• Entertainment Companies Join “Black Out Tuesday” Initiative In Response To George Floyd Death

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    A growing number of entertainment companies are joining the Black Out Tuesday initiative on June 2 in a message of solidarity in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. An image calling for a “Black Out” on Tuesday, along with the hashtag TheShowMustBePaused, began circulating on social media on Friday. It called for...
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  • George Clooney Reacts to George Floyd's Death with Powerful Essay

    1 month ago - By Extra TV

    Actor George Clooney is speaking out in the aftermath of George Floyd's death, calling racism America's pandemic.
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  • Heyday Skincare Is the First Beauty Brand to Commit to the 15% Pledge

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    In light of the recent protests over the murder of George Floyd, many Americans are calling on businesses to make changes and show support for the Black community. In addition to signing petitions and contacting state representatives, donating to bailout funds and organizations supporting Black Lives Matter, and using their platform to spread awareness, another call to action for brands has been set forth by Aurora James .
    James took to Instagram on Saturday to ask major corporations such as Target, Sephora, and more to stock at least 15 percent of their shelf space with Black-owned brands...
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  • Global Pandemic: Policing During a Pandemic

    1 month ago - By FOX News Radio

    Americans are fearful of a rise in coronavirus cases, as thousands of Americans continue to gather in large groups to protest the tragic death of George Floyd. Police officers across the country are altering their community policing efforts in an effort to protect themselves from contracting the virus. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Joe Ested, a former police officer in Richmond, Virginia, on the implications of coronavirus on policing.
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  • 18 Brands Taking Action and Donating to Support the Black Lives Matter Movement

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    Protests continue across the country in response to George Floyd's death , and businesses are speaking up by showing their support for the Black Lives Matter movement. We want to highlight brands that are taking action and showing solidarity with the Black community, so we're spotlighting companies donating money to important causes like the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund , the Equal Justice Initiative , Reclaim the Block , the ACLU , The Bail Project , and many more worthy organizations.
    Join us in recognizing brands that are working to make a difference in these challenging...
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  • Cole Sprouse Says He Was Arrested During Black Lives Matter Protest

    Cole Sprouse Says He Was Arrested During Black Lives Matter Protest

    1 month ago - By E! Online

    Cole Sprouse is sharing his experience of protesting after George Floyd's death.
    On Monday afternoon, the Riverdale star took to Instagram and revealed that he was arrested over the...
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  • ‘Extra's' Billy Bush & Nate Burleson Talk George Floyd Protests and Ways to Change America for the Better

    1 month ago - By Extra TV

    After a weekend of both peaceful protests and riots over George Floyd's death, “Extra's” Billy Bush and Nate Burleson are discussing the unrest, and the ways America can change for the better. Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died last Monday shortly after being arrested for a non-violent act in Minneapolis. Video of the arrest shows a white police officer with his knee on Floyd's neck as Floyd says he can't breathe and pleads for help. Nate said he was upset by some of the protest video, saying, “I'm angry because there are peaceful protestors that are out there with a purpose and it seems...
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  • The Bachelorette's Rachel Lindsay Details Her ''Peaceful'' and ''Beautiful'' Protesting Experience

    The Bachelorette's Rachel Lindsay Details Her ''Peaceful'' and ''Beautiful'' Protesting Experience

    1 month ago - By E! Online

    Rachel Lindsay was among the thousands who attended demonstrations protesting the death of George Floyd over the weekend.
    While in conversation with her Higher Learning podcast co-host...
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  • Racism Is The Root Cause Of Health Inequities Between Whites and Blacks, Says L.A. County Director Of Public Health Barbara Ferrer

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    Los Angeles Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer took time at the top of her coronavirus briefing on Monday to address the protests and violence of the past few days and the death of George Floyd. “I think it's important to comment on the connection between these two concerns,” she began, “the death of a...
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  • Watch ViacomCBS' Powerful 8-Minute, 46-Second Blackout Video Tribute to George Floyd Here

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    ViacomCBS is honoring George Floyd with an eight-minute and 46-second blackout video, symbolizing the length of time that Floyd was suffocated by a police officer, resulting in his death.
    The phrase “I can't breath” will pulse across the screen at 5 p.m. ET/PT when ViacomCBS channels go dark on Monday. Programming will resume at 5:09 p.m.
    Below is Chris McCarthy's full memo to his staff.
    Also Read: Music Industry to Stage 'Blackout Tuesday' in Wake of George Floyd Death
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    Each of us is welcomed into this world with our first breath. It unites us across the planet as human beings. One...
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  • George Floyd's Cause of Death Revealed in Independent Autopsy

    George Floyd's Cause of Death Revealed in Independent Autopsy

    1 month ago - By E! Online

    New details are being revealed in regards to the death of George Floyd.
    On Monday afternoon, an independent autopsy ordered by George's family found his passing was "caused by...
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  • Independent Autopsy Shows George Floyd Died From ‘asphyxiation from sustained pressure'

    Independent Autopsy Shows George Floyd Died From ‘asphyxiation from sustained pressure'

    1 month ago - By Who TV

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - An independent autopsy into the death of George Floyd found that the unarmed black man died from “asphyxiation from sustained pressure,” according to attorney Ben Crump.
    Floyd was essentially “dead on the scene” in Minneapolis on May 25, Crump said.
    “The ambulance was his hearse,” the family's attorney told reporters Monday.
    The independent autopsy's findings come after the Hennepin County Medical Examiner found “no physical findings” to “support a diagnosis of traumatic asphyxia or strangulation,” according to the criminal complaint released by the Hennepin County...
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  • George Floyd's Death Resulted From Sustained Forceful Pressure, Independent Medical Examiner Finds

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    An independent medical examiner found that George Floyd ‘s death was a result of asphyxia from sustained forceful pressure, according to a press release from Floyd's family lawyer Ben Crump. Asphyxia, which occurs when the body is deprived from oxygen, came from Floyd's back and neck compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain, per the release.
    The results come three days after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was arrested for third degree murder after Chauvin had his knee on Floyd's neck for two minutes and 53 seconds after he was unresponsive. Chauvin is the only of...
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  • 27 Beauty Brands Taking a Stand Against Racial Injustice With Donations Up to $1 Million

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    Over the last week, protesters have taken to the streets in almost every major city in the United States and around the world to express outrage and demand justice for George Floyd and his murder at the hands of Minneapolis police. Floyd's death follows those of several other innocent Black people including Breonna Taylor , Ahmaud Arbery , and Tony McDade , to name a few.
    Many people who have chosen not to go out and protest have focused their efforts on spreading awareness and donating to causes that support those fighting on the frontlines and the families of those who have lost their...
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  • Joe Biden & LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Condemn Donald Trump's Reactions To George Floyd Death Protests & COVID-19 Crisis

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    “We need some morality and we need some leadership,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told Joe Biden today of what he was looking for from the federal government after weeks of the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the City of Angels and a weekend of protests and unrest arising from the killing of George Floyd last week....
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  • Celebrity stylist Law Roach starts fund to support black businesses

    Celebrity stylist Law Roach starts fund to support black businesses

    1 month ago - By Page Six

    The Hollywood stylist has put up $25,000 of his own money to help black-owned businesses hit by looting and vandalism during the George Floyd protests.
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  • Rep. Matt Gaetz: Can We ‘Hunt' Down Antifa Like Terrorists ‘In the Middle East?

    Rep. Matt Gaetz: Can We ‘Hunt' Down Antifa Like Terrorists ‘In the Middle East?

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

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    Congressman Matt Gaetz called for members of Antifa to hunted down like terrorists in the Middle East as America remains gripped by social unrest over the death of George Floyd .
    As protests and calls for justice were overshadowed by rioters, looters and property damage, Trump and other conservatives have been focused on assigning blame for the chaos rather than addressing protesters' grievances or calling for national unity. This has been topped off by Trump vowing to designate Antifa as a terrorist organization .
    As we have previously noted , it's unclear how...
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  • Katherine Heigl Struggles to "Explain the Unexplainable" to Her Black Daughter After George Floyd's Death

    Katherine Heigl Struggles to "Explain the Unexplainable" to Her Black Daughter After George Floyd's Death

    1 month ago - By E! Online

    In the wake of George Floyd's death, Katherine Heigl is expressing her rage.
    On Sunday, amid nationwide protest over Floyd's death and racial injustice, Heigl took to social...
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