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28 Apr
A state probe following the 2020 killing of George Floyd found that Minneapolis officers engaged in a "pattern or practice of race discrimination." The findings come days after Floyd's convicted killer filed an appeal.
16 Dec 2021
A former police officer has pleaded guilty to federal charges in the killing of George Floyd. The incident sparked nationwide protests over police brutality and led to the officer's conviction on state murder charges.
6 Oct 2021
A man on a skateboard throws paint on a bronze sculpture of George Floyd in New York's Union Square on Sunday, as showed in surveillance footage published by New York City Police Department.
2 Oct 2021
Derek Chauvin was convicted on charges of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for killing George Floyd. The death of Floyd sparked massive protests for racial justice.
26 May 2021
The one year anniversary of George Floyd’s death is marked in Minneapolis with a candlelight vigil. Hundreds gathered on the street corner where Floyd was suffocated after being pinned down under the knee of Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020. Meanwhile, Floyd's relatives were hosted by President Joe Biden in the Oval Office to discuss a proposed bill to be named after Floyd that would increase police accountability and curb their powers.
20 Apr 2021
Civil rights activists, including the Reverend Al Sharpton, pray with the family members of George Floyd during the closing statements of the Derek Chauvin trial. Former police officer Chauvin is being charged with the murder and manslaughter of Floyd, which sparked global protests against racial injustice and police brutality.
3 Apr 2021
Protesters have gathered outside a Minneapolis courthouse as the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin begins. The defendant is accused of murdering unarmed Black man George Floyd.
29 Mar 2021
A jury will hear the opening arguments Monday in the trial of a former police officer facing a number of charges into the death of Black man George Floyd.
9 Mar 2021
Deeply wounded and forever changed by the death of his nephew George Floyd, Selwyn Jones is apprehensive about the murder trial of the police officer responsible, his doubts fueled by a legal system that historically has been friendly to law enforcement. "Do you think we can handle an acquittal?" says Jones, a maternal uncle to the Black man whose death under the knee of a white Minneapolis officer on May 25, 2020 sparked outraged protests around the world.
16 Oct 2020
People gather in celebration and mourning of George Floyd on what would have been his 47th birthday. The crowd gathers at Floyd's memorial near the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Ave in Minneapolis, Minnesota, near the location where George Floyd was killed.
15 Sep 2020
The policemen accused of murdering George Floyd, the 46-year-old African American whose death in May sparked nationwide protests, leave the courthouse after appearing in court together for the first time. Protesters followed Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao with signs reading "Justice for George Floyd" and "Black Lives Matter".
19 Jul 2020
China's Black community members speak out on how they experience race, racism and solidarity in the country. Black Lives Matter has also prompted more citizens to discuss the treatment of Chinese ethnic minorities.

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