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George Floyd

  1. george floyd
    The Most Powerful Moments From the Funeral of George FloydGeorge Floyd’s family described his generosity, the Houston mayor banned police chokeholds, and he was entombed next to his mother.
  2. police tv
    Cops Canceled By Paramount NetworkThe future of A&E’s Live PD is also uncertain.
  3. george floyd
    What’s in the Democrats’ Policing Reform Bill?It’s a start, but there’s a lot more to do.
  4. vision 2020
    Economic ‘Comeback’ Is Not Making Trump More PopularSo far, good, if tentative, economic news is being overshadowed by entrenched negative reactions to Trump’s personality and leadership style.
  5. games
    Roger Goodell’s Black Lives Matter Moment Is a Sign of Trump’s WeaknessThe president never actually had that much power over the NFL. Now, he has none.
  6. george floyd protests
    Here’s How the George Floyd Protests Have Already Changed the CountryJust weeks after the protests began, laws are changing, cities are mulling calls to “defund police,” and Confederate symbols are coming down.
  7. power
    ‘It’s So Surreal Thinking About How All This Started on Lake Street’Young protestors in Minneapolis reflect on what it’s been like to help start a global uprising.
  8. intelligencer chats
    What Could ‘Defund the Police’ Mean in Practice?Trying to unpack the slogan that has become a rallying cry for activists around the country.
  9. the national interest
    Trump, Citing ‘Conservative Treehouse,’ Says Injured Man Set Up Buffalo CopsThe actual theory of the case is even wilder.
  10. george floyd
    See George Floyd Protest Photos From Around the U.S.Scenes from demonstrations in cities around the country.
  11. mistaken identity
    What It’s Like to Get Doxed for Taking a Bike RidePeter Weinberg didn’t even know what “doxing” was before a Twitter mob falsely accused him of assaulting some kids on a bike trail.
  12. crime
    Gunman Plows Car Through Seattle Protest, Shooting DemonstratorThe victim, a 27-year-old black man, is reportedly in stable condition.
  13. george floyd
    Minneapolis City Council Says It Will Disband Police ForceA veto-proof majority has committed to the process, but it’s not clear what will happen next.
  14. last night on late night
    John Oliver Insists People ‘Won’t Succumb to the Purge’ If We Defund the Police“It’s about moving away from a narrow conception of public safety.”
  15. george floyd protests
    NFL Players, Employee Forced Goodell’s Protest Ban ApologyThe NFL commissioner apologized on Friday for the league’s ban on the protests started by Colin Kaepernick, but not to Kaepernick, and not on his own.
  16. ch ch changes
    Who Wants to Teach Ellen DeGeneres How to Be a ‘Better Person’?Because she wants to learn how to be one.
  17. theater
    Shaina Taub Describes Being Arrested on Her StoopShe said the officer was “snarling intense verbal intimidation.”
  18. police brutality
    This Will Not Be ContainedTwo weeks in George Floyd’s America.
  19. george floyd
    Who Will You Believe, de Blasio or Your Lying Eyes?The mayor would like you to believe the NYPD has “shown a lot of restraint” in cracking down on peaceful protests.
  20. police violence
    ‘Rubber Bullets’ Are Not RubberThey are palm-size and can result in death.
  21. george floyd protests
    Buffalo Police Suspended for Shoving Elderly Protester to the GroundVideo shows the man lying motionless on the pavement and bleeding from the ear as several officers walk by. He is in “stable but serious” condition.
  22. first person
    ‘There’s a High Probability I Would Have Marched’: On Being Black and NYPDA black NYPD officer discusses fear, tokenism, and what police and George Floyd protesters have in common.
  23. protests
    How a Minneapolis Hotel Became a Home for Hundreds“This isn’t temporary,” an organizer said.
  24. vision 2020
    Trump Declares Victory Over Everything After Jobs ReportA surprisingly good jobs report leads Trump to suggest that even George Floyd is posthumously enjoying his self-congratulations.
  25. last night on late night
    Amber Ruffin Opens Up About Her Experiences With Racist Police“Don’t let people get away with racist crap — not anymore. It’s a new day.”
  26. black lives matter
    Kanye West Gives $2 Mil to George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery FamiliesHe also attended a protest in Chicago.
  27. memorials
    Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart and More Attend George Floyd’s Memorial ServiceRev. Al Sharpton’s eulogy drew some online criticism for shouting out the celebrities in attendance.
  28. politics
    Trump Tweets Letter From Ex-Lawyer That Calls Protesters ‘Terrorists’John Dowd’s extreme take on the demonstrators massing near the White House is music to the president’s ears.
  29. george floyd protests
    De Blasio: I Have Not Seen Videos of NYPD Attacking ProtestersThe mayor praised the NYPD for showing “restraint” at protests, despite viral clips to the contrary. He was later booed at a George Floyd memorial.
  30. the national circus
    Frank Rich: America’s Eternal Battle With ItselfThe country’s latest existential struggle over race brings to mind 1968 — and 1868.
  31. policing
    Protests Might Spread the Coronavirus. Curfews and Crackdowns Definitely Will.Curfew orders are getting legal authority from the pandemic, but their enforcement will make the virus spread further.
  32. protests
    Protests of George Floyd’s Killing Have Gone GlobalDemonstrators around the world are invoking the names of Americans killed by police and taking issue with police violence in their own countries.
  33. first person
    Our Brother KaizenHe would be called a murderer and a domestic terrorist. But to us, he was family. Our struggles with systemic racism growing up were the same.
  34. george floyd
    ‘This Is a Moment of Profound Possibility’: A Conversation With Cory BookerThe senator and former 2020 presidential candidate talks about the protests, the prospect of police reform, and Donald Trump.
  35. george floyd
    Over 10,000 Americans Have Been Arrested at George Floyd Protests: Live UpdatesOn Wednesday night, New York police cracked down on peaceful protesters who had defied the citywide curfew.
  36. crime
    Minneapolis Police Sued Over Violent Protest TacticsTwo lawsuits allege that officers used excessive force against peaceful protesters and journalists.
  37. george floyd
    Read What Presidents Obama, Bush, Carter, and Clinton Said About George FloydEvery living former president has weighed in on the killing of George Floyd and the subsequent nationwide unrest.
  38. george floyd
    The Black Christian Leaders Revolted by Trump’s Bible Stunt“I think it’s blasphemous.”
  39. policing
    Cops Get Away With Murder Because They’re PopularThe police are legally unaccountable because they’re politically powerful. Reforms must attack — and circumvent — the sources of their power.
  40. black lives matter
    Keke Palmer Urges National Guard to March With ProtestersThe actress went on Good Morning America to discuss the confrontation.
  41. last night on late night
    Leslie Jones Wishes She Left Her Sledgehammer at Home“What do you think that you’re gonna change by going out here with that?”
  42. george floyd
    Photos: Following a George Floyd Protest Through ManhattanThousands of protesters marched peacefully through the streets of New York, calling for justice.
  43. george floyd
    ‘I Believe That Better Is Possible’: A Conversation With Stacey AbramsThe voting-rights advocate and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate talks about protest, policing, Trump, and the 2020 election.
  44. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  45. police violence
    ‘If I Would Have Been Here, George Floyd May Still Be Alive’Mahmoud Abumayyaleh on the murder that happened outside of his store.
  46. games
    Sports Have Never Felt More Meaningless Than Right NowTheir return won’t do anything to make our troubled moment feel any more normal.
  47. blackout tuesday
    12 Documentaries You Should Watch About Racism and Police Brutality in AmericaThey are worth watching today and always.
  48. politics
    Eliot Engel Reminds Everyone Why He Has a Primary OpponentThe 31-year congressman has an embarrassing hot-mic moment at exactly the wrong time.
  49. love / hate
    What Critics Said About Do the Right Thing When It PremieredSpike Lee’s 1989 film was called both “a devastating portrait of Black America pushed to the limit” and “a rancid fairy tale.”
  50. pivot
    Should Companies Be Saying Anything at All Right Now?Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss corporate responses to the unrest sweeping America, from the appropriate to the ham-fisted.
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