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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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.
Center Theatre Group presents an exploration of George Floyd’s legacy and impact on the country through a performance…
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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 […]
How far have we come in Southern California in the year since George Floyd was killed, and what more needs to be done?