday at his memorial service. Its simple message: “I can breathe now.” But for far too many black Americans, dreams have been dashed and goals not achieved because they still cannot breathe, said … Continued

THOUSANDS IN LONDON DECRY RACIAL INJUSTICE, POLICE VIOLENCE

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in London on Wednesday against police violence and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has set off days of unrest in the United States. Chanting “Black lives matter,” thousands gathered in Hyde Park, central London’s biggest open space and a traditional protest venue. … Continued

ESPER BREAKS WITH TRUMP, OPPOSES USING MILITARY FOR PROTESTS

WASHINGTON (AP) — Breaking with President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes using military forces for law enforcement in containing current street protests. Esper said the Insurrection Act, which would allow Trump to use active-duty military for law enforcement in containing street protests, should be invoked in the United States “only … Continued

“BLACK OUT TUESDAY” OBSERVED BY INTERNATIONAL MUSIC INDUSTRY IN LIGHT OF GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH!

Source: Daily Mail Music industry giants are coming together in solidarity with the black community to observe “Black Out Tuesday”, days after George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minneapolis. Universal Music Group, Sony, Atlantic, and Capitol were just a few of the companies who have announced they will be observing ‘Black Out … Continued

FAMILY-ORDERED AUTOPSY REVEAL THAT FLOYD DIED FROM ASPHYXIA!

Source:CNN George Floyd, the African-American man whose death has sparked civil unrest, died from asphyxia (lack of oxygen), a private post-mortem examination found. He died due to compression on his neck and back by Minneapolis police officers, medical examiners hired by the Floyd family said.  The findings differ from an official preliminary examination carried out … Continued