#BlackLivesMatter

12 hours ago.Columbus, OH, USA
A crowd gathers next to the spot where George Floyd was murdered at George Floyd Square after a guilty verdict was announced at the trial of Derek Chauvin. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • The police killing of another African American cast a shadow over prospects for change
  • Authorities in Ohio released body camera footage of an officer fatally shooting a 16-year-old Black girl, Ma'Khia Bryant
  • Police in Ohio's largest city urged against a rush to judgment in the case

14 hours ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The George Floyd Square is situated in Minneapolis. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The location has been covered with flowers, candles and stuffed toys
  • People have been coming to pay their respects despite in severe cold
  • People gathered at the very location of the murder while the jury announced its decision

1 day ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The killing of George Floyd triggered mass protests

  • Derek Chauvin was pronounced guilty on all three charges in George Floyd's murder
  • Barack Obama said, "A jury in Minneapolis did the right thing"
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said this "verdict is not a substitute for policy change"

1 day ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden stated his remarks in a nationally televised briefing. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Joe Biden tagged "systemic racism" as a "stain on our nation's soul"
  • Biden said the delivery of such a verdict "can be a moment of significant change"
  • Derek Chauvin was convicted on all three charges in the George Floyd murder

1 day ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
A large crowd unified outside the court, waiting for the verdict with their fingers crossed. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Derek Chauvin has been found guilty on all three charges in the murder of George Floyd
  • Chauvin's bail was revoked and he was taken into custody
  • "Eight weeks from now we will have sentencing," Judge Peter Cahill said

1 day ago.Minnesota City, MN, USA
Protesters march across the Brooklyn Bridge over the death of George Floyd. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Joe Biden on Tuesday called for the "right" verdict in the racially charged trial
  • The jury is however currently sequestered
  • Earlier, Biden had spoken with the Floyd family by telephone

1 day ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The death of George Floyd had triggered mass protests in the US. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter for Floyd's May 25, 2020 death
  • The state's attorney urged jurors to "believe your eyes"
  • "He did not purposefully use unlawful force," defence attorney  said

2 days ago.Minnesota City, MN, USA
The death of George Floyd gave rise to global protests against racial inequality. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The jury retired on Monday to begin its deliberations in the closely watched case
  • Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill issued final instructions to the jury
  • Prosecuting attorney Steve Schleicher also urged jurors on Monday to convict Chauvin

2 days ago.Minnesota City, MN, USA
The killing of George Floyd triggered mass protests across the globe. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Eric Nelson asked the bench to "review the entirety of the evidence"
  • He said the prosecutors had failed to prove their case
  • Nelson argued that Floyd's drug use and heart condition did play a part in his death

4 days ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
Congress member Maxine Waters joins the protests for Daunte Wright for 7th consecutive day (Photo Credits: AP/PTI Photo)

  • Congress member Maxine Waters joined the seventh consecutive night of protests for Daunte Wright
  • Daunte Wright was killed by a white police woman during a routine traffic stop
  • "Policing has got to be changed," Waters said  shortly before the 11 pm curfew