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

Sep 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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

California Deputy Kicks Suspect In Head; Video Goes Viral

Jun 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

'This incident raises concerns. I expect my deputies to remain professional while engaging the public,' Sheriff John McMahon said in a statement.


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.

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

Apr 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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 people poured into the streets, some running through traffic with banners. Cars blared their horns.


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 argued that Chauvin squeezed the life out of Floyd last May in a way that even a child knew was wrong.

09 March, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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.


06 January, 2021

A Blow To Heart And Gut: LeBron James, Fellow LA Lakers Stars Speak Out After Jacob Blake Ruling

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Police officers involved in the shooting of Jacob Blake will not face charges, much to the anger of several LA Lakers stars


30 December, 2020

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

Agencies

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


26 December, 2020

SA Vs SL: South Africa Raise Fists In Anti-Apartheid Gesture Before First Test Against Sri Lanka

PTI

Proteas have been under pressure to show their support to the BLM Movement by taking a knee, but the players in a statement said that the raised fists have more historical context to the South Africans.


24 December, 2020

Black Lives Matter: Tim Paine, Pat Cummins Regret Lack Of Awareness On Racism

Agencies

Paine said he didn't think a lot about the issue of racism but the BLM has shifted his perspective


23 December, 2020

Police In South Carolina Keeps Black Man Naked In Yard While Looking For Teens

Associated Press (AP)

At the news conference, DeVane said he feared for his life and was embarrassed because there was at least one woman among the officers.


08 December, 2020

The New Untouchables

Anjana Basu

Covid is a scarlet letter, the thing that results in those affected being shunned.


06 December, 2020

Millwall 'Dismayed And Saddened' After Returning Fans Jeer Black Lives Matter Demonstration

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Loud boos sounded at The Den as Millwall and Derby County players took the knee on Saturday, leaving the home club "dismayed and saddened"


19 November, 2020

South Africa Won't Take Knee In Home Series Against England: Mark Boucher

PTI

South Africa will appear in their first international assignment since the COVID-19-induced lockdown in March when they host England


17 November, 2020

AUS Vs AUS: Australian Cricketers To Make 'Barefoot Circle' In Support Of Black Lives Matter Movement

PTI

The Australian Test and ODI vice-captain Pat Cummins said his team considered the move as the best way to begin addressing racism, both at home and around the world


13 November, 2020

F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton 'Much Prouder' Of Equality Fight Than Potential Seventh World Title

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Lewis Hamilton is on the verge of a record-equalling seventh Formula One title, but he is more concerned by matters away from the track


04 November, 2020

Extremists Kill 12, Kidnap Others In Nigeria, Residents Say

Associated Press (AP)

The incident occurred Sunday morning at Takulashi village, less than 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Chibok in Borno state.


26 October, 2020

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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


Photo Gallery

Health workers inoculate a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a beneficiary during a mega-vaccination drive to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday, in Beawar district.

PTI Photo

Devotees carry an idol of Lord Ganesh for immersion in the Tawi river, in Jammu.

PTI Photo

Saints pray to Lord Swaminarayan during 'Jal Jalani Edkashi' at Gurukul in Surat.

PTI Photo

Activists of Samuga Needhi Katchi wear masks of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin and former chief minister M Karunanidhi, during the pledge owing on the 143rd birth anniversary of Thanthai Periyar, in Coimbatore.

PTI Photo

Health workers inoculate a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a beneficiary during a mega-vaccination drive to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday, in Ahmedabad.

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