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SGV Tribune

Juneteenth a moment to celebrate history, commemorate challenges and victories of last year, and keep up the fight

A Juneteenth celebration at Bruce’s Beach will be among many such events throughout Southern California this week, but it may also be the most significant now that the Black original owners’ family are on the verge of getting land back.

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CBS Los Angeles

Darnella Frazier, Teen Who Filmed George Floyd’s Murder, Wins Special Pulitzer Award

Darnella Frazier, the teenager who filmed the killing of George Floyd with her cellphone, won a special award this year from the Pulitzer Prize Board, the committee announced on Friday.

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CBS Los Angeles

Policing In SoCal: Activist, Former Sheriff Discuss Future Of Law Enforcement

It has been a little more than a year since the murder of George Floyd sparked global protests and calls for change from the highest levels of government, but the question of what comes next remains.

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SGV Tribune

Judge grants delay in civil rights case over Floyd’s death

Prosecutors had asked for more time to prepare for the case, due in part to the sheer volume of evidence. Defense attorneys did not oppose the delay.

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Canyon News

Shots Fired A Year After George Floyd’s Death

UNITED STATES−One person was injured in a shooting that occurred in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Tuesday, May 25, at 10:00 a.m. on the one-year anniversary of the death of George Floyd. The shooting took place in what is now knows as, George Floyd square. Minneapolis Police responded to reports of shots fired on the 3800 Elliott […]

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Canyon News

George Floyd, And His Impact 1 Year Later

UNITED STATES—It is hard to believe that it has been a year since the racial reckoning that echoed throughout the United States and across the world globally. There is NO WAY you don’t know what I’m talking about; I’m referring to the death of George Floyd who was murdered by Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin. […]

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Daily Breeze

Officers who kill often catch break at sentencing

The officers convicted of murder for on-duty shootings were sentenced to an average of 16.4 years in prison, Stinson found. In comparison, the average sentence for a murder conviction in the United States was, just over 48.8 years as of 2018, according to a report released this year by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics.

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Beverly Press Park La Brea

Center Theatre Group remembers George Floyd

Center Theatre Group presents an exploration of George Floyd’s legacy and impact on the country through a performance…
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KTLA

L.A. finalizes plan for spending millions reallocated from the LAPD after George Floyd’s murder

One year after George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis, Los Angeles city leaders on Tuesday finalized their plan for spending money that was moved last summer out of the police department and into programs aimed at helping communities of color. The vote by the City Council means some $89 million originally slated to pay for police […]

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CBS Los Angeles

CBSN Los Angeles Hosts Virtual Town Hall To Discuss Police Reform And Social Justice

How far have we come in Southern California in the year since George Floyd was killed, and what more needs to be done?