Trump’s Posts Violated Facebook’s Voter Suppression Policy, Says Civil Rights Activist

Jun.05 — Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s inaction on President Trump’s posts about George Floyd protests has angered his own staff and U.S. civil rights leaders. Vanita Gupta, president and chief executive officer of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, discusses a call she participated in with Zuckerberg alongside other civil … Read more Trump’s Posts Violated Facebook’s Voter Suppression Policy, Says Civil Rights Activist

‘Get your knee off our necks,’ Rev. Sharpton says at George Floyd memorial

Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton told mourners that George Floyd’s fatal encounter with police and the nationwide protests his death ignited marked a reckoning for America over race and justice, demanding, “Get your knee off our necks.” Family, friends, politicians, civil rights activists, and celebrities all gathered in Minneapolis to pay tribute to George … Read more ‘Get your knee off our necks,’ Rev. Sharpton says at George Floyd memorial

George Floyd memorial service held in US city of Minneapolis

A memorial service has been held honouring George Floyd – the Black man whose death in police custody sparked protests across the US and around the world. Floyd was celebrated by civil rights icons and family members in an emotional ceremony in Minneapolis – the city where he died. Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports. – … Read more George Floyd memorial service held in US city of Minneapolis

George Floyd memorial held in Minneapolis, as thousands gather across America to mark the occasion

A memorial for George Floyd has been held in Minneapolis. Civil rights activists, politicians and celebrities joined Floyd’s family to pay their respects to the man whose death at the hands of police sparked worldwide protests. Crowds of people thronged the streets around North Central University, where the service was held, chanting: “George Floyd”. After … Read more George Floyd memorial held in Minneapolis, as thousands gather across America to mark the occasion

Celebrities, politicians flock to George Floyd’s memorial service in Minneapolis

Hollywood celebrities, musicians and politicians gathered in front of the golden casket of George Floyd at a fiery memorial Thursday for the man whose death at the hands of police sparked global protests, with a civil rights leader declaring it is time for black people to demand, “Get your knee off our necks!” Subscribe to … Read more Celebrities, politicians flock to George Floyd’s memorial service in Minneapolis

George Floyd memorial: Al Sharpton gives eulogy, takes aim at Donald Trump | ABC News

Mourners at a memorial service in the United States have declared a ‘pandemic of racism’ led to the murder of African-American man, George Floyd. Hundreds attended the gathering – the first of at least three services – including civil rights leaders, who vowed Mr Floyd’s death at the hands of police would be a catalyst … Read more George Floyd memorial: Al Sharpton gives eulogy, takes aim at Donald Trump | ABC News

Al Sharpton accuses Trump of using Bible as a prop during George Floyd eulogy

The Rev Al Sharpton gave a eulogy at a memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis, where he hit out at Donald Trump for posing with a Bible in front of a St John’s church in Washington DC. ‘We cannot use Bibles as a prop’, Sharpton said. ‘For those that have agendas that are not … Read more Al Sharpton accuses Trump of using Bible as a prop during George Floyd eulogy

Former LA police sergeant Cheryl Dorsey talks about police culture in the US | 7.30

Cheryl Dorsey is a retired Los Angeles police sergeant and author of Blue and Black, which is a memoir of her life in the force. She is now a civil rights activist and discusses US police culture. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 … Read more Former LA police sergeant Cheryl Dorsey talks about police culture in the US | 7.30

George Floyd remembered at memorial service

Prominent civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton told mourners on Thursday that George Floyd’s fatal encounter with police and the nationwide protests his death ignited marked a reckoning for America over race and justice, demanding, “Get your knee off our necks.” Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video … Read more George Floyd remembered at memorial service

George Floyd’s Family Holds Funeral Memorial in Minneapolis

Mourners converged in Minneapolis on Thursday for the first in a series of a memorials to George Floyd, whose death at the hands of police has sparked turbulent protests around the world against racial injustice. The afternoon event was set for North Central University, where the civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton was scheduled … Read more George Floyd’s Family Holds Funeral Memorial in Minneapolis

Mourners Remember George Floyd at Minneapolis Memorial Service

Mourners converged in Minneapolis on Thursday for the first in a series of a memorials to George Floyd, whose death at the hands of police has sparked turbulent protests around the world against racial injustice. The afternoon event was set for North Central University, where the civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton was scheduled … Read more Mourners Remember George Floyd at Minneapolis Memorial Service

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar thinks 2020 is already a turning point | The Jump

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins Rachel Nichols on The Jump in the wake of George Floyd’s death and the ensuing protests, being a part of civil rights movements in the past, Colin Kaepernick, athletes participating in the 2020 protests and why that’s important, and whether 2020 will be seen as a turning point. He also talks about … Read more Kareem Abdul-Jabbar thinks 2020 is already a turning point | The Jump

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Orders Removal of Robert E. Lee Statue

A towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee will be removed as soon as possible from Richmond’s Monument Avenue, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday, pledging the state will no longer “preach a false version of history.” The bronze equestrian statue, which sits on an enormous pedestal on state property, will be moved to … Read more Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Orders Removal of Robert E. Lee Statue

Drew Brees faces backlash for remark about taking a knee during national anthem

Drew Brees, the popular New Orleans Saints quarterback, caught heat from the likes of LeBron James and his own teammates, after saying he will “never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag,” a reference to players taking a knee in protest during NFL games. His response came in an interview with Yahoo Finance, when asked his … Read more Drew Brees faces backlash for remark about taking a knee during national anthem

Rep. Jim Clyburn on protests, civil rights and race in America (FULL STREAM 6/3)

As Americans grapple with issues of race, equality, police brutality, and free speech, Washington Post Live hosts one of the nation’s top elected officials, House Majority Whip Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.). Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart will ask Clyburn his views on the current civil unrest, struggle for civil rights, and how to … Read more Rep. Jim Clyburn on protests, civil rights and race in America (FULL STREAM 6/3)