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Man Pleads Guilty Of Firing 13 Times During George Floyd Protests

George Floyd was a US citizen of the African-American community who was choked to death by a white policeman, Derek Chauvin.

01 October 2021

Derek Chauvin Sentenced To 22 Years And Six Months in Prison For Killing of George Floyd

Chauvin's mother, Carolyn Pawlenty, pleaded for mercy for her son, saying his reputation has been unfairly reduced to that of “an aggressive, heartless and uncaring person” and a racist.


Police Reforms In America After The George Floyd Killing

Following the Floyd incident, several states in the US including New York have banned ‘chokeholds’.


Convicted Police Officer In George Floyd Death To Be Prosecuted In 2017 Case

The indictment alleges Derek Chauvin deprived the teenager, who is Black, of his right to be free of unreasonable force in 2017.

16 September 2021

Protest Erupts Again In Minnesota Over Man Killed By Deputies

The fatal shooting comes as Minneapolis has been on edge since the death of George Floyd just over a year ago.


North Carolina Deputy Fatally Shoots Black Man While Executing A Search Warrant

The Pasquotank County Sheriff's deputy was placed on leave pending a review by the State Bureau of Investigation, Sheriff Tommy Wooten II said at a news conference.

22 April 2021

George Floyd Statue Vandalised With Racist Symbols 5 Days After Installation

After five days of unveiling the statue, it was vandalised with black paint and marked with the logo of a white supremacist group

25 July 2021

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'Justice Served' - Sports World Reacts After Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Convicted For Murder

Derek Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, nearly 11 months after he knelt on George Floyd's neck

21 April 2021

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21 April 2021
Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin Found Guilty On All Three Charges Of Killing George Floyd

Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin Found Guilty On All Three Charges Of Killing George Floyd

The verdict — guilty on all counts, in a clear-cut victory for Floyd's supporters — set off jubilation tinged with sorrow around the city. Hundreds of...


20 April 2021
Murder Case Against Ex-Cop In George Floyd's Death Goes To The Jury

Murder Case Against Ex-Cop In George Floyd's Death Goes To The Jury

The jury of six white people and six people who are Black or multiracial began deliberating after nearly a full day of closing arguments in which prosecutors...


09 March 2021
Trial For Ex-Cop Charged In George Floyd's Death Forges On, For Now

Trial For Ex-Cop Charged In George Floyd's Death Forges On, For Now

Prosecutors are asking the Court of Appeals to put Derek Chauvin's trial on hold until the issue of adding the third-degree murder count is resolved.


30 December 2020
Athletes Act: Sports Stars Rise Up Against Racial Injustice In 2020

Athletes Act: Sports Stars Rise Up Against Racial Injustice In 2020

In a most unusual year already thrown into chaos by the coronavirus pandemic, many athletes stood up against racial prejudice and discrimination


26 October 2020
IPL Didn't Think About It But Hardik Pandya Shows Solidarity Towards Black Lives Matter

IPL Didn't Think About It But Hardik Pandya Shows Solidarity Towards Black Lives Matter

IPL organisers have given the Black Lives Matter campaign a cold shoulder but Pandya and Kieron Pollard showed their support in Abu Dhabi on Sunday


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19 September 2020
'Protesters Didn't Even Spare Statue Of Gandhi': Donald Trump

'Protesters Didn't Even Spare Statue Of Gandhi': Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump recalls the violence after the death of African-American George Floyd and describes the demonstrators as a 'bunch of thugs' during...


23 July 2020
Kumar Sangakkara On Racism: Teach Real History Instead Of A Sanitized Version

Kumar Sangakkara On Racism: Teach Real History Instead Of A Sanitized Version

Offering his views on the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, Kumar Sangakkara said, "It doesn't matter if you are educated or not. I have seen some of the worse...


28 June 2020
Racism Should Be Treated As Seriously As Match-fixing And Doping: Jason Holder

Racism Should Be Treated As Seriously As Match-fixing And Doping: Jason Holder

Under the International Cricket Council (ICC) rules, cricketers can face up to life ban for racism, but culprits are rarely punished to the level of...


21 June 2020
Ian Chappell Recalls Brush With Racism, Says 'Got A Taste Of Its Abhorrent Nature'

Ian Chappell Recalls Brush With Racism, Says 'Got A Taste Of Its Abhorrent Nature'

Racism is a topic of global debate right now after the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer in the USA


19 June 2020
Racism So Unbelievably Dumb - Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp Urges Lasting Change

Racism So Unbelievably Dumb - Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp Urges Lasting Change

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp backed the Black Lives Matter movement and also praised Marcus Rashford and Jordan Henderson's social action


11 June 2020
Jason Holder To Discuss Possible Black Lives Matter Show Of Solidarity With West Indies Team-mates

Jason Holder To Discuss Possible Black Lives Matter Show Of Solidarity With West Indies Team-mates

The Black Lives Matter movement and player safety were among the topics of discussion for West Indies captain Jason Holder


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10 June 2020
IOC Ban On Players' Protest During Olympics To Continue: Report

IOC Ban On Players' Protest During Olympics To Continue: Report

This means that taking a knee, which was started by NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick as a mark of protest against racism in the US, remains a punishable...


10 June 2020
Enough Is Enough: Windies Cricketer Dwayne Bravo Opens Up On Racism, Asks For 'Respect And Equality'

Enough Is Enough: Windies Cricketer Dwayne Bravo Opens Up On Racism, Asks For 'Respect And Equality'

Dwayne Bravo joined the likes of his former captain Darren Sammy and Chris Gayle in denouncing racism in the wake of African-American George Floyd's killing at...


09 June 2020
'Free Hits' Offered By UEFA's Anti-racism Protocol Not Acceptable: Gareth Southgate

'Free Hits' Offered By UEFA's Anti-racism Protocol Not Acceptable: Gareth Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate feels UEFA's approach to tackling racist incidents in stadia is unacceptable and would not hesitate to lead his team off


09 June 2020
Irfan Pathan Lifts The Lid On Racism, Reveals How Players From South India Face Taunts

Irfan Pathan Lifts The Lid On Racism, Reveals How Players From South India Face Taunts

Irfan Pathan's remarks come in the wake of debate around racism in the sport that kickstarted after Windies all-rounder Darren Sammy alleged racism during the...


09 June 2020
Raheem Sterling Calls For More BAME Representation In Leadership Positions

Raheem Sterling Calls For More BAME Representation In Leadership Positions

England and Manchester City star Raheem Sterling called for more BAME representation in positions of power, including as managers


05 June 2020
Hockey Unites Against Discrimination: FIH Releases Statement In Support Of 'Black Lives Matter'

Hockey Unites Against Discrimination: FIH Releases Statement In Support Of 'Black Lives Matter'

Several 'Black Lives Matter' protests are taking place throughout the US after a police officer pressed his knee into George Floyd's neck, leading to the...


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