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Ex-Police Officer Facing Charge In George Floyd’s Death Released On Bail

Thomas Lane, one of the four ex-Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of restaurant worker, George Floyd, has been released from jail after posting bond. Recall that Mr Floyd was an African-American man whose horrid death sparked mass protests across the US and globally after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for…

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George Floyd: Court Sets Bail At $1.25 Million For Ex-Police Officer Charged With Murder

On Monday, a sum of $1.25 million was set as bail for the Minneapolis ex-police officer, Derek Chauvin who was charged with the murder of George Floyd. This was disclosed the same day mourners paid their respects in the hometown of Houston to the African-American man whose death has sparked massive protests for racial justice in the…

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Watch John Boyega Deliver A Powerful Speech At London Black Lives Matter Rally

British-Nigerian actor, John Boyega has taken his views on the ill-treatment of black people around the world from social media to the streets as he joined thousands of demonstrators in London on Wednesday to protest against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, U.S last week. The Star Wars actor who walked with protesters from parliament to Hyde Park, delivered…

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George Floyd’s Killer, Derek Chauvin In Police Custody, Charged With 3rd Degree Murder

Minneapolis officer, Derek Chauvin, who caused international outrage after kneeling on George Floyd’s neck till he died, has been arrested and charged with 3rd degree murder. The other 3 officers who stood by and watched are still under investigation, but no charges have yet been filed. Derek Chauvin, who was fired on Tuesday along with…

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Minneapolis Protests: Twitter Restricts President Trump’s Tweets For ‘Glorifying Violence’

US President Donald Trump has directed his anger towards the chaotic protests in Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody, calling those looting stores and neighborhood businesses as “thugs”. According to Trump, he would not “stand back and watch this happen to a great American City”, adding that “the military is with him all the way”.…

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British-Nigerian Actor, John Boyega Defends Explicit Anti-Racism Tweets In New Livestream

John Boyega has defended his anti-racism posts on Twitter after it triggered lots of mixed reactions. The Star Wars star who shared a string of tweets which attracted more than one million likes in the wake of the killing of a black man, George Floyd by white Minneapolis police officers, had been criticized by some social media users who countered his use of “strong words”.…

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