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.United States
A poet performs during the 28th annual Juneteenth celebration in the Harlem neighborhood of New York, on June 19, 2021. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • With marches, music and speeches, Americans on Saturday celebrated Juneteenth
  • Juneteenth is the newly declared national holiday that marks the end of slavery
  • This comes a year after George Floyd's murder sparked anti-racism protests

.New York, NY, USA
George Floyd's statue in New Jersey. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@CityofNewarkNJ)

  • The New York statue stands six foot tall
  • The statue will be moved to Union Square in Manhattan
  • Newark City hall also installed a similar statue earlier this week

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
George Floyd was killed in police custody on May 25. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • A Hennepin County Judge will announce Chauvin's sentence at 13:30 local time on Wednesday
  • Derek Chauvin was caught on camera kneeling on Floyd's neck for several minutes
  • His killing sparked widespread anti-racism protests in the US and several other countries

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Police officers stand beside a mural for George Floyd in the neighborhood of Bronzeville, in Chicago. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • George Floyd, an unarmed black man was killed by police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020
  • Floyd was arrested after being accused of using a counterfeit $20 note at a local deli
  • Derek Chauvin's sentence will be announced later today

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Dakota Skye was found dead on Wednesday at her Los Angeles. (Photo credit: Twitter/@dakota_skyexxx)

  • Dakota Skye's real name was Lauren Scott
  • She was 27
  • Lauren was massively trolled online after she posed topless before a Geoge Floyd mural

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The video of George Floyd's murder spurred worldwide rallies against racial injustice. (Photo Credits: Instagram/@darnella_frazier03)

  • Darnella Frazer taped a police officer killing George Floyd
  • She was given a "special citation" for her "courageous" reporting 
  • The Pulitzer Prize is an award given in the United States for achievements in journalism

London, May 27 (PTI) It is impossible to completely wipe off racism from the world, feels fast bowling great Michael Holding, who would "bruise his knee" to the grave if he was still an active ...

.Minneapolis, MN, USA
George Floyd's family will be meeting with President Joe Biden. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • George Floyd's relatives and their lawyer spoke to top lawmakers hoping for progress
  • Floyd's May 25, 2020 death sparked protests against racial injustice and police brutality
  • Derek Chauvin is to be sentenced in June for murder and manslaughter

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The family visited the White House on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The day marked one year anniversary of George Floyd's death
  • US Vice President Kamala Harris was also present at the meeting
  • Floyd's sister Bridgett skipped the meeting and stayed back in Minneapolis

.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The killing of George Floyd sparked mass protests across United States last year. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The moment of silence was joined by Mayor Jacob Frey and Floyd's sister
  • Governor Tim Walz of Minnesota requested a moment of silence
  • The gesture lasted 9 minutes and 29 seconds